Column | Sep 4, 2013 | 8:05 AM
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Story | Nov 26, 2013 | 1:00 PMSometimes it seems like we’ve reached a peak-oil situation with regard to good, old, formerly unknown or obscure music: the great stuff has been located, mined and hauled to the surface. Now there are only little pockets left to be blasted out and brought to light, or flushed out to the open air with great force and lots of waste in the extraction process. How many more artists or bands like Death or Rodriguez or Jim Sullivan, or the Nu Grape Twins, or Bobby Charles, or like the long-lost big band sessions by Andrew Hill or outtakes from whichever genius giant you pick, how many can there be left? Just when one starts to despair about the prospects for a thrilling new discovery, the Oxford American’s annual Southern Music Issue arrives to set things right. If it doesn’t contain surprises and previously undiscovered gems for you (I bet it does), then it at least will point even the encyclopedic music buff back to the record collection with renewed fervor.
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Story | Jul 13, 2014 | 3:50 PM
The letter in Sports Illustrated was super sweet. Had a writer's touch. Really nice. Perfect, really. So perfect. Too perfect, if you are cynical and embittered and hurt. And the fairy-tale story itself might even be somehow better than that....
Story | Jul 12, 2014 | 5:05 PM
Reserve any rancor over Carmelo Anthony choosing the Knicks over the Bulls for something truly hypocritical. This wasn't. His re-signing was understandable and defensible, as pragmatic as it was personal. This was Anthony doing Saturday exactly what...