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Dream Supreme boils that dust speck
by Jedd Beaudoin

Gooding, Gooding gumdrop
The Gooding Band returns to the road with stunning new songs.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Take a dip into Nickel Creek
by Jedd Beaudoin

Brooklyn's Barbez has art and rock
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Appleseed Cast bursts into blossom
by Jedd Beaudoin

Adrian and the Sickness will make you well
by Jedd Beaudoin

Ad Astra Per Aspera eases into Wichita
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Time to Dream — Listing Ship
Ten Years In Hell (DVD) — Annihilator
Plague Dogs — Heros Severum

>MARCH 9, 2006

Brace yourself for monster rock
This weekend will bring more tunes than you can shake a tailfeather at.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Vaudeville ain't no joke, kids
by Jedd Beaudoin

Lying In States is burning for you
by Jedd Beaudoin

Brief Candles get ready to light up Kirby's
by Jedd Beaudoin

Branigan brings his high energy show to Wichita fans
by Jedd Beaudoin

Across Tundras are the kings of the ice age
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Out of a Center Which Is Neither Dead Nor Alive — Minsk
The Humbucking Coil — B. Fleischmann
Ian Love — Ian Love

>MARCH 2, 2006

The Travesty is ready to move forward
by Jedd Beaudoin

Country Money Band steps on the steel peddle
After a short hiatus, Steve Barnes' revivalist country band is ready for hot licks in '06.
by Jedd Beaudoin

The weekend in rock
Where's the music? All over town.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Saturday night offers a glimpse of rock's future
Thunder Le' Boom shows that its got chops.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Rocket Ride — Edguy
Haywire — Frog Holler
Live — Ritual
Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not — Arctic Monkeys

>FEBRUARY 23, 2006

Street Survivor commits ultimate Skyn
by Jedd Beaudoin

A man battles his guitar, and you win
Bryan Masters isn't just another folk singer.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Lions ready to roar into Air Capital
by Jedd Beaudoin

Survival training in the Delano district
The Man shuts things down, forcing an ambling reassessment.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Live In Canada 2005: The Dark Secret — Rhapsody
Live 2002: The Franco-Italian Tour — The Psychic Paramount
All the Young Dudes (Reissue) — Mott The Hoople
Mott (Reissue) — Mott The Hoople
Dogs of War (Reissue) — Saxon

>FEBRUARY 16, 2006

The Last of the V8s are here/back
by Jedd Beaudoin

Cat Scientist brings electric to the people
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Mostly average white bands invade Headway
'Perfunctory' is the word of the day.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Diatribe prepares for a full-throttle assault
by Jedd Beaudoin

Anberlin continues climb to the top
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Everyone Is Everyone — Magicicada
Live In Hamburg (DVD/CD) — Molly Hatchet
Black Eyes and White Lies — The Witnesses

>FEBRUARY 9, 2006

Barleycorn's must die for eternal life
Weekend shows at both the new and old Barleycorn's locations set the pace.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Traindodge celebrates its first decade of rock
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Love Arcade earns its money, one quarter at a time
by Jedd Beaudoin

For Hunt there's no place like home
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
To: Elliott From: Portland — Various Artists
The Greatest — Cat Power
Come Clarity — In Flames
Age of Winters — The Sword

"A Lesson Never Learned" eschews boundaries, embraces friendship
by Jedd Beaudoin

>FEBRUARY 2, 2006

Gulch cuts through mainstream
But does Gulch own the sound, or does the sound own Gulch?
by Jedd Beaudoin

Portugal The Man hopes album puts it on the map
by Jedd Beaudoin

Death by Sluggos
Wichita's best pop band knocks 'em down again.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
The Men Album — Jarboe
Dan Israel — Dan Israel
TunnelVision Brilliance — Scott Reeder
Live In California '74 (DVD) — Deep Purple
Stormblast — Dimmu Borgir
The Garden of Unearthly Delights — Cathedral
Grand Illusion — Nocturnal Rites
Black Wings of Destiny — Dragonlord

>JANUARY 26, 2006

Allele makes its home on the road
by Jedd Beaudoin

Soup On Sundays good on Saturdays
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
The Wait of Glory — Proto-Kaw
Turn on, Tune in, Drone out — The Black Angels
Vol. 4 — Lullacry
Like You Were Never There — Moonlight Towers
Nous Non Plus — Nous Non Plus
Be Careful What You Call Home — Paul Duncan
All the hits … reissued again
Rock 'n' Soul Part One — Daryl Hall and John Oates
Everything is Possible: The Very Best of Living Colour — Living Colour
The Best of the Guess Who — The Guess Who

>JANUARY 19, 2006

This Great October demurs for debut
by Jedd Beaudoin

Close encounters of the Septinomicon kind
The Terrible Airplane comes on strong but gets up-stranged.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Anthrax show shines in its opening acts
by Jedd Beaudoin

Get in Davan and get on with it
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
To The Heavens — Grain and Demise
First Impressions of Earth — The Strokes
Within — Six Stigma
Bush says: Rock 'n' roll is America's No. 1 Defense Against Terrorism — Basin Street
Rock On — Bishop
Ham 1 — Ham 1
Imaginational Anthem: A Guitar Anthology — Various Artists
Wall Street Vodoo — Roine Stolt

>JANUARY 12, 2006

20 years later, Anthrax is still the law
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Esoteric brings heavy rock smorgasbord
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

In The Wake jaw-dropping at Headway show
Meryll, Whitley, and NXNW put up a good fight too.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Rock and Roll is Dead — The Hellacopters
All Shook Up (Reissue) — Cheap Trick
Dream Police (Reissue) — Cheap Trick
The 21st Century Guide To King Crimson: Volume II 1981-2003 — King Crimson

>JANUARY 5, 2006

SLR brings it home for 2006
Split Lip Rayfield's redneck American dream ushers in New Year
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Hackensaw Boys ain't no bluegrass band
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Esoteric to celebrate a year of Sureness
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Solid Gold Hits — Beastie Boys
R30 (DVD/CD) — Rush
Saw Mill Man — Cast King
Over the Years and Through the Woods (DVD/CD) — Queens of the Stone Age
Give Me The Fear — Tokyo Dragons

>DECEMBER 29, 2005

The best live shows of 2005
As well as we can recall, anyway.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Flush the fashion
Jon Eaton talks about Softie's latest last show ever.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Getting in touch with my inner Nutsnack
by Jedd Beaudoin

In The Wake to provide entertaining New Year's Eve
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Black Christmas — Black Christmas
With The Sureness of Sleepwalking — The Esoteric
Chinese Democracy — The Ants/Ole Mossy Face (12" vinyl)

>DECEMBER 22, 2005

The best of the ICT (and more)
Nevermind the fanfare, here's the best in this year's albums.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Saturday snow doesn't mean no show
Local venues remain live and well in the cold.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Accelerated evolution
Spirit of the Stairs grows up and into a new set of tunes.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Words — DJ-oe
Independent, 2005
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Texas Battle Land — The Empress
The World Palestine/The Royal Palestine — The World Palestine/The Royal Palestine
Grumpyland — Fast Food Junkies
A Rope For The Hopeless — Mesa Falls To Mephisto
Medicine Finger — Medicine Finger
Dirty Bomb — No Dogsbody

>DECEMBER 15, 2005

Attic Ted will give you the creeps
by Jedd Beaudoin

Ed Gein kills conformity, amongst things
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Catharsis for Christmas
Making out in the vestibule and the cul-de-sac.
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Curse of Candlemass: Live in Stockholm 2003 — Candlemass
Escapi, 2005
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Rock the Nation — KISS
Rising in the East — Judas Priest
Concerto Suite for Guitar and Orchestra in E Flat Minor — Yngwie Johann Malmsteen
The Gathering — Magenta
Live in Athens — Fates Warming

>DECEMBER 8, 2005

(Black) Christmas time is here
by Jedd Beaudoin

KAAA benefit Friday night for kids, guitars
by Jedd Beaudoin

Christmas with the devil's music
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
A Blessing to the Ages — The Gunning System
Of Women & Whiskey — Troy Hutson
Universum — C
The Jaws of Life — Fine China
Homebrew 3 — Steve Howe

>DECEMBER 1, 2005

Ricky Fitts' brutality grows up (a bit)
by Jedd Beaudoin

Meat Purveyors return with Pain
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Terms to play Port of Wichita
by Jedd Beaudoin

Thunder Le' Boom tries to kick the beardog blues
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Sprawl debuts new line-up Saturday night
by Jedd Beaudoin

