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Roadkill Ghost Choir = A Mix of All Your Favorite Genres

Roadkill Ghost Choir = A Mix of All Your Favorite Genres

Florida-based band Roadkill Ghost Choir today re-released their new Quiet Light EP, which features the five originally-released tracks as well as a newly recorded song “In The Lion’s Mouth.” About the Quiet Light EP, Absolute Punk said: “The power and grace showcased in just these songs is enough reason to think that this Florida band […]

The O’s Make Music You Want To Hear

The O’s Make Music You Want To Hear

Heres a download of a choice lick called “Outlaw“ Born out of Dallas, Texas’ rich music scene, The O’s deliver a melodic, catchy pop sound, achieved with folk-minded acoustic instrumentation, drawing influences from the modern and traditional Americana scenes.  Comprised of Taylor Young (acoustic guitar, kick drum) and John Pedigo (banjo), the duo had spent […]

A Coffee Table Fable with Deer Tick

A Coffee Table Fable with Deer Tick

The night I first heard Deer Tick is the night I fell through a glass coffee table. For the past seven years the third weekend of October has been reserved for my annual “poker” trip, otherwise known as “Veiny Balloon Weekend”, which takes place somewhere along the Virginia/North Carolina border with seven lovable scoundrels with […]

Review of “Vinyl Countdown” musical slots game

The manner in which we listen to music has changed dramatically over the years. Today, much of it is digital and listened to on small, portable electronic devices. Of course, this hasn’t always been the case. Vinyl records were popular in yesteryear for listening to music. This concept has been honoured with a slot machine […]

Jon Black’s SxSW 2013 The Best Review In the World – Day 2

Jon Black’s SxSW 2013 The Best Review In the World – Day 2

By Jon Black SxSW 2013 DAY TWO For SxSW Day Two, we plunge back on the chaotic and crowded streets of downtown Austin for some unique concepts, both musically and underlying bands themselves, as well as some great revivals of classic sounds. THE BEAUMONTS This Lubbock, Texas four piece gives the impression of ZZ Top, […]

Jon Black’s SxSW 2013 The Best Review In the World – Day 1

Jon Black’s SxSW 2013 The Best Review In the World – Day 1

by Jon Black As I get older, my memory gets a little bit fuzzier. This is my fourth (at least?) year to have the privilege of covering the annual South by Southwest music festival in Austin for Awaiting the Flood. Keeping in mind that ATF’s regular readers have probably read previous years’ coverage, including my […]

Breezy in New Bust up With Singer

Breezy in New Bust up With Singer

The Grammy’s! The uniquely-shaped and highly sought after trophy which everyone in the music industry dreams about getting their hands on. The accolade which announces to the world the said artist(s) remarkable achievements in the world of music. Chris Brown , a man who remains loved around the globe for his music, his dancing and […]

Fuzz Face and Granny Whites CD Release Party Set for February 28th

Fuzz Face and Granny Whites CD Release Party Set for February 28th

Guest Post: Fuzz Face and The Granny Whites Prepare to Rock Nashville Whatever plans you have for February 28th, cancel them. You are not going to want to miss the event of the year at the High Watt in Nashville. Peeled Labels Entertainment is rolling out the red carpet for Fuzz Face and The Granny […]

Justin Townes Earle – Is On Tour!!!!!!

Justin Townes Earle – Is On Tour!!!!!!

Justin Townes Earle, the man who is about 50 years beyond his age in his musical craft, is on tour. You should do yourself a favor and go see him. Justin’s tour dates can be found here. In the midst of strong reviews of his last album, Harlem River Blues, Justin Townes Earle made the […]

Celebrity Guitar Auction to Benefit Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund

Nearly 100 Donated Guitars Will be Auctioned on Saturday, December 1 at 2PM at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills, CA to Raise Money for Dio Cancer Fund The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, founded in memory of the world-renowned voice of Dio, Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Heaven & Hell, will participate […]

Blackmore’s Night Singer Candice Night Releases Debut Solo Album, “Reflections”

Candice Night, who has been delighting audiences around the world for over 15 years as the vocalist for the Renaissance-themed band Blackmore’s Night, has released her debut solo album, REFLECTIONS. The new CD, comprising original material written by the multi-talented songwriter and instrumentalist, is available from UDR Records, distributed in the U.S. by EMI. Often […]

Daniel Ellsworth and the Great Lakes Bring Joy to Live Music

Daniel Ellsworth and the Great Lakes Bring Joy to Live Music

Sometimes a band comes along that reminds me of the sheer joy live music should bring. That band, most recently, is Daniel Ellsworth and the Great Lakes. I had the great privilege of seeing them last Thursday, November 1, at The Basement’s Communion show. Though they only had time for six amazing songs, the band […]

Thoughts on LOSING MY BROTHERHOOD by Bobby Long

Thoughts on LOSING MY BROTHERHOOD by Bobby Long

LOSING MY BROTHERHOOD is British singer-songwriter Bobby Long’s first collection of poems. He released the book in May of 2012, complete with several drawings by artist Ben Edge. Long has said himself that the book is meant to be a farewell to a particular era in his life, when friendship was all he and his […]

Mumford & Sons annouce new album: ‘Babel’

Mumford & Sons annouce new album: ‘Babel’

By: Gillian McClellan The highly anticipated sophomore album from Mumford & Sons has been set for a September 25 release through Glassnote Records. The folky band of Brits have christened their newest production ‘Babel’ and will be making it available for pre-order via their website on July 23. ‘Babel’ follows in the rather large footsteps […]