Delights of a Perfect Duo

It’s noon but the sky is gray, the window is streaked with rain and there is a chill in the late September air. It’s the kind of weather that isn’t to everyone’s taste, but I like it. I like that the line of demarcation between ...

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Not Preset To A Certain Pitch

Some would say that the distinctive gliding, glossy sounds of the pedal steel guitar are suited for both kinds of music—country and western—and in the pantheon of great pedal steel players, Susan Alcorn is a rarity ... more »

Sep 23, 2015 12:38 PM Features

Hip Hop With an R&B Chaser

Until now, I have only been acquainted with Rock Floyd’s work as a producer, but that’s no small thing. The man is a perfectionist with a golden ear and has lent his considerable talents to a number of local performers ... more »

Sep 9, 2015 11:18 AM Features

Gypsy Punk-Grass Classic, Take One

I’m not going to mince words. I’ve been looking forward to this for quite a while. Strung Like a Horse, the band that is not so much a band as a phenomenon, has completed their first full-length album and it is my great pleasure ... more »

Aug 26, 2015 12:22 PM Features

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