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The Secret Room at the Lamplighter: Grand Opening On Saturday

The Secret Room at the Lamplighter: Grand Opening On Saturday

It was so like a dream. "We were in the old house. You were there, and you, and you...And we saw this door we'd

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Why Should I Care? New Chilton Film is in the Works

Why Should I Care? New Chilton Film is in the Works

Back in 1982, a young Memphian and his friend were planning a trip to New Orleans when an acquaintance asked for a ride. He

Red Hot & Blue: Stanley Booth Strikes Again

Red Hot & Blue: Stanley Booth Strikes Again

In little more than a month following the publication in May of his fourth book, Red Hot and Blue (Chicago Review Press), Memphis writer

40 Watt Moon’s <i>Ghost From the Stone</i>

40 Watt Moon’s Ghost From the Stone

In his 1980 absurdist-romance novel, Still Life With Woodpecker, Tom Robbins says that the light of the full moon, seen through a window set

Review: Fresh Releases from Memphis Artists

Review: Fresh Releases from Memphis Artists

Model Zero Model Zero (Slovenly Recordings) There's something different going on in Model Zero, the self-titled debut album from members of the Sheiks, Yesse

Son Volt’s Jay Farrar on His New Album and Woody Guthrie

Son Volt’s Jay Farrar on His New Album and Woody Guthrie

Before I officially begin my interview with Jay Farrar, who spoke to me over the phone from his home in St. Louis in advance

Camp DJ: Opening Young Hearts and Minds With Music

Camp DJ: Opening Young Hearts and Minds With Music

Summer is here at last, bringing with it that mainstay of seasonal fun — youth camp. And while there are camps covering every conceivable

Soul Explosion: The New Stax Reissue

Soul Explosion: The New Stax Reissue

"I'm gonna have a hit if it's the last thing I do!" exclaims Albert King. "Hanging around the studio for three days in a

Memphis ‘69: Hippies, Blues, & the Heat

Memphis ‘69: Hippies, Blues, & the Heat

"Memphis Birthday Blues Festival," read the banner at the band shell in Overton Park in a recent concert film. It could well be another

Co Cash

Co Cash

Just the F.A.C.T.S.
When rapper Co Cash dropped his Tay Keith-produced Interscope Records debut, F.A.C.T.S., at the end of April, the album received ripples of praise from

Out of the Gate

Out of the Gate

The emergence of Super Low.
No more "China Gate." Don't worry. The Memphis band is still around, but its name is different. It's now "Super Low." It was time

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Why Should I Care? New Chilton Film is in the Works

Tav Falco: Of the Alex Chilton records, "Like Flies On Sherbet" is the supreme effort.
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Red Hot & Blue: Stanley Booth Strikes Again

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The Other Red, White & Blue: Orquesta Akokán Brings Cuba's Finest

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