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Better late than never! Deer Tick – Mayonnaise J.S. Ondara – Tales of America Anders Osborne – Alone Ian Noe – Between the Country Of Monsters and Men – Fever Dream Brittney Howard – Jamie The Highwomen Yola – Walk Through Fire Khruangbin – Hasta El Cielo Tool – Fear Inoculum Steve Earle & The […]
We got the Simmons SD600 electronic drum kit for Christmas and it has been a lot of fun. I’ve been watching a bunch of drumming videos and this isolated footage of Danny Carey playing on “Pneuma” is my current favorite. Danny is a true master, who obviously loves his art. And this is a great […]
Uncle Tupelo played their last show on May 1, 1994, captured for posterity (and with a decent board recording!) in this video. This seminal band, the progenitor of alt-country, had a huge influence on my musical tastes. Rolling Stone recently published this fantastic oral history documenting the 25th anniversary of ‘Anodyne’, Uncle Tupelo’s final album.
Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real Josh Ritter – Gathering Deer Tick – Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 Jason Isbell – The Nashville Sound The War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding The Wailin’ Jennys The Lone Bellow – Walk Into A Storm Sean Rowe – New Lore Laura Marling – Semper Femina […]
There can be only one top album for me this year: Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording). Even though it came out in September 2015, I discovered it in February of this year. This album has been on constant play in our house, car and headphones. The Drive-by Truckers, American Band Wilco, Schmilco Hiss Golden Messenger, […]
A great look at one my favorite bands, playing on Minneapolis public TV station KTCA, around the time of their classic album “Hollywood Town Hall”. Set list: Wichita Two Angels Settled Down Like Rain Waiting For The Sun Crowded In The Wing The current lineup of The Jayhawks, sans Mark Olsen, have a great new […]
Todd Snider has put together a top-notch band and recorded a killer set of cover songs under the moniker Hard Working Americans. Do yourself a favor and buy this one, it’s a keeper. Track list (with original songwriter) “Blackland Farmer” by Frankie Miller “Another Train” by Will Kimbrough “Down to the Well” by Kevin Gordon […]