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Forecastle Festival: Five Moments

ALL PHOTOS BY JASON GONULSEN Five moments. That’s misleading, of course. Forecastle is filled with them, and the fans are the life blood that power the show that always must go on. This is a music festival that doesn’t feel VIP-ish. I’ve never felt more comfortable eating a corn dog and tater tots with a … Read more

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Photos | Gary Clark Jr. at The Pageant in St. Louis

Gary Clark Jr. played two full hours to a rowdy and packed audience at The Pageant on Wednesday. Seriously, they were chanting his name. Numerous times. Highlights were “When My Train Pulls In,” “Don’t Owe You a Thang,” and “Bright Lights.” Please enjoy these photos by Jason Gonulsen.

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10 to Spin | Jack Skuller

For our first 10 to Spin playlist of 2013, we turn to 17-year-old guitarist Jack Skuller, who, judging from the songs he selected, has fine taste indeed.  America’s youth, baby! Represented right here on SiC. Find Jack Skuller on Facebook here.  Chuck Berry – Maybelline With his guitar, Chuck took the attitude of the blues … Read more

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Recap | 2012 Austin City Limits Music Festival

Neil Young | Photo by Nate Burrell | www.beforetheblink.com This is the first post of a two-part series covering the 2012 Austin City Limits music festival. The second post is a photo gallery of the festival, with shots taken by Nate Burrell (www.beforetheblink.com). You can view the photo gallery here. The 2012 Austin City Limits … Read more

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Video | Gary Clark Jr. – Catfish Blues

Photo by Jason Gonulsen Gary Clark Jr. is a bad man, and he’s soon to be a star. Besides being scheduled to play every festival known to man in 2012, he recently wowed President Obama and the First Lady, rocking out his version of “Catfish Blues.” If you love live music, you must see Gary … Read more

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Video | Gary Clark Jr. – Bright Lights

Photo by Jason Gonulsen  You’re gonna know my name by the end of the night I’m now convinced — Gary Clark Jr. can do no wrong. Zippo. Someone start crafting a statue, because it will eventually be needed. Hell, start chipping away on a mountain for all I care. You won’t be wasting your time. … Read more