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Freeloader: Meta-Lyrics Meet Gut-Punching Riffs

In some universe, Freeloader would be considered a supergroup. In fact, that universe exists, and it’s called Midtown...

Live at the Garden Returns This Summer

Memphis Botanic Garden announces the return of the Live at the Garden summer concert series this July.

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, June 10-16

In the wake of the pandemic, live-streamed music has found its niche. Once shunted aside as an also-ran gimmick, it...

Memphis Listening Lab: A Rare Music Collection Made Public

Back in the ’50s and ’60s, John King was already a collector’s collector. Even as he went on to distinguish himself...

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 &...

Historic A. Schwab on Beale Ramps Up Local Vinyl Collection

At one time, A. Schwab General Store and Soda Fountain was the only store open for business on Beale Street. Founded...

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, June 3-9

This week witnesses, among other things, the return of Flyer writer and Memphis-Chicago muso J.D. Reager, who will...

901 Comics Anniversary Celebration to Feature Artist Pat...

The Switchblade Kid was rattling Cooper-Young neighborhood windows last December when my 9-year-old niece frantically...

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...

“Return2Sender” Redux: Scarypoolparty Kicks Off...

When the King sang “Return to Sender” in 1962, was he singing not only of a rejected love letter, but the cyclic...