Best of 2013

Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 7:14 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Mystical singing space cats. The resurrection of the Thin White Duke. "YOLO" versus "Y.A.L.A." The year in music circa 2013 was a zany one that was forward-thinking (everybody's droppin' the bass these days) and reverent of the past (every new band sounds like it's from the 1980s). Here's what we loved and loathed: BEST ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Thao & the Get Down Stay Down – We the Common BEST EP OF THE YEAR: Andrew McMahon –... READ MORE

Interview - Great Peacock

Monday, March 4, 2013 at 12:12 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music Image by Harrison Hudson Country music's going through a makeover. You'll now find more fiddles and steel pedal guitars on alternative rock stations than you will on traditional Country Western frequencies. And these former havens for bluegrass and real Southern roots have given way to pop princesses hankering for honky tonk. Don't look at Andrew Nelson of Nashville's Great Peacock to get all glossy. His band's name might suggest a certain kind of preening... READ MORE