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Poetic Memory: Luke Rathborne (List)

The Maine musician plays The Rumble tonight

Poetic Memory: Tristen (List)

Check out the Nashville musician’s influences, then see her at Soda Bar on Sunday.

Poetic Memory: Dinosaur Feathers (List)

The Brooklyn band shares its top five car repairs to make while on tour.

Poetic Memory: Cougar (List)


Cougar, Madison Wisconsin’s all-foxy-grandma-instrumental-post-rock band, just released their sophomore effort, Patriot. Along with it came two starkly different—yet excellent—singles,”Stay Famous” (MP3) and “Foil Épée Sabre” (MP3, EP only). “Stay Famous” plays with old-school indie dynamics, while “Sabre”, a meandering folky piece, may or may not have something to do with fencing. You can check out […]

Boy Without God Has “Soul” (MP3)

Boy Without God

Within seconds of hearing Gabriel Birnbaum’s deep, syrupy vocals, several names spring to mind. Evoking Magnetic Fields singer Stephen Merrit, but with the folksy croon of Handsome Family vocalist Brett Sparks and the slurred swagger of Elvis Costello, Birnbaum draws from a plethora of influences for his solo project, Boy Without God. Though a mere […]

Jenny Lewis – Acid Tongue (Review)

Is there no limit to Jenny Lewis’ charm? As front woman of indie-rock stalwarts Rilo Kiley, Lewis has infused each album with her distinctive persona, and in 2006 she and the Watson Twins released Rabbit Fur Coat, a terrific collection of songs that favored Americana-tinged fairy tales over the takeoffs and landings of her usual […]

Review: Bob Dylan & Elvis Costello; Saturday, October 20, 2007; Bloomington, IL

Review: Bob Dylan & Elvis Costello; Saturday, October 20, 2007; Us Cellular Coliseum, Bloomington, IL

Cross item number fourteen of my list of things to do before I die: I have seen Bob Dylan (number fifteen, touch Dylan, is still unaccomplished).