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News: Dying to Know

Five years later, Who Killed Our Kids hasn't given up

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 14, 2007
On the oddly warm winter day we meet, Lucy Logan is laid back, natural and straightforward. She wears no makeup. Behind her glasses, dark eyes leak a complex light, a great depth and an undertone  

Living Out Loud: : Sleepwalking

Knives for cotton swabs and Parmesan cheese for coffee

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 14, 2007
For a while now, I've carried a knife. During my horse training years, knives were essential tools. Three times a day, hay bale twine had to be cut to feed the horses. Bare hands couldn't break twi  

Locals Only: : Suddenly Monday

Reassembled local five-piece scrambles lineup, cooking up sound and spirit

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 24, 2007
It's easy to digress. Unavoidable when interviewing five creative musicians. Instantly, everyone becomes a Professional Interrupter. Reminds me of that "this is your brain on drugs" egg commerc  

Cover Story: Free From My Psychotic Fall

One woman's bipolar story, from the trenches to the hope

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 17, 2007
As a small child, underneath the hair-like branches of a willow tree, I sometimes wrote poetry about horses or unrequited love. Other times, broken glass and death. Around age 9, terrified of my  

Locals Only: : Superstar Road Hogs

The Stapletons hit the road (again) with a fresh Rock album and new lead guitarist

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 13, 2006
In 2001, in the shadowy, skinny Clifton bar called Arlin's, The Stapletons unloaded their van and busted into Rebecca Vie's old open mic night for their first gig. Back then, four "brothers" -  

Locals Only: : Debunking The Myths

Rockers The Myths slay anti-smoking campaign and conquer local radio charts, merging modern with classic

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 6, 2006
In semi-olden times, not far, far away, in the land of Bethel, three musical sons were born to town. The first guitarist, Bill Bundy, rocked out of the womb wearing an Electric Six T-shirt, playin  

Music: Without Burnout

With three full-length albums and a flammable sound, The Sheds are fired up for their one-year anniversary party

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 21, 2006
You can't help it. When a song gets you, it gets you. Maybe the words describe your father's eyes, your closest friend, the addiction you cannot shake. Perhaps it's the shy interlude, the shock  

Locals Only: : Murder, Folks

The Blue Rock Boys chew on traditional Folk, spitting out a fresh mix

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 8, 2006
A while back, The Comet bar's management constructed extra support beams in the basement. Seems that The Blue Rock Boys' music created enough crowd stomping to make the floor suffer. Always a go  

Living Out Loud: : Snappers and Painters

Me and Conner

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 8, 2006
I love Bear Lake, even if I get a bloodsucker on my belly when the water's junky. We come here every summer. This is No. 9 of 10 vacation days, so me and Conner are out playing every last second.   

Locals Only: : Sexed-Up Varicose

Newcomers Bad Veins, an intriguing duo with a full résumé, heads for New York

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Bad Veins. Here's a case of two men, well-matched opposites, plus one electric lady. Literally. First, Benjamin Davis, 27. Davis is Bad Veins' lead vocalist, guitarist and synth player. Note: D