The inaugural Libera Awards (AKA Libbies) organized by A2IM (American Assoiciation Of Independent Music) took place last night in NYC. The award aims to celebrate indie labels and artists. While JC Brooks and The Uptown Sound was kicking off The Chicago Gospel Music Festival in Millennium Park, on the other coast, they were being named Best Up and...Read more
One of our all time favorite publications is the Oxford American: The Southern Magazine of Good Writing. They consistantly hip us to the lost treasures of American music.
This month's issue gives full on treatment to DEX ROMWEBER.
All The Requisite Billies: The Untold Legend of Dex Romweber traces the rises and falls of one of...Read more
So, the folks at TNT have rebooted the 80s soap opera DALLAS--which is apparently a big deal to a lot of people (I was too young to know what was going on when the show was originally on air, the only DALLAS reference I know is the Simpson's "Who Shot Mr Burns?" story arc). Anyway, whether you were a fan...Read more
We are extremely pleased to announce that Murder By Death has signed with Bloodshot Records. The Bloomington, IN quintet has been on our radar for some time with their unique brand of brooding, anthem-riding balladry and orchestral roots-inflicted indie rock, as found on defining albums such as In Bocca al Lupo (2006) and Good Morning, Magpie...Read more
As we like to say, "we release a lot of good music, but we can't release ALL the good music."
Some former compadres (well, they'll ALWAYS be compadres...that's what makes this job so great) who have moved on to other labels have released a bundle of new music this month. Being dorky fans, we wanted to let you know about them,...Read more