Bootleg: Drive-By Truckers Live at Cannery Ballroom (10/11/2013)
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Bootleg: Drive-By Truckers Live at Cannery Ballroom (10/11/2013)

Happy New Year’s Eve! If you aren’t planning on going out tonight you can still enjoy live music thanks to the Drive-By Truckers. Hood, Cooley and company will release their latest album, English Oceans, on 4 March 2014. The band have been playing songs from the new album live as they did last month at … Continue reading

First Listen: The 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco – Cruise Control EP
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First Listen: The 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco – Cruise Control EP

As camp as Adam West’s Batman and as musically crisp as Steely Dan, The 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco, the UK cult band-in-their-own-minds, roll along with their latest offering, the four-song EP, Cruise Control. Sarcastic to the hilt, The 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco skewer mental health and Scientology on the EP’s title track, “Cruise Control,” moving right into … Continue reading

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Review: Starch to Sugar – S/T

The Pennsylvania borough of Phoenixville is a small, artistic enclave outside of Philadelphia that is not lacking for music. You have the requisite weekend cover bands, singer/songwriter types and aging troubadours who play the bars, coffee shop, theatre and open spaces that dot Bridge and Main streets, yet original music is largely missing from this … Continue reading

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Download: The Yawpers – Sister Mary

Like a misplaced Christmas gift hidden well behind the tree emerges “Sister Mary,” a new single from The Yawpers, a three-piece from Boulder, Colorado. Having released their debut LP, Capon Crusade, in October 2012, the band is due for a new album. Let’s hope “Sister Mary” is a precursor of things to come in 2014. … Continue reading

Christmas Download: My Morning Jacket – When the Bells Start Ringing
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Christmas Download: My Morning Jacket – When the Bells Start Ringing

From My Morning Jacket‘s 2011 Christmas iTunes Session comes “When the Bells Start Ringing.” Featuring The Head and the Heart, “When the Bells Start Ringing” is one of two songs the band plays with MMJ on the seven-song EP. Download “When the Bells Start Ringing” below and purchase My Morning Jacket’s iTunes Session here. >> … Continue reading