Taylor Hollingsworth live @ Bottletree in Birmingham, AL. “Assasinate the President”
TAYLOR HOLLINGSWORTH, Bad Little Kitty (Mass)
Official Site | MySpace | MP3*
Every song reminds me of someone different yet the album retains an amazing level of consistency. Listen for comparisons to Spoon, The Ramones, Guided by Voices, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Jesus and Mary Chain, Hank III and more. I’ve never heard someone pull anything together quite like this. Connor Oberst (Bright Eyes) and Maria Taylor make appearances. File under: Punk / Rock / Country
- ANDRE WILLIAMS & THE NEW ORLEANS HELLHOUNDS, Can You Deal With It? (Bloodshot)
Official Site | MP3**
Punk meets soul. Its about time.
- GUITAR RED, Lightnin’ in a Bottle (Backspace)
Ben Rowell, former member of Gainesville’s Big Sky band starts a record label to help emerging artists. Decatur, GA blues musician Guitar Red is among the first.
- JAMES JACKSON TOTH, Waiting In Vain (Rykodisc)
MySpace | Samples (Amazon)
Former Wooden Wand member debuts his first solo album.
- RICHIE HAVENS, Nobody Left To Crown (Verve)
Official Site | MySpace | Samples (Amazon)
His first new studio recording in over 4 years.
ALYSSA GRAHAM, CARRIE HASSLER AND HARD RAIN, CEPHAS & WIGGINS, EDDIE FLOYD, JOHNNY FLYNN, LITTLE RICHARD, MATT PRYOR, MICHAEL CLEVELAND & FLAMEKEEPER, OLD MAN LUEDECKE, STEVE CROPPER & FELIX CAVALIERE, RUSTY TRUCK, STEVE DAWSON and more. See our Release Calendar for more new releases like these.
Noteworthy articles from Twangville and our friendly neighbors:
- Paul Westerberg’s Major-Label Replacement [Hickory Wind]
- The Avett Brothers show their softer side [Hickory Wind]
- Best of Spring 2008, Tom’s Mixtape [Twangville]
- The Avett Brothers :: The Second Gleam [Aquarium Drunkard]
- FREE GIVEAWAY! I’m giving away a free mystery (alt country) disc this week to one lucky winner as a way of saying thanks for being a part of Twangville. Simply comment on this post to be eligible. The winner will be contacted the following week. NOTE: You must have a US mailing address to win.
* Source: undertheradarmag.com
** Source: BloodshotRecords.com
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