Other Articles by Doug Hoepker

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MUSIC

 » Shins, The - Living in Albuquerque definitely had an impact on James Mercer, singer/songwriter for The Shins, whose genius tickles you like a feather before suddenly knocking you upside the head like a brick.
[04.05.2007 by Doug Hoepker]

MUSIC

 » Guided By Voices - FROM THE ARCHIVES: Bob Pollard is a song-writing machine - of that there is little question. Thankfully there are other, less clear aspects of the former Ohio school teacher's musical career, and LAS staff writer Doug Hoepker asks him about some of those.
[04.19.2006 by Doug Hoepker]

MUSIC

 » (Smog) - FROM THE ARCHIVES: A bit mysterious and a bit coy, like the family cat that everyone knows lives in the house yet is rarely seen, (Smog) is parenthetical because, as Bill Callahan puts it, "aesthetically it is pleasing to me, to contain such an ugly word."
[03.22.2006 by Doug Hoepker]

MUSIC

 » Spiritualized - For Jason Pierce, there's always a yin and yang. But never have the two worked as well together as they do on his latest album. Inspiration, it seems, has come full circle. And Spiritualized is better off for it. Welcome home Jason.
[11.29.2002 by Doug Hoepker]

MUSIC

 » Wilco - The Chicago band's latest album has been one of the most scrutinized and unanimously heralded releases in recent memory, both for the circumstances of its existence and because it has thoroughly beguiled almost everyone who has heard it even once.
[03.13.2002 by Doug Hoepker]

MUSIC

 » Luna - Dean Wareham knows how to write a memorable, beautiful pop song. He's been doing it for 16 years. Doug Hoepker chats up the band's legendary frontman for an LAS feature.
[11.20.2001 by Doug Hoepker]
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