LYDIA LOVELESS IS ONE OF SPIN'S BEST NEW ARTISTS OF 2014

January 3rd, 2014 by Rami

Lydia Loveless is featured on the front page of SPIN as a Best New Artist of January 2014! 

"Like so many young creatives mining the nooks and crannies of American roots music, it's easy to categorize it as "alt-country" in the sense that it looks to the past as much as the present to craft a sound of...Read more

POPMATTERS GIVES HA HA TONKA'S 'LESSONS' 8/10 STARS

October 16th, 2013 by Rami

"There are times when I listen to the album and end up lost in reflection about fading memories and missed chances. Other times, the guitars and drums and harmonies lift me up, convince me that the road ahead is bright. Either way, 'Lessons' makes for a fantastic journey."

PopMatters nails it with this8/10 star review of Ha...Read more

Robbie Fulks Review on "Fresh Air"

September 20th, 2013 by Rami

NPR's syndicated "Fresh Air" reviewed Robbie Fulks' new album Gone Away Backward.

SPOILER ALERT! THEY LOVED IT!

It's archived HERE, so you can let the mellifluous tones of Ken Tucker's voice tell you why you need to hear this fine batch of songs.

"With Gone Away Backward, Fulks has made an album that feints in the direction of nostalgia while...Read more

Relase Day Love for Robbie Fulks

August 27th, 2013 by Rami

Holy Smokes! The writerly class has chimed in big time today regarding Robbie Fulks' brank new Gone Away Backward!

Check out some of these reviews. We'd blush if we could remember how:

"Gone Away Backward may be Fulks' most cohesive, best-realized album yet. More than anything, it's good to have another album from one of country music's best-kept secrets."--The Onion A.V....Read more

Maggie Bjorklund's album in Alarm's Best of the 2010's (So Far)

June 12th, 2013 by Rami

When Maggie's record Coming Home came out in early 2011, it got rave reviews. Sure, there were a Jenga set of reasons NOT to release it: Danish. Pedal-steel. Unheard of on this side of that there Ocean. Not able to tour much. Check, check, check and double check.

BUT, once we heard it, we HAD to release it. Jack White...Read more

Eddie Spaghetti Hates The French!

January 24th, 2013 by Rami

Well, not really, but that's the kind of headline that garners attention in this internet age. We were also considering "Eddie Knocks Up Kate Middleton" but, really, who cares?

Anyway, Eddie is doing some solo shows out West this week, and the LA Examiner interviewed him about performing solo and how the Supersuckers ended up in Seattle. He also does,...Read more

End of the Week Tidbits

October 26th, 2012 by Rami

Wow, it's the end of the day! The end of the week! Crazy day AND everyone's putting together their Big Bird Halloween costumes.

So we're combining news bits, sue us (not really, please).

First, check out THIS full on feature and interview with Rosie Flores in Guitar World

It's got stories about the songs, her career and all the geeky...Read more

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