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Artists

Torche’s Triumphant Crush

April 16, 2015
The sludge-metalers deliver a nuanced sonic assemblage of grime and melody.
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Rig Rundown: Blackberry Smoke

April 15, 2015
The Southern rockers take no prisoners with their twin-guitar attack.
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Swervedriver: Shoegazers Ride Again

April 14, 2015
After 17 years of studio silence, Adam Franklin and Jim Hartridge bring back the noise.
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JD McPherson: A Modern Throwback

April 13, 2015
Blues and jazz influences run deep for this retro rock ’n’ roller from Tulsa.
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5 SXSW Bands to Watch in 2015

April 10, 2015
Austin was chock-full of great music this year, but these badass groups distinguished themselves with unique style and infectious energy.
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Bass Bench: A Funky Tool

April 10, 2015
Inspired by a Peter Gabriel session, Tony Levin’s Funk Fingers bring a drummer’s touch to the bass.
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Noel Gallagher: High Flying Birdman

April 7, 2015
Twenty years after Oasis’s biggest hits, Noel Gallagher isn’t looking back—in anger or otherwise.
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Rig Rundown: Heart

April 1, 2015
We get the lowdown on the guitars and basses used by Nancy and Ann Wilson, Craig Bartock, and Dan Rothchild.
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John Renbourn: 1944-2015

March 27, 2015
The prodigiously talented and influential British guitarist helped shape modern folk through his fusion of jazz, blues, psychedelia, medieval song, and ethnic music.
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GALLERY: SXSW 2015

March 27, 2015
See performance shots of AWOLNATION, Courtney Barnett, Elder, Future Islands, Portugal. The Man, Nikki Lane, and more!
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