Cracker’s David Lowery on The Big Lebowski, Camper Van Beethoven, and Forever

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MAY 2, 2002 By Steve Newton After a few listens to the new Cracker CD, Forever, I came to the conclusion that the title track—with its infectious jangle and big-toned, Duane Eddy–style guitar riff—was the standout among the disc’s 13 tunes. My overwhelming fondness for that song had me … Continue reading Cracker’s David Lowery on The Big Lebowski, Camper Van Beethoven, and Forever

David Lowery says Cracker’s songs remain the same on Gentleman’s Blues

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, SEPT. 3, 1998 A lot of today’s rockers love to go on at length about how their latest album is a huge departure from previous ones, how their current music signifies arrival at a whole new level of artistry, and other such bunk. David Lowery is not your typical … Continue reading David Lowery says Cracker’s songs remain the same on Gentleman’s Blues

Cracker’s riveting rock thrives with killer sound at the Commodore

@shotbykevin ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, APRIL 11, 1996 By Steve Newton As well as being the most visually appealing place to see a rock concert in Vancouver, the Commodore Ballroom is noted for its consistently strong sound, but I’ve never heard a better-sounding gig than that performed by Virginia-based alternative-poppers Cracker last Friday … Continue reading Cracker’s riveting rock thrives with killer sound at the Commodore

Cracker’s David Lowery finds fresh inspiration

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, JUNE 30, 2009 By Steve Newton Inspiration isn't always an easy thing to come by, especially if you're a 48-year-old rocker who's been leading the same band for 17 years. So what is it that fuels the fire of Cracker singer-guitarist David Lowery on the songwriting front? Is it all the … Continue reading Cracker’s David Lowery finds fresh inspiration