David Lowery

David Lowery is celebrating 30 years with his pioneering and much beloved indie rock band, Camper Van Beethoven. We asked the outspoken rocker about La Costa Perdida, Camper’s first album in nine years, his songwriting process and more. Who are … Continued

School Of Rock: A Q&A With David Lowery

David Lowery has a lot on his plate. The frontman for two of rock’s most beloved cult bands, Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker, has just released a trippy new solo album, The Palace Guards. He’s also been cultivating his 300 … Continued

Our January/February 2015 Deathbed Winner Explains His Picks

Our January/February 2015 contest winner Roy Clark talks about his winning choices for our last issue’s Deathbed Contest. Be sure to enter the March/April contest by submitting your top 10 Blues albums for a chance to win a Martin 000-15M Acoustic Guitar and SP … Continued


Canadian roots-rockers Whitehorse will release their new album, No Bridge Unburned, Feb. 17. We spoke to the spousal pair about the writing of their upcoming record. When did you start writing songs? Luke: 1986, when I was 13. Melissa: For as long as I can … Continued

Cracker: Berkeley To Bakersfield

Cracker Berkeley to Bakersfield (429) Rating: 3. 5 out of 5 stars Whatever you may think of David Lowery, he’s a hard worker who has been on a prolific roll as of late; first with two solid if inconsistent albums … Continued

Sons Of Bill: Love & Logic

Sons of Bill Love & Logic (Thirty Tigers) Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars The three sons of William Wilson got their rocking ya-ya’s out on 2013’s live With Kerosene Instead. On studio album number four though they retreat to … Continued

Camper Van Beethoven: El Camino Real

Camper Van Beethoven El Camino Real (429) 2.5 stars out of 5 The easy going northern California vibe that the revived Camper Van Beethoven explored on last year’s La Costa Perdida is replaced with a darker examination of the lower … Continued