Southern Culture on the Skids, Part 1

Musical Mutations and Swamp Tones: Rick Miller of Southern Culture on the Skids Talks About the Sounds that Get Him Off Although I love their hokey sense of cornpone humor, and I wouldn’t alter a thing about them, sometimes it irritates me that so many writeups I read about Southern Culture on the Skids focus… Continue reading Southern Culture on the Skids, Part 1

Nick Lowe – Labour of Lust

Nick Lowe’s current resurgence as a sadder-but-wiser grown-up troubadour has finally put an end to the persistent wiseguy-pop-satirist image that’s followed him since his emergence as a solo artist in the late ’70s. But Yep Roc’s reissue of Lowe’s 1979 sophomore solo effort Labour of Lust offers a handy reminder that the seminal English auteur… Continue reading Nick Lowe – Labour of Lust