Organik — Niacin
Magna Carta, 2005
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Wizard Lisp — Ricky Fitts
Gates of Fire — Manilla Road
Cluster & Eno(Reissue) — Cluster & Eno

>NOVEMBER 24, 2005

Old faces, new bands
Diatribe and Baddist are fresh lineups for veteran rockers.
by Jedd Beaudoin

C'mon get (Happy) with Askeleton
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Seven Year Ache — Rosanne Cash
King's Record Shop — Rosanne Cash
Interiors — Rosanne Cash
The Very Best Of Rosanne Cash — Rosanne Cash

>NOVEMBER 17, 2005

White Ghost Shivers will make you quake
by Jedd Beaudoin

Roma 79 makes Dying come alive
by Jedd Beaudoin

Eberly and Klyde break out
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Moot Davis' power not debatable
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Kings Of Damnation — Black Label Society
Rapture Of The Deep — Deep Purple
Minute Man For The Moment — Look What I Did
The Mechanical Hand — Horse The Band
It's Time To Decide — At All Cost

>NOVEMBER 10, 2005

Klyde Konnor is back in front of some people
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Reverend and fam keep it real
by Jedd Beaudoin

Shiny Around The Edges gets intimate with fans
by Jedd Beaudoin

Ole Mossy Face whips out its big 12"
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Critter Creole — Dewayn Brothers
Five Years Apart — The Cool Concern
Emotional Animal — Dug Pinnick
Saturnalia — Shorn

>NOVEMBER 3, 2005

Oh, yes, it's Sluggos!
Good music never dies, and neither does a good band name.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Helvisween show a hallowed event
DIY, multi-band gig came off as polished as the pros.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Travesty's Joel Brown is dead at age 24
by Jedd Beaudoin

Terminus Victor drums to the beat of a different marcher
by Jedd Beaudoin

Le bruit et la fureur
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Odd Hour Work Week — Lanky
Dark End Road — Lowlights
Death On The Road — Iron Maiden
Get Some! — Nashville Pussy
Listen Through The Static — The Nadas

>OCTOBER 27, 2005

Helvisween is Saturday
And that's all you need to know
by Jedd Beaudoin

Tuna Helpers first, then puppet show
by Jedd Beaudoin

Monday night party is fun, forgettable
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Gravity — Adora Rising
Our Lady of the Broken Spine — Reverend Glasseye
Souls — The Gunshy
Sing Along With — Acid House Kings

Punk Attitude an uplifting ride
by Jedd Beaudoin

>OCTOBER 20, 2005

Floyd The Barber ready to cut heads
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Midgetmen stand tall
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Split 7" — Eyes Of Verotika/Ricky Fitts
Wicked Savior (Reissue) — Kirk Rundstrom
Tension And Release — Sad Panda
Epode — Valina
Disembowelment — Disembowelment

>OCTOBER 13, 2005

Katrina benefit a natural disaster
While not without its highlights, low attendance and random progaming made for a long day.
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Horror is still in it for the fun
by Jedd Beaudoin

Mesa Falls extends A Rope for the Hopeless
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Toward a new constellation with Thirteen Stars
by Jedd Beaudoin

Border Band stays stubborn
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Weight Of Gold — The Doxies
Extreme Guitar Shred (DVD) — The Great Kat
Human Waste (Reissue) — Suffocation
A Decade In The Grave (Boxed set) — Six Feet Under

>OCTOBER 6, 2005

Black Christmas, gimme your Hands
Black X-mas delivers two great shows, Hands of Fallen Brethren stands up.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Feel Good Tunes — Captain Bringdown and the Buzzkillers
Hello Hello Hello — Mike Coykendall
The Woman That Ended The World — Hillstomp
I Was Born At Night — Meneguar

>SEPTEMBER 29, 2005

Les Hell On Heels is dressed to kill
by Jedd Beaudoin

A Thursday night on the outside
by Jedd Beaudoin

Guitar legend Adrian Belew chooses sides
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
A Drug For All Seasons — F5
Holiday Machine — Bottom Of The Hudson
Stratovarius — Stratovarius
Shovel Headed Kill Machine — Exodus
Piece Of Time — Atheist
Unquestionable Presence — Atheist
Elements — Atheist

>SEPTEMBER 22, 2005

The Rounders ready to debauch ICT
by Jedd Beaudoin

Truckstop Honeymoon hauls to the end
Power bluegrass duo follows week of music festival with energetic performance.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Mixed genres doesn't add up to mixed bag
by Jedd Beaudoin

King's X is full of Ogre achievers
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Suburbia Bomb — Green Day (DVD)
Out Of The Loop — Metallica (DVD)
Wikka — Asguard
Occlused In Ottusity — Balatonizer

>SEPTEMBER 15, 2005

Story Of The Year's time is now
by Jedd Beaudoin

Catching the Planes show was no mistake
Indie rockers get labor intensive the night before Labor Day and prove, once more, that you can't kill rock 'n' roll, that, really, nothing can.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Exhaustive live show good but, well, exhaustive
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Tom Chapin aims high in children's music
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Arms For Hands (Black) — Arms For Hands
Wetnurse — Wetnurse
Unleash The Fury — Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force

>SEPTEMBER 8, 2005

All-male band, The Empress, rules
by Jedd Beaudoin

Thrift Store Cowboys has a touch of high class, spirit
by Jedd Beaudoin

In The Wake leaves its mark at Barleycorn's
Top-notch rockers paired with blusey King Snakes to show some soul.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Order 66 — Order 66
May 23rd 2007 — The Kallikak Family
When Pigs Fly — The Chicharones
Back Against The Wall — Various Artists
Guess What — Mikki James

>SEPTEMBER 1, 2005

Woodshed just got a little emptier
Jon Eaton's departure leaves band looking for a drummer.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Super Heavy Goat Ass is super heavy
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Amber Headlights — Greg Dulli
Freak Guitar: The Road Less Traveled — Mattias IA Eklundh
Porchlight — Inchworm
We're Already There — Mazarin
Torch +2 (Reissue) — Traindodge

>AUGUST 25, 2005

Watermelon Slim has faith-based initiative
by Jedd Beaudoin

Some Ants and an Elephant walk into a bar…
Two-band night at the Anchor proved to be both strange and wonderful.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Burke Hilburn is not normal
by Jedd Beaudoin

Sunday night benefit scheduled for tragedy in ICT metal family
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Revolution (Split) — The Horror/Angels Among Us
When We Break — Criteria
Inside/Absent — Broken Spindles
Daikaiju — Daikaiju
Force The Sunrise — Half Of Reason

>AUGUST 18, 2005

The Gunning System makes holes in trends
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Killers: file under 'Hootie and the Blowfish'
Red hot Vegas band gives its all, and it ain't much.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Never mind the forebrain here's Channing Cope
by Jedd Beaudoin

Model Down gets serious
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Empty — Hollow Inside
Greenjeans, 2005
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Lost In Motion — Fortitude
Insects With Angel Wings — Dropsonic
I Thought I Was Over That: Rare, Remixed and B-Sides — Lali Puna

>AUGUST 11, 2005

Bob Mould's bodywork
Love it or leave it, just don't steal his Body Of Song.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Hüsker who?
Everything you wanted to know about the '80s most influential punk rock band but were afraid to ask.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Seether sees good karma shining through
by Jedd Beaudoin

Georgia weekend offers glimpse at the future of music
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Discomfort — Antigama
The Outsider — Rodney Crowell

>AUGUST 4, 2005

Spot's watching time has come
by Jedd Beaudoin

Feelin' groovy: Judith Owen invites fans to be moved
by Jedd Beaudoin

Satan's Jeweled Crown delivers hot rails to hell
by Jedd Beaudoin

Musician Pat McElmurry is dead at 52
Grandpa's .38 member died from cancer.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
The Difference Between Houses and Homes: Lost Songs and Loose Ends — Cursive
Touched By The Crimson King — Demons & Wizards
Split CD — Nortt/Xasthur

>JULY 28, 2005

Manilla Road opens Gates Of Fire
by Jedd Beaudoin

SJC in the ICT
Satan's Jeweled Crown returns Saturday
by Jedd Beaudoin

Monsters of rock
Surprising Headway gig and a couple of nights at Kirby's
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Fused — Iommi
Surrogate Emotions Of The Silverscreen — Isobella
Black Empire — Force Of Evil
Live In Tokyo (DVD) — Niacin

>JULY 21, 2005

On your feet or on your knees
Sprawl/Helvis/Addictions bill makes for perfect Saturday night.
by Jedd Beaudoin

