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The Minneapolis Scene: Left Of The Dial

Overview by Marc Weingarten, Guitar World, August 1995

In the early Eighties, Hüsker Dü, The Replacements and a handful of other scruffy Minneapolis bands forged what is now known as indie rock. This ...

The Jayhawks: Sound Of Lies

Review by Paul Lester, Uncut, July 1997

IF, LIKE me, you thought The Jayhawks were just another bunch of New Country journeymen, then prepare to have your mind radically, brutally altered. ...

The Jayhawks: Riviera Theatre, Chicago

Live Review by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, September 1997

DESPITE SERIOUS competition from an important Chicago Bulls game, the gilded relic that is the Riviera is close to packed tonight for a double-header by ...

"Alternative country is what punks play when they grow up..."

Overview by Tom Cox, The Guardian, 16 October 1998

Tom Cox on the new bands that are making country music sexy ...

The Jayhawks: Smile

Review by Barney Hoskyns,, 2000

THE BAND THAT helped kick-start the alterna-country sound over a decade ago has undergone a major transformation since the departure of co-founder Mark Olson following ...

The Jayhawks: Smile (Columbia)

Review by Tom Cox, The Guardian, 5 May 2000

"THESE SONGS ACT like country-tinged rock and roll with an intellectual attitude and shit-kicking ambiance, but they're smarter than they act... they aren't as simple ...

The Jayhawks: Music From The North Country – The Jayhawks Anthology

Review by Rob Hughes, Uncut, September 2009

Roots-rockers' double-disc retrospective, with excellent extras ...

The Jayhawks Soar Back Into Houston

Report and Interview by Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 26 October 2016

THEY INITIALLY CAME to prominence under the alt-country/No Depression banner in the mid '90s. But no listener to the whole discography of the Minnesota-bred Jayhawks ...

see also Golden Smog


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