Ben Nichols of Lucero recalls working at his family’s business and talks about focusing on where you are rather than where you want to be.
Twangville sat down with Ben Nichols back in early November as he and the boys were tearing up the East Coast with Social Distortion and Frank Turner. The fruits of said interview are displayed below. Enjoy and catch Lucero on tour, out West right now and touring with the Vans Warped tour this summer. So […]
Gary Louris and Mark Olson, Ready for the Flood (New West) If we can’t have a Jayhawks reunion the renewed friendship of Gary Louris and Mark Olson currently touring in support of their new album. Its no surprise that the two masters could put together a rock solid effort though much was riding on the […]
We bolt right out of the gate this month with Butch Walker’s smokin’ video for “The Weight of Her” followed by the Right On’s blazing through a live performance of “Do Your Thing, Babe.” After that, you’ll want to catch your breath with live acoustic performances from Ben Nichols and David Garza. From there we’ve […]
ALBUMS OF THE MONTH: Sycamore Meadows, by Butch Walker Are you familiar with the old adage of giving an artist the hook? It usually signifies the need to drag a talentless performer from the stage. For Butch Walker, however, it carries a whole different meaning. Walker has established a reputation for sharing his hooks with […]
Friday night followed my unintentional afternoon trend of mixing old favorites with new sounds. My preference at South-by is to see almost entirely new-to-me bands, especially during official showcases, but there were just too many favorites to stick to my guns on a day like this. Sue me. In that respect, Friday night truly provided […]