Using the songs of the late Doug Sahm—the Cosmic Cowboy--the Rockets raise their own bad-ass freak flag and kick out the grooves
Full of ambition and a palpable sense of renewed determination, Zoysia leaps from the speakers and takes you on that long, strange trip.
103 Degrees in June documents one of those nights when the music takes over, when the crowd and the band feed off one another and no one minds being soaked to the skin.
Makes touchstones out of Neil Young’s "Harvest" and the Stones’ "Dead Flowers" as easily as Tammy Wynette’s "Stand by Your Man," ranges freely from blistering rock to the lonesomeness of a weary troubadour.
2 discs, 27 songs...full of death, murder and mayhem.
Classics, near classics and songs you've never heard of by a cavalcade of stars, near stars and people you've never heard of.
Thirteen dusty gems flirting with the static-y ghosts of Motown, Tin Pan Alley, classic pop, and soul; dancing across the radio spectrum like a trail of mileposts in the rearview.
The spirit of X and Dock Boggs inspire thirteen originals, that'll charm all the snakes on the premises.
From dynamic atmospherics and psychedelic melancholy to pulsing T. Rex glam boogie and down and dirty southern ROCK, BBJ and host of guests deliver.
A fascination with early 70's classic country, and some gen-u-ine Nashville soul, but also delivers a quick sucker punch to the past through literate, biting songwriting.
Wherein we venture into Books on CD territory with an aural barrage of strange field hollers, crusty mountain music, abrasive beat free-form and Afro-Cuban jazz. Also, it sometimes makes us laugh so hard we spit up our pumpkin lattes.
You can practically feel the heat from the stage, smell the smoke on your clothes, taste the beery taste of beer and let your ears bask in the un-tempered wall of sound on this raucous free-for-all
Simple, sad, tear-jerkers with nods towards soul, country, pop and R+B, all sung with an end-of-the-bar growl and a weary tenacity.
It's raw, it's muddy, it's chaotic, it's ultra-primal blues and rock and roll with a country heart beating underneath.
His sermon? "Remember: Whiskey AND holy water'll both burn you if you ain't careful."
Nobacon raises the rogue flag and sets the sails aflame with a rousing set of riot-folk and heretical sea shanties.