As the leader of Leeds, England's Mekons, Jon Langford helped construct the outlines for punk rock by fusing art-school smarts and political indignation. Now based in Chicago, Langford splits his time between the Mekons and the Waco Brothers, a group of country-loving musicians made from the ashes of such disparate bands as Jesus Jones, Graham Parker's the Rumour and KMFDM. Initially begun as a one-off band, the Waco Brothers remain one of the flagship artists on Chicago's alt-country label Bloodshot Records, while the... More >>>