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Josh Rouse & Kurt Wagner: Dog Day Afternoons

Interview by Gavin Martin, Uncut, February 2000

Highly-acclaimed American songwriters JOSH ROUSE & KURT WAGNER have collaborated on a new, brillian mini-LP, named after a dog one of them never had. ...

Josh Rouse: Dingwalls, London

Live Review by John Aizlewood, The Guardian, 28 February 2002

NASHVILLE-BASED JOSH ROUSE is not one to bare his soul. "People often ask me what this or that song means," he mutters, before stepping into ...

Josh Rouse: Dingwalls, London

Live Review by Nick Hasted, Uncut, May 2002

ON HIS SECOND LP, Home, Nashville-based Nebraskan Josh Rouse seemed to favour the brass-brushed country-soul sound of friend and fellow citizen Kurt Wagner. But new ...

Josh Rouse: 1972

Review by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 5 September 2003

FOR NEBRASKA-BORN, Nashville-dwelling Josh Rouse, the choice of title is simple: "It's the year I was born." It was also the year his favourite Telecaster ...

Josh Rouse: I ♥ 1972

Interview by Paul Lester, Uncut, December 2003

He's just made an album of sublime early-'70s radio pop that could make him a big star. Now all Josh Rouse has to do is ...

Josh Rouse: Bush Hall, London

Live Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, May 2004

ROUSE CLOSES the first of two nights here with a version of Neil Young's 'For The Turnstiles' so intense and intimate that when he sings ...

Josh Rouse: Nashville

Review and Interview by Chris Roberts, Uncut, March 2005

Fifth album from soft-rock maestro: a bittersweet farewell to his hometown. EIGHTEEN MONTHS AGO Josh Rouse, born in 1972, released a sunbaked album named after that ...


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