It’s been a tough year for music fans as we continue to lose a generation of greats. Here are a quartet of videos from three that we’ve lost in the past two weeks. We’re gonna miss the spirit and songs of Leon Russell, Leonard Cohen and Sharon Jones.
TWO COW GARAGE, Brand New Flag beats out STING, 57th & 9th as your favorite for the week of November 11, 2016. Poll Results New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us know in the comments. Readers’ Tops Fall 2016 THE MAVERICKS, All […]
Monroe, Ian Fitzgerald (from the self-released You Won’t Even Know I’m Gone) For many a year Fitzgerald has plied his trade as a folk singer, a troubadour with an acoustic guitar. Over that time he has earned the respect of fellow musicians, always a good indicator that an artist warrants attention. Let’s give credit where […]
Outside, the warm Gulf breeze is gently blowing the magnificent oaks to a rhythm guided only by Mother Nature. Inside the dance hall, the velvet tones of a skinny kid in a bolo tie are doing much the same thing to the couples two-stepping around the well worn floor. The piano has a sound that’s […]
Apparently this is what happens when you invite an artist into a bookstore. Grant-Lee Phillips brought his guitar to Purple Crow Books in Hillsborough, NC and songs ensued. Here he performs “Cry, Cry,” his moving tale of the Native American Trail of Tears. The song can be found on The Narrows, his latest release.
GIRLS GUNS AND GLORY, Love and Protest beats out CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD, If You Lived Here, You Would Be Home By Now as your favorite for the week of November 4, 2016. Poll Results New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us […]
Photos that ROCK! Girls Guns & Glory in the studio New album “Love and Protest” out now! I was so honored when Ward Hayden reached out to me and asked me to come take photos of Girls Guns & Glory in the recording studio. I had a great afternoon learning about the recording process, listening […]
Tomorrow is election day and we at Twangville want to encourage everyone to vote. We’re not going to get political, we’re merely going to say that it is a right, a privilege and a responsibility for those of us in the United States to select the individuals who will lead our country. The US Constitution […]
VARIOUS ARTISTS, Highway Prayer – Tribute to Adam Carroll beats out ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO, Burn Something Beautiful as your favorite for the week of October 28, 2016. VARIOUS ARTISTS, Highway Prayer – Tribute to Adam Carroll Poll Results New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, […]
A few years ago I opined The Sadies were the best rock and roll band coming out of Canada. Like Canadian pathfinders, The Band, they adhere to a storyline that’s about seizing opportunity. Some days it’s collaborating with stellar musicians like Neko Case, Jon Langford, or John Doe. Other days it’s about brothers Travis and Dallas Good […]