Don Dixon

Before his name started showing up as a producer on albums by R.E.M., the Smithereens, Let’s Active and many others, Don Dixon spent fourteen years as bassist/singer/songwriter in a hot North Carolina band called Arrogance. On the solo debut from this jack-of-all-musical-trades, Dixon offers an uneven but engaging five-year patchwork of singles and demos from…

Fetchin Bones

Like the sublimely seedy roadside joints of America’s rural South — where you can shoot pool, buy fishing worms and have your lawnmower repaired all in the same room — Fetchin Bones are dedicated to the sort of unexpected variety that somehow seems to work. On their debut album, the North Carolina quintet peddles an…

Zeitgeist

Out of Austin, Texas came Zeitgeist, two guys and two girls making moody, melodic and occasionally stunning folk-rock with a deep debt to the ’60s — although there’s plenty of modern angst and a rootsy feel more western than country. On Translate Slowly, John Croslin and Kim Longacre work up a Byrdsy guitar drone and…

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