Features Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys – Learning what’s Rite from Lefty and Hank (Thompson, that is) Blue Mountain – Oxford Blue: making a mountain out of Mississippi mud Freakwater – Not your auntie’s skiffle band Golden Smog – […]
Features Bottle Rockets – Dirty white boys got the red wine country blues Dead Reckoning – How to succeed in the music business Son Volt – Dim lights, small cities The Picketts – Grungetown grass grows grangy on the Picketts […]
Just coming to the end of their latest British tour (Colston Hall, Hammersmith Apollo – the venues are getting bigger) The O’s are back with their third album, recorded at the Sonic Ranch Studio in Texas. It’s more of the […]
The legends of music weren’t always that. Paul McCartney used to play small clubs rather than Qwest field. Could you imagine seeing Paul McCartney at the Cavern Club. Fortunately, you can! Not Paul McCartney, but the next wave of music […]
After a string of knock-out records ten years or so ago, I haven’t heard too much from Santa Fe’s Frogville Records in recent times. And then, out of the blue, here comes what is possibly the best record yet on […]
You can rely on these guys; if it’s got either of their names on the cover, then just get it. If it’s one of their occasional collaborations, you’ll be doubly rewarded. Gram Parsons’ old road manager calls them The Neverly […]
This is a two-pronged review of two new records: Amy Speace’s How to Sleep in a Stormy Boat and Jeffrey Foucault’s Cold Satellite release #2 Cavalcade. I had the good fortune to see Cold Satellite in Pittsburgh last Saturday night (4/13). Their […]
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