With 43% of the votes, you chose the Lyle Lovett and His Large Band‘s It’s Not Big It’s Large as your favorite new album in a recent Twangville poll. Help us celebrate by enjoying these Lyle Lovett videos. Don’t forget to vote in this week’s poll!
THE ALBUM OF THE MONTH: The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter, by Josh Ritter Josh Ritter bounces back from his label’s bankruptcy in fine fashion. Quickly (and smartly) picked up by Victor/Sony, Ritter releases his second masterpiece in as many years. Historical Conquests may not have the lyrical gravity of last year’s breathtaking Animal Years, […]
“My name is Jason Isbell. This is my fabulous rock and roll band The 400 Unit. And we need more whiskey as soon as anybody can get it up to the stage.” Quite the fitting kick-off to the July video companion… This month’s video companion bears a certain similarity to a full bottle of Jack […]
THE ALBUM OF THE MONTH: It was another great month for new albums. I’m calling it a draw in the album of the month category. Sirens of the Ditch, by Jason Isbell At long last, Isbell unleashes his solo debut and shows the breadth of his talents. Sure, there are rock songs like the opening […]
With 36% of the votes, you chose the Lori McKenna‘s Unglamorous as your favorite new album in a recent Twangville poll. To celebrate, here are some Lori McKenna videos. Enjoy! Don’t forget to vote in this week’s poll!
Lori McKenna, ‘Unglamorous’ (Full CD) Here we go again. The ladies keep on making a statement this year. This time around its Lori McKenna with her Warner Bros. debut titled Unglamorous. When she’s not making babies (she recently had her fifth), she’s writing songs. She’s so good at songwriting that Faith Hill decided to repurpose […]
Sarah Borges & The Broken Singles at IOTA (8/10/07) I hit the IOTA Club & Cafe Friday night to catch the Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles performance. And what a performance it was. I had previously only seen them once before at a beer festival in the middle of the afternoon. Let me tell […]
With 50% of the votes, you chose the Raul Malo‘s After Hours as your favorite new album in last week’s poll. To celebrate, here are some Raul Malo videos. Enjoy! Don’t forget to vote in this week’s poll!
Kelly Willis, Translated From Love (Full CD) So far the kings of alt-country have spoken. We’ve seen strong releases from Wilco, Son Volt and this week Ryan Adams. But I’m beginning to think that 2007 may belong to the ladies after impressive releases from Patty Griffin, Lucinda Williams, Sarah Borges, Gina Villalobos, Elizabeth Cook and […]
If you’ve never been to a live Last Train Home show, here’s a taste of what you’re missing. I recorded these this past Friday night at IOTA in Arlington, VA. IOTA has been a regular venue for Last Train Home for over a decade now. They brought the full band consisting of Eric Brace (vocals, […]