I Wish I Wrote That was about history, respect
No Coast musicians shake things up with new and old tunes of fellow Wichitans.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Black Angels fly in from Austin
by Jedd Beaudoin

Glasseye, Sad Panda pack Kirby's with fans
by Jedd Beaudoin

Dead Letter Diaries a living, breathing document
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Body Of Song — Bob Mould
Live At Wacken: The Reunion (DVD/CD) — Twisted Sister
Slik Helvetika — Slik Helvetika
I, Monarch — Hate Eternal
Discover A Lovelier You — The Pernice Brothers

>JULY 14, 2005

Gooding works for the unexpected
by Jedd Beaudoin

The song, not the singer
Wichita songwriter show hits the Murdock Theatre
by Jedd Beaudoin

Tiger Bear Wolf is as wild as its name
by Jedd Beaudoin

Burnin' for you
John-Alex Mason releases Live Fire
by Jedd Beaudoin

Consafos brings persuasive set to Lawrence
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Greatest Hits: Back To The Start — Megadeth
The Metapolitan — Blusom
The Imbuing — Gizmachi
Tools Of Destruction — Thunderstone
Slow Dance In The Kitchen — Jackhead
What The Mind Perceives — Beyond The Flesh

>JULY 7, 2005

Arms For Hands is finding its grip
by Jedd Beaudoin

Black Ale Sinners bring honky tonk salvation
by Jedd Beaudoin

Split Lip Rayfield will not play Barleycorn's, yet
by Jedd Beaudoin

Tailgunner shoots blanks
by Jedd Beaudoin

New Dead Radio is very much alive
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Awaken The Guardian (Reissue) — Fates Warning
The Funeral Album — Sentenced
Live At Continental: Best of NYC Vol. 1 & 2 — Various Artists
Side Two — Adrian Belew

>JUNE 30, 2005

Doobie Brothers to light up Saturday
by Jedd Beaudoin

Parker and 50 Peso Reward a great payoff
Kelly's gig a night full of country, money.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Drakkar Sauna ready to maul
by Jedd Beaudoin

Paperboy Jack wants its three dollars
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Get Hit — The Unbearables
In Your Honor — Foo Fighters
Shove The Sun Aside — Dave Weiner
Lunar Strain/Subterranean (Reissues) — In Flames
A Night To Remember (DVD) — Evergrey

>JUNE 23, 2005

Wakarusa more than ass deep
Four-day music festival held all kinds of surprises.
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Sound and the Fury makes Wichita debut
by Jedd Beaudoin

Through Thick Fog Til Death — Urgehal
Southern Lord, 2005
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Metal Roundup
Alien — Strapping Young Lad
Warriors Of The Rainbow Bridge — Molly Hatchet
In The Arms Of God — Corrosion Of Conformity
Plague Angel — Marduk
Candlemass — Candlemass
The Code Is Red … Long Live The Code — Napalm Death
Ohmwork — GZR
In Disgust We Trust — Mistress
Eulogy — Nachtmystium

>JUNE 16, 2005

Opiate For The Masses a great live band
Cotillion show reveals rare ferocity in up-and-coming band.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Kit Craig's old school
He's done the learning, doesn't want to teach
by Jedd Beaudoin

Tightly chaotic The Press delivers frenetic pop
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Crowd full of psychedelia, bits of pop
by Jedd Beaudoin

Dropsonic, trio of locals play all-ages show
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Love Many Trust Few — Ricky Warwick
Bloom — Eric Johnson
My Kung Fu Is Good — The Duke
Liquid Cheese — Liquid Cheese

>JUNE 9, 2005

Wakarusa is for squares, too
Jam bands are only a part of the multi-day music festival
by Jedd Beaudoin

ICTFest represents the 316 and more
by Jedd Beaudoin

And Academy keeps it together for the kids
by Jedd Beaudoin

Tainted ain't noise pollution
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Songs For Silverman — Ben Folds
Rise Up — Disciple
Free Hand: 35th Anniversary Edition (reissue) — Gentle Giant
In A Glass House: 35th Anniversary Edition (reissue) — Gentle Giant

Riot Room readies to radicalize Riverside
by Jedd Beaudoin

>JUNE 2, 2005

Crazy from the Amplified Heat
Austin band defies trends.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Places, everyone: Amy Annelle prepares for ICT
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Sprawl finds its focus
by Jedd Beaudoin

The secret lives of hardcore bands revealed!
by Jedd Beaudoin

Bodo Ensemble ready for European trek
by Jedd Beaudoin

Harp guitarist Bennett to play Orpheum on Saturday
by Jedd Beaudoin

7/8 Quick to play final show
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Martha Wainwright — Martha Wainwright
The Outcasts — The Outcasts
With Teeth — Nine Inch Nails
Club Date: Live In Memphis (DVD) — Elvis Costello and the Imposters

>MAY 26, 2005

The beat goes on and on
When there's too much to do, why not do it all?
by Jedd Beaudoin

New label is for tight-knit, upward bands
Label focuses on world-class local band.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Boyhood — Paper Airplanes
Me and Otto — Kissinger

>MAY 19, 2005

Martians at the crossroads
Seattle band is on its way to the big time
by Jedd Beaudoin

Rodney Parker and 50 Peso Reward offer listeners great dividends
by Jedd Beaudoin

Mem's the word for funky blues
by Jedd Beaudoin

Indie summer begins at The Cedar
by Jedd Beaudoin

Downtown Singapore hits downtown ICT
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Red Scare — Amazing Larry
Happy End and Begin — Reverend Glasseye
Manilla Road reissues

>MAY 12, 2005

Oh, it was a day for mothers alright
The Air Capital Punks' Flying Drinking and Music Festival was 12 hours of marathon punk (and more).
by Jedd Beaudoin

John Eberly steps back into the spotlight
by Jedd Beaudoin

Drew Emmitt readies his bluegrass wall of sound
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Smolder — Smolder
Devils and Dust — Bruce Springsteen
Nothing Is Easy: Live at the Isle of Wight 1970 (DVD) — Jethro Tull

>MAY 5, 2005

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Blues Crawl a good time
by Jedd Beaudoin

Classical, jazz — whatever
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
The Delivery — Solagget
Devil's Playground — Billy Idol
Got This Feelin' — Riddle Of Steel

>APRIL 28, 2005

Local Band: generic name, rich history
by Jedd Beaudoin

Down Under guitarist finds 2nd home in Doo-dah
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Ramalamas want you to shingaling, ding dong
by Jedd Beaudoin

Joe West honky tonk is a unique, fiery blend
by Jedd Beaudoin

Hognose is a pick to hit
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
View From The Top — Bruce Huss
Friends and Lovers: Songs Of Bread — Various artists
The Carlton Chronicles: Not Until The Operation's Through — South San Gabriel

>APRIL 21, 2005

Condition critical
This Is My Condition is raw, important
by Jedd Beaudoin

Gutbucket rains down on Kirby's
by Jedd Beaudoin

Black Label Society recruits members for Wichita chapter
by Jedd Beaudoin

Jeff and Vida stop in to catch up with friends
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
Blues Crawl; 1964: The Tribute
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Metric — Spanish For 100
The Shape of Hope — Spirit of the Stairs
Angel/Devil — Gooding

>APRIL 14, 2005

How much Money for that Grass?
GrassCats, Steve Barnes and the Country Money Band battle worth catching.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Paper Airplanes cleared for take off
by Jedd Beaudoin

Joey DeFrancesco set to organ-ize Wichita
by Jedd Beaudoin

Walking tall: Thousand Foot Krutch rocks the House
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
The Shallow Deep — Darlin Maudie
Raydean (Reissue) — The Mumbles
Upriver — Yo Miles! (Henry Kaiser and Wadada Leo Smith)
What Is All This Sweet Work Worth — Milton and the Devils Party

Project has 'Anthromorphology,' poetry
by Jedd Beaudoin

>APRIL 7, 2005

Wichita in The Gunshy's crosshairs
by Jedd Beaudoin

Show to benefit newish all-ages venue
by Jedd Beaudoin

The World Palestine is otherworldly divine
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
In For Sin — Amplified Heat
Cosmic Troubadour — Billy Sheehan
Happy Doing What We're Doing — Elizabeth McQueen and the Firebrands

The struggles of Love and Hate
by Jedd Beaudoin

>MARCH 31, 2005

No Dogsbody's labo(u)r party
by Jedd Beaudoin

Hillstomp bridges punk, Delta Blues
by Jedd Beaudoin

Riddle of Steel's power not really puzzling, just kinda inexplicable
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
A Night To Remember — Evergrey
Petra Haden Sings The Who Sell Out — Petra Haden
Key — Son, Ambulance
Live At Last (DVD) — Enchant

