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2012 Stories by Ned Raggett

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  • Dry the River Get No Rest

    published October 4, 2012

    Just months after releasing "No Rest," the first single off their debut album, the song title is becoming more and more apropos for East... More >>

  • Cannibal Corpse Take One Last Bite Out of the Festival Season

    published August 23, 2012

    Take a second to visualize George Fisher of Cannibal Corpse. His thick-soled jack boots support a beefy, taller-than-6-foot frame draped in... More >>

  • Shonen Knife's 'Pop Tune' Stabs at Audiences Old and New

    published August 9, 2012

    It's easy to forget after years of American releases and appearances, but Japan's legendary Shonen Knife, appearing this Sunday in Long Beach,... More >>

  • C-Gak's Drumming Fuses Man With Machine

    published July 26, 2012

    Though Chris Tsagakis' main gig as drummer for Rx Bandits was put on ice when the band went on indefinite hiatus last year, his kit hasn't... More >>

  • JD McPherson Signifies Roots Rock 2.0

    published June 7, 2012

    We're not sure if JD McPherson is as strait-laced as he says he is. Sure, he may have cropped, slicked-back hair, a crisp denim jacket and... More >>

  • Devendra Banhart Is Back

    published May 17, 2012

    It may say something about the manic online nature of music these days, but there's something perversely interesting—maybe even... More >>

  • Saint Motel Crave Style With Substance

    published March 22, 2012

    It wasn't surprising AJ Jackson, lead singer and guitarist for Saint Motel, returned our call while on the road somewhere—if touring is... More >>

  • The Blank Tapes Are Back

    published March 15, 2012

    Matt Adams of the Blank Tapes is one of those people who sounds as if he's running a mile a minute, even via email—and that's not a bad... More >>

  • Geekeasy Does It

    published February 23, 2012

    Chris Lynch has worn a number of musical hats in his life—as DJ Oldboy, managing the Bellhaunts, working at Fingerprints, booking shows... More >>

  • Howlin Rain Take Us Back to 1972

    published February 9, 2012

    Ethan Miller, founder and leader of Howlin' Rain, speaks with both ease and consideration about what went into his band's latest effort,... More >>

  • Fu Manchu Are Metal-Wise

    published January 12, 2012

    Talking with Scott Hill, founder of Orange County's own punk-rockers-gone-heavy Fu Manchu, seems a bit like chatting with someone who has just... More >>

  • The Juan Maclean Plays Our House

    published January 5, 2012

    John Maclean, who will be deejaying this Saturday at Detroit Bar under his professional identity of the Juan Maclean, projects an air of... More >>

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