Monthly Archives: August 2001

Lucy Kaplansky: Every Single Day

Singer-songwriter Lucy Kaplansky is a keen observor of the emotional ground people cross as they struggle with their lives and loves. On "Every Single Day," she sings heartfelt and delicately rendered songs of hope and sorrow, understanding and sometimes, redemption. … Continue reading

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Greg Koch: The Grip!

It must be those long Wisconsin winters. How else could anyone learn as many electric guitar riffs as Greg Koch? The electric guitar master describes his playing this way: "Imagine Chet Hendrix meeting the Kings (Albert, Freddie, BB) at the … Continue reading

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Grand: Grand

Grand’s self-titled debut on Ascend Records is an impressive collection of rock and power-pop tunes performed with flair and sung by Jason Karaban, an evocative singer-songwriter whose voice looms large over the band’s diverse grooves and textures. Karaban is one … Continue reading

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Old 97’s: Satellite Rides

Old 97’s third Electra release, "Satellite Rides," finds the once alt-country band evolving into a more nuanced group playing a range of material from acoustic ballads to catchy rock. Most of the songs first appeared in songwriter showcase clubs in … Continue reading

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