Sarah Shook & the Disarmers set up shop at Audiotree's studio in Chicago when the band was here for a sold out show at beloved punk club the Empty Bottle earlier this month and filmed a hair-raising session featuring five songs from their new album Years (and a head-to-head guitar/pedal steel solo-off that will melt your face!). It...Read more
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers' bourbon barrel-aged new video for "The Bottle Never Lets Me Down" is now playing via Rolling Stone! The song is from Shook's new album Years, out now on digital, CD, and vinyl LP. The video is directed by Gorman Bechard, who also directed a new documentary about...Read more
Behold! Barrence Whitfield & The Savages' FIRST-EVER music video! That's right, the band's intergalactic video for new song "Let's Go to Mars" is the first in their nearly 40-year stretch as garage rock titans. Directed by King Salami and the Cumberland 3's Eric Baconstrip, watch it now via PopMatters.
As guitarist Peter Greenberg puts...Read more
Those damned Banditos blew the friggin' doors off the famous Jam in the Van when they stopped by the studio on wheels before their show a couple weeks ago in LA. (We heard Dwight Yoakam was at the show?? Can someone confirm?!) These are absolutely worth your precious time. This is a rock-n-roll band firing on all cylinders.
All three songs...Read more
Rolling Stone premiered a flat-out incredible acoustic live video of her affecting song "I Am a Woman" and interviewed RB about her journey from Australia to Nashville.
Joined by her on vocals are Nicole Atkins, Phillip Creamer, and Kashena Sampson. Of the...Read more
Plan B Skateboards' (you know, Danny Way's skateboard company) new video features skater Trevor McClung shredding to a JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound song! Watch the full video here or below. Turns out "Sister Ray Charles" is a proper soundtrack for grinding handrails. Getting funky AND gnarly.
Plan B's new "Blood Shot" skate deck will come with...Read more
Lydia Loveless, between her two sold-out shows in Brooklyn, made a pitstop at Stereogum HQ to play a few acoustic numbers on Facebook Live. You can watch the video below. She plays selections from her 2016 album Real, her 2014 album Somewhere Else, and the new reissue/compilation Boy Crazy and Single(s).
Lydia Loveless is out on the...Read more
Watch Scott H. Biram put the pedal to the metal and blast his behemoth guitar rig out in the middle of the Texas desert in the new music video for “TrainWrecker,” now playing on Saving Country Music.
Someone in the comments for one of these videos said "Sounds good but it seems like they've been drinking a bit." Welcome to Waco World, friend. Jon Langford did at one point say the Wacos were a way to play for free beer at their favorite watering holes, after all.
Lydia discusses the rock, pop, and country influences on her music, her songwriting style, and music in today's socio-political climate....Read more
The Yawpers made a pitstop at Jam In the Van HQ while in Los Angeles on their tour with Tommy Stinson's Bash & Pop and debuted two brand smackin' new songs! These songs will be on the band's forthcoming LP which we'll have more news on soon...
We bared witness to more new tracks by The Yawpers at...Read more
A sheriff and a killer square off in the new Wayne Hancock music video for "I Killed Them Both," which is now playing via Culture Collide. The song is from The Train's new Bloodshot album Slingin' Rhythm, available now on CD, vinyl LP, and digital.
The video walks the perfect line between dark humor and tragedy, just...Read more
Robbie Fulks wonderfully covered the late Freddy Powers's classic "Little Hotel Room" for The A.V. Club's Under Cover (The Day of the Dead Edition). The song was originally made famous by Merle Haggard & Ray Charles. Watch Robbie's version here.
Just Robbie, an acoustic guitar, and this beautifully gut-wrenching song. Enjoy....Read more
YOOOOOOOOOWZAAAAA Barrence Whitfield & The Savages played an Audiotree session and it's positively EXPLOSIVE! Garage rock and soul at its most excellent. Watch all seven songs below!
And if you want to download the audio and...Read more