Author Archives: Luann Yetter

About Luann Yetter

"Do you remember lying in bed with the covers pulled up over your head, radio playing so no one could see?" (The Ramones) Yes, I do. And I remember the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show. And I believed in the magic of rock ‘n roll. Funny thing is, I still do. Somehow I never grew out of my fangirl phase. In recent years I’ve enjoyed writing local history books. But after three successive publications, I took a break. And then I realized that without deadlines or contracts, what I really want to write about is music.

Brian Wilson and Pet Sounds….

    by Jim Mello Cross Center Bangor Maine 10/27/18    It was raw, cold, had been snowing, was raining diagonally, and there is no real close parking, the exact opposite of Southern Cal, at least The Beach Boys mythic version. … Continue reading

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1942: An Album Review

Julian Saporiti has always been a masterful lyricist. His perceptive observations crafted with well-chosen words manage to convey mood and message without excess. Along with his writers’ feel for language come lovely, memorable melodies that embrace every line. Back in … Continue reading

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Indie Rocker or Academic? Former Young Republic leader finds a brilliant way to be both

A new album by Julian Saporiti is always a big event in my musical life. Julian’s former band, the Young Republic, made some of the best music of the early 2000s, and I’m not just saying that because my son … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Magic: Jeremy Loops and Mt. Joy

Last Tuesday Frank picked me up on campus right after I wrapped up my journalism class and we headed to Portland in the rain. This mid-week diversion was prompted by a stunning convergence of events (what my friend Mello would … Continue reading

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Stylin’ with Lindsay Mower

When it comes to her career, or just about anything for that matter, Lindsay Mower has boundless enthusiasm.  She walks into Java Joe’s with her customary bright smile, her brown eyes sparkling and her curly hair pulled back in a … Continue reading

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Phoebe Bridgers

One reason I decided I could start this music blog is that I’m counting on guest posts from  friends who are both music fans and good writers. None of my friends is a more dedicated fan or better writer than … Continue reading

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What I’m listening to now…

  Saintseneca, especially “Frostbiter” Lead singer Zac Little has got a sort of plaintive tone to his voice that I just love. The album is full of dynamic folk/art rock and droll lyrics. “Frostbiter” begins dramatically with some swooshing sorts … Continue reading

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