An Open letter to The No Depression community, Having had a post* deleted for being a 'glorified ad' ( No Depression's Kim made a fair point in an email explaining ND's decision to axe the post: "we…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucky Mud Mar 20, 2012.
Laura Cantrell’s fascination with music and songwriting was quite clear in Thursday’s final performance of her month long residency at Hill Country BBQ in Midtown Manhattan. After some good press and an interview with Leonard Lopate on WNYC in the last couple of weeks, the benches and tables…Continue
Posted on February 28, 2012 at 11:00am — 2 Comments
Laura Cantrell has got a busy month coming up. She’s has a five year old daughter and a full time job as a consultant at Wall Street investment bank and she’s starting a four week series of shows at New York’s Hill CountryBBQ on Thursday (Feb 2nd).
We met at the towering corporate edifice that serves as her workplace in midtown…Continue
Posted on January 31, 2012 at 8:30pm — 8 Comments
It's been a week since Lana Del Rey's performance on SNL sparked an internet furor. That's a career on the web! Anyone who hasn’t been on a desert island for the last six months and with half an eye pointed at the entertainment blogs will be aware of Lana Del Rey by now. For some it’s been a fascinating example of the ‘old model’ music biz and their wicked old ways. Interscope - which even sounds like a James Bond Evil Empire type of deal…Continue
Posted on January 24, 2012 at 11:30pm — 31 Comments
This retro recording thing. It’s pissing me off a little bit. Why would you spend all that time and money on accumulating ‘vintage’ equipment and spend so little time on writing good songs? A lovely sounding but empty record will never been listened too more than once. Style over content. Ugh.
When I read the accompanying blurb for the Sweetback Sisters new release ‘Looking for a Fight’, my back was already up before I’d…Continue
Posted on December 14, 2011 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments