Poor Moon is Fleet Foxes' members Christian Wargo and Casey Wescott, along with brothers Ian and Peter Murray. Before there was officially a band or a record, Christian Wargo wrote a series of songs over several years. So in essence, the band came together in response to the songs Christian was writing, as opposed to the more common model of a band getting together first and then writing songs.
Poor Moon have released…Continue
Added by Chris Mateer on October 3, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
Pesky J. Nixon’s bio says it better than I could: Bombastic yet brilliant, these boys from New England exude a genuine musical authenticity and mirth on stages up and down the East Coast. Drawing influences from contemporary urban balladeers, rowdy southern bluegrass, and the sardonic yet wry wit of New England's localized folk scenes, Pesky J. Nixon (PJN) creates an atmosphere both inviting and challenging for audiences. Compelling…Continue
Added by Kathy Sands-Boehmer on September 21, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
Josh Tillman is a songwriter, guitarist, drummer, author, artist, and all encompassing renaissance man who, by boldly embracing his impulses, and bravely following his artistic visions, has crafted one of my favorite records of 2012. He has left his role as drummer for the Fleet Foxes, shed his singer-songwriter solo-moniker, J Tillman, and is now calling himself Father John Misty.
This week, Sub Pop delivers Mr. Tillman's first album as Father John Misty, called Fear…Continue
It was 108 years ago today yesterday that Baltimore just about burnt to the ground. They called it The Great Baltimore Fire, and while not as well known as the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, it did manage to…Continue
It's been a while since I've posted, here, I jes' get caught up in the poetry, sometimes. The band has seen some new places and lineup changes; I was out of it for a while, but busy enough with my own stuff, thanks for askin'. It's called J. Allen Spence & The Double A Daddies. The new record is out, it's Sunday Depression, available in CD format at our shows, or you can download from iTunes or Amazon. It's easily the best record I've made so far, and I recommend a listen or two. We've…Continue
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Maggie Bjorklund's first solo album, Coming Home, is a rich, earthy listen, filled with gorgeous pedal steel guitar, and features contributions by an impressive list of guest…