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Ghost Music: Mellotrons Return to Crosstown Arts

Ghost Music: Mellotrons Return to Crosstown Arts

"When I'm playing a real Mellotron, it's like I'm playing ghosts," says Pat Sansone, multi-instrumentalist for Wilco, who's in town for a series of

Wreckless Eric Returns to Memphis

It's been 21 years since Goner Records co-owner Zac Ives happened across a Wreckless Eric cassette tape passed from Greg Cartwright to the late

Black Moses: Classic Isaac Hayes Records Reissued

In September 1968, five months after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., and exactly one year before Hot Buttered Soul arrived in record

Chicago’s Twin Peaks Hit Memphis This Week.

Twin Peaks are treading some less familiar territory this spring. Riding high off three landmark album releases within the past two years, the rising

Memphis Musicians Perform a Benefit for 901 Comics Anthology

Diverse Memphis groups unite for comic anthology fund-raiser.
Memphis bands Sweaters Together and Tape Deck will headline at a benefit concert this Friday at the Hi-Tone to fund the printing and release

Big Betsy

The annual return of one of Memphis’ rowdiest bands.
A lark is a lark is a lark, and many a band has been launched on a whim, but Big Betsy is one lark

Memphis' Lost Decade of Bohemia and Music

A “don’t miss it” photo exhibit at Stax.
For many Americans, the death of Elvis Presley in 1977 marked the end of an age of innocence in rock-and-roll. But it had more

Julia Bullock at IRIS

Julia Bullock performs with IRIS.
This weekend's IRIS Orchestra program is an American tribute with all works from the first half of the 20th century. But a thoroughly 21st

EarthGang: Staying Fresh On the Road

When I catch up with EarthGang, they're in Albuquerque, New Mexico, halfway through their first headlining U.S. tour. It began on February 1st in

Jim Lauderdale Renews His Memphis Ties

When songwriter Jim Lauderdale takes the stage at the new listening room in the Old Dominick Distillery this week, it will renew a long
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