A pair of brothers-in-folkery fill a rented room with the voices of two guitars and harmonized melancholy. They trade off everything from blues fills and descending scales to tales of “Pigeon Town” and the least hated of the least favorite sons, doing so with tiny embellishments found beyond the walls of that rented room. This is Voices in a Rented Room, the debut album by Americana troubadours Donovan Quinn and Ben Chasny under their new project New Bums.
By Justin Dean
John Clay has a message for the pundits who claim that adding over 20 pounds this offseason diminished his breakaway speed.
Just a year after clinging on to a three-point lead in front of a record crowd in Fresno, Calif., Wisconsin will look to replicate last year's result with a different attack when they square off against Fresno State Saturday.
Going into Saturday's 2009 season opener against Northern Illinois with five first-time defensive starters isn't much of a concern for Wisconsin defensive coordinator Dave Doeren. As a matter of fact, it's not even a blip on his radar screen of concerns.