Drawing a Bigger Landscape

Judge the Cold War Kids by their covers.

The California band aims to let the covers illustrate just what sounds lie lurking within, singer Nathan Willett says.

Each album's distinct differences are highlighted by the artwork, done by the band's own bassist Matt Maust. Their 2006 debut Robbers & Cowards featured lively pictures of friends and carried an upbeat vibe.

The follow-up Loyalty...

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Method Man Is “Not Always High”

Method Man and Curren$y on one bill? You’re thinking, ‘wait, shouldn’t it be Method Man and Redman?’ Normally. However, this isn’t your average tour. The Smoker’s Club Tour takes a veteran Wu-Tang Clan founding member and pairs him with up and coming youngster, Curren$y, a move that is sure to increase their fan base.

With all of that aside, let’s talk about Method Man (real name Clifford...

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Hoodoo 10/27: Gurf Morlix, 112 North Duck

Dean Dobmeier’s and Gary Grobeck’s Sunday Roadhouse presents a remarkable night for Americana music fans on Sunday, Oct. 30, at The Waiting Room, 5 p.m. They’ll showcase an acclaimed new Americana documentary and music from Austin singer-songwriter Gurf Morlix. Blaze Foley: Duct Tape Messiah tells the story of Foley, whose songs have been covered by Merle Haggard, Lyle Lovett, John Prine and...

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The Best Road Warriors

Ten years ago I sat in my basement with a good friend who also happens to be a songwriter, puzzling over a double disc record Southern Rock Opera released by the then unheard-of Drive by Truckers. While the scorching guitars owed a debt to the classic Southern Rock tradition, there was something more to these songs, something tangible and real and gritty. The Truckers have released six solid...

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Re-Magnetized: The Return of Magnet Magazine

About three or so years ago, in what was a reflection not only of the dwindling music industry but the downward spiral of the print magazine world, I received what I thought was the final issue of Magnet magazine.

What is Magnet? Magnet was the quarterly bible of the indie music world, a slacker's guidepost to everything cool, a critical lighthouse in a sea of audio mediocrity. Every issue...

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Dead Milkmen’s Joe Jack Talcum to play at Brothers

* The Dead Milkmen's Joe Jack Talcum will play a set at Brothers Lounge, 3812 Farnam St., Thursday, October 21st at 10 p.m. The Philadelphia-based Dead Milkmen made their mark in the late 80s and early 90s, with more than a halff-dozen albums featuring their satirical punk rock sound. Talcum will be joined by Sam Locke-Ward & the Boo Hoos and Well Aimed Arrows.This show is sure to be packed,...

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