"Rotten Taters" Mike Compton Self-released "Rotten Taters" is, unbelievably, the first solo release from a mandolinist that, despite playing Carnegie Hall and the White House, simply should be more widely known than he is.
Stalwart punk anthems for the outwardly tattooed but emotionally fragile: the Smoking Popes, unlikely love balladeers and polite band of brothers, played to a couple dozen enthralled fans at the Firebird on Thursday night.
2:37 p.m. Finally arrived in Austin. write my essay
Fourteen hours in the car is a long time, but such a trip can be made more palatable given some great company, fun conversation and stimulating tunes to wash it down. Such was my…