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Aquarian Blood: Bringing It All Back Home, Again and Again

Aquarian Blood’s third full-length release on Goner Records is haunting, beautiful.

Cutting Edge: Opera Memphis Renews Commitment to Community

Pandemic or no pandemic, Opera Memphis is on the move. As we recently reported, the 65-year-old institution has...

Howard Grimes on His New Book and Bulldogging the Beat

When I walk into Electraphonic Recording to meet Howard Grimes, I hear him before I see him. He’s behind the drum kit...

Shake a Leg with Bruce Watson’s Just Leg It Compilation

“Just Leg It” sounds like slang somebody made up in the ’30s or ’40s. It’s not. It’s the title of a new album...

Los Psychosis’ Rock and Roll Dreams is a Dynamo of a Debut

Javi Arcega is living the dream. The frontman of Memphis-based Latinx psychobilly band, Los Psychosis, is pleased to...

I Ain’t Studdin’ Ya: Bobby Rush, Scribe of the Blues

UPDATE: Bobby Rush to play Levitt Shell on July 2nd The blues is all about perspective. Think of how many classic...

PRIZM Ensemble Returns to Teach Memphis Youth

The PRIZM Ensemble, centered on the strings, woodwinds, and brass, is one of the most respected institutions serving...

Marcella Simien: Beyond Swamp Soul

Marcella Simien has been a fixture of the Memphis scene for over six years now, often with her band, Marcella &...

David Parks’ The Q Tape: Quintessential, Quality...

Though the 17th letter of the alphabet has become problematic in recent times, redolent as it is of anonymous sowers...

Heirs of the Dog: George Jonestown Massacre’s Riffs Raise...

Hearing Joecephus and the George Jonestown Massacre rock a heavy groove, you might feel compelled to exclaim,...