RCR’s Year-End Mail Purge

It’s that time of year again… Time to dig through an avalanche of Russian spam and find the handful of questions that are worthy of replies from the drug-addled braintrust here at RCR. In their [...]

Where did the year go (and where did I put my meds)?

Let’s pretend that I’ve been posting regularly on this blog over the past year, rather than completely ignoring RCR’s vast global empire of digital assets. Fact is, I’ve written dozens of [...]

Evan Johns and the H-Bombs

RIP Evan Johns: one of the most fearsome and original guitarists to never hit the big time.

10 Songs for the Next Rolling Stones Album

A few nuggets the Stones can consider when they record a follow-up to their all-blues album Blue & Lonesome.

Crawling from the Wreckage

Is your head filled with dread during the holidays? RCR can help you cope, with The Mavericks, The Crown, Blue Note jazz, meditation and full-contact bocce.

Apolitical Playlist

Should I a) waste bandwidth trashing Trump, or b) share some new stuff by The Frightnrs, Trixie Whitley, Sturgill Simpson, etc?

Battle of the Blues: Muddy vs. Wolf

What's the best way to honor blues legends Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf? Stage a virtual cutting contest.

The Real Dirty South: Bios of James Brown, Harry Crews

One man became a cultural icon, the other a cult figure. But James Brown and Harry Crews have more in common than you might think.

Make RCR Work Again

Did the U.S. Government rig the NBA Finals? Do all bars now offer hand-crafted cocktails? Is Shriv-Rock still a thing? RCR has the answers, and more.

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