From the front man of The Supersuckers, a genre-scoffing dose of snarling country rock, full of pop hooks and wiseguy humor delivered with a brain, a heart, & a beer.
The band toys with the theme of living beyond a normal lifetime- the concept of reliving and rewriting our lives, and the lessons we can all learn along the way, and marks a departure from their more stripped down style to one filled with lush instrumentation.
Howl is soul music by children of the post-punk era. It’s the sound of a band that cut its teeth listening to Purple Rain and In On the Killtaker. The dark side of love and longing is explored by frontman JC Brooks’s starkly personal lyrics and the Uptown Sound’s willingness to bare all their influences and let the grooves fall where they may.
It's the sound of rickety wooden porches on humid summer days, the grimy streets of New Orleans beyond the French Quarter-- a charmingly disarming amalgam of early 20th century jazz, Delta blues, American folksong, and Southern gospel.
Five song EP featuring Andre with his shit-hot touring band, The Goldstars.
One part rock, one part R&B and all parts Andre having fun and doing his thing.
The songs tap into grooves as disparate as Turkish maqsoum, Punjabi bhangra, Jamaican ska, Greek rebetiko, classic punk and old-school mambo.
Known for their uniquely brooding sound that frequently conjures desolate imagery, on Bitter Drink, Bitter MoonMBD capture that familiar tone but also explore new territory, developing a richer, full-bodied sound.
The muddy work boots, anarchic stage shows and fondness for committing musical “pure butchery” of the Wacos match up with the stylish craft and classicism of Paul Burch, a Nashville songwriting treasure.
Rabble-rousing in the finest old school punk tradition. Comfortable with invisible eyes in the sky? Jon sure as hell isn't.
Third record in the Daytrotter Vinyl Series featuring two of Daytrotter's oldest friends, Dawes and Justin Townes Earle
Hoods and Shades is perhaps the most intriguing, feel-oriented, thematically driven effort yet from this musical legend. Andre got together with his “Detroit boys” to record, as he called it, “the Andre Williams folk album.”
Tips its hat to road-map influences from Motown to Mellencamp, the Delta bluesmen to folk pickers of ‘60s Greenwich Village---the result is a singular sound spurred on by years spent on tour honing something rare that is altogether its own.
The piece de resistance of Dex Romweber’s voluminous back catalog, ably backed by the trusty Chris “Crow” Smith on drums, GGHB is as solid an LP as you will ever find.