Railroad Earth violin/vocalist Tim Carbone talks about rehearsing in an old bank and what happened he got too psychedelic at his first gig.
I love seeing live music. If you’re reading this, chances are that you do, too. Fruition and Goodnight, Texas both got their starts are acoustic outfits but, based on the recent performances that I saw, have gone decidedly electric. These two videos, Fruition’s “Lonesome Prayer” and Goodnight, Texas’ “Button Your Collar” don’t fully capture the […]
Our Readers’ Pick poll for Best New Album of 2019 is live. This list consists of your Top 25 picks from Winter & Spring, Summer & Fall, and last call for nominations. As always, thanks for your votes. Top picks in this poll will factor into our Authors’ picks at the end of the year. […]
Jimmy “Duck” Holmes’ Cypress Grove is a great album that I almost missed. I may have been slow to check this release out, but I’m happy I finally got to it. It encompasses everything the blues is supposed to be. The son of sharecroppers and the owner of a juke joint himself (you can see […]
One of my favorite bands to see around Dallas is the rock and roll outfit known as The Roomsounds. Heck, they were a favorite before I even moved here. Their brand of feel good rock and roll is infectious. Irresistible melodies with fist-pumping choruses are brought to life with raucous guitars and simmering keyboards, gloriously […]
Soulful Louisiana musician Marc Broussard reflects on a favorite pre-music job and the year that he made no money.
Ok, so it’s not quite December the 3rd, but it’s close enough to share this Joe Pug classic. I CALL TODAY A DISASTERSHE CALLS IT DECEMBER THE THIRDCALL IT WHAT YOU WILLI’M HEARTBROKEN STILLWORDS ARE JUST WORDS
You picked Harry Nilsson – Losst and Founnd as your favorite new release for the week of November 22, 2019. 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 Summer & Fall 2019 EmiSunshine and The Rain […]
For the next week, we’ll be taking your nomination to supplement our Readers’ Pick: Best Album of 2019 poll. The rules: You get one nomination — choose wisely. If you mention more than one, we’ll only take your first mention. Nominate by adding a comment to this post. It has to be a full length […]
Here we are again… Thanksgiving 2019, y’all… which means we’re celebrating 14 years of Twangville’s existence. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been writing a Thanksgiving toast each year to thank our contributors, our community, and the artists who give us something to listen to and write about. Without someone to make the […]