Posts Tagged ‘Elvis Costello’

Bob Dylan: From The Village to the Basement

Bob Dylan: From The Village to the Basement

In the summer of 1967, Dylan ensconced himself, along with Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson and, later, Levon Helm, in the basement of a small house, dubbed “Big Pink” by the group, in West Saugerties, New York, out of the public eye for the first time in years. This is familiar history […]

Elvis Costello Performs National Ransom at NY Public Library

Elvis Costello Performs National Ransom at NY Public Library

Back in November, Elvis Costello performed an exclusive show at the Celeste Bartos Forum in The New York Public Library’s world-famous Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. The evening was a celebratory kickoff for his latest effort, National Ransom (our choice for #1 Album of 2010), and, along with The Sugarcanes, Costello ran through most of the […]

Elvis Costello: “National Ransom” Official Trailer

Elvis Costello: “National Ransom” Official Trailer

Elvis Costello has once again teamed up with producer T. Bone Burnett and the Sugarcanes, including Pete Thomas on drums and Jim Lauderdale — the best hair in Nashville, besides Marty Stuart — on guitar and harmony vocals. So, why review his latest album when we can just let the man, the legend, the artist, […]

Elvis Costello Covers “Happy” By The Stones – Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, 2010

Elvis Costello Covers “Happy” By The Stones – Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, 2010

Who else would have the guts to cover Keith Richards but Elvis Costello? Enjoy this video of Elvis and the Sugarcanes (with Jim Lauderdale!) performing a rockin’ version of the Rolling Stones’s classic “Happy” at this year’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco. Please pardon the drunk asshole advertising Colt 45. Well, what do […]

Q&A with The Secret Sisters – (Way More Than 12 Questions)

Q&A with The Secret Sisters – (Way More Than 12 Questions)

Honest and meaningful music is what caught T. Bone Burnett’s ear. The Secret Sisters certainly caught our collective ear with their clean and close harmonies — they really are sisters, after all. Natives of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Lydia and Laura Rogers learned to harmonize in church and at family picnics performing classic gems by the […]

Nick Lowe Tour Announced, Joins Elvis Costello in San Fran

Nick Lowe Tour Announced, Joins Elvis Costello in San Fran

Ah, Nick Lowe, the Jesus of Cool. Long before Awaiting the Flood was born, editor Jim Simpson caught Nick’s live show with Paul Carrack in NYC. “I remember he rocked the bass and guitar pretty hard,” recalls Simpson, “roared through a ton of his hits including a smashing ‘I Knew the Bride,’ and he smoked […]

News: Elvis Costello to release National Ransom on Nov. 2nd

News: Elvis Costello to release National Ransom on Nov. 2nd

A new Elvis Costello record is always a cause for celebration. So, raise a glass with us and bask in the imminent sonic genius that is Declan Patrick Aloysius MacManus, aka Elvis Costello. * * * * * * * * * * * * * Elvis Costello’s National Ransom Set For Release November 2nd, […]