Now Hear This: Graham Parker | 5 Old Souls (Live)

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Recorded at a Southampton gig on Graham Parker’s 2018 tour, 5 Old Souls features the Cloud Symbols backing band The Goldtops alongside the long-awaited return...

Now Hear This: Johnny Mastro & The Mama Boys | Elmore James For President

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Powerful, heavy & bluesy! People say Johnny Mastro & The Mama Boys are the toughest sounding band around. The band with the original, reckless sound...

Now Hear This: Ken Hensley | My Book Of Answers

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Ken Hensley, former Uriah Heep keyboard player and songwriter, passed away peacefully on Nov. 5 following a very short illness. My Book Of Answers was...

Album Of The Week: Jimbo Mathus & Andrew Bird | These 13

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "For the first time in decades, Jimbo Mathus and Andrew Bird have come together  for These 13, an album about the special type of human...

Now Hear This: The Outta Place | Prehistoric Recordings

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "In New York at the beginning of the’80s — CBGB’s times, to be clear — there were five boys, never satisfied, with a fuzz in...

Album Of The Week: Arab Strap | As Days Get Dark

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "They're back from the grave and ready to rave. Some 15 years after calling it quits, Scottish indie-gloom duo Arab Strap — Aidan Moffat and...

Now Hear This: Recluse | Lay Your Darkness Down With Me

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Since their inception in 2008, Recluse (Pontypridd, S. Wales, U.K.) have shaken the live music scene with their focus on emotional weight whilst always being...

Album Of The Week: Kings of Leon | When You See Yourself

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Grammy-winning, multi-platinum selling rock band Kings of Leon’s eighth studio album When You See Yourself was recorded at Nashville’s famed Blackbird Studios. Produced by Grammy...

Submission Accomplished: Hannya White | No Preview

Thanks to the inexplicable popularity of my Submit Music page, I always have a digital backlog of albums, EPs, singles and videos awaiting my perusal. Here's another recent must-hear,...

Submission Accomplished: Warren Teagarden & The Good Grief | Modern Drugs

Thanks to the inexplicable popularity of my Submit Music page, I always have a digital backlog of albums, EPs, singles and videos awaiting my perusal. Here's another recent must-hear,...

Submission Accomplished: Kyp Harness | Red Rover

Thanks to the inexplicable popularity of my Submit Music page, I always have a digital backlog of albums, EPs, singles and videos awaiting my perusal. Here's another recent must-hear,...

Submission Accomplished: Cat & The Queen | I Caught A Fish

Thanks to the inexplicable popularity of my Submit Music page, I always have a digital backlog of albums, EPs, singles and videos awaiting my perusal. Here's another recent must-hear,...

Classic Album Review: Leonard Cohen | Field Commander Cohen: Tour of 1979

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I wrote back then (with some minor editing):   It’s coming up on a decade...

Classic Album Review: Mark Kozelek | What’s Next to the Moon

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I wrote back then (with some minor editing):   Mark Kozelek doesn’t cover tunes —...

Classic Album Review: Eliza Carthy | Angels & Cigarettes

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I wrote back then (with some minor editing):   Don’t let the violin, the red...

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