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The Black Report: Jon Black at SxSW – Punk, Texas Klezmer, and BBBFs

The Black Report: Jon Black at SxSW – Punk, Texas Klezmer, and BBBFs

When I first set foot on the street for any given night of South by Southwest, I never know what exactly the evening has in store for me. Sure, I have a list of bands I want to see, but that’s not the same thing as knowing what to expect. Friday night of SxSW 2011, […]

The Jon Black Report: SxSW 2011 Day Two – A Look Back at the Mishmash

The Jon Black Report: SxSW 2011 Day Two – A Look Back at the Mishmash

DAY TWO: OUT OF THE COUNTRY — Irish Rock and Roll — Classic Punk — Balkan Gypsy Rock Cabaret — Afro-Columbian World Funk Fusion — Alternative Marching Band — Tennessee Garage Rock — West African Traditional Folk/Blues/Rock On the second night of South by Southwest 2011, I gained an asset I have never had in […]

Charlie Louvin: July 7, 1927 – Jan. 26, 2011

Charlie Louvin: July 7, 1927 – Jan. 26, 2011

We were saddened today to hear the news of Charlie Louvin’s passing. He was 83. We feel privileged, however, to have spoken with him briefly from his home in Wartrace, Tennessee, just days before his cancer surgery last July. Unfortunately, the surgery was unsuccessful. In his honor, we’re re-running the short interview and review of […]

Top 20-Something of 2010

Top 20-Something of 2010

Like so many music magazines, we too are offering up our Best of 2010 list. Ours, however, is based on more unique criteria. While we appreciate the popular choices, we found ourselves (with a few exceptions) leaning toward lesser-known bands, the ones that may have been overlooked. Basically, we were impressed if a band or […]

Contest Giveaway: Rare Signed Copy of Charlie Louvin’s “Hickory Wind”

Contest Giveaway: Rare Signed Copy of Charlie Louvin’s “Hickory Wind”

10/04/10 UPDATE: Congratulations to our WINNER, Rusty from Lafayette, Louisiana! We’ll be sending out the autographed copy of Charlie Louvin’s wonderful Hickory Wind. Enjoy, Rusty! Charlie Louvin is a living legend. He’s been a star for much longer than anyone else in the recording business. He’s a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame […]

Dr. Dog to Release Four New Songs – Download ‘Em FOR FREE!

Dr. Dog to Release Four New Songs – Download ‘Em FOR FREE!

Two of the editors at ATF caught Dr. Dog here in Atlanta at The Loft last September, but we don’t remember much about it because the awesome THOSE DARLINS opened the show and blew everyone away. So, we had to go look at some video to refresh our bent-blown minds. You can see Dr. Dog […]

Charlie Louvin – Hickory Wind: Live at the Gram Parsons Guitar Pull, Waycross, GA – (Tompkins Square Records)

Charlie Louvin – Hickory Wind: Live at the Gram Parsons Guitar Pull, Waycross, GA – (Tompkins Square Records)

This review comes on the heels of some unfortunate news, as Charlie Louvin was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. At 83 years of age, Mr. Louvin is expected to make a full recovery after surgery on the 22nd of this month, two days after the release of this album. When we spoke with him recently […]

John Prine – In Person & On Stage – (Oh Boy Records)

John Prine – In Person & On Stage – (Oh Boy Records)

John Prine is a national treasure. No one writes and sings quite like he does. His wry, poetic genius spills over with the precise amount of irreverence needed to pull his fans through hard times. One line can be the funniest thing in the world, followed by a quietly heartbreaking image. His smiling voice, especially […]

CMP to Nikki Darlin: "It's break a LEG not an ARM!"

CMP to Nikki Darlin: "It's break a LEG not an ARM!"

This just in, a statement from Those Darlins: “Nikki Darlin suffers injury, postponing Australia tour and Memphis show; Nashville’s Dead show this Saturday 5/22 becomes fundraiser to aid with medical bills. “This past weekend, Nikki Darlin of Those Darlins broke both bones in her left forearm after performing Friday at The Nelsonville Music Festival in […]

NBC News Anchor Brian Williams A Big Deer Tick Fan

NBC News Anchor Brian Williams A Big Deer Tick Fan

BREAKING NEWS! This just in, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams is a huge Deer Tick fan — he considers them to be “a great band.” (OK, so this isn’t “breaking news” — we just couldn’t resist.) Back in April, Williams interviewed Deer Tick on MSNBC’s “BriTunes”, Williams’ own music video channel. He’s saluted iTunes […]