Kyle Craft covers Leonard Cohen’s Chelsea Hotel #2

May 11, 2017

Credit: Andrew Toups I hadn’t really spent much time with Kyle Craft’s Sub Pop debut, Dolls of Highland, before catching him open for Drive-By Truckers. Since t then, I’ve been giving it some steady play and enjoying the hell out of it. Today, WXPN released a video of Craft covering Leonard Cohen’s Chelsea Hotel #2. [...]

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Sher Mag announce debut LP, Need To Feel Your Love

May 10, 2017

Photo By: Marie Lin Sheer Mag, the force of nature from Philadelphia are set to release their highly anticipated full-length LP. The LP will be titled Need To Feel Your Love and will be out on July 14th. As with the previous three EPs, the lead single Just Can’t Enough tends to rock. Here’s a [...]

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Jake Xerxes Fussell – What In The Natural World (album review)

May 9, 2017

Photo by Brad Bunyea Jake Xerxes Fussell is a Georgia native making his home in Durham, NC these days. He’s part of a crop of amazing acoustic guitarists that we’ve been blessed with these days – Gunn, Walker, Elkington, Tyler and Salsburg to name a few. Fussell isn’t some fly by night artist that appeared [...]

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John Moreland – Big Bad Luv (album review)

May 8, 2017

A couple of years ago, I left off High On Tulsa Heat of our year end Top 50 and caught some heat from my loyal readers. Since then, I’ve become obsessed with his music, catching him at Newport and here in Chicago at Space. The tunes on High on Tulsa Heat and In The Throes [...]

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Jonathan Rado set to release Born To Run cover album on May 12th

May 6, 2017

There is a new service called Sounds Delicious, a service dedicated to a monthly release of someone covering a landmark album. First up is Jonathan Rado of Foxygen doing Bruce’s Born To Run. That is crazily ambitious by him but if I was going to pick anybody crazy enough to pull it off, it’d be [...]

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Shakey Graves release rare EPs Nobody’s Fool & The Donor Blues on 6/30/17

May 4, 2017

Shakey Graves is set to make his long-time fans happy by releasing two very difficult to find EPs. Nobody’s Fool & The Donor Blues will be released on vinyl and digitally on June 30th under the title of Shakey Graves And The Horse He Rode In On. Shakey is also working on some new tunes [...]

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Deep State – Thought Garden (album review)

May 3, 2017

This last SXSW, I ended one evening in a drunken haze of vodka greyhounds while listening to Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever that dovetailed into a set by The Districts. It was two hours of a rocking with guitars washing over me as I got lost in myself. It was absolutely fucking glorious and walking back [...]

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Kane Strang Announces Two Hearts and No Brain – 6/30/17

May 2, 2017

New Zealand native Kane Strang is set to release Two Hearts and No Brain on June 30th via the fine folks at Dead Oceans. Strang plays a good brand of lo-fi indie pop and I have to say, I like this a whole bunch more than his prior stuff. Really looking forward to the album. [...]

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Trevor Sensor announces Andy Warhol’s Dream 6/16/17

April 28, 2017

Credit: Ben Rouse Well, we’ve finally got a release date for Trevor Sensor’s debut LP on Jagjaguwar. June 16th and it’ll go by the name of Andy Warhol’s Dream. Been waiting a while for this one. Here’s a little something on the first single, High Beams. “The song derives from the desire to be one [...]

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James Elkington announces Wintress Woma 6/30/17

April 27, 2017

James Elkington is generally regarded as one of the acoustic guitarists around these days. Up until now, vocals never entered into the equations. Well, that’s about to change with his solo debut out via the fine folks via Paradise of Bachelors. Much like Steve Gunn, I expect James ELkington is about to become a more [...]

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