Drive-By Truckers – The Perilous Night

November 7, 2017

Photo Credit: Danny Clinch DBT just threw down the gauntlet with a new 7″ for Election Day. “‘The Perilous Night’ is a sort of nightmarish epilogue to the themes we addressed on American Band,” said Drive-By Truckers singer and songwriter Patterson Hood. “I began writing it on the day the Electoral College met in December […]

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Goat Girl – Cracker Drool (music video)

November 6, 2017

I caught wind of these guys on NME (I think) and really enjoyed what I heard. Patiently been awaiting some big announcement and blitz on America (maybe around SXSW). But for now, I’ll bide my time wiht a new single/video. The music has a grimy post-punk feel to it. Cracker Drool will be released as […]

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Quiet Hollers – Amen Breaks (album review)

November 6, 2017

Photo by Nik Vechery Quiet Hollers are a five-piece out of Louisville. We’d previously covered their 2013 effort, I Am The Morning. At that juncture, they were easy to label – a damn good alt-country band. Since then, they released an excellent s/t effort in 2015 that started to open up their music to other […]

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Stella Donnelly – Boys Will Be Boys (music video)

November 3, 2017

Photo credit: Zak Kaczmarek Stella Donnelly has been making a name for herself in Australia and now she’s being introduced to the US of A. Here’s a small taste of what to expect before she hits the States for SXSW. This tune is especially timely. I’ll let Stella explain. As she explained to NPR Music, […]

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Goon – Omen EP

November 2, 2017

Had the good fortune of catching LA’s Goon this past SXSW. It was a loud scuzzy set of 90’s inspired college rock. As my buddy commented, I feel like I’m in the middle of an episode of 120 Minutes. I was really hoping that a debut LP wouldn’t be far behind. Alas, no LP. But […]

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Lydia Loveless – Boy Crazy and Single(s)

October 31, 2017

Lydia Loveless has become one of my favorite artists around today. Her brashness combined with her heart-on-the-sleeve lyrics always reminds me of Paul Westerberg. Bloodshot just re-released the EP where it all began, Boy Crazy, along with six other tracks including covers of Prince, Elvis Costello and Kesha. Nothing filler about any of this. If […]

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Protomartyr – Don’t Go To Anacita (music video)

October 30, 2017

Photo by Daniel Topete Protomartyr released Relatives In Descent earlier this year. It is my favorite album by the Detroit band to date. Last week they released a video for my favorite track on the album, Don’t Go To Anacita. Here’s the inspiration for the video. The surreal video, inspired equally by obvious touchstone “Stairway […]

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Ruby Boots announces Don’t Talk About It – 2/9/18

October 30, 2017

Photo by Cal Quinn Bloodshot’s newest addition, Ruby Boots, will release her Bloodshot debut on Feb 9 2018. The album will be titled Don’t Talk About It and will feature some help from Nikki Lane and the backing band will be The Texas Gentlemen. Don’t Talk About It is informed as much by the wide-open […]

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Julien Baker – Turn Out The Lights (album review)

October 27, 2017

photo : Nolan Knight There are going to be articles that will dig deeper into this album. Some of these journalists will have spent time with Julien, or they’ll know more about her or more about music. So I’ll just tell you how her music makes me feel and how I got to where I […]

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Typhoon announce Offerings – 1/12/18

October 26, 2017

Portland’s portable flash mob, Typhoon, is set to release their fourth LP on 1/12/18. It is going to be titled OFferings and set to be released via the fine folks at Roll Call Records. The first movement is below, clocking in at a cool 21:06 is below. It’s pretty, pretty, pretty good. The 70-minute album […]

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