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Giant Sand

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Giant Sand: Swerve

Review by John Aizlewood, Select, December 1990

HOWE GELB is the caretaker of a small desert motel near the Joshua Tree National Park in America's still Wild West. Every few months he ...

Buffalo Tom, Giant Sand, Sebadoh: Whisky a Go Go, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Mark Kemp, L.A. Weekly, 4 June 1992

IN A PERFECT world, this hot bill would have been inverted. Sincere as Buffalo Tom is, the group's latest album, Let Me Come Over, doesn't ...

Giant Sand: Maxwell's, Hoboken, NJ

Live Review by Rob Tannenbaum, Rolling Stone, 5 August 1993

CHAOS IS A constant menace in giant Sand's music. For a few years, it overwhelmed Howe Gelb's writing — he'd launch a song with a ...

Giant Sand: Glum (Imago)

Review by Ted Drozdowski, Rolling Stone, 8 September 1994

GLUM IS Howe Gelb's revenge — at least for the head-butting I gave Giant Sand's Purge and Slouch in the last issue. But his band's ...

Howe Gelb: True Grit

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, The Guardian, 3 September 2004

Howe Gelb, of Giant Sand, may be the hardest-working man in alt-country. But as he releases yet another record, he'd rather talk about mojitos and ...

Giant Sand: proVisions

Review by Rob Hughes, Uncut, October 2008

Deconstructionist country-blues from Arizona hero ...

Mercury Rev: Snowflake Midnight (V2); Calexico: Carried To Dust (City Slang); Giant Sand: Provisions (Yep Roc)

Review by James Medd, The Word, October 2008

Cosmic cowboys Mercury Rev, mushroom mariachi merchants Calexico, heartbroken hobos Giant Sand. Can you even call this stuff Americana anymore? ...

Howe Gelb: Enter Sandman

Interview by Everett True, The Guardian, 5 November 2008

"GIANT SAND is a mood," remarks singer Howe Gelb on the back of my promo copy of the new Giant Sand album, proVISIONS — what ...

Giant Sand: Blurry Blue Mountain

Review by Andrew Mueller,, November 2010

A worthy addition to a catalogue already embarrassed with riches ...

Giant Sand: Blurry Blue Mountain

Review and Interview by Rob Hughes, Uncut, December 2010

25 years on, Howe Gelb's band are still a vital force. ...

Sands of time — Way Too Much Light: Howe Gelb And Friends

Live Review by Kieron Tyler, MOJO, December 2015

Thirty years of Giant Sand celebrated with guests aplenty at Danish arts festival. ...

see also Howe Gelb

see also Louvin Brothers, The

see also Band of Blacky Ranchette, The


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