A collaboration of for the ages. Long time fan Jack White put Dex and his sister in the studio at his Third Man Studio and came up with this 2-sided slab of hillbilly noir folk-blues.
Viper of Melody is played with an old school musicianship and a stand-on-the-edge-of-the stage immediacy that rockets out of the speakers.There ain't a problem that can't be solved by his brand of stripped down, intensely rhythmic amalgam of hillbilly, roadhouse blues, and high energy honky-tonk.
Sadly reflective and yet hilariously surreal, the show mixes rock biography, live music and stunning visual effects to tell a tripped out tale of the demise of America's last living cowboy. And here's the soundtrack...
Inspired by a trip to Amsterdam, the fourth album from Austin's riotous contemporary vaudeville ensemble chronicles the ups and downs of the high life.
A wonderful grab bag of dancehall Western Swing, proto-rockabilly and a few ballads and novelty tunes thrown in for good measure. A quick scan of the song titles alone reveals that we are dealing with one unique talent.
Vintage 40's recordings by Johnny and his Red River Valley Boys are true country and western, featuring Bond's legendary songcraft and pioneering hillbilly-western sound.
This is some stone cold country rock, my friends. Dig out yer dad's fringed leather jacket and catch the groove
The Voles channel the ghosts of all things groovy on this cover of the mammoth Parliament/Funkadelic song.
The Sundowners’ music and love of life struck a chord with generations of music fans. They are true legends in Chicago and an important part of the city’s ongoing connection with country music.
A DIGITAL ONLY SINGLE
Sadly, the "2000 Funerals'" title is mournfully out of date. The song, however, becomes more and more powerful.
An early glimpse into the songwriting possibilities that would be later realized on Ryan Adam's debut solo album Heartbreaker.
Hear Hank like he's never been heard before, demonstrating a stylistic range from pure honky-tonk to cowboy jazz and swing
Rock’s bread and butter is romantic tragedy. This album takes all that, crushes it up, and emerges with something new, crisp, compelling and incredibly intelligent. Sure, they rock, but they also read.