Chris Parker

Chris Parker

Longform/Music/Sports Journalist

Former Cleveland Cavaliers beat reporter for Cleveland Scene, write news/policy cover stories & music features at magazines and alt-weeklies nationwide.

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Hall mag article
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Daryl Hall is suddenly cool again

While many of their peers remain trapped in the amber of their once-in-a-lifetime success, the soul-minded Philly duo have — thanks to the internet and their own adventurous natures — been able to transcend that one rare moment of ubiquity.

Mavericksmag article
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The Mavericks return with a cacophony of sound | Features | Charleston City Paper

The Mavericks return with a cacophony of sound | Fe...

Arlomag article
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Arlo Guthrie charts own path only to discover his father led the way ...

Arlo Guthrie charts own path only to discover his f...

Tech n9nemag article
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Tech N9ne seeks Something Else beyond horrorcore hip-hop | Features | Charleston City Paper

Tech N9ne seeks Something Else beyond horrorcore hi...

Juggalomag article
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Mocked, misunderstood, and maligned, the Juggalos stand by each ...

Mocked, misunderstood, and maligned, the Juggalos s...

Tracymag article
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Tracy Shedd goes acoustic and bares all in Arizona | Features ...

Tracy Shedd goes acoustic and bares all in Arizona ...

Alicemag article
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Alice in Chains aren't relics from a long-ago age | Features ...

Alice in Chains aren't relics from a long-ago age |...

Blitzmag article
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Blitzen Trapper's Eric Early looks back on his band's dingier days | Features | Charleston City Paper

Blitzen Trapper's Eric Early looks back on his band...

Jennylewismag article
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Jenny Lewis preps her solo return after a six-year absence ...

Jenny Lewis preps her solo return after a six-year ...

Fitz article
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Success came quickly for Fitz & the Tantrums | Features | Charleston City Paper

Success came quickly for Fitz & the Tantrums | Feat...

Deertick article
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John McCauley of Deer Tick keeps the chaos for his audience only | Features | Charleston City Paper

John McCauley of Deer Tick keeps the chaos for his ...

Punkmag article
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Frank Turner dissects love and politics on Tape Deck Heart | Features | Charleston City Paper

Frank Turner dissects love and politics on Tape Dec...

Cutcopymag article
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Aussie four-piece Cut Copy makes heady indie pop for the dance floor

Aussie four-piece Cut Copy makes heady indie pop fo...

Richrobmag article
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Rich Robinson emerges as an assured frontman with The ...

Rich Robinson emerges as an assured frontman with T...

Portermag article
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George Porter Jr. revisits his funk archives for new-album inspiration ...

George Porter Jr. revisits his funk archives for ne...