As we mentioned earlier this week, Firewater's Tod A suffered a fall after a sold-out show in Istanbul and had to have immediate knee surgery. The tour dates for the month were cancelled, but we're happy to report Tod is on the mend and the cancelled tour stops have been already been rescheduled...Read more
Tuesday was RELEASE DAY for Rosie Flores' new album Working Girl's Guitar. We celebrated in the office by cranking the sucker up and prancing about in our snazziest cowboy boots and drinking Lone Star beer. Well, it was actually beat up tennis shoes and some of JP's fine homemade brew, but still...
Anyway, the writerly types out there have...Read more
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