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“Ah-Ha” Moments

Under the shady oak in a courtyard at Isidore Newman School, young musicians from all over the city are playing old jazz favorites, composing new songs, discovering their musical personality, […]

Little Po-Boys

Although not originally sprung from the swamp of Louisiane nor any true rose of Spanish Harlem, Los Po-Boy-Citos are stirring up dance parties all over our fair city with the […]

Not a Typical Record Label

Music seems to be played around the clock and all year long in New Orleans, imbuing this city with a constant beat that can’t be found anywhere else in the […]

Fleet Foxes, Howlin’ Wolf, August 28, 2008

Fleet Foxes have been heavily praised for knocking some harmony and mysticism back into the young folk music scene, and are legitimately and impressively striking heroic chords with many numbed […]

Simply the Best?

Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter III was one of the most anticipated albums of the year and has proven to be the big-selling, fame-threading machine Wayne predicted. His first week sales […]

Tom Waits, Saenger Theatre, Mobile, Alabama, July 2, 2008

Two hours down the road in our sister city of Mobile, Alabama, Tom Waits stomped into his first number, “Lucinda.” Dust curled from the circular wood stage as he galumphed […]

Todd Sickafoose, Tiny Resistors (Cryptogramophone)

Todd Sickafoose’s new record Tiny Resistors is a rich megabyte of jazz collaboration. I say megabyte to emphasize the weird, expansive world where this album exists—somewhere between the real and […]