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Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?
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Anyone reading anything good at the moment ?I'm on the wonderful short stories of James Lee Burke , superb stuff set down in Louisiana.In general i like modern American fiction like Raymond Carver ,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Nyman on Friday.

Jason Molina (Songs: Ohia, Magnolia Electric Co) RIP
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Just heard the terribly sad news that one of my favourite artists has passed away , terrible news.RIP Jason, thanks for all the wonderful music you made and the beautiful songs you left us.Record…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by TenLayers Mar 21, 2013.

The one band/singer you'd love to see live ......
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Seen many in my time but one guy i'm listening to  lot right now and would love to see live is Tom Russell. He's not put out an album for 2 years so i'm hoping for a new release soon and a tour which…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Crotts May 8, 2013.

Movies about Country singers (fictional or otherwise !)
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OK , the wife has made me watch Country Strong tonight , which was kinda.... meh, but acceptable with a few JD and Coke's inside me.Got me wondering though, i have Crazy Heart  (Jeff Bridges), The…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by steviedal Aug 10, 2012.

 

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steviedal replied to Uncle Marky's discussion 'Is there such a thing as an objectively good song?'
"It raelly is all the "ears" of the beholder. I glanced through Rolling Stone today , only because it was called The Country Issue. They had a feature called The Top 25 Country Songs and the choices were pretty good but then i came upon a…"
Saturday
steviedal replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Hope you got Fox Confessor Brings The Flood my friend , a truly sublime album and one of my Desert Island Discs for sure."
Saturday
Dennis Nyman replied to steviedal's discussion 'Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?'
"Actually it's one of those multi-layered novels with different perspectives and time changes. It starts out in Italy during the filming of  "Cleopatra" and a short affair between Richard Burton and a minor actress in the film.…"
Friday
steviedal replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Counting Crows one is a truly great album , best they ever made by far. I totally LOVE Lipstick , Lies & Gasoline , an absolute classic album.Anyway , must go , time to get a gun................"
Friday
steviedal replied to steviedal's discussion 'Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?'
"Just realised , i've seen that Jess Walter one in a few stores , it's set in Italy isn't it ? Picked it up a few times , didn't get round to buying it. Its had excellent reviews over here."
Friday
steviedal replied to steviedal's discussion 'Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?'
"Thanks Dennis. I've read a few of the JLB novels , Tin Roof Blowdown and Rain Gods were very good , i prefer the short stories though I do like some writers who do detective "series" novels like JLB , Michael Connelly etc but they do…"
Friday
Dennis Nyman replied to steviedal's discussion 'Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?'
"It would take me months to list my favorites but of the 6 authors you listed I've only heard of half so I'm not sure if our reading tastes are compatible. Since you like James Lee Burke I assume you've read some of the 20 novels in…"
Friday
steviedal replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"That's a good question Jeff , Best Album Of The 90's , hmmm. My favourite would *probably* be Blackjack David by Dave Alvin but i would really like to have a good think about the others . Lucinda would certainly be in there , as would The…"
Friday
steviedal replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Been playing Lucinda's "Car Wheels On A Gravel Road" this week , a classic. Hope her forthcoming release can get back to that form , i haven't really loved her last few, albeit they had some good songs."
Thursday
steviedal replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'What Are You Listening To?'
"Best Album of the year so far, just ahead of Mary Gauthier's Trouble & Love."
Thursday
steviedal replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Starts well enough but then goes up a level, tracks 6 - 11 are utterly brilliant."
Jul 15
steviedal replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'What Are You Listening To?'
"I have one Ryan Adams story , so what the hell , here it is ! … Way back many moons ago , i had 3 Whiskeytown releases : Strangers Almanac and Rural Free Delivery on CD and the double 7". My favourite song was My Heart Is Broken from…"
Jul 14
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Books (Fiction) - What's your favourites ?

Anyone reading anything good at the moment ?I'm on the wonderful short stories of James Lee Burke , superb stuff set down in Louisiana.In general i like modern American fiction like Raymond Carver , Cormac McCarthy , Larry Brown , Wiliam Gay etc . Willy Vlautin from the band Richmond Fontaine is really good as well .Gritty slice of life stuff.Any recommendations ?See More
Jul 14
steviedal replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'What Are You Listening To?'
"Interesting. I've had that double 7" for years but didnt know it was rare . how much does it go for ?"
Jul 13
steviedal replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'What Are You Listening To?'
"Ramonesfest in my house this weekend , a sad time indeed , glad we have the music."
Jul 13
steviedal replied to Uncle Marky's discussion 'Is there such a thing as an objectively good song?'
"You utter bastard. I'd never heard of that song , or Blake come to that , so i headed over to YouTube , my god what a complete and utter load of shit , i hope to never experience it again. And if i'm sitting later on tonight out on the…"
Jul 13

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Cool Album Of The Day : Dave Alvin "Blackjack David"

Today’s Cool Album of the Day (#808 in the Series) is Dave Alvin, Blackjack David

I’d like to write a little about Dave Alvin. Because I LOVE Dave Alvin.

Not in a physical way you understand, I don’t even know the man after all and neither of us are that way inclined (as far as I’m aware). Nevertheless, as a fan, an admirer and purchaser of his superb music, an attendee of (sadly only) one of his shows, I love Dave Alvin.

The guy’s bloody brilliant.

Oh…

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Posted on November 12, 2012 at 3:30am — 5 Comments

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At 6:14pm on October 5, 2013, Terry Roland said…
Thanks John...You got me hooked..I'll check him now.
At 6:06am on April 25, 2013, norm tandberg said…

did you find the live electric magnolia co. download? regards,norm

At 10:22am on March 19, 2013, norm tandberg said…

thanks for the friend invite. look forward to staying in touch. appreciate your fine blog on jason molina. cheers,norm

At 8:24am on January 14, 2013, NoDepression said…

Hi Stevie,

Just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your recent comments in a discussion here on No Depression. It means a lot to the folks who blog and post other content here to know that it's being noticed and appreciated. Since the majority of content on this site is crowd-sourced, community involvement is what makes everything here on ND possible. So, thanks again for taking the time to post comments - we really appreciate it!

- Lucca at No Depression

At 1:14pm on May 6, 2010, No Depression said…
Hi Stevie - 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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