There’s a difference between surf and instrumental rock—not every rock ’n’ roll tune without a vocal is surf. The likes of Duane Eddy, Link Wray, and even Booker T. & the MGs have all been mistaken for surf artists, but none of them have had that “wet” reverb sound favored by west-coast guitarists such as […]
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Best shows to see: Owen Pallett, Foxes in Fiction, Vijay Iyer, Man or Astro-man?, Travis Laplante’s Battle Trance
The best shows to see through Sunday include Owen Pallett, Foxes in Fiction, Vijay Iyer, Man or Astro-man?, and Travis Laplante’s Battle Trance.
In Rotation: Whitney Allen of Toupee on the world’s loneliest whale
Current musical obsessions of Verma’s Whitney Johnson, Toupee’s Whitney Allen, and the Reader‘s Kevin Warwick
Best shows to see: Jack Oblivian, Man or Astro-Man?, Vieux Farka Toure, Buika
Between now and Sunday, your live-music options include the Spring Awakening fest, the Taste of Randolph Street, Jack Oblivian, Black Star, the Mountain Goats, and Man or Astro-Man?
The Keeper of the Cassettes
What to do with those old practice tapes? Chunklet’s Henry Owings is digitizing and posting rarities from the 80s and 90s.