Though at first glance the matching suits and Mexican wrestling masks favored by Los Straitjackets might point to the contrary, the Nashville instrumental rock group are anything but a one-note gimmick. If their novelties got your attention, more power to them, but with or without the visuals, Los Straitjackets do a fantastic job extending the […]
Tag: Nick Lowe
Nick Lowe makes pop that ages as well as he has, and this neglected 1980 track proves it
A bit of pop perfection from Nick Lowe’s all-star pub-rock band Rockpile
Lord Mantis drummer Bill Bumgardner on the Melvins’ speaker cabinets of choice
Current musical obsessions of Lord Mantis drummer Bill Bumgardner, his bandmate Andrew Markuszewski, and Reader music editor Philip Montoro
The feculency factor: reviewing a bunch of self-published books
A strange thing happened on the way to our spring books issue
Artist on Artist: Nels Cline of Wilco
Nels Cline of Wilco talks to Jim Elkington of the Horse’s Ha and Eleventh Dream Day
John Paul Keith’s Americana
Memphis rocker John Paul Keith, who plays at the Hideout Thursday night, lassos a huge variety of American music into his sound.
Nick Lowe’s Classic Labour of Lust Finally Available Again
Yep Roc reissues Nick Lowe’s classic Labour of Love, which has been unjustly out of print in the U.S. for more than two decades.