Ike Turner

Civil Rights March, Beale Street, Memphis

I Know a Place: The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. to the people and city of Memphis

An oral history of MLK and Memphis by the artists and staff of Stax Records.

January 19th, 2015 | | Features
Willie Mitchell at Hi Records

Hi Records producer Willie Mitchell set the tone for polished Memphis soul

  I’ve been fortunate enough to know “Poppa” Willie Mitchell for a handful of years. When we first met, in…

June 25th, 2014 | | Articles
Photo by Alysse Gafkjen.

Dr. John teams up with the Black Keys’ frontman Dan Auerbach for new album Locked Down

“I didn’t want to make a retro album,” Dan explains. “We didn’t record it in a retro way. We recorded it live on the floor, but there’s lots of low end.”

March 29th, 2012 | | Articles
Issue 30 - Bad Brains

Issue 30

SOLD OUT. Marking a milestone in Wax Poetics history, Issue 30 is dedicated entirely to the art of rock and…

August 31st, 2008 | | Wax Poetics Magazine

Issue 2

The Academic Archive: Vol 2 Pretty Purdie Bernard Purdie Bob James Calling Two Brothers With Beats Mr. Walt and Evil…

April 21st, 2002 | | Wax Poetics Magazine