"Pasle III" more than just fashion
Call it "fabric art" or "recycled mobile art" or whatever, but just don't expect it to be boring.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Wildfire Diner is more than all-American
All-night diner is backed by barbecue with an international focus.
by Jedd Beaudoin

>MARCH 24, 2005

Rundstrom is a work in progress
by Jedd Beaudoin

Riddle Of Steel is for those with a clue
by Jedd Beaudoin

Blues, punk, metal all at your fingertips this week
by Jedd Beaudoin

Lotus is good enough to eat
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Prince Of Darkness (Box Set) — Ozzy Osbourne
Blow The Soot Out — Rodney Parker
Dark Snack — The Moaners
City Of Dis — The Mass

Make Merle's Place your place
by Jedd Beaudoin

>MARCH 17, 2005

Ricky Fitts gets little pay, big rock
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Eagles have landed and they walk among us
by Jedd Beaudoin

Eagles Lodge four-way reminds us that rock is alive
by Jedd Beaudoin

When the devil came down Division Street
Devil In A Woodpile to make Wichita debut
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Beautiful Noise — Six Hung Sprung
Anhendoniac (Reissue) — Jarboe
The Slow Decay — Jumbo's Killcrane
World Through My Eyes — RPWL

Passage To India, passage to paradise
by Jedd Beaudoin

>MARCH 10, 2005

Spring fling for the Visqueen
by Jedd Beaudoin

Solägget set to release The Delivery
by Jedd Beaudoin

Sad Panda makes us happy
by Jedd Beaudoin

Keep on the grass
Perseverance and passion pay off for the GrassCats
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Design — Into The Moat
Sans Napoleon/The Gunning System (Split EP) — Sans Napoleon/The Gunning System
Real Illusions: Reflections — Steve Vai
Side One — Adrian Belew

Objects are less permanent than they seem
by Jedd Beaudoin

N&J Café offers a true feast
by Jedd Beaudoin

>MARCH 3, 2005

The first two years of rock 'n' roll
This manages to be the only thing in the paper acknowledging that this is the paper's two-year anniversary. Damn that BTK.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Kissinger, Kirby's like peanut butter, chocolate
by Jedd Beaudoin

Proto-Kaw gives Kerry Livgren a second wind
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Smoke In The Shadows — Lydia Lunch
Octane — Spock's Beard
Fix It If You Hate It — The Riffbrokers
The X Tracks — Andy Summers

The subject is just a vehicle
Johnny Sutton's "The Auto Series," not really about cars
by Jedd Beaudoin

Saigon Oriental Restaurant a diverse delight
by Jedd Beaudoin

>FEBRUARY 24, 2005

The Ants come marching home
by Jedd Beaudoin

Mi fin de semana loco
Last weekend saw a whole lotta smokin' going on. Little and otherwise.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Ashes To Dust — William Elliott Whitmore
Character — Dark Tranquility
Saurian Meditation — Karl Sanders
One — Neal Morse

Krazy for Krazy Kaz's Gourmet
by Jedd Beaudoin

>FEBRUARY 17, 2005

The Bright Young Hopefuls almost have punk rock tragedy
by Jedd Beaudoin

Elicit, Dropsonic charged with brutal aural assault
Hi-volume rock show leaves crowd screaming, wanting more.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Alabama Thunderpsussy to rattle Wichita
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Now-a-Day Songs — The Rounders
Ampeuty — Pungent Stench
The Essential Rodney Crowell — Rodney Crowell
Reckoning Night — Sonata Arctica

"Osmosis" finds humor in mishaps, poop
by Jedd Beaudoin

Natural born Whitey killers
by Jedd Beaudoin

Crowded Copper Oven is half-baked
by Jedd Beaudoin

>FEBRUARY 10, 2005

Dropsonic's 21st Century blues delight
by Jedd Beaudoin

Kit Craig makes Haus music
by Jedd Beaudoin

Thachuk comes alive
by Jedd Beaudoin

Dusty in Memphis
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
You Might Have Three Friends — Ricky Fitts
Only A Glance — Wayne Long
Love Songs — Various artists
Don't Think For Me — Jeremiah Johnsen

Taqueria El Paisa has it all till 4 a.m.
by Jedd Beaudoin

God's Politics offers vision of the new Left
by Jedd Beaudoin

>FEBRUARY 3, 2005

Louder than bombs
Kansas youths seek to feed, educate Iraqis
by Jedd Beaudoin

Cedar, Harry's Uptown offer more than drinks
by Jedd Beaudoin

Warren's peace
Gov't Mule guitarist is happy, humble
by Jedd Beaudoin

Helmet straps it on again
'90s metal pioneers retake the stage at SnoCore.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Voodoo Organist brings Ghost Town to our town
by Jedd Beaudoin

Friday night's alright, not great
by Jedd Beaudoin

McMurtry returns to Barleycorn's
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
No Galore — Faith Kleppinger
Absolutely A Fir-Ju Well — A Fir-Ju Well
A Question Of Temperature — The Chris Stamey Experience
Scheissmessiah — Hanzel Und Gretyl

>JANUARY 27, 2005

The Travesty will make you think
by Jedd Beaudoin

Rundstrom and friends a worthwhile risk
Split Lip Rayfield guitarist's solo and side projects shine.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Blood of the Sun has good but murky Doo-dah debut
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Caney Valley Blues — Moreland and Arbuckle
Out Of Every Nation — Jorn
Trashed, Lost and Strung Out — Children Of Bodom
A Guitar Supreme: Giant Steps In Fusion Guitar — Various Artists

Bella Luna Cafe: Out of the bustle and out of this world
by Jedd Beaudoin

"Where We Come From" poses tough questions for everyone
Israelis, Palestinians and Americans struggle to speak and be heard in new exhibition.
by Jedd Beaudoin

>JANUARY 20, 2005

Pulpit Red preaches rock 'n' roll
by Jedd Beaudoin

Split Lip gets Olympian on your ass
The sold-out Barleycorn's gig had folks lined up down the street to get in to hear the topnotch performance by ICT's favorite sons.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Hahn brings jazz where he goes
by Jedd Beaudoin

Dark Matter, Grain, 4 King Stud vie for metal crown at Champs
by Jedd Beaudoin

Ethan Daniel Davidson and Darlin' Maudie a strong combination
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Bloodshed — Krisiun
Vivacitas: Live At Glasgow 2002 — Keith Emerson and the Nice
Mythology — Derek Sherinian
Cryptobeast — Usurper
Live All Over The Place — King's X

>JANUARY 13, 2005

Home again: Split Lip Rayfield hasn't lost touch with its roots
by Jedd Beaudoin

Lisa Blake Band's songs of experience
by Jedd Beaudoin

Spirit of the Stairs says goodbye
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Terrifyer — Pig Destroyer
At The Organ — The Minus 5
1 + Dog Days (Reissue) — Goatsnake
Demigod — Behemoth
Grudge — Mortiis
The Delores Lesion — Lilitu

>JANUARY 6, 2005

The best ICT rock of 2004
2004 only had 12 months with 365 days, but it still sparked millions of musical memories.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
The Little Boy's Heavy Mental Shadow Opera About The Inhabitants Of His Diary — Abydos
Azrael Block — Greg Rappaport
Imaginations Through The Looking Glass (DVD) — Blind Guardian
Revolution, — Crematory
Tearing Down Your Blue Skies — Diecast
The War Within — Shadows Fall
Graveyard Classics 2 — Six Feet Under

>DECEMBER 30, 2004

Black Tie Affair eschews formalities
by Jedd Beaudoin

By The End Of Tonight will be here soon enough
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
2 — Jelly Jam
Double Negative — The Muffins
Chain.Exe — Chain
Shadowlands — Glass Hammer
A Different Point Of You — Alias Eye
Wheel Of Life — Karmakanic
Frogg Cafe — Frogg Cafe (Reissue)
The Hideous Sun Demons — The Hideous Sun Demons

Cash for Cash
Anchor missing important artwork
by Jedd Beaudoin

>DECEMBER 23, 2004

Meat Fest goes to the bone
Meat Festival V brought together 14 bands in one 12-hour haul. That's more music than you can shake a clean femur at, folks.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
The History Of Iron Maiden — Part One: The Early Years — Iron Maiden
The Way I Were — Freedy Johnston
Raw (DVD) — Ramones
Be — Pain Of Salvation

