GUIDING MARAH BACK HOME

GUIDING MARAH BACK HOME

A beloved and extraordinary rock band finds that a second life can be even better than the first. By Steve Houk You know that old saying, “you never know what you got until its gone”? Or something like that? Well, whatever that saying is could easily refer...
Nils Lofgren: Stellar Everywhere

Nils Lofgren: Stellar Everywhere

A legendary solo artist and sideman keeps making beautiful music no matter where he straps on his guitar. By Steve Houk So just for a minute, imagine you’re Nils Lofgren. Pretty darn cool thing to imagine, actually. But imagine sitting there, carefully mapping...
Gary Louris: Still Standing Tall

Gary Louris: Still Standing Tall

An Americana legend makes it to the other side by coming home to his beloved band. By Steve Houk For a supremely talented guy like Gary Louris, writing music seems effortless. The consistent magnificence of Louris’ work over the many decades that he has been the...
Peter Wolf: Finding The Cure

Peter Wolf: Finding The Cure

Almost 50 years in, one of rock and roll’s coolest still finds a deep connection to his audience. By Steve Houk It’s been almost 40 years ago now since my high school buddy Ted Riegel used to crank up “Musta Got Lost” from the J. Geils...