Justin Farrar

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  • 6 years ago | Music News

    Let's set the record straight. Despite a long list of rock writers claiming the contrary, Blitzen Trapper is not an Americana band. Sure, the band tinkers with roots rock: a little Creedence twang here, some Crazy Horse crunch there. But beyond th...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    Warning: This will hurt, but kindly access your memory banks and retrieve two commercials: "Seagram's golden wine coooolers/They're wet and they're dry/My My My" and that heinous Chili's bit — not the faux doo-wop tune but the smoky blues num...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    The Weirdness ain't punk-classic like Fun House, but let's be fair — nothing the recently reunited Stooges can do will ever match their early-'70s peak. This band does rock, however. Ax-man Ron Asheton is not only a funky-ass rhythm freak but...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    It's visualization time, folks. So go ahead, close your eyes, and imagine an endless stretch of cliffs overlooking a slate-gray ocean, with cold waves crashing like reverberating feedback. A thick, moist fog clings to everything save a constellati...