>DECEMBER 16, 2004

The Sprawl mixes volume, tenderness
by Jedd Beaudoin

Moreland is a not-to-be missed duo
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Futures — Jimmy Eat World
With The Lights Out (Boxed set) — Nirvana
How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb — U2

>DECEMBER 9, 2004

Dropsonic makes indie meet classic
by Jedd Beaudoin

Live music heats up wintery weather
Weekend music sees PoDank sharpen, Helvis falter.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Wichita, Kansas — The Cobra Movement
FWX — Fates Warning
Rhythm Of Time — Jordan Rudess

>DECEMBER 2, 2004

Moore to illuminate Barleycorn's
by Jedd Beaudoin

Keep your hams to yourself
Turkey Day week full of desserts, not stuffing
by Jedd Beaudoin

Istanbullies shine at Chrome CD release
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Shifting Gears — Terry Quiett Band
The Wall Against Our Back — Two Cow Garage

>NOVEMBER 25, 2004

Killed By Robots is dead
Long live KBR
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Von Ehrics want to expand your mind
by Jedd Beaudoin

>NOVEMBER 18, 2004

Messin' with the Kid
Helvis is back with a new guitarist and a whole new set of "goals"
by Jedd Beaudoin

Punk rock as participation sport
The Cups may be the worst band ever — and it's still a lot of fun
by Jedd Beaudoin

Bassist killed in roadside accident
Wichita music community saddened by death of Chad "Smurf" Lee
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Same Ugly Town — Kirk Rundstrom
Chrome — Istanbullies
All-Star Bluegrass Celebration (CD/DVD) — Various artists

>NOVEMBER 11, 2004

Americana's sweethearts
Kirk Rundstrom and William Elliott Whitmore move the Anchor.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Blues for Christmas
Area stompers and howlers sing the blues to benefit kids
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Goin' Back South — Matt Walsh
Static Until Sunrise — Volante
Testimony Live (DVD) — Neal Morse

Barrage:Vagabond Tales is for everyone
by Jedd Beaudoin

>NOVEMBER 4, 2004

Edge of the world
William Elliott Whitmore takes rural roots to the big city
by Jedd Beaudoin

The song remains (more or less) the same
Malachi Constant has longevity, passion.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Sans prog and busted amps, it all Fitts
by Jedd Beaudoin

All the young dudes
Rockin' Daddy's comes alive with music from days of yore
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
I Think Of You — The Solace Bros.
Hosty Duo — Hosty Duo
No Man's Blues — The Gunshy

Local artists unite to save Mikrokosmos
by Jedd Beaudoin

>OCTOBER 28, 2004

Let them speak
Mesa Falls To Mephisto doesn't want to tell you about its music — it wants to show you.
by Jedd Beaudoin

New voices, old voices
A slenderer Darlin' Maudie emerges, Stars Go Cold heats up Kirby's
by Jedd Beaudoin

Right in the nuts
Maudie, GoodKid, Ricky Fitts duke it out at The Cedar
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Politics of dancing
Leaders Not Followers: Part II — Napalm Death
rEVOLVEr — The Haunted
Casting The Stones — Jag Panzer

>OCTOBER 21, 2004

The Safes find winning combination
by Jedd Beaudoin

Safety in numbers?
Device 1461, Six Stigma earnest but not yet pyrotechnic
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Leviathan — Mastodon
Transformation — Alex Skolnick Trio
Live Wires — Joe Deninzon and Stratospheerius

>OCTOBER 14, 2004

Ain't no dispute: Hatfield's a winner
by Jedd Beaudoin

Snapback, uh, well, snaps back
by Jedd Beaudoin

Reverend Glasseye offers up songs of sin
by Jedd Beaudoin

Cattle Decapitation brings complicated message with complicated music
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Should Have Seen It Coming — Split Lip Rayfield
Wringer — Steve Barnes and the Country Money Band
Live At Budakon (DVD and CD) — Dream Theater

Busey does Buddy
Old rock 'n' roll film brings actor/musician into local spotlight
by Jedd Beaudoin

>OCTOBER 7, 2004

Against The Grain is entertaining, fun
by Jedd Beaudoin

Sì, se puedo
Seattle's Spanish For 100 makes headway on tour and radio airplay with no help from the man
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Astral Glamour (boxed set) — The Homosexuals
Sit Down For Staying — Charmparticles
Songs Of Love and Loss — Sharron Kraus

Gross finally drops anchor on Douglas
by Jedd Beaudoin

>SEPTEMBER 30, 2004

A Major crush
Rockin' Daddy's is pure, lovely
by Jedd Beaudoin

Bacon isn't playing his swine song
Billy Bacon and the Forbidden Pigs celebrate 20 years of music.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Artichoke group wants to help kids and make new friends
by Jedd Beaudoin

Mandarin speaks the language of rock
by Jedd Beaudoin

Wading through the middle
Eagle Lodge gig offered an uneven but worthwhile show.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Friday a 3-way disappointment
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Folker — Paul Westerberg
Good Times — Charlie Robison
Fiendish Regression — Grave

>SEPTEMBER 23, 2004

Silvermen deliver surf gold
by Jedd Beaudoin

Play smart: put your money on Betts
by Jedd Beaudoin

Moreland rises to Blues Challenge
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Metal roundup

Pressure a must-have for Rush fans
by Jedd Beaudoin

>SEPTEMBER 16, 2004

Mr. J-Beau yawning
Moonlight Drive interesting but inauthentic to the Doors
by Jedd Beaudoin

BoySkout's gonna send ya back to schoolin'
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Looking Sideways — Quiett and Walker
Love Songs For Soccer Moms — Ophil
Iah — The Mess

>SEPTEMBER 9, 2004

Random-mix bill still a great show
A lineup of bands that ranged from grunge to metal to straight out rock 'n' roll didn't distract the crowd one bit.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Otis Gibbs prepared to make the night bleed hope
by Jedd Beaudoin

Traindodge: Can you handle The Truth?
Oklahoma band releases two-CD set, tours.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Country artist with local ties travels from Air Capital to Fair capital
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
The Essential REO Speedwagon — REO Speedwagon
The Whole Enchilada — Burrito Deluxe
The January Tree — Dead Soul Tribe
Maggie Brown — Maggie Brown

>SEPTEMBER 2, 2004

Proto-Kaw a stunning show
I was a "limping toward middle age" Proto-Kaw zombie
by Jedd Beaudoin

Ophil's future is in your hands
by Jedd Beaudoin

Pitchin' a fit(ts)
by Jedd Beaudoin

Bloodshot Bill overcomes mishaps to rock for y'all
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Sail On: The 30th Anniversary Collection — Kansas
Five Guys Walk Into A Bar ... (boxed set) — Faces
Grace (Legacy Edition) — Jeff Buckley

>AUGUST 26, 2004

Gimme three bands
Vyreal, Oddzar, N.Y.C. played for no one. And rocked.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Quiett and Walker a musical odd couple
by Jedd Beaudoin

Volante sees the bright edge
by Jedd Beaudoin

Keen farm fresh at the Orpheum
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Doin' It For Karl, Doin' It On Purpose — Desperately Waiting
Threshold — John Novello
The Troublemaker — Willie Nelson

>AUGUST 19, 2004

Music coverage? I'm gonna s'plain it all now
Do you think you're one of the disenfranchised who can't seem to get no love from F5? Listen up.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Woodstock tribute was OK
Like the real Woodstock, local benefit had its hits and misses.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
The Mess offers rock 'n' roll salvation
by Jedd Beaudoin

CD roundup
Seven new albums reviewed
by Jedd Beaudoin

>AUGUST 12, 2004

Former punk producer has got a Celtic jones
by Jedd Beaudoin

Lacuna Coil, Zerocell no empty set
by Jedd Beaudoin

The King Snakes make music with bite
But real-world bass player blues really do get in the way
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Silent Nation — Asia
Death By Salt: A Slug Magazine Compilation
...In All Their Splendor — Li'l Cap'n Travis

>AUGUST 5, 2004

Proto-Kaw steps up
by Jedd Beaudoin

Lacuna Coil's Comalies spirals into perpetuity
by Jedd Beaudoin

Vans Warped still chugging along just fine
by Jedd Beaudoin

Interesting stuff at Vans Warped isn't on the main stage
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Slam Dunk Contest — Awesome Cool Dudes
South Austin Jug Band — South Austin Jug Band
New Shade Of Blue — Kelley Hunt

