Author Archives: Greg Victor

About Greg Victor

Greg Victor (Parcbench Culture Editor) covers the world for Parcbench... from the Biennale in Venice, to Centre Court in Wimbledon, to Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Bristol, Tennessee. He is based in New York City and frequently on the road.

The Knack’s Three Final Albums Will Get Expanded Reissues

Great news, The Knack fans: the iconic power pop band’s final three releases — Zoom, Normal as the Next Guy and Live From the Rock ’n’ Roll Fun House — will be remastered and expanded. While The Knack’s debut album, … read more »

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New Bluegrass from Adkins & Loudermilk

Adkins & Loudermilk — Adkins & Loudermilk Label: Mountain Fever Records Dave Adkins & Edgar Loudermilk have recently released their highly-anticipated self-titled album. It is a passionate and energetic collection that contains 12 satisfying tracks (9 of which are co-written … read more »

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Sublime New Modern Country: Striking Matches’ ‘Nothing But the Silence’

Striking Matches — Nothing But the Silence Label: I.R.S. Nashville Dear Country Radio: Meet Striking Matches. Do us all a favor and start throwing a few tracks from their debut album onto your playlists. In a crowded field of talented … read more »

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JACK SOCK: 2015 U.S. Men’s Clay Court Champion!

Jack Sock won his first ATP World Tour title at the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship on Sunday. In the all-American final, he beat eighth-seeded Sam Querrey 7-6 (7), 7-6 (2), and became only the sixth … read more »

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Jack Sock Reaches U.S. Clay Court Championship Final Four

With a solid 6-4 6-4 victory over Santiago Giraldo from Columbia, American Jack Sock has advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston. In doing so, Sock has continued a 15-year stretch in which at … read more »

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Jack Sock Reaches U.S. Clay Court Championship Quarterfinals

With a silent drop shot early on in the first game of the match, Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut made it clear that red clay was his stage. Still, American Jack Sock fought hard and cultivated enough mental power to match … read more »

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U.S. Clay Court Championship Thursday: Isner Debuts

At least two or three times a day so far this week, I’ve had a tennis fan watching a match here at the U.S. Clay Court Championship ask me when John Isner would be playing. Whether it’s his big kick … read more »

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Tipsarevic, Sock – Among Tuesday’s Winners At The U.S. Clay Court Championship

Defending champion Fernando Verdasco was one of the first-round winners Tuesday at the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston. Verdasco easily took the first set against Paolo Lorenzi (6-3) and was leading in set two … read more »

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U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship: Sock Plays While Supporting ‘Team Jack’

By now, you might have heard about the message Jack Sock wrote on his shoes two weeks ago during his impressive run at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. The message read: “For you, Eric.” Sock was making it … read more »

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U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship: Monday Preview

The main draw kicks off at noon on Monday at the 2015 Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship. A look ahead to Monday, April 6: The action on the clay courts on Monday will include the final … read more »

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