Folk-punk lifers The Mekons teamed up with Chicago’s musical polyglot Robbie Fulks for a month to record this limited-edition collection of rough sea shanties and mournful tales pulled from the fog of the bay and the fog of the local whiskey distillery
Lydia Loveless takes the pop classic "I Would Die 4 U" for a spin while Cory Branan slows it down with his take on the 1986 weirdo swan song "Under the Cherry Moon."
The secret weapon behind many recordings by Nora O'Connor, Justin Roberts, Kelly Hogan and Robbie Fulks steps to the front of the stage.
Andrew Bird covers Robbie Fulks's "I'll Trade You Money For Wine" (with Nora O'Connor) and Robbie Fulks returns the favor with a cover of Bird's 2001 song "Core and Rind" on the B-side. Limited edition 7" vinyl single.
Side A is "Mile High" a non album track of Lydia's own concoction.
Side B is a Ke$ha song that LL loves. We didn't even recognize it at first – just figured it was another killer Lydia cut.
Jerry David DeCicca is the frontman of beloved Columbus, Ohio folk-rock band The Black Swans. This is his debut solo album which features guest appearances by Will Oldham (Bonnie 'Prince' Billy), Kelley Deal (The Breeders), Spooner Oldham, and more.
These "bests" span the spectrum of Jon's term of service with us. There's all out punk, ballads, country, folk-punk punk-folk, and well...it's Jon. 'Nuff said.
Get down with the Rockets on these 28 tracks, including some Neil Young and Crazy Horse action at the end.
A trip thru neon-lit alleys, full of pulp fiction juvey rock, sci-fi theme songs and greasy denim hipster jive. Effortlessly versatile and raucously dismissive of genre constraints, exciting and darkly romantic.
All FOUR volumes of the critically acclaimed series THE OLD TOWN SCHOOL OF FOLK MUSIC SONGBOOK into one powerhouse bundle for one low price!
Plots a clear-eyed, sharp-elbowed course through such far-flung subjects as alternative hierarchies and astronomy, perpetual war for perpetual profit, the culture of detachment, middle age, fatherhood, fame, and the fleetingness of love.
These songs have thrived in the folk traditions of America for a reason. They are tough and long lasting but malleable enough to be adapted and re-invented easily.