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"He looks like a witch."

Jul 18, 2014

Johnny Winter has passed. But his blues will never leave us. James Mann recalls the Texas guitarist.

Lou Reed

Oct 27, 2013

Lou Reed, RIP.

JJ Cale 1938-2013

Jul 29, 2013

The songwriting community has lost a hidden icon. David Whited shows us the man behind the curtain.

Moniker Guitars

Jun 21, 2013

Guitars have become quite affordable lately... and supremely boring. Ian Koss discovers a new alternative.

Slim Whitman (1923-2013)

Jun 20, 2013

With Slim gone, we are defenseless against Mars. Charles DJ Deppner details all the other things we'll miss.

45 Grave: June 2013

Jun 19, 2013

Matthew Moyer unveils the secrets of this month's 45 Grave.

George Jones (1931-2013)

Apr 27, 2013

The greatest country singer of all, George Jones has died. James Mann says thank you.

Wanee Festival 2013

Mar 29, 2013

Fast becoming one of the most popular festivals in the country, Wanee Music Festival once again brings a delightful mix of top-shelf talent to the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida, Thursday, April 18 through Saturday, April 20.

“Chicago” Bob Nelson, 1944-2013

Jan 21, 2013

Chicago Bob Nelson passed away on January 18. James Mann recalls this legendary bluesman.

45 Grave: November 2012

Dec 10, 2012

45 Grave is a monthly column dedicated to a physical music medium that is way too fun to go quietly into digital limbo, no matter how long its author suffers from a turkey coma.

45 Grave: October 2012

Oct 23, 2012

45 Grave is a monthly column dedicated to a physical music medium that is way too fun to go quietly into digital limbo, no matter how eagerly cloud zombies want to fashion the coffin.

Joe South, 1940-2012

Sep 6, 2012

Legendary southern songwriter Joe South died Wednesday of heart failure. James Mann asks Dan Baird to recall "Hush."

Ray Bradbury

Aug 17, 2012

American writer Ray Bradbury leaves Earth a significant legacy as one of the most influential writers of the latter 20th century. Matt Parish recollects the man and his work, and his personal interactions with Bradbury.

Doc Watson, 1923-2012

May 31, 2012

The world mourns the loss of a true musical master, Doc Watson.

Adam "MCA" Yauch: Old school memories and subsequent graduations

May 15, 2012

Jared Campbell, in pressed button-up shirt and Ganesha tie, declares gratitude for MCA and the rest of the Beastie Boys.

Brevard Busking Coalition

May 4, 2012

David Johansson peers into the donkey-cart abyss that is Brevard Busking Coalition, and comes out mostly unscathed.

Go In Peace, Levon

Apr 20, 2012

James Mann remembers Levon Helm.

Florida Film Fest 2012

Apr 12, 2012

The Florida Film Fest returns to Orlando. Here's a preview of some of the feature films. Screenigns will be held throughout Orlando and our own Carl F Gauze runs down some of his highlights!

Top 19 Dead People for 2011

Jan 31, 2012

Carl Gauze reviews 19 important people who died this year and just didn't get the Ink they deserved. Spoiler alert: it was a bad year for Jacks.