>JULY 29, 2004

Wheatland Jam long on OK music, short on great
by Jedd Beaudoin

Wheatland Jam a mixed bag
Why expose the crowd to crappy, washed up national acts when the local talent there was the best thing going on?
by Jedd Beaudoin

Jet flies, lands as No Dogsbody
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Stripping Cane — Jeffrey Foucault
Grain and Demise — Grain and Demise
Hip Honk Hooray — Nutsnack

>JULY 22, 2004

Sparta delivers resilient Porcelain
by Jedd Beaudoin

Agents of the Sun set to bathe ICT in light
by Jedd Beaudoin

Klatch stumbles on the beach
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Feedback — Rush
Tumblers and Grit — Chris Richards
The Next Best Thing — Ray Wilson
Stand Fall Repeat — Michelle Anthony
Dos Machos — Sugar Free Allstars

>JULY 15, 2004

Kill Your Idols abandons nostalgia
by Jedd Beaudoin

Fivehead kicks out the kinks
In a rocky start early in its tour, the Austin-based band strugles to find its groove.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Skynyrd scheduled to play some Skynyrd
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
The Unbroken Circle: The Musical Heritage of the Carter Family — Various artists
Sonic Nurse — Sonic Youth
Uh Huh Her — PJ Harvey
Boxers, Painters and Snappers — The Torch Marauder
Little Queen, Dog and Butterfly and Bebe Le Strange — Heart

>JULY 8, 2004

It ain't over until it's over
Kittie prepares new album, tour
by Jedd Beaudoin

Guitarist without borders
Beppe Gambetta links music from around the globe and across time
by Jedd Beaudoin

Barleycorn's goes to hell
Hellcat Trio reunites and pops in for a night of strutting and wailing.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Fulton Hill — Alabama Thunderpussy
Dog — Mike Keneally Band
Deuce — Helvis
The Art Of Live — Queensryche
Keep The Flame Alive — 7 Shot Screamers

>JULY 1, 2004

No need for fear of a Red Planet
Bay Area rockers dive headlong into the sea of grass
by Jedd Beaudoin

Oh, yeah: Johnny A. brings melodic music to the Zoo
by Jedd Beaudoin

Die a little with the Necro Tonz on Independence Day
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Plastic Constellations come to play
by Jedd Beaudoin

Random Houses frightens; Golden Boy shines
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Kansas — Kansas
Soccermom — Soccermom
Song For America — Kansas
Madness Opaque — Cathryn Gamble

>JUNE 24, 2004

Falling for Mesa Falls To Mephisto
by Jedd Beaudoin

McFarland overcomes difficulty to deliver Given
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Orchard makes Kirby's part of its research
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Van Lear Rose — Loretta Lynn
A Ghost Is Born — Wilco
Contraband — Velvet Revolver

>JUNE 17, 2004

Killing me, Softie
Local boys do dynamite covers with the right blend of sincerity, irony and oomph.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Feelin' the Spirit (of the Stairs)
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Imagination — John Eberly
Ghost Book — Kevin Moore
Musica En Flagrante — Dreadnaught
Lost In Reverie — Peccatum

>JUNE 10, 2004

A Perfect Circle is closing, for now
by Jedd Beaudoin

Finnigan brings Phantoms to the Orpheum
by Jedd Beaudoin

The name of the band is The Good Looks
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Cedar turns into hotbed of international music
by Jedd Beaudoin

Also played: So many shows, so little time
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Trans Mission — Virbralux
Send Us A Signal — Brandtson
In The Pyramid — Ariel Kill Him
The Inner Circle — Evergrey

Learn what it means to be Tweedy
by Jedd Beaudoin

>JUNE 3, 2004

Metamorphosis: Ultrafix transforms itself, audience
by Jedd Beaudoin

Rock comes in threes
Cedar trippleheader was an unusual but rewarding mix.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Phish finally out of water
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in Brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Full Contact Folk Music (DVD) — Rodney Branigan
Come Somewhere — Jerry Gaskill
Home Of The Brave — Sin City Six
Looks So Innocent — Nadafinga

>MAY 27, 2004

Oscilate doesn't waver on music
by Jedd Beaudoin

Going for Country Money
Steve Barnes and the Country Money Band dress nice, play real good
by Jedd Beaudoin

Polyplush Cats puss out
by Jedd Beaudoin

Beyond The Embrace brings three-axe attack to Wichita
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Broke — King Wilkie
John and the Sisters — John and the Sisters
Me and Mr. Johnson — Eric Clapton
Brave Yester Days — Katatonia

>MAY 20, 2004

4 King Stud, Pillage share sonic youth
The kids are all right. Not outstanding, yet, but all right.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Scorpio Rising has Prong upward bound again
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Contamination Festival 2003 (DVD) — Various Artists
An Evening With ... — John Petrucci and Jordan Rudess
The Music Remains The Same — Various artists
All Access Tonight (DVD) — Foreigner

>MAY 13, 2004

Half Of Reason is halfway there
A too-long set causes a decent band to run out of gas.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Norway's Extol seek secular audience
by Jedd Beaudoin

What's all this Euro-black metal stuff about?
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Nattfodd — Finntroll
Red Album — This Great October
Circo — Darden Smith

>MAY 6, 2004

Boss Martians attack, again
by Jedd Beaudoin

Calloused displays its yawning angst
Calloused isn't bad, per se, but it doesn't bring a lot to the table, either.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Judas Priest's Metalology box set reveals the band's deep and restless history
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Rips The Covers Off — L.A. Guns
The Art Of Live (DVD) — Queensryche
Coldness — Kotipelto

>APRIL 29, 2004

Zerofixx is coming up
by Jedd Beaudoin

John Prine: Too cool to die
by Jedd Beaudoin

Solägget shines, Scenery blurs at The Cedar
by Jedd Beaudoin

Lacuna Coil works hard for its money
by Jedd Beaudoin

Earle, Stuart to play Cabaret Old Town
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Hate, Fear, Love, Lust — Zerofixx
'Til The Living End — Zeke
Tempo Of The Damned — Exodus
Gone Forever — God Forbid

>APRIL 22, 2004

White Knuckle Driver: The kids say, "I want my WKD!"
by Jedd Beaudoin

Sugar Free All-Stars finally tasting sweets
by Jedd Beaudoin

Foster, King Snakes a winning combination
by Jedd Beaudoin

Two KC-based bands roll into the Shamrock
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music in brief
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
G3 Live In Denver (DVD) — Joe Satriani, Steve Vai and Yngwie Malmsteen
Frustration Plantation — Rasputina
Soundtrack To Your Escape — In Flames

>APRIL 15, 2004

Hoppin' down the beaster trail
by Jedd Beaudoin

Balance to play benefit for accident victim
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Fleetwood Mac reissues
Does Humor Belong In Music? (DVD/Reissue) — Frank Zappa
Controlling The Users — David Emmets

Beast an excellent intro to metal
Literate on topics from Nowegian black metal to mid-'80s L.A. hair bands and all points between, Sound of the Beast packs in the knöwledge.
by Jedd Beaudoin

>APRIL 8, 2004

The Gooding family feeling
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Kind is still finding its voice
by Jedd Beaudoin

Pat McJimsey leaves legacy of music, friendship
by Jedd Beaudoin

White Knuckle Driver at full throttle
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Sissyfoot — Furious Billy
Guest House — Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum
Honking On Bobo — Aerosmith
11 Days — Never Heard Of It

>APRIL 1, 2004

Album reviews
The Very Best of Jackson Browne — Jackson Browne

>MARCH 25, 2004

Choking Ahogo has plenty of spring reverb
by Jedd Beaudoin

Why I believe in metal
"and a freeing, at the end,
of the final beast inside
and of the final note"
— Albert Goldbarth, "Why I Believe In Ghosts"

by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Life (DVD Audio) — Johnny Cash
Halloween (DVD Audio) — Frank Zappa
Probot — Probot

>MARCH 18, 2004

The Apes swing with imagination
by Jedd Beaudoin

Lying In States: GPAs down, popularity up
by Jedd Beaudoin

The good, the bands and the ugly
by Jedd Beaudoin

Pseudosix is weird but moving
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Baby Snakes (DVD) — Frank Zappa
Predator (EP) — Modey Lemon
Before Became After — Proto-Kaw

>MARCH 11, 2004

Rex's jaw-dropping country palette
by Jedd Beaudoin

Gooding soldiers forth at Loft 150
by Jedd Beaudoin

Piper Leigh to lead benefit for Skin Cancer Foundation
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Ambulance — Killed By Robots
Wound Up! — Matt Walsh and the Maddogs
Tangled In The Pines — BR549

