We’re gonna stick with Ronstadt for another week because why the heck not. Step aside Mick…
Singer-songwriter Kenny Roby recalls the childhood composition that his siblings still sing to him and his first gigs (opening for Corrosion of Confirmity and Suicidal Tendencies).
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 […]
Marc Perlman and Gary Louris of the Jayhawks chat about terrible eating habits on the road and recall their first gigs.
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 […]
They say you should always dance like you think no one is watching. I think the same thing applies to air guitar and drums. Wail and flail. If you want a good soundtrack to do that to, I’d suggest the new album from LA-based roots rockers Nocona. Entitled Los Dos, it has a garage band […]
No Time for Love Songs, The Mastersons (from the Red House Records release No Time for Love Songs) I love you so much but it’s no time for love songs We’re starting to unravel at the seams Maybe I care too much and this world is hard enough How come everybody’s gotta be so mean? […]
Influential guitarist Dex Romweber recalls his first gig and a day job that was like working on a pirate ship.
Austin-based singer-songwriter Arkansas Dave talks about a tour van called “Stormtrooper” and reveals why he’s called “Swamp Thang”