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Mavis Staples Plays the Belly Up Tonight


The Chicago R&B legend is touring to support her new Jeff Tweedy-produced album.



Poetic Memory: Matthew Specktor (List)


Matthew Specktor

The 19-year-old narrator of Matthew Specktor’s novel That Summertime Sound has two options: return home to L.A. and a family that hardly notices him; or travel to the Heart of the Heart of the Country—Columbus, Ohio—and come of age. The novel is set against the Columbus music scene of the 1980s, and Specktor is looking to […]