Posts Tagged ‘Awaiting The Flood’

Album Review: Young Circles – “Bones” – (Independent)

Album Review: Young Circles – “Bones” – (Independent)

Young Circles are playing Art Basel in Miami tonight (Dec. 4th). Those of you who are planning to go or are at the festival already must know that I am swallowing a huge amount of jealousy to urge you to see this band at the White Room. I’ll be there in spirit — that crazy […]

Album Review: The Sunshine Factory – “Sugar” – (Independent)

Album Review: The Sunshine Factory – “Sugar” – (Independent)

The Sunshine Factory’s new EP, Sugar, is just the thing I have been looking for. I’ll admit it, I’ve been disenchanted with a good bit of my music lately. Sugar is a much-needed shot in the arm that must be cranked up loud to get the full heady, narcotic effect. Blending 60’s psychedelia with early […]

Lucinda Williams Readies New Album “Blessed” Due Out 3-1-11

Lucinda Williams Readies New Album “Blessed” Due Out 3-1-11

Via her Facebook page, Lucinda Williams announced Blessed, her followup to 2008’s Little Honey, will be released March 1, 2011. The record is produced by Don Was, and, according to American Songwriter, “features some of Williams’ strongest writing to date.” Blessed will also be available in a deluxe edition, which will include a bonus disc […]

Marty Stuart: Bonus Track from Studio B Sessions – Documentary Preview

Marty Stuart: Bonus Track from Studio B Sessions – Documentary Preview

That walking encyclopedia of country music Marty Stuart, and our vote for Male Lifetime Achievement in Hair, has released a bonus track from the Studio B Sessions (Ghost Train, released this past summer). For some reason “Lonesome Whistle Blues” didn’t make the final album, but we’ve got it for you here. Marty Stuart – Lonesome […]

Best Unused Band Name: Rabbitt Hendrix — Happy Birthday Eddie and Jimi

Best Unused Band Name: Rabbitt Hendrix — Happy Birthday Eddie and Jimi

November 27th Birthdays JOHNNY ALLEN HENDRIX (later legally changed to JAMES MARSHALL HENDRIX) b. November 27th, 1942, Seattle, WA — d. September 18, 1970, London (official bio follows videos). Enjoy these two very different versions of “Red House”, the first from Stockholm in January 1969, the second from Woodstock later that same year. Both highlight […]

Sidewalk Dave’s Video for “750ml of Spirit” – A Thanksgiving Thank You

Sidewalk Dave’s Video for “750ml of Spirit” – A Thanksgiving Thank You

Here’s a Thanksgiving Thank You Gift from one of ATF’s favorite bands, Sidewalk Dave out of Connecticut. It’s their official debut video for “750ml of Spirit” off their 2010 album Gold Liquid Mischief that was entirely “written, recorded, re-written, re-recorded under the influence of the almighty jug and the bitter taste of whisky.” This may […]

Album Review: Bastard Lovechild of Rock n’ Roll – “Bim Bom” (Self Released)

Album Review: Bastard Lovechild of Rock n’ Roll – “Bim Bom” (Self Released)

Bastard Lovechild of Rock n’ Roll (BLORR) are the humbuckin’ pickups on an old reliable Telecaster and the bottleneck sliding up and down the fretboard. But they’re also the melancholy chords that take you back to a certain summer in a certain secret garden with a certain someone you lost long ago. Oh, and this […]

The Secret Sisters on Letterman TONIGHT! (11-19-10)

The Secret Sisters on Letterman TONIGHT! (11-19-10)

Short and sweet, straight from the sisters themselves: TUNE IN The Secret Sisters Perform “Tennessee Me” LIVE on CBS’s LATE SHOW with David Letterman TONIGHT at 11:35PM ET / 10:35 CT www.secretsistersband.com Check out our interview with the lively sisters — Laura and Lydia — where they talk about everything from working with T Bone […]

Album Review: Way Yes – “Herringbone” – (Independent)

Album Review: Way Yes – “Herringbone” – (Independent)

By Lindsey Austin Herringbone, the debut EP by Way Yes is just waiting for the goofy impromptu dance parties that sometimes happen when long-missed friends reunite for the holidays. Glenn Davis and Travis Hall hail from Columbus, Ohio and refuse to be anything but true to their weirdo selves in their self-released EP. Way Yes […]

Win Two Tickets to See Miranda Lambert in Sin City

Win Two Tickets to See Miranda Lambert in Sin City

Country music superstar Miranda Lambert — who took home trophies at last week’s Country Music Association Awards for Female Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year and Video of the Year — will be playing The Palms Las Vegas on Dec. 10, and we scored two pairs of tickets! We’re giving away one pair […]

Beatles Catalog Finally Available on iTunes

Beatles Catalog Finally Available on iTunes

A Long and Winding Road Leads to Beatles Catalog Available on iTunes Many have speculated about what Apple’s next big announcement would be, and the Wall Street Journal claims that it has the answer: The Beatles’ catalog will finally be available on iTunes. Citing “people familiar with the situation,” the paper says that the deal […]

Happy 62nd to James Young, Styx Guitarist

Happy 62nd to James Young, Styx Guitarist

James “J.Y.” Young, born November 14, 1949, Chicago, IL — Guitarist, singer and songwriter, original member of the rock band Styx. The video featured here, “Too Much Time On My Hands,” is from the band’s penultimate album (and biggest seller), Paradise Theater. Two years later, after the release of the overconceptualized-yet-Platinum-selling rock opera album Kilroy […]

Contest Giveaway: Coal Miner’s Daughter, A Tribute to Loretta Lynn

Contest Giveaway: Coal Miner’s Daughter, A Tribute to Loretta Lynn

CONGRATULATIONS to LC and Raina! We’ll be mailing the CDs to you directly. Everyone else, please tune in for more giveaways! — Love, ATF Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn is a musical celebration of one of the most influential and iconic artists Country music has ever known. The CD is out now, […]

More Cowbell! Happy Birthday, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser!

More Cowbell! Happy Birthday, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser!

Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser (born November 12, 1947, in Long Island, New York), guitarist and songwriter, best known as a member of Blue Öyster Cult since the group’s formation in 1967. He wrote and sang the lead vocal on many of the band’s best-known hits, including “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” and “Burnin’ for You” (the […]