Richard, Pulse Music Contributor Winham

Richard Winham

Boston Calling

Dropkick Murphys bring a breathless fusion of the boisterous three-chord, two-minute start-to-stop immediacy of The Ramones’ early over-caffeinated catalog, mixed with the beery embrace of Irish drinking anthems. more »

May 23, 2013 12:00 AM Music

Nightfall at 25 Playing Good For Free

Starting a month earlier than usual, with 18 shows scheduled between this Friday and the end of August, the Nightfall series, as always, will have some people scratching their heads in response to the many unfamiliar names on the lineup. more »

May 1, 2013 12:00 AM

Banned in Chicago, Welcome in Chattanooga

One of the reasons for their sets’ exuberant kineticism is that they are no longer solely reliant on other people’s music. After eight years working as club DJs, last year the duo began interpolating their own compositions into the mix. more »

Apr 4, 2013 12:00 AM Music

High Country Music & Life

"The beautiful thing is that when we came together it was a musical attraction. We’re five very different guys in the band, but there’s just such camaraderie, and that, above all else, is the thing that makes the music.” more »

Mar 7, 2013 12:00 AM Music

Passionate Virtuosity

The California Guitar Trio, returning Tuesday to Barking Legs Theater, are three of the best guitarists that, odds are, you’ve never heard. That’s partly because these world-class musicians are remarkably self-effacing. more »

Jan 31, 2013 12:00 AM Music 1 Comments

Son of Zappa

Dweezil Zappa's grassroots campaign to bring his father's music to places it has never been comes to Chattanooga. “This is a grassroots campaign to bring Frank’s music to places it wouldn’t otherwise go” more »

Jan 24, 2013 12:00 AM Music

Keen Insights: Robert Earl Keen: Southern Gothic with a Twist of Lemon

Robert Earl Keen is a paradox. On one hand, he’s a careful writer who spends hours crafting his songs, the best of which are like Flannery O’Connor short stories set to music. Yet he doesn’t seem to care whether anyone actually listens to them. more »

Jan 10, 2013 12:00 AM Music