Matt Weitz

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  • 18 years ago

    Rod Serling walks out of the sound-stage gloom and into a pool of light cast by a single spotlight. "Submitted for your approval," he says, pulling his lips back from his teeth. "A portrait of a young woman who wants nothing more than to sing, and...

  • 18 years ago

    Slobberbone has never quite fit into any of the usual country-rock categories, and there has always been a suspicion that the songs of leader Brent Best simply encompassed too much for that kind of easy treatment. Barrel Chested, the Denton outfit...

  • 18 years ago

    They're raiments an Aztec priest would envy, a bit faded with age, perhaps, but still arresting in their brilliance. One suit is blood red, with black patterns that race up and down its sleeves. It almost seems to breathe as country music legend H...

  • 19 years ago

    Brian Eno The Drop Thirsty Ear Colin Newman Bastard Swim By no means technically accomplished or perfect in the classical sense, Brian Eno and Colin Newman's singing have some things that are much more important when it comes to rock and roll: cha...

  • 19 years ago

    It was a Saturday night at Billy Bob's in Dallas, and the cavernous honky-tonk -- so big that the beer lights seem to follow the curvature of the globe as they disappear into the blue smoke -- was alive with ritual: girls in tight jeans eyeing guy...


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