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Honky Tonk: Chatting With Son Volt's Jay Farrar, Plus Longreef's 'She Likes The Ladies' Video Exclusive and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Aussie rock band Longreef are back on the road in support of their latest EP Dirty Motel. The band recently shot a video for their second single "She Likes The Ladies," the song being a crowd favorite.

Fishin' in the Dark: Chattin' With The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's Jeff Hanna

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.27.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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HuffPost Exclusive: Elizabeth & The Catapult's "You And Me," Plus Conversations with T-Bone Burnett, Next BIG Nashville's Jason Wilkins, and Author Jay Frank

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2010-09-29-elizabeththecatapult.jpg Basically, The Other Side Of Zero -- the new album by Elizabeth & The Catapult -- is a commentary on the parallels of Elizabeth Ziman's New York City life and Leonard Cohen's inability to achieve Buddhist ideals.

Americanarama: Conversations with Dave Barnes and Mark Olson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation With Dave Barnes Mike Ragogna: Hey Dave. Dave Barnes: (singing) I believe the children are our future. MR: (laughs) Speaking of ch...

One Fast Move or I'm Gone: An Interview with Son Volt's Jay Farrar and Death Cab For Cutie's Benjamin Gibbard

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Although Son Volt's Jay Farrar and Death Cab For Cutie's Benjamin Gibbard create music from two different perspectives their blend on the soundtrack One Fast Move Or I'm Gone: Kerouac's Big Sur syncs perfectly.

HuffPost Reviews: Twilight's New Moon, Kerouac's Big Sur, Cohen's Isle Of Wight, and more including This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Leading off with Death Cab For Cutie's infectious "Meet Me On The Equinox," New Moonmay be after your traditional teen market's pop dollars, but they're also attempting to tap into 20-something angst.

My Favorite Records of the Decade

Chris Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Campbell

Nothing has given me more pleasure this year and this decade than music. It's my therapist, joy, shoulder, understanding and just about everything else that compliments the emotions.

HuffPost Reviews: Pearl Jam, Monsters of Folk and More, Plus an Interview with David Gray, and This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

So this is what Pearl Jam would sound like after hanging with George Thorogood. It's great to hear the guys trying on old school rock 'n' roll and putting their moniker on it.

Mary Travers Passes, Vic Chesnutt on Music & Healthcare, plus Angel Taylor, BLK JKS, Susan Boyle, and more

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Peter, Paul & Mary helped mold the opinions of millions, persistently trying to open the minds of everyone who listened to their recordings or saw them perform live.

Days of our Lives

Chris Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Campbell

When I picked up the paper the morning of November 5th, I still couldn't believe it. As the weeks passed, every story reminded me that, yes, Barack Hussein Obama had indeed won.

40 Years Of Creedence Clearwater Revival

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Decades before Uncle Tupelo, Wilco, Son Volt and The Jayhawks re-introduced and expanded the parameters of roots-rock, there was a scrappy little group, originally hailing from El Cerrito, California.

Lynching Advocate Toby Keith: Obama "Talks, Acts, And Carries Himself As A Caucasian"

Max Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Blumenthal

Now, Toby Keith has trained his sights on Barack Obama, attacking him in language that startled even the notoriously reactionary radio jock Glenn Beck.