Ha Ha Tonka's version of "12" 3-speed Oscillating Fan" always whips the crowds into a frenzy at the end of their shows. And, since much of the USA has been, or still is, sweltering under a wicked heat wave, we were happy that the folks over at Music Fog finished up this video of the band performing the song...Read more
Check out THIS video from Wilco's big Solid Sound Festival in Massachusetts at the end of June.
At around 1 minute, Jeff Tweedy helps JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound on their cover of Wilco's I Am Trying to Break Your Heart. It surprised JC so much, he does a James Brown spin and fall.....Now THAT'S showmanship.Read more
The first video from Justin's recent Harlem River Blues album was premiered exclusively on Paste Magazine today. Slippin' and Slidin' was shot and directed by Joshua Black Wilkins and provides an imtimate look at JTE's adopted NYC hometown.
Also, Justin announced the rest of his summer tour plans, so mark your calendars. Includes stops at...Read more
Andre Williams is opening for Justin Townes Earle on Memorial at Chicago's Millennium Park.
We look forward to Mr Rhythm singing "Jailbait" and who knows what else in front of thousands of possibly unsuspecting Chicagoans. The potential for weirdness is quite high.
It was a fun, busy week. We gave you SIX different chances to win Maggie Bjorklund's new album "Coming Home" just by taking a look at her six new music videos and liking, re-posting, or commenting on any of them. Simple enough, right?
As participating site My Old Kentucky Blog put it, "Beginning this past Monday, five music blogs formed an...Read more
Starting today, we announce the launch of Maggie Bjorklund Video Roll Week. Involved are five of our favorite publications, coming together to support five new videos from Maggie's new album--each song with its own unique draw, and each supporting site offering the opportunity for one lucky person to win a copy of Coming Home.
Here's the gist of it:
We're pretty sure that if you Google any band at SXSW this year for some video, you'll get directed to 1,001 pages of crappy images shot on cell phones by reeling drunk people. Bad images, worse sound. Ain't the internet grand?
HOWEVER, the good folks at the site Music Fog had some of our bands over to their shindig at the...Read more
In our continuing battle on behalf of Maggie's new album Coming Home, a record that made precious little business sense to release but we just loved so much we just HAD to, we present some ammo for you to sample.
>>Stream the ENTIRE record on Spinner.com and see if we're lying about how wonderful it is.
>>Check out ...Read more
Check out THIS brilliant live version of Grey Skies by Dex and his sister and a new bass player. Captured in some evocative black and white footage opening for Wanda Jackson and Jack White, it's the band at their best.
Videos! Interviews! Rather than post separately, here are the nifty bits 'o' media oddness that crossed our virtual desks today (well, maybe not TODAY, but I'm finally getting around to them.)