Posts Tagged ‘Awaiting The Flood’

R.E.M. Live from Austin City Limits DVD Available Oct. 26, 2010

R.E.M. Live from Austin City Limits DVD Available Oct. 26, 2010

New West Records announces R.E.M. Live From Austin, TX, the latest DVD release from the acclaimed PBS Austin City Limits (ACL) television series, available October 26, 2010.  Taken from R.E.M.’s ACL concert, which has been edited into an hour TV show, the DVD contains an extended performance including three songs never aired on the original […]

Levon Helm Band & Ray LaMontagne Co-Headline Select Dates

Levon Helm Band & Ray LaMontagne Co-Headline Select Dates

The Levon Helm Band joins forces with Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs to co-headline eight select cities beginning on November 2nd in Jacksonville, FL and wrapping on November 12th in Austin, TX. Levon Helm is an undisputed legend, having played with the likes of Ronnie Hawks, Bob Dylan, and The Band. Helm’s voice has […]

Album Review: Sally Spring – “Made of Stars” – (Sniffinpup Records)

Album Review: Sally Spring – “Made of Stars” – (Sniffinpup Records)

Don’t let her petite and pixieish looks fool you. Sally Spring is a bold songwriter with rock-solid vocals. A veteran who cut her performance teeth on the coffeehouse circuit of the 1970s, Spring has played with such luminaries as the Byrds, Doc Watson, Guitar Shorty, Rev. Gary Davis, Taj Mahal and Odetta. On Made of […]

Limited Time Free Download of Those Darlins’ “Night Jogger”

Limited Time Free Download of Those Darlins’ “Night Jogger”

Photo of Kelley Darlin by Leah Miller Recorded right here in Atlanta, their next album promises to be more rockin’ than the first. Judging by “Night Jogger”, which you can download for FREE right HERE for a limited time, their next album (due out early 2011) will rock your collective asses off. We saw them […]

Album Review: Bloody War: Songs 1924-1936 – (Tompkins Square)

Album Review: Bloody War: Songs 1924-1936 – (Tompkins Square)

“War! What’s it good for? Absolutely nothin’! Good God, y’all!” The Temptations asked and answered that question, but it was Edwin Starr who made the song a hit. Springsteen covered it in 1985 on his “Born in the USA” tour, the title track of his hugely popular album, and another anti-war song. War is hell, […]

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 […]

Billy Bragg, Rosanne Cash and Joe Henry Set to Collaborate on New Album

Billy Bragg, Rosanne Cash and Joe Henry Set to Collaborate on New Album

With all the buzz about Rosanne Cash’s modern-day classic The List, and her memoir, Composed, we’re delighted to hear about her next project with Billy Bragg and Joe Henry. We adored Bragg’s work with Wilco on the Mermaid Avenue CDs, as well as Henry’s collaboration with Loudon Wainwright III on Strange Weirdos. The three artists […]

Kingsley Flood – Dust Windows and Awkward Dancing

Kingsley Flood – Dust Windows and Awkward Dancing

Boston’s Kinglsey Flood, the punk-rock/roots/Americana/folk phenom that’s been tearing up the charts, were featured last week on NPR’s Weekend Edition where they discussed Americana music, death and awkward dancing. After the broadcast, sales of their debut CD (Dust Windows) shot up to #1 on Amazon’s most downloaded roots-rock albums for the week, briefly hit #1 […]

Interview: The Black Twig Pickers – Nothing Funny About Days Gone By

Interview: The Black Twig Pickers – Nothing Funny About Days Gone By

Old time music is strange. I don’t think it’s really like a warm fireplace. I find it to be constantly challenging and engaging. — Nathan Bowles, The Black Twig Pickers The Black Twig Pickers are a non neo-traditional old time band that resides in the hills of Appalachia in Southwest Virginia. The trio consists of […]

News: Merle Haggard on Letterman – CBS, 8-31-10, 11:30pm EDT

News: Merle Haggard on Letterman – CBS, 8-31-10, 11:30pm EDT

As our own Jon Black discovered when he interviewed the legendary Merle Haggard for Awaiting the Flood, the man is a country music traditionalist and an internet prophet. Haggard will appear on the Late Show with David Letterman tomorrow night. CBS, 11:30pm EDT. Catch the show live or set your TIVO / DVR. Great chance to see the […]

News: Kanye’s “Monster” Features Bon Iver ‘s Justin Vernon

News: Kanye’s “Monster” Features Bon Iver ‘s Justin Vernon

“I called [Vernon] and we ended up becoming like really good friends, playing basketball together everyday, and going into the back studio and just recording his parts,” West told Rolling Stone recently. Kanye West delivered on his “G.O.O.D. Friday” promise last week by unveiling a brand new song called “Monster,” featuring Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, Rick […]

Moogfest 2010 Set for Halloween Weekend, Asheville, NC

Moogfest 2010 Set for Halloween Weekend, Asheville, NC

By Lindsey Austin Asheville, NC All right boys and girls. You might want to go ahead and buy a new pair of dancing shoes now. You can break them in pacing around in anticipation of Moogfest 2010 here in Asheville NC, the home of Moog Music and cool kid destination of the Southeast. Moogfest just […]

Album Review: Manda Mosher – City of Clowns – (Red Parlor Records)

Album Review: Manda Mosher – City of Clowns – (Red Parlor Records)

We wish Manda Mosher had run the title of her EP by us first. We might have said: “City of Clowns? Really? You sure?  Clowns are scary. Even kids hate clowns. Remember Pennywise from Stephen King’s It? John Wayne Gacy? The Joker? That cult film Killer Clowns from Outer Space?” Mosher’s five-song follow-up to her […]

WINNER Announced, Wins Signed Copy of Rosanne Cash’s Memoir

WINNER Announced, Wins Signed Copy of Rosanne Cash’s Memoir

Congratulations to Ellen Black of 9Elephants.com. She’ll soon receive the coveted signed copy of Rosanne Cash’s touching and intelligent memoir, Composed. We had such a huge response from our readers that we wish we had enough copies for everyone who entered the contest. Although we certainly don’t condone such behavior, Mrs. L. is a prolific […]