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August 2009 Contents

Cover Story

Jeremy Davenport: Get a Room

Features

Back to the Basics, Again

Nova NOLA: A Family Affair

BackTalk

Paul Meany of Mutemath

OffBeat Eats

A Good Tip…from Bartender Bill Stehr

Anais St. John Hits the Spot at Kyoto

Dining Out: Dooky Chase’s

Sucre: The Sweet Spot

The Gravy: In the Kitchen with Eric Rogers, Michael Girardot and Ryan Rogers

Fresh

Fritzel’s 2.0

Gimmicks and Moonwalks

I Now Pronounce You Funky

The Missing Mix

The Right Side of the Red Carpet

The Sound of Paint

Reviews

Barry Cowsill, U.S. 1 (Independent)

Beth Patterson, On Better Paths (Little Blue Men)

Big Rock Candy Mountain, Hey Kid (Independent)

Cassandra Wilson, Closer to You: The Pop Side (EMI)

Hill Country Revue, Make a Move (Razor & Tie)

Joe Henry, Blood from Stars (Anti-)

Keeping Crescent, Your Escape EP (Independent)

Kenny Bill Stinson, Kickin’ in My Stall (Independent)

Lil’ Dee, Stay Ready (Street Dreams)

Otis Taylor, Pentatonic Wars and Love Songs (Telarc)

Red Stick Ramblers, My Suitcase is Always Packed (Sugar Hill)

Snooks Eaglin, Baby, You Can Get Your Gun (Hep Cat)

Stevie Drumma, Victory Lap Mixtape (Independent)

Teena Marie, Congo Square (Stax)

Tim Laughlin, A Royal St. Serenade (Gentilly)

Various Artists, American Routes with Nick Spitzer: Songs and Stories from the Road (American Public Media)

Various Artists, Prairie Cajun Music (Acadiana)

Wilco, Wilco (the album) (Nonesuch)

Mojo Mouth

What Would Louis Do?

Letters

August 2009 Letters