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Jessie Bridges lets her music breathe (Interview)

Hailing from a family where music has always held a prominent presence can offer a valuable head start when it comes to picking up an instrument. But it is what you do with the instrument that really counts. In Jessie Bridges's case, she has channeled her burgeoning musical prowess into an inflicting new recording that she has recently taken on the road. The album she has been out promoting is titled "Let It Breathe" and follows on from a 2010 EP, "Jesse Bridges." The new album was recorded in…See More
17 hours ago
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Foo Fighter's Down-Home Homage (Interview)

Few Santa Barbara musicians have reached the heights that Chris Shiflett has. In 1999, he left the ranks of his former band, the Bay Area-based punk rock collective No Use for a Name to become one of Dave Grohl's Foo Fighters. The band  had just recorded its third album, There is Nothing Left to Lose, and wanted to expand its…See More
Jun 24
Brett Leigh Dicks posted a blog post

Foo Fighter's Down-Home Homage (Interview)

Few Santa Barbara musicians have reached the heights that Chris Shiflett has. In 1999, he left the ranks of his former band, the Bay Area-based punk rock collective No Use for a Name to become one of Dave Grohl's Foo Fighters. The band  had just recorded its third album, There is Nothing Left to Lose, and wanted to expand its…See More
Jun 22
A blog post by Brett Leigh Dicks was featured

Cowboy Junkies - California Dreaming (Interview)

You never know quite what to expect from the Canadian alternative country/blues/folk/rock band, Cowboy Junkies. And I mean that in the best possible way. Few bands have the capacity to keep fans guessing when it comes to both recording and performances as does the Canadian quartet. One night, they might be eking…See More
Jun 5
Brett Leigh Dicks posted a blog post

Cowboy Junkies - California Dreaming (Interview)

You never know quite what to expect from the Canadian alternative country/blues/folk/rock band, Cowboy Junkies. And I mean that in the best possible way. Few bands have the capacity to keep fans guessing when it comes to both recording and performances as does the Canadian quartet. One night, they might be eking…See More
Jun 3
Brett Leigh Dicks commented on Steve Ford's blog post 'Neko Case: The More Country She Sounds, The More I Love Her (Sydney Opera House – March 3, 2014)'
"Jon is a wizard. I have seen Ms. Case in trio mode several times in days past with just Jon and Tom V. at her side. Those have been some of the finest musical moments I have ever experienced. What talented and empathic players those two are."
Mar 14
Joseph May commented on Brett Leigh Dicks's blog post 'Paul Kelly Puts His Past On Hold'
"      Paul Kelly an Australian icon well worth the searching out of his back catalog for many classics that never made it to the U.S. shores due to a lot of bad music radio being programmed down our throat's. Paul's A-Z…"
Apr 19, 2013
Stuartstorm commented on Brett Leigh Dicks's blog post 'Paul Kelly Puts His Past On Hold'
"Yeh - he is the best who ever came out of Australia!!"
Apr 19, 2013
Corinne commented on Brett Leigh Dicks's blog post 'Paul Kelly Puts His Past On Hold'
"He is so great.  Saw him play to a very appreciative crowd in Christchurch (NZ) less than a month ago.  Anybody who gets a chance to go to one of his shows should take it!"
Apr 18, 2013
Steve Ford commented on Brett Leigh Dicks's blog post 'Paul Kelly Puts His Past On Hold'
"Great read, cheers."
Apr 17, 2013
A blog post by Brett Leigh Dicks was featured

Paul Kelly Puts His Past On Hold

Where do you start when introducing someone like Paul Kelly? Do you start by talking about his eight ARIA Awards – the Australian equivalent of a Grammy Award? Do you talk about the 20 or so albums he has released, the diversity of those recordings or the successes they have achieved? Do talk about songs like “Before Too Long,” “Darling It Hurts,” or “To her Door” that have become icons in his homeland? Do you talk about his co-write, “Treaty,” with Yothu Yindi, which saw an Australian…See More
Apr 17, 2013
Brett Leigh Dicks posted a blog post

