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Kiss the Kooks

The Kooks hit the U.S. with smaller crowds but nicer press relations

1 Comments · Wednesday, October 8, 2008
"(Touring) again in America is actually quite refreshing," Harris said says in a recent phone interview. "You go back to basics again. You get reminded what it was like starting off in the U.K. And so that's exciting. "Obviously the rooms are smaller and the crowds are smaller, but it makes no difference," he continues.  

Music: The Kooks

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 7, 2008
It might seem like a letdown for a group like The Kooks to tour the United States. The band is a major headliner in the U.K., playing prestigious festivals and arenas in that country, where its two albums, Inside In/Inside Out and their latest album Konk, have been million-selling hits. But stateside, The Kooks are playing clubs. They play Bogarts at 8 p.m. with guests The Whigs.  

Between Rock and A Folk Place

Folk Pop queen Dar Williams flirts with Rock on new album

0 Comments · Thursday, September 25, 2008
But if life as a mother/wife/musician means juggling the demands of home and family with the demands of promoting a tour and new CD comes with an understandable element of chaos, it seems clear that when it comes to the music itself, Williams continues to have things under control.   

Music: Personnel Triumph

With the addition of a guitar legend, Modest Mouse reaches new heights

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 2, 2008
Isaac Brock, the leader of Modest Mouse, was famously quoted as saying that during the recording of the band's 2004 album, Good News For People Who Like Bad News, he wanted to kill producer Denni  

Music: Town Revitalized

After hardships, Country's Little Big Town returns at full strength

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
If ever a band was going to be determined to avoid any kind of sophomore slump, it was Little Big Town. Like any group that achieves the dream of having a hit record, Little Big Town faced the pr  

Music: Beauty from the Beast

Seether turns a rough year into its most adventurous album yet

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2008
There might not be any band that was happier to see 2006 end and a new year begin than Seether. "(That) year was a pretty tumultuous year for all of us personally, and as a band," drummer John   

Music: No Complaints

Stephen Kellogg doesn't get taken seriously, which is just fine with him

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 16, 2008
When Stephen Kellogg talks about how the live shows he plays with The Sixers are the lifeblood of the band, he could simply be repeating one of the classic clichés of Rock & Roll. Or he coul  

Music: Fantastic Planet

Minus The Bear gets epic and continues to tone down the humor on new album

0 Comments · Thursday, April 10, 2008
Minus The Bear drummer Erin Tate is tired of talking about the group's reputation for bringing humor to its music. Back on the group's early albums -- the 2002 full-length Highly Refined Pirat  

Music: The Replacement

Guitarist Jimmy Herring has now filled coveted vacant positions in three legendary Jam Bands

0 Comments · Monday, April 7, 2008
Perhaps no other guitarist could have better understood the challenges George McConnell faced during his four-year stint in Widespread Panic than the man who replaced McConnell in the lineup, Jimm  

Music: All the Not-So-Young Punks

Punk pioneers Mick Jones and Tony James feel lucky to have careers in a Post Punk world

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Besides being among the primary architects of Punk Rock, The Clash with its many politically charged songs about poverty, strife in England and state-supported wars in locales around the world hel