Legendary punk bassist and musical brainiac Mike Watt talked the nitty gritty with Banditos guitarists Corey and Jeff on the Watt From Pedro Show podcast. They cover everything from busking in Birmingham to their early thrash metal bands to how well the motorcycle gangs have taken to Banditos' music (the name is purely coincidental). Plus Watt tells Watt stories....Read more
Bloodshot bluegrass rabble-rousers The Meat Purveyors are included on Rough Trade Records' 40th anniversary album 40 Years, 40 Covers, out now! TMP's classically out-of-nowhere cover of "Like a Virgin" fits right in between Bauhaus covering Brian Eno and The White Strips playing Dolly Parton.
The Waco Brothers came crashing into Audiotree studios in Chicago and put on a show for the books!
THIS is how the Wacos should be experienced (you know, if you can't see 'em in a dive bar).
On tap, unfiltered, and strong.
Here's the whole session (complete with hilarious Wacos banter) featuring songs from their new album ...Read more
If you have yet to dive into Upland Stories or Robbie Fulks in general...this is your primer. The Guardian paints the essential picture of an artist who "has been releasing his own brand of country music that is rooted in tradition, but is too adventuresome to stay there." Read it here.
"One element of the excellence of [Fulks's] new album Upland Stories is the strength and variety of his singing." —Ken Tucker, NPR Fresh Air