Country music superstar and "Artist of the Decade" Tim McGraw’s 11th studio album EMOTIONAL TRAFFIC is being praised by music critics and fans across the country. With Rolling Stone saying, “His 11th LP is his most assured, with a dozen sharp songs about middle-American struggles."
Born and raised in New York City, The brash quartet hailing from Queens that ignited the punk-rock movement in 1976. Their short, combustible songs drew from the worlds of comic books, horror films, girl groups and garage rock. The band mixed humor and horror in equal measure and gave their urbanized fans a way to purge all the pent-up energy that comes from living in a concrete jungle.
What happens when you take little pieces of bluegrass, surf rock, Afro-pop, Spanish flamenco, hip-hop, and blues, and then shake them up in the “Boggle cube” of these North Carolina based artists? Well, you’ll get ONE of The Toubab Krewe’s songs. Shake it again, and these same pieces of musical inspiration will form a totally different song, while retaining their distinctive sound. This outside-the-box approach, combined with creative song writing and a slew of skillfully played instruments, has given them a reputation for bei
Toubab Krewe has been blending West African and American musical styles since early 2005 and has carved out a solid niche for themselves on jam-band and festival circuits. The Krewe is in Colorado this week for a six night run through the Rocky Mountains, fresh from Jam Cruise 10.
Classically trained musician and electro-pop composer Yuksek (aka Pierre-Alexander Busson) is about to invade the US, bringing a flurry of swooping, dance-pop anthems guaranteed to make you hum and sway.
Hold onto your auditory canals and buckle up for Rusko’s new single, “Somebody To Love,” out today. This is first single from the forthcoming album Songs out March 27 on Mad Decent/ Downtown Recordings.
The Del McCoury Band’s tribute to Bill Monroe, Old Memories: The Songs of Bill Monroe, will be released on CD just in time for the Grammy Awards. The album was previously released digitally and on vinyl in September 2011 and received a Grammy nomination for “Best Bluegrass Album” in December.