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Recommended show: Alt + twangy benefit for Haiti this Thursday {1/28}

This Thursday’s benefit show for Haiti at the Moore Theatre is chock full of twangy and alt goodness to the highest degree and features a slew of thoughtful bands set to take the stage: The Maldives, The Classic Crime, Memphis Radio Kings, Mike Herrera (MxPx), and Vince Mira. Rumor has it there will also be […]

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Photo Essay: "Awesome" with Memphis Radio Kings and 2 amazing Carries

I'll take any chance I get to see "Awesome" in action and their recent show was a great example of why I love this band so much. They are funny and smart, as is their music, which ranged from soaring vocal harmonies to well-timed clicks from staple removers. They headlined a great night at Neumos […]

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Memphis Radio Kings: just another Saturday at the High Dive

Show Date: November 29, 2008

Saturday night of Thanksgiving weekend can be a crapshoot – you could either go out and see everyone you know at a gig, or wind up watching a dude tune his guitar to crickets and barflies. Memphis Radio Kings beat the odds at the High Dive this past weekend, with a good turnout and a […]

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Cowboymouth and Memphis Radio Kings at the Tractor

Show Date: November 10, 2008

Ten years ago, a coworker dragged me to Manhattan to see a band called Cowboymouth. He had been talking about it for weeks. I remember it like it was yesterday. "You have to come," he'd say every morning, bursting at the seams over our coffees while he played me a new track off a well-worn […]

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The Devil's Dutchmen

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I hate Ryan Adams. There. I said it and I'm not sorry. I realize that this is no longer such a controversial statement given the critical drubbing his last couple of records have taken, but I feel it needed to be said. I wanted to like him. I liked Whiskeytown a lot. But when you're […]

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