The Waco Brothers have returned, and they're ready to take over the world for the TENTH time. To whet your Waco whistle, here's a totally rippin' new song "Receiver" streaming via Rolling Stone! Listen here. It's from the band's upcoming album Going Down in History, out Feb. 26. Pre-order on CD, vinyl LP, or digital...Read more
Rolling Stone says: "Each track brims with the knowledge that existence is rarely ever simply black...Read more
As you hopefully know by now, Freakwater is back. Their first album in a decade, and first Bloodshot Records release, Scheherazade hits Feb 5th. The Fader is streaming brand new song "Number One with a Bullet," and you can hear it right here. And yes, it does, indeed, rule.
Released ahead of their annual 'Tonksgiving' shows, the EP was recorded during a 2014 show at Off Broadway in St. Louis. KDHX has the scoop along with a stream of the live version of "Caney Mountain" and an interview with frontman Brian...Read more
Freakwater's trippy new music video for "The Asp and the Albatross" is now playing via The Bluegrass Situation! View with your third eye here. Vocalist/guitarist/mandola-player extraordinaire Janet Bean provided some excellent commentary on the song and video, so make sure ya read that too. Might learn yourself something.
"The Asp and the Albatross" is from the band's upcoming Bloodshot...Read more
On Dec. 4th we're releasing a six pack of drinkin' song 7" singles! To celebrate our 21st birthday!
For the collection, our pals in Deer Tick covered The Pogues' "If I Should Fall From Grace with God" (!!!!!), and you can hear it now on Stereogum! Pre-order the set here.
Packaged in a SUPER COOL custom six pack carton with handle...Read more
Here's another new song by The Mekons & Robbie Fulks from their upcoming collaborative album Jura, streaming on NPR Music! LISTEN HERE. The album will be released on limited edition vinyl LP and digital on Black Friday Record Store Day (11/27). Pre-order on iTunes and Bandcamp here.
NPR says it's "an album comprised of old sea chanteys...Read more
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We're releasing Chicago/Louisville outsider country collective Freakwater's new album Scheherazade on February 5th! Listen to new song "The Asp and the Albatross" via Stereogum. The song is available now on a 7" single.
We are thrilled...Read more
They say the album is reminiscent of Elvis and MC5, with some Hunter S. Thompson sprinkled about...and we don't disagree.
Make sure you snag the album on CD, 180-gram...Read more
We've been anxious to share this one. The Yawpers' new "Doing It Right" music video is playing on Nerdist! It's a true cinematic experience. And it's brutal. (Watch at work at your own risk. We're serious. This ain't for the faint of heart.)
The song is on The Yawpers' brilliantly supercharged new album...Read more
The piece also includes an interview with lead Bottle Rocket Brian Henneman about the making of the song, and it sounds like ...Read more
"Have you been waiting for the return of the Bottle Rockets? If you love indie-minded roots music, you have — even if you're not...Read more
"Barrence Whitfield lets loose some ungodly screams in the song “I’m a Full Grown Man,” a track on the new album by his band the Savages..."
The Wall Street Journal is streaming a howlin' new Barrence Whitfield & The Savages song on their Speakeasy blog! The song is from the band's upcoming Bloodshot album Under the Savage Sky,...Read more
The album includes new versions...Read more