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    August 16, 2012

    Pleasure Horse on South Dakota, not being "100% honky" and country's evolution

    See Also:Night Moves members say goodbye to Flying Dorito Brothers on Friday (INTERVIEW)Pleasure Horse is a new local '70s outlaw/cosmic country style outfit. Four of the six members of Pleasure Horse grew up in South Dakota and attended college there -- which lends to their affinity for, and the qu ... More >>

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    June 27, 2012
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    June 27, 2012
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    December 29, 2011

    Notable 2011 deaths in country music

    It's an annual tradition to look back at year's end to those who've passed on in the previous twelve months. Whether it's just filler for the year's final broadcast of Entertainment Tonight, or Americans really do feel a need to reflect with sadness on the deaths of celebrities, I do not know. What ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Meat Puppets at the Turf Club, 11/12/11

    Photos by Nikki Miller​Meat Puppets November 12, 2011 Turf Club There's something magical about seeing old SST bands. I doubt it's that the L.A.-based punk/hardcore/jazz label necessarily had a strong influence on the bands whose records they put out, but rather that founder Greg Ginn had his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Top 10 sibling acts in country music history

    ​On this day in country music history - July 14, 1973 - Phil Everly threw a dang old fit, smashing his guitar after performing the song, "('Till) I Kissed You" and walking off the stage, effectively breaking up the Everly Brothers while performing at Buena Park, California's Knott's Berry Farm ... More >>

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    March 11, 2011

    Top 10 Country Breakups

    ​On this day in country music history, Bob Dylan brought about the dissolution of one of the most influential bluegrass bands of all time. Well, that might be an overstatement. Read on.

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    February 24, 2011

    Merle and Kris be darned: The weekend in country

    ​After revealing just two weeks ago that - what luck! - Dwight Yoakam was to play the Mystic Showroom that weekend, but - goldangit - it was sold the hell out, I hate to again be the bearer of bad news. Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson will be playing the Mystic Showroom this Sunday (2/27 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    10 country songs about fightin'

    ​On this day in country music history, in an evening session in a studio on Nashville's storied Music Row, Johnny Horton recorded "The Battle of New Orleans." While his version became the best known over the years, peaking at Number One on both Billboard's Hot Country Singles and its Hot 100 lists ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Best Country Shows of 2010

    ​Given our proximity to an abundance of casino venues, the popularity of state and county fairs, big summer festivals in every neck of the woods (and on lakes and in fields), and the recent influx of urban and suburban Western-themed bars, it's no surprise we've seen plenty of great country ac ... More >>

  • Movies

    August 25, 2010

    The Last Exorcism is a well-paced tease

    Everything's gone to hell in Little Nell's world

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    The Cactus Blossoms: Harmonies and country standards from the selfsame womb

    Their MySpace page is paltry but their grip on classic country is strong.

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Reporter's Notebook: Mark Olson interview transcript

    The full transcript of a conversation with former Jayhawk Mark Olson.

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    July 16, 2008
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    February 28, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 10, 2006

    City Planner: Wednesday 10/11

    Get Up Johns @ the 331 Local old-time country duo the Get Up Johns pay tribute to such sibling soul-savers as the Louvin Brothers and the Stanley Brothers with sweet tenor harmonies and well-plucked Appalachian waltzes. The decades-old material--not to mention their matching black suits--would cast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2006

    Graffiti watch: "Santa Is Real"

    Residents of Prospect Park may have noticed a new graffiti popping up in their neighborhood, just in time for the holiday season: "Sa ... More >>

  • News

    September 28, 2005

    STNNNG in a Stunner

    Picked to Click XV

  • Books

    October 8, 2003

    Son of a Preacher Man

    Mark Curtis Anderson's '70s memoir looks at what happened when white evangelicals first embraced the devil's music

  • Arts

    September 26, 2001

    Sonic Outlaws

    The second annual edition of “Sound Unseen” highlights the subversive side of music making in the era of media consolidation.

  • Music

    May 16, 2001

    Famile Bible

    The Danielson Famile put the fun back into fundamentalism

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    March 19, 1997
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    January 15, 1997
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    October 9, 1996
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    October 11, 1995