Just downloaded my pre-order of Jerry Douglas' Traveler. Simply awesome.
The cover of Simon and Garfunkel's 'Boxer' with Mumford singing is priceless.
I got Jerry's new one this morning too. It's great. Check out Jerry dueling with Eric Clapton!
Little Feat, my all-time fave band, also released a new one this A.M. It's their first in quite awhile. Dig it!
Ah, new Little Feat. Great band. I might go see them in July.
Moment of silence for Lowell George.
I was in NYC the night Lowell died there, 1979. My wife took the daughters for a walk so that I could grieve in peace. The Rock & Roll Doctor.
Speaking of Jerry Douglas. If you haven't already done so, do a youtube search for he and Chris Thile. Two greats together, incredible.
Have that in my e-music save list. A Mumford presence may put me off; but will be open minded until I've heard it.
It's kinda different hearing them doing Simon and Garfunkel. Nothing's as good as the original, for sure.
Not really an album, but instead six songs from Willie Dick that are available for free from his website.
The songs are pretty challenging, but in my opinion rewarding to.
If Hasil Adkins and Frank Zappy worked together on an album produced by The Butthole Surfers then the sessions could sound a lot like what Willie Dick is doing.
I'm heading through to Glasgow tomorrow to grab lunch with him and try and do an interview.
It's going to be interesting to say the least.
This week a local band - The Fabulous Ripcords "Voodoo Girl"
A new favorite band - Delta Rae "Carry the Fire"
An older favorite - Mindy Smith "Mindy Smith"
Two from recommendations on this very thread - Jerry Douglas "Traveler" & Bap Kennedy "The Sailor's Revenge"
And two OLD favorites - CSN&Y - "4 Way Street" and Todd Rundgren - "Back To the Bars"
I've mentioned this before but Giant (Giant) Sand's Tucson is a mighty piece of work.
And Awna Texeira's record lives up and beyond its promise. Another kickstarter classic.
At the moment I've got the debut, self titled album by Simone Felice on repeat.. I was always a fan of his work with The Felice Brothers and The Duke' so was looking forward to hearing this.. and not in the least disappointed.. Recorded in a barn, a church and a school, it is dripping with atmosphere and anything that is heavy laden with organs has got my vote. With so much good music coming out, an album has to grab me quickly to get my undivided attention and this does that brilliantly, right from the first play...