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Dream Syndicate's Steve Wynn revives a classic

At the end of 1983, I was writing for Boston Rock magazine, and in one issue, we predicted the defining releases of the year to come.
Medicinal properties
By BRETT MILANO  |  October 15, 2010

A different Empire

I grew up in central New York, and I can confirm that anyone who grows up in upstate who wants to do something interesting or awesome usually winds up doing it somewhere else
The many sounds of upstate
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 02, 2008

The Baseball Project

The smart, funny, fanclub chants herein, each as catchy as Willie Mays in the ’54 Fall Classic, are gemlike tributes to the characters who’ve made that diamond shine.
Frozen Ropes and Dying Quails |  Yep Roc
By MIKE MILIARD  |  July 08, 2008

Faith and fury

‘If you’re depressed and listen to the blues, it doesn’t make you more depressed: it illuminates you, it lightens your load, it takes you places.’ Willard Grant Conspiracy, "Crush" (mp3)
Robert Fisher and his Willard Grant Conspiracy  
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  March 05, 2007

Better than good

A couple of weeks back, in a small bar in Brooklyn, I witnessed an unlikely and wonderful collaboration. George Pelecanos reads an excerpt from The Night Gardener
George Pelecanos’s sweet Night
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  August 22, 2006

Good knight out

Hark — do you hear clippety-clop, clippety-clop? Is it horses’ hooves? Or the staccato percussive beat of coconut shells?
Spamalot gallops into Boston
By SALLY CRAGIN  |  February 28, 2006

Steve Wynn at the Lizard Lounge

At the end of Steve Wynn’s set at the Lizard Lounge a week ago Thursday night, he uncorked “Days of Wine & Roses,” one of the few old Dream Syndicate songs that he still plays at nearly every show.
Three's a charm
By BRETT MILANO  |  February 14, 2006

The Chris Brokaw Rock Band

Ex-Come guitarist leads indie supergroup back to slashing chords and single-note clang.  
Born again
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  February 07, 2006