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New Music: Peabody

As local colleges fill up for the fall semester, the number of progressive rock aficionados in New Orleans also increases. Though often overlooked, a progressive community has flourished in New […]

Spirits: New Music in Metairie

Spirits (located at 2820 Lime Street in Metairie, on the west side of Clearview Avenue), showcases a variety of music and is now the only club in the ‘burbs that […]

New Music: Fresh Young Minds

  Fresh Young Minds Fresh Young Minds have been a mainstay in the local pop/rock scene since 1988, but I knew they were onto something when I was stuck on […]

New Music: The Phantoms

As local colleges fill up for the fall semester, the number of progressive rock aficionados in New Orleans also increases. Though often overlooked, a progressive community has flourished in New […]

Spare Parts September 1991

Yo dudes and dudettes, the Spare Parts mailbox has been getting some action, so I’ll start off by plugging a society centered around a rather well known local writer. Sue […]

The Bluerunners, Muddy Water’s, August 16, 1991

Well, look, here ’tis. If you, like me, love the Bluerunners‘ debut disc on Island, let me tell you, it is tepid, that’s right I said tepid, in comparison to […]

We Deliver!

It’s happened to us all…the dreaded “Munchies in the Night Syndrome.” I was a recent victim a few weeks ago, having come home exhausted from a rough day cranking out […]

New Music: The House Levelers

As local colleges fill up for the fall semester, the number of progressive rock aficionados in New Orleans also increases. Though often overlooked, a progressive community has flourished in New […]

Street Music

…A stranger to New Orleans…upon entering the square finds the multitude packed in groups of close, narrow circles, and in the center of each circle sits a musician… —Henry Edward […]

Truly Alternative: And Now For Something Completely Different…

If I had a muffuletta for every band working out in New Orleans, I’d have my lunches covered until at least 1993. The following bands cover a musical spectrum from […]