Hey Eddie – this is one of my favorite songs, too. They don’t come much better than Buffalo Tom’s “Taillights Fade.” Here is Buffalo Tom’s Bill Janovitz joining Pearl Jam at a recent Fenway Park show in Boston.
Good Old Wind, Kingsley Flood (from the self-released Another Other) There’s been a recent trend of artists producing EPs rather than full-length LPs. The economics make sense, certainly for independent artists, in the context of the continuously evolving music industry. I also appreciate the possibility of getting more frequent, albeit shorter, releases from my favorite […]
A couple of weekends ago 7 of our 9 contributors from this little site we call Twangville met in Boston for the second showcase we’ve put together boasting the Twangville moniker. And when I say “we” put it together, I’m really just saying “Mayer” put together. I volunteered to post a few words about Friday […]
Any discussion of Bill Janovitz will undoubtedly start with his tenure as a member of Boston-based trio Buffalo Tom. For more than 25 years the group has released an incredible catalog filled with emotionally charged rock and roll. Songs like “Tailights Fade” and “Sunday Night,” to name just a few, have a raw intensity […]
Here’s a collection of videos featuring artists who will be appearing at the Twangville Music Festival on Friday night, June 28th at the Lizard Lounge in Cambridge, MA. Session Americana — performing “Raking Through the Ashes” from 2012’s Love and Dirt and “The Coal Burner” from 2009’s Diving For Gold Kevin Gordon — playing “Don’t […]
The Twangville Posse – we’ve got writers across the United States – like to get together from time to time to, well, talk music. This year we’re gathering near Boston and you’re invited to the party! Twangville will be taking over the Lizard Lounge on June 28th and 29th for an incredible weekend of music. […]
It is only May and it has already been an amazing year for Boston music. Below are some of the highlights from some of the impressive releases making for a mighty fine musical spring in Beantown. FEATURED ALBUMS Waterfall, by Todd Thibaud Thibaud’s latest album is a bit of a paradox. For all it’s upbeat […]
What began as an informal gathering has blossomed into one of Americana’s most impressive musical collectives. Taking their cues from a traditional Irish Seisiun, the six core members of Session Americana gather around a single table with an ambient mics. The set-up lends itself to a free-form and relaxed feel that lets the group swap […]