After a fabulous homecoming concert in Instanbul, following the first Firewater US tour in four years----and dang it was fun, Tod slipped on a cobblestone and broke his kneecap. Not...Read more
A confluence of Rolling Stone content and BS artists today.
First, HERE'S a piece on Justin Townes Earle producing Wanda Jackson's new album Unfinished Business, which was released yesterday. We here at BS are no strangers to the majesty that is WANDA. Why, we even put together a tribute record to her.
Second, Jack White debuted his new...Read more
The mid-80s documentary about the legendary Athens, GA music scene of the time, Athens, GA: Inside/Out, has been given the re-release treatment with a new DVD and CD soundtrack. Featuring local legends like The B-52s and REM, the documentary also turns its lens onto Flat Duo Jets, which features the legit guitar god Dex Romweber. We have the...Read more
Roger Knox, the Black Elvis, the Koori King of Country, has his visa in hand and is coming to the USA from Down Under to play a few dates. The last time he tried to come over a few years ago, the US government denied him entry.
This may...Read more
ROSIE FLORES will discuss the late rockabilly legend JANIS MARTIN and Janis' just-released final album The Blanco Sessions on NPR's Weekend Edition with host Rachel Martin this Sunday, September 30 at 9:45 a.m eastern time
Janis Martin was one of the few female recording artists working in the male-dominated rockabilly field in the 1950s. Nicknamed "the...Read more
CORDERO, Brooklyn's favorite bilingual indie rock dance band, will appear on a US midwestern tour beginning October 3rd with a free concert at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk beginning at 8:30pm--featuring two sets of Cordero, and an ongoing Obama presidential debate drinking game. Cordero will be debuting songs from an upcoming collaboration album with Os Mutantes leader...Read more