Ed Hamell, who performs as Hamell on Trial, is not your average acoustic-guitar solo act. The first time I saw him, at the old Fabulous Satellite opening for Syd Straw and the Skeletons, I didn't know what to expect. Within a couple of songs, with that little piece of wood and steel plugged into 100 ... More >>
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Former MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer is still kicking out the jams
Okay, the name is stupid. But Soul Coughing is still a great band.