Justin F. Farrar

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  • 7 years ago | Interviews

    Neo soul, indie soul, retro soul, or whatever you call it comes 'n' goes in waves. And these days, the waves are definitely cresting. There's Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Erykah Badu's dazzling return, Quantic Soul Orchestra, the wah-wah grit of ...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    The cover to New Seasons — a rural landscape dipped in shades of electric raspberry — looks a lot like the jacket for Charley D. and Milo's 1970 debut LP, a lost treasure in lysergic country pop. That's not surprising. The Sadies, as t...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    Guitar Music From the Western Sahara is one of Sublime Frequencies' first releases to spotlight the recordings of a single artist. And Group Doueh deserves the global attention. Since the late '80s, Group Doueh has maintained a presence throughout...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    To fans, Queens of the Stone Age can do no wrong and mastermind Josh Homme is a visionary on par with Thom Yorke. This cult exists because Homme comes off as a dude who could be hanging on your tattered couch, packing the bong, and quoting Fletch....

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    Singer/songwriter Cayce Lindner sports a thick gray beard, calls Northern California home, and plucks an acoustic guitar. This means a lot of people will describe his new project, Flying Canyon, as a symptom of this whole freak-folk, indie-hippie ...