I don’t often post full concert videos but this one is so, so worthy of it. Linda Rondstadt captured live at New Jersey’s Capitol Theater back in 1975. Sure, she plays a bunch of her many hits but Lowell George/Little Feat’s “Willin’” into Jimmy Cliff’s “Many Rivers to Cross” into the Paul Anka-penned/Buddy Holly recorded […]
You picked Thin Lear – Wooden Cave as your favorite new release for the week of July 24, 2020. 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 2020 Jack the Radio – Creatures […]
On pretty much any night of the week on network television, you can find a show featuring contestants with incredible vocal talents. What most of them are missing is soul. Not literally like soul music, but spiritually like the non-physical essence of someone. If you don’t know what that sounds like, you can hear it […]
Marc Perlman and Gary Louris of the Jayhawks chat about terrible eating habits on the road and recall their first gigs.
Singer-songwriter Peter Himmelman talks about the tortoise and the duck in his rehearsal space and recalls the lesson that he learned at his first gig.
The world is simply a better place when it’s accompanied by a Neville Brothers soundtrack.
You picked S.G. Goodman – Old Time Feeling as your favorite new release for the week of July 17, 2020. 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 2020 Jack the Radio – […]
Damn, this makes me nostalgic in more ways than one. Dallas singer-songwriter pays tribute to live music – and live music venues – with this cover of fellow Dallas troubadours Old 97’s “Niteclub”. Sure, there’s an irony in that the song talks about burning the club down as touring is keeping the singer from a […]
Everybody knows about Cheers, the bar where everyone knows your name. Apparently the recording studio equivalent of that is Ted Russell Kamp’s former garage, now affectionately known as The Den. Ted has a new album out, Down In the Den, that features (if I counted right) 35 of his friends, who all happen to be […]
Acclaimed songwriter and musician Sarah Siskind talks about coffee shop gigs, “Mr Mystery”, and writing for film and television.