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Bible & Tire Records Debuts Two Gospel Albums

Bible & Tire Records Debuts Two Gospel Albums

While much of the music made in Memphis over the decades has been rightly celebrated, public awareness of it has skewed toward the secular.

Artina McCain’s Celebration of Black Composers

Artina McCain, assistant professor of piano at University of Memphis, is a busy woman. In addition to teaching and performing locally, she and husband

Alice Hasen Releases New Album: Violintro

Memphis music fans are well acquainted with violinist Alice Hasen, even if they don't know it. She keeps busy as a member, with Seth

HEELS: Good People Doing Bad Things

Good People Even Do Bad Things is the title of the new HEELS album. "That is a Mr. Rogers reference," says Joshua McLane, who

Mac Sabbath: This is Your Brain on French Fries

Mike Odd has a tough job. He's the man in charge of Mac Sabbath, the world's greatest drive-through metal band that's made up of

1000 Lights: Zen and the Art of Stooges Covers

There's only one band in Memphis, and everyone is in it. The truth in that old pearl was underlined by last Saturday's tribute to

Painting Blue: Amy LaVere’s Latest is Dark and Beautiful

When speaking with Memphis musical stalwart Amy LaVere about her new album, Painting Blue (Nine Mile Records), I hesitate to pin it down as

Vandoliers: Texas Sounds, Recorded in Memphis

There's only one way to describe the sound of the Vandoliers —Texas music. That's because the six-man band mixes up genres — punk, country,

Mellotrons Redux: “Mellotron Variations” Spawns a Record and Film

Regular readers of these pages already know about a particular musical niche in which Memphis has lately played a pivotal role: the Mellotron revival,
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Alice Hasen Releases New Album: Violintro

Alice Hasen: Thank you both so much! Many thanks to Alex Greene for the interview opportunity. I'm so honored to be part »

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Alice Hasen Releases New Album: Violintro

Sandy Taylor: Congratulations to you, Ms. Hasen, and for bringing notice of a completely different style of music to Music City Memphis. »

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Alice Hasen Releases New Album: Violintro

Len Lawhon: Great musician, great CD and a great force in "New Memphis Music"! »

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The Swinging Sixties

Jeane Mitchell: Trying to remember country nightclub on Mitchell Rd in the late 60s or early 70s »

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