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Uncle Tupelo’s ‘No Depression’ Reissue Fetes a Hard-Luck Classic That Birthed a Whole Genre

Between Mumford & Sons, the Lumineers, and the Avett Brothers, twang-y, revivalist roots rock might seem like a new thing, but all that's really new…
David Menconi / January 23, 2014

Ben Gibbard, Jay Farrar Perform Kerouac Music

How's this for a great concept: The words of legendary Beat poet Jack Kerouac set to song by a pining indie-pop prince and an alt-Americana…
Chris Martins / October 26, 2009

LISTEN: Death Cab, Son Volt Singers’ Kerouac-Inspired Song

Newlywed Death Cab for Cutie leader Ben Gibbard and Son Volt singer Jay Farrar have interpreted Jack Kerouac's 1962 novel Big Sur for their new…
Jenn Pelly / September 23, 2009

Death Cab, Son Volt Frontmen Record Kerouac-Inspired Songs

Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard and Son Volt's Jay Farrar are collaborating on a side-project inspired by '50s Beat writer Jack Kerouac.
Anna Hyclak / July 16, 2009

New Albums from Against Me!, Cage, and 7 More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / July 7, 2009