Paul Kelly Puts His Past On Hold

Where do you start when introducing someone like Paul Kelly? Do you start by talking about his eight ARIA Awards – the Australian equivalent of a Grammy Award? Do you talk about the 20 or so albums he has released, the diversity of those recordings or the successes they have achieved? Do talk about songs like “Before Too Long,” “Darling It Hurts,” or “To her Door” that have become icons in his homeland? Do you talk about his co-write, “Treaty,” with Yothu Yindi, which saw an Australian…See More
Apr 16, 2013
Christopher Coolidge commented on Brett Leigh Dicks's blog post 'Glen Phillips’ Musical Sojourning Leads Him Home'
"So who's the lead triangle player? :-)"
Dec 8, 2012
A blog post by Brett Leigh Dicks was featured

Glen Phillips’ Musical Sojourning Leads Him Home

It has long been said that home is where the heart is, which is something Santa Barbara’s resident troubadour Glen Phillips knows only too well. Intermissions within a touring schedule that sees him constantly crisscrossing the country are cherished opportunities to ‘cocoon’ at home with family and friends. But recently, his musical focus has also been directed locally.Not only was his latest album Coyote Sessions recorded here in town at Sean McCue’s Coyote Road Studio, it sees Phillips…See More
Dec 3, 2012
Brett Leigh Dicks posted a blog post

Glen Phillips’ Musical Sojourning Leads Him Home

It has long been said that home is where the heart is, which is something Santa Barbara’s resident troubadour Glen Phillips knows only too well. Intermissions within a touring schedule that sees him constantly crisscrossing the country are cherished opportunities to ‘cocoon’ at home with family and friends. But recently, his musical focus has also been directed locally.Not only was his latest album Coyote Sessions recorded here in town at Sean McCue’s Coyote Road Studio, it sees Phillips…See More
Nov 30, 2012
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"I think the poet Beth was referring to was Rimbaud, not Rambo!"
Oct 13, 2012

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Jessie Bridges lets her music breathe (Interview)

Hailing from a family where music has always held a prominent presence can offer a valuable head start when it comes to picking up an instrument. But it is what you do with the instrument that really counts. In Jessie Bridges's case, she has channeled her burgeoning musical prowess into an inflicting new recording that she has recently taken on the road. The album she has been out promoting is titled "Let It Breathe" and follows on from a 2010 EP,…

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Posted on July 22, 2014 at 10:30am

Foo Fighter's Down-Home Homage (Interview)

Few Santa Barbara musicians have reached the heights that Chris Shiflett has. In 1999, he left the ranks of his former band, the Bay Area-based punk rock collective No Use for a Name to become one of Dave Grohl's Foo Fighters. The band  had just recorded its third album, There is Nothing Left to Lose, and wanted…

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Posted on June 22, 2014 at 11:30pm

Cowboy Junkies - California Dreaming (Interview)

You never know quite what to expect from the Canadian alternative country/blues/folk/rock band, Cowboy Junkies. And I mean that in the best possible way. Few bands have the capacity to keep fans guessing when it comes to both recording and performances as does the Canadian quartet. One night, they…

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Posted on June 3, 2014 at 10:00am

Paul Kelly Puts His Past On Hold

Where do you start when introducing someone like Paul Kelly? Do you start by talking about his eight ARIA Awards – the Australian equivalent of a Grammy Award? Do you talk about the 20 or so albums he has released, the diversity of those recordings or the successes they have achieved? Do talk about songs like “Before Too Long,” “Darling It Hurts,” or “To her Door” that have become icons in his homeland? Do you talk about his co-write, “Treaty,” with…

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At 2:04pm on October 13, 2012, Jamie said…

I think the poet Beth was referring to was Rimbaud, not Rambo!

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Hi Brett - Welcome to the No Depression community! We hope you're finding everything okay. Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback (here are some FAQs in case anything's confusing). Thanks for joining. Cheers!
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