Posts Tagged ‘Awaiting The Flood’

News: Truth & Salvage Co.’s Tim Jones files lawsuit against Marriott Hotels

News: Truth & Salvage Co.’s Tim Jones files lawsuit against Marriott Hotels

TRUTH & SALVAGE CO. SINGER/SONGWRITER FILES SUIT AGAINST MARRIOTT HOTEL CORPORATION AFTER BEING ASSAULTED, ARRESTED, AND JAILED FOR “TRESPASSING” IN HIS OWN HOTEL ROOM According to a recent lawsuit filed in Tulare County California, Tim Jones–one of the four singers/songwriters of the musical group TRUTH & SALVAGE COMPANY–was shaken awake and ripped from his bed […]

News: Inaugural Portland Folk Festival 2010 – Starts Aug. 19!

News: Inaugural Portland Folk Festival 2010 – Starts Aug. 19!

— August 19 – 22, 2010 — The inaugural Portland Folk Festival kicks off this Thursday! As of August 16th, 2010, full-festival badges are $40 for four days, 20 venues and over 60 bands in beautiful Portland, Oregon. Do Pacific Northwesterners know how to put on a show or what! With a lineup including Kimya […]

Live Performance Video: Lissy Rosemont of The Junior League Band – Atlanta, GA – 8/13/10

Live Performance Video: Lissy Rosemont of The Junior League Band – Atlanta, GA – 8/13/10

Touring behind the band’s third release, Jellyroll, D.C.-based Lissy Rosemont returned to her hometown of Atlanta with phenomenal guitarist John Lee. The intimate confines of Eddie’s Attic called for a paired-down version of The Junior League Band, but the duo more than made up for it with energy and impressive chops, featuring selections from Jellyroll […]

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Stuff We’re Awaiting: Old 97’s – Aimee Mann – Kermit Ruffins – Fun Fun Fun Fest

Stuff We’re Awaiting: Old 97’s – Aimee Mann – Kermit Ruffins – Fun Fun Fun Fest

Whew! It’s been quite a summer for news, so let’s get to it. Here’s the latest. Old 97’s The Grand Theatre Volume One, due out October 12 The band, who Rolling Stone says have “evolved…into master-class rock & roll songwriters,” recorded over two dozen brand new songs during the studio sessions and will be releasing […]

Free Download: Cheyenne Mize and Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Among the Gold

Free Download: Cheyenne Mize and Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Among the Gold

Very few things in this life are free, so grab them while you can. We here at ATF are always on the lookout for free music, and this is what we found. In true American DIY style, Cheyenne Marie Mize and Bonnie “Prince” Billy (aka Will Oldham) recorded their rendition of late 19th Century American […]

Book Review: Rosanne Cash – Composed

Book Review: Rosanne Cash – Composed

Composed by Rosanne Cash (Viking, 2010) Rosanne Cash, firstborn child of country music icon Johnny Cash and his first wife Vivian, was a writer long before she became a musician, singer and songwriter. A light went on with the assignment of a seventh-grade English project for which she created an original metaphor. When revisiting that […]

Rare short film by Exene Cervenka & Modi Frank, starring Kevin Costner — proceeds go to Gulf Coast aid orgs.

Rare short film by Exene Cervenka & Modi Frank, starring Kevin Costner — proceeds go to Gulf Coast aid orgs.

Who doesn’t love a good Western shoot-em-up silent movie? Back in the mid-1980s, director Modi Frank and X frontwoman Exene Cervenka got a bunch of their pals together and made a short film. Bad Day includes a star-studded cast of punk rockers (John Doe plays a tripped-out priest!), the author of the book Dances with […]

The Infamous Stringdusters Fly High

The Infamous Stringdusters Fly High

With fingers flying across acoustic strings and a sound blending the finest traditions of American bluegrasss with the aesthetic sensibilities of the contemporary music, the Infamous Stringdusters embody today’s young, hip bluegrass scene. And with the release of their third album, Things That Fly, the Infamous Stringdusters are flying higher than ever. In laying the […]

Detroit Cobras working on new album — enjoy “As Long As I Have You” until then

Detroit Cobras working on new album — enjoy “As Long As I Have You” until then

We love the retro-garage-punk-mostly-cover band The Detroit Cobras, and rumor has it they’re working on a new album. (How’s that for a hyphen-happy sentence!) Enjoy this video in spectacularly gritty black and white as they grind through ass-shaking power chords and thumping beats. Taped at the Detroit All Star Revue, they performed this classic Garnett […]

Junior League Band’s Jelly Roll released today, NPR interview with Lissy Rosemont

Junior League Band’s Jelly Roll released today, NPR interview with Lissy Rosemont

We love The Junior League Band (check out our exclusive interview with founder Lissy Rosemont) and salute the release of their third full-length release, Jelly Roll, with this NPR broadcast reported by Lissy’s fiance, Mike Melia! Take a look — we think you’ll love this band as much as we do.

Tracy Bonham performs “Big Red Heart” from Masts of Manhatta on Tonight Show 7/12/10

Tracy Bonham performs “Big Red Heart” from Masts of Manhatta on Tonight Show 7/12/10

On Monday’s Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Tracy Bonham performed “Big Red Heart” from her new album, Masts of Manhatta, available now. Rockin’ cowbell performed by L.A.’s own Rich Ferguson, spoken word poet and long-time contributor to The Nervous Breakdown. We wonder if Christopher Walken loves this number as much as we do — because, […]

The Watson Twins announce late summer U.S. tour dates

The Watson Twins announce late summer U.S. tour dates

The Watson Twins have announced 15 tour dates in the month of August through the West Coast and Mid-West U.S. The Kentucky-bred ladies will be touring in support of their album, Talking To You, Talking To Me, released earlier this year on Vanguard Records. “Savin’ You” is the first video off the album, an intimate […]