Luke Winslow-King's smokin' new tune "Swing That Thing" is streaming via American Songwriter Magazine! This is a bona fide rug-cutter if we ever heard one. Listen HERE. There's an excellent story behind the song, so read the write-up as well, as told by Luke.
Get a sneak peek! Click below to listen to Cory Branan's new album The No-Hit Wonder in its entirety RIGHT NOW via The Wall Street Journal! The album is out next Tuesday, so be the cool kid on the street and hear it first right now.
Pedal steel vixen Maggie Bjorklund is back with her new album Shaken. Listen to new song "Missing at Sea" via SPIN. (Click to listen)
The album, out 10/14 in the US (and 9/29 in Europe), features guests such as Jim Barr (Portishead), John Parrish (PJ Harvey, Sparklehorse), John Convertino (Calexico), and vocals by Kurt Wagner (Lambchop). Pre-order the album on... Read more
A.V. says it's one of the album's best tracks, and "the track is a lonesome paean to whiskey-fueled yearning and long-distance heartache."
BrooklyVegan says that LWK "demonstrates a love of the early American blues of Mississippi John Hurt, Robert Johnson and the like.... Read more
Cory Branan returns to release his second album for Bloodshot and first new music in over two years on August 19th, and today VICE's Noisey premiered "The No-Hit Wonder," the upcoming record's title track. Cory enlisted the help of friends Craig Finn and Steve Selvidge of The Hold Steady to sing what Noisey's Dan Ozzi calls "a damn fine... Read more
Dex Romweber Duo's new album 'Images 13' comes out tomorrow, and in celebration, the legendary Dexter Romweber himself recorded a podcast for us! Hear Dex flex his hulking rock-n-roll knowledge muscle while he spins some new records he picked up (you know some far out stuff is on there). He also talks about the new album and his... Read more
Hear Dex Romweber Duo's new album 'Images 13' a week ahead of release - it's streaming on American Songwriter Magazine, along with some enlightening commentary from the Flat Duo Jetter and Silvertone-slinger Dex himself!
Dex sez "Our sound is still a force to be reckoned with." He's got that damn right. This record is a... Read more
Soundtrack your Wednesday afternoon with Ha Ha Tonka's fabulous World Cafe session on NPR!
The band plays stand-out tracks from their newest Bloodshot album 'Lessons' and participates in an interview with David Dye, in which they cover the main muse for the album (a Maurice Sendak interview on NPR's Fresh Air, coincidentally), Ozark culture, and scrapped album titles.
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PopMatters has the scoop and a premiere of scorching new track "Roll On!"
PopMatters says: "You can hear that kinship between Romweber and Jack White, not to mention the The Black Keys and in-their-prime The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion,... Read more
Esquire gives us another sneak peek at Mr. Biram's forthcoming album ' Nothin' But Blood,' out February 4th (that's in less than two weeks!), with an exclusive stream and download of the song "Slow & Easy."
You won't be surprised at SHB's opinions on good BBQ when you read the interview that's alongside the song premiere.
Stereogum gives you a stream and download of another new Lydia Loveless song from her upcoming album ' Somewhere Else,' out February 18th. The song is called "Really Wanna See You Again," and it's a bona fide ripper.
According to our friends at Stereogum, it's "an example of a singer-songwriter in... Read more