For the first time in its 42-year,
22-album career, Sparks is playing Portland. The Mael brothers’ Two
Hands, One Mouth tour—the hands being those of composer-lyricist Ron
Mael, as deployed
The Dude’s only connection to the music industry was as a Metallica roadie on the Speed of Sound tour.
The band was, he informs us, a bunch of assholes.
The Abiders, the Jeff Bridges band that c
The profanity and the profundity of Kinky Friedman.
Remember Ann Richards? The former Texas governor, famous
for the giant cotton ball on her head and for warning Girl Scouts about
“Prince Charming on a motorcycle with a beer gut and a wandering
Born: In 1975 in Detroit.
Sounds like: The musical equivalent of childhood wonder.
For fans of: Highly conceptualized folk, choirlike
vocal richness, unobtrusive biblical references, found s