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Indie Father

Edwyn Collins Double Door, September 14 The destination sign on the powder blue tour bus parked in front of the Double Door pointed to the obscurity of its occupant: “No One You Would Know.” But notoriety often comes with perseverance. Ask the bus’s passenger, Edwyn Collins, whose recent single “A Girl Like You” is now […]

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Critic’s Voice

John Mendelssohn I, Caramba (Rhino) As if following the maxim “those who can’t, teach,” rock critics often reveal a personal agenda, a sense of sad betrayal from being denied their own shot at stardom. The writing carries an undercurrent of “I could do better than that,” or at least a lot of rock fans seem […]