I always thought how inspiring it must be for a musician to walk on stage in fromt of 12,000 screaming fans. But what about when it is 12 fans? How inspiring is that? Pretty damn inspiring if the Deadstring Brothers are any example. In reality there were more than 12 people at Zydeco two nights […]
With 72% of the votes, you chose the Garrison Starr‘s The Girl That Killed September as your favorite new album in a recent Twangville poll. Help us celebrate by enjoying these Garrison Starr videos. Don’t forget to vote in this week’s poll!
With 35% of the votes, you chose the Will Kimbrough‘s EP as your favorite new album in a recent Twangville poll. Help us celebrate by enjoying these Will Kimbrough videos. Don’t forget to vote in this week’s poll!
**NOTE: Contest is now closed. You can still participate but will no longer be eligible for the giveaway.** Something’s been going on in the golden state. Lately, it seems there’s been a handful of Alt-country/Americana bands making a dent in the California music scene. The sound is markedly different than what we hear coming out […]
With 47% of the votes, you chose the Grace Potter & The Nocturnals‘ This is Somewhere as your favorite new album in a recent poll. To celebrate, here are some Grace Potter videos. Enjoy! Don’t forget to vote in this week’s poll!
With 56% of the votes, you chose the Josh Rouse‘s Country Mouse, City House as your favorite new album in a recent poll. To celebrate, here are some Josh Rouse videos recorded from Spinner.com’s Interface video podcast. Enjoy! Don’t forget to vote in this week’s poll!
**NOTE: Contest is now closed.** Their song “Marvelous Things” made my Top Alternative Songs back in 2005. Eisley is one of the best alternative bands to come out in recent years. To celebrate this week’s release of their new album Combinations and their acoustic tour we’re participating in a contest to give you the chance […]
Josh Rouse, Country Mouse, City House (Full CD) Josh Rouse has been a Twangville favorite for some time now. Of course, we’re partial to his Nashville release, but there’s not much to dislike about any of his many songs to date. Like Ryan Adams, Rouse keeps making music and never looks back. The songs and […]
About once a year the earth, sun and moon align and a plethora of great new music arrives on a single day. In 2007 that day is July 10th. Jason Isbell, Sirens of the Ditch (New West Records) The former Drive-By Trucker rolls on to great success. Isbell’s tunes were among my favorites on the […]
Accompanied by 7 additional musicians, Justin Trawick rocked DC’s 9:30 Club Friday (6/29) night peforming as The Justin Trawick Group. Donning worn Saucony shoes, ripped jeans, tattered tee and a engineer’s cap that’s probably got a story of its own to tell, Trawick led a bouyant band of musicians including such varied instruments as bongos, […]