Hey, folks, I've got a quick question for you all.Last night I was hanging out with my twin and we decided that we totally have to go to our favorite NYC bar (the one honky tonk in the city) for our…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Rachel C May 6, 2012.
I apologize for the radio silence this past week. Public schools had Veterans' Day off, and on Sunday I decided I'd simply ignore any and all obligations. That meant lots of work for my real job on Monday and catch-up for the rest of the week.
Meanwhile, it appears that my laptop has crashed. I'm forced to use my Department of Ed-issued laptop at home. Doing without my music collection has been difficult.
Fortunately, I received a press copy of Sonia Tetlow's latest album,…
Posted on November 19, 2012 at 4:29pm
It's Election Night and I'm virtually biting my nails here. Good thing I have the Creole String Beans to calm me down.
Co-founded by ex-Cowboy Mouth bassist Rob Savoy, the Creole String Beans have reportedly won a Grammy nomination (or first-round, anyway) for their latest album, Shrimp Boots & Vintage Suits.
I don't profess to know much about swamp pop, but I do know this is a great time bottled into a compact disc…
Posted on November 8, 2012 at 6:00pm
[Note: This was written a few days ago.]
Hurricane Sandy's finally starting to make her mark here in upper Manhattan. By a stroke of serendipity, the winds have set off a car alarm that just so happens to be in the same key and tempo as MONARCH's "Keith's Heartbreak." I'll be less amused, though, when the damn thing is still going off at 2 AM.…Continue
Posted on November 1, 2012 at 7:30am
Thanks to The Civil Wars, the alt-Americana scene seems to have seen a resurgence (or at least a renewed interest) in male-female duos: Shovels and Rope and The Parlor Soldiers, to name two, have started to garner critical acclaim. But they should all step aside for Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray.
I earmarked the duo a couple of months ago after watching their video on Couch by Couchwest. I kept pushing them to the back of…Continue
Posted on October 28, 2012 at 12:30pm