>MARCH 4, 2004

Killed By Robotsí balancing act
by Jedd Beaudoin

And then thereís Maudie
Front man Nick Evancho speaks
by Jedd Beaudoin

Squint set to paint the town tinsel
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Cedarís posthaste Thursday
by Jedd Beaudoin

Satanís Jeweled Crown goes on display
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Blowing The Clambake — Scenery
No Depression: What It Sounds Like (Vol. 1) — Various artists
You're Only Making It Worse — Reno Divorce You're Only Making It Worse — Reno Divorce

>FEBRUARY 26, 2004

Suck harder
The Mess aren't; Sucky and the Suckaholics don't
by Jedd Beaudoin

Forty Twenty bring both kinds of music
by Jedd Beaudoin

Truckstop Honeymoon debuts its new hillbilly makout record
by Jedd Beaudoin

Asylum Street Spankers gets its mojo workin'
by Jedd Beaudoin

Don't dog the Doxies
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music briefs
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Thirty-Year Retrospective — Mark O'Connor
Cold Light of Monday — Wolverine
Hoot Your Belly — Jimmy Lee Williams

>FEBRUARY 19, 2004

Machines of Industry are human
by Jedd Beaudoin

Hosty Duo are freakin' awesome
by Jedd Beaudoin

Up-and-comers in for doubleheader
by Jedd Beaudoin

Music briefs
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Biomechanichrist Rides Again — White Knuckle Driver
Lamentations (DVD) — Opeth

>FEBRUARY 12, 2004

Which one's Phil?
Alex Thomas, singer for the elder-statesman band Ophil, discusses the band's special sauce of longevity
by Jedd Beaudoin

Full moon fever breaks out at Kirby's
by Jedd Beaudoin

Delbert McClinton: Something special
by Jedd Beaudoin

Doyle Lawson brings music with a message
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Soldiermaking — Gooding
Love Songs — Various artists
Bessie's Last Stand — Crystal Brandt

>FEBRUARY 5, 2004

Larkin totes luck into Cabaret Oldtown
by Jedd Beaudoin

Oooga chaka waka Friday
by Jedd Beaudoin

Murder By Death to play all-ages show at the Citivan
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Contaminated VI— Various artists
Blues Guy Now— P.K. Dwyer
Born With A Tail — Woodbox Gang

>JANUARY 29, 2004

TGO is about more than words
by Jedd Beaudoin

7/8 Quick is up to speed
by Jedd Beaudoin

Sweden's Opeth: Damnation, deliverance and a U.S. tour
by Jedd Beaudoin

Kirby's hosts benefit for atypically burned-out musician
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
So Damn Happy — Loudon Wainwright III
The Antidote — Moonspell
Good Times — Weary Boys

>JANUARY 22, 2004

PoDank to play the Shamrock Lounge
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Pristine In Bondage — Amaran
Lambhouse—Unsane
Decade of the Nail-Spiked Bat—Jag Panzer
Big Fat Fun ties this mother down

>JANUARY 15, 2004

Proto-Kaw: It moves you
by Jedd Beaudoin

Agents of the Sun to play The Club
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
AM — AM
Pop-O-Anthology 1984-1993 — Pop-O-Pies
Slow Down Quick — Mike Reis

>JANUARY 8, 2004

Proto-Kaw to play K.C.
by Jedd Beaudoin

7/8 Quick to celebrate CD release at The Cedar
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
The Brown Mountain Lights — Late Show at the Cave
Temple Of Fire — The Deformed
Odessa Chen — One Room Palace

>JANUARY 1, 2004

A year end music review
Rare and recorded or local and live, we've got it
by Jedd Beaudoin

>DECEMBER 25, 2003

Thanks for the music so far
by Jedd Beaudoin

Lower Level ready to take Kirby's higher
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
ReCollection: Relapse Video Collection — Various artists
Letting Go Of Strings — Gina Noell
Busking For Karma — Fellaheen

>DECEMBER 18, 2003

Skid Marx wrong in all the right ways
by Jedd Beaudoin

Beauty Pageant: Liquor up, relax and get ready for the hot jam
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Live At The Astoria London — Steve Vai
The Cryingness of Your Crying When You Cry — Terese Taylor
Francesca Lee — Francesca Lee

>DECEMBER 11, 2003

Istanbullies: Brave words and black I's
by Jedd Beaudoin

Podank String Band puts up a pretty good fight
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Heartwash Hotel — Grey Star Morning
Possessed 13 — The Crown
Red — Wendy Colonna

>DECEMBER 4, 2003

A sort of homecoming
by Jedd Beaudoin

Meat your friends at Kirby's
by Jedd Beaudoin

Device 1461 uneven, but working on it
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Radars and Maps—Choking Ahogo
It Hurts To Be Seen—The Shut-Ups
Moonraker — The Wes Hollywood Show

>NOVEMBER 27, 2003

The Boss Martians wanna be your addiction
by Jedd Beaudoin

Metalheads unite for kids
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Eyes Wide Open (DVD) — King Crimson

>NOVEMBER 20, 2003

Songs of heroes and zeroes
Bryan Masters and James McMurtry create a night of impeccable music.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Jars of Clay makes new music with old methods
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Heart of a Traveling Wind — Gypsy
Remission — Mastodon
Thirst — Maria Lithell

>NOVEMBER 13, 2003

OPhil knows its fans and friends
by Jedd Beaudoin

Trans-Siberian Orchestra helps spread the Gioia
by Jedd Beaudoin

Voodoo Organist to cast a spell on Wichita
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Pass The Flask—The Bled
Tug of War—Enchant
Heart of a Woman—Julie Powell

>NOVEMBER 6, 2003

Wayne Kramer enters the Adult World
by Jedd Beaudoin

Mark O'Connor: Swing when you're winnin'
by Jedd Beaudoin

Jonny Lang to play The Cotillion
by Jedd Beaudoin

Houston comes alive
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Shaft — Shaft
Haunt — Jed's A Millionaire
Le Main Drag — The Bon Mots

>OCTOBER 30, 2003

Gravy: A mystery no more
by Jedd Beaudoin

Smell the van
Houston is on tour and ready to play John Barleycorn's
by Jedd Beaudoin

Get twisted with Tendril
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Come Feel Me Tremble (DVD) — Paul Westerberg
Come Feel Me Tremble (CD) — Paul Westerberg
Dead Man Shake — Grandpaboy

>OCTOBER 23, 2003

Berry Harris: Why I sing the blues
by Jedd Beaudoin

Kansas: Got to rock on
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
The First Decade — California Guitar Trio
Change — Richie Kotzen
Blues To Die For — Leslie West

>OCTOBER 16, 2003

Rock & Roam ... oh, the Pathos
by Jedd Beaudoin

A glimpse of home
Kansas wins award, plays a show for its hometown
by Jedd Beaudoin

Wheatfest: For prog rock champions
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Beautiful: A Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot — Various Artists
Theorems and Compositions of the Last Action Rocker — Hum Machine
View — Bryan Beller

>OCTOBER 9, 2003

The Orpheum ascends
Gooding Band and Split Lip Rayfield are ready for their hometown crowds
by Jedd Beaudoin

The lamb (doesnÌt) lie down on Broadway
by Jedd Beaudoin

Ian Moore is ready to illuminate Wichita
by Jedd Beaudoin

Show pauses over liquor license trouble
Police made minors leave Cruxshadows show in bar that didn't sell food
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Willie Nelson Columbia/Legacy, (Reissues 2003)

Pray for the end of Prey For Rock & Roll
by Jedd Beaudoin

>OCTOBER 2, 2003

Arrowhead: Perfectly good guitar in a perfectly good place
by Jedd Beaudoin

Shout unto the Nickel
One-man band Stickey Nickel to play Kirbys
by Jedd Beaudoin

S.O.R.E. at The Game
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Prey On Life — Burst
Carthage — Euclid
Litty Bitty Can of Worms — The Rounders

>SEPTEMBER 25, 2003

Helvis: rock 'n' roll animals
by Jedd Beaudoin

Muriel Anderson to perform Saturday
by Jedd Beaudoin

Sunday Spartan sports Sticks
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
When We Were Big—Boris McCutcheon
Lost Diamond Angel—Jimmy Ryan
Mystery Tracks: Archives Vol. 3— Steve Vai

>SEPTEMBER 18, 2003

In the back
7/8 Quick and Drunken Monkey Technique play John Barleycorn's
by Jedd Beaudoin

Get Juberlant!
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
The Jealous Kind—Chris Night
Ode To Joy—Thanks To Gravity
Wire and Wood—Glamour Puss

>SEPTEMBER 11, 2003

Gooding to the last drop
by Jedd Beaudoin

Hard travelinÌ made easy
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Prelude To Apocalypse—Jerry Dowell
Sulaco—Sulaco
Compilation Club Sampler (Songs from the First Five Discs)—Various Artists

>SEPTEMBER 4, 2003

Cover me, IÌm going in
by Jedd Beaudoin

Three is a magic number
California Guitar Trio are ready to embrace Wichita
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Turn on the Bright Lights—Interpol
Anatomy Is Destiny—Exhumed
Daisies In My Hand—Mary Alice Wood

>AUGUST 28, 2003

The second most important show of my life (so far)
by Jedd Beaudoin

Sluggomania (Slight return)
Once defunct Wichita favorites are at it again
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Go For It ... Live!—Fu Manchu
The Gathering Of Spirits—Carrie Newcomer

>AUGUST 21, 2003

Poor sound mars Lacuna Coil's KC debut
by Jedd Beaudoin

Brazil nuts invade Botanica
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Dark Side of the Moon (DVD)—Pink Floyd
Eagle Vision, 2003
by Jedd Beaudoin

>AUGUST 14, 2003

Quiett riot at the Artichoke
by Jedd Beaudoin

The King Snakes slither into John Barleycorn's
by Jedd Beaudoin

Singer-songwriter Greg Tamblyn to perform benefit for Trees For Life
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Mastul—Devil Music
Twang On A Wire—Kate Campbell
The Secret's Out—Jen Elliot

>AUGUST 7, 2003

Hopefuls ready for a bright future
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Applause Of The Rain—Christopher Jak
Run for Cover—Pro-Pain
Turn In Your Friends and Neighbors—Living Things

>JULY 31, 2003

Everyday I sing the blues
Matt Walsh on the state of the blues in Wichita
by Jedd Beaudoin

Bringing down The House
Wichita Center for the Arts reaches out to rave culture with a DJ and a silent film this weekend
by Jedd Beaudoin

Metal machine music
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Train Home—Chris Smither
Austral Alien—Alchemist
Untitled (The Black Album)—Istanbullies

>JULY 24, 2003

Strange and lovely
An interview with Dutch guitar master Jan Akkerman
by Jedd Beaudoin

Too old to rock and roll, too young to die
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Spitalfield—Remember Right Now
Bumblefoot—Forgotten Anthology 1995-2002
Antimatter—Lights Out

>JULY 17, 2003

Razor Wire Halo cuts heads
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Sharp Ease leave a mark
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Don Quixote de Suburbia—Ethan Daniel Davidson
Sunday Afternoon—Rebecca Hall
Shapeshifter—Tempest

>JULY 10, 2003

Sarcoma won't kill ya'
by Jedd Beaudoin

Tish Hinojosa to perform at Botanica
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
One Nation Under a Re-Groove—The Clinton Administration
Bloodshot EP—The New Gold Standard
Give 'Em Some—Bruce Arnold

>JULY 3, 2003

Revolution rock
Tour keeps punk's social activism alive
by Jedd Beaudoin

Rockin' the skate park
Ohio rockers roll into Wichita and roll all over you, baby
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
The Sharp Ease—The Sharp Ease
Radio Free Gristle—Greg Koch
Diamond Dave—David Lee Roth

>JUNE 26, 2003

Being there
Vans Warped Tour is as much about the experience as the music
by Jedd Beaudoin

Favored Nations Tour filled with grace(ful) notes
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
From Sacrifice To Survival—Skinless
Ambition—Aviary
High Dive—Maria McKee

>JUNE 19, 2003

Friday the 13th runaround
by Jedd Beaudoin

Finger Pickin' Good
Favored Nations Tour takes a shine to Wichita
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
B-Sides And Confessions Volume One—Jeff Black
My Turn to Howl—Penny Jo Pullus
Synergy—Extol

The accidental Wichitans
Linesight's Barb and Dave Kopecek have found success — and happiness — in Wichita
by Jedd Beaudoin

>JUNE 12, 2003

Jet: Everybody falls apart together some time
by Jedd Beaudoin

April's Fool go where angels fear to tread
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Willie and Family Live, San Antonio Rose, To Lefty from Willie, Honeysuckle Rose — Willie Nelson

>JUNE 5, 2003

Clarity and expression
An interview with Piu Mosso Guitar Duo's Excier Rodriguez
by Jedd Beaudoin

Broadway had Barbra, 17th Street's got Disco Macabre
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Comalies
We Got This!—The New Christs
What Was I Thinkin'?—Deadnecks

>MAY 29, 2003

Ethan Daniel Davidson's two-night stand
by Jedd Beaudoin

That's Darlin' Fauker, fauker
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Manufactured Hate — True Illusion
Bluestring — Bluestring
Frozen Thought — Michael Lee Hill

>MAY 22, 2003

Permanent record: Local studios are open, eager for business
by Jedd Beaudoin

Killed by Killed by Robots
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Beneath This Gruff Exterior — John Hiatt and The Goners
Pierce My Brain — Rubber City Rebels

>MAY 15, 2003

Helvis: Power. Mystique. Stachybotrys.
by Jedd Beaudoin

Rodney Branigan: An axis bold as love
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Time And Water—Last Train Home
Naysayers and Yesmen—Reno Divorce
Just Another Place—Chris Wall

>MAY 8, 2003

Oh, where have you been, Darlin' Maudie?
by Jedd Beaudoin

The golden age of melody
A conversation with flautist / saxophonist Joseph Vincelli
by Jedd Beaudoin

Sometimes the spirit overtakes ya'
Supreme Unaltered, Spirit of the Staircase and Solgget tear up The Shamrock Lounge (again)
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Live at Loft 150 — The Gooding Band
Full Circle—Marty Raybon
Healer of Hearts—Danny Wright

>MAY 1, 2003

Blues Crawl an odyssey for the ears
The annual Spring Blues Crawl brings the best of Wichita's blues musicians into the public eye (and ear).
by Jedd Beaudoin

Forming a more perfect union
A conversation with Society 1 head honcho Matt Zane
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Recreation Day — Evergrey
Music For Umbrellas—The Stellas

All that glitters is Goldbarth
Poet-turned-novelist reads at Ulrich
by Jedd Beaudoin

>APRIL 24, 2003

Picky fans
Fingerstyle guitarist Pat Kirtley clicks with Wichita, audiences
by Jedd Beaudoin

Supreme Unaltered rocks the mic right
by Jedd Beaudoin

The American Standard
Peter Mulvey is about American — not folk — music
by Jedd Beaudoin

Big beautiful smell made Friday good
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
In The Beginning—Townes Van Zandt

>APRIL 17, 2003

The kids are all right again
All-ages shows have local support
by Jedd Beaudoin

That's "Lord Fauker" to you
The Gaylord Fauker Band clings to small but appreciative crowd
by Jedd Beaudoin

Friend or Foe—Erica Smith
Listen Here, 2002
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
The Ascending Masquerade—Jerry Dowell
Altered States of America —Agoraphobic Nosebleed
What's Meant to Be—Benna

>APRIL 10, 2003

Coming home: Proto-Kaw recalls roots of Kansas
by Jedd Beaudoin

And Academy, Raygun Administration loud but persuasive
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Lonesome, On'ry and Mean: A Tribute To Waylon Jennings
I'm Back in Therapy and It's All Your Fault — Roberta Piket & Alternating Current
Gypsies & Drifters—Jackson Taylor Band

>APRIL 3, 2003

The Now still searching for its moment
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Used Country Female—Tammy Faye Starlite and the Angels of Mercy
Memory Girls—Warren Zanes
Transient

>MARCH 27, 2003

They got Brass
A few moments with Jeremiah Nichols of The Joe Fund
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Love Songs From The Apocalypse—Mars Arizona
The Size of Planets—Haley Bonar
The Heavils—The Heavils

>MARCH 20, 2003

Matt Walsh brings blues to life
by Jedd Beaudoin

The Esoteric rips Barleycorn's a new one
by Jedd Beaudoin

Album reviews
Offering — Human Ritual
Shrangri-La West—Jesse DeNatale
Over Now—Snowdonnas

>MARCH 13, 2003

Album reviews
Crucify My Heart—Lullacry
Nothing To Remember—40 Grit
Scratching At The Surface—Event

>MARCH 6, 2003

Album reviews
Live ... Late ... Loud—Reeves Gabrels
Perfection In Pain—Corporation 187

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