Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:12
Exploring your emotions can make for a good song, but it’s shining light on those which plague us all that builds the backbone of the truly great ones. Coupled with tireless melodies that seep into the small spaces between your bones; it's the kind of music that brings on little movements when life has gotten too stiff. This is what Caitlin Rose does best.
Submitted by RJ Frometa on Wed, 01/30/2013 - 18:00
How many members does a band need to create a good sound? Many may say maybe three or four, while those who are more aware of the music scene today could say that a duo is enough. But the fact is that even one single great musician can create what one group of six people are hardly able to do. However, few are those who can go beyond creating great music to creating something truly special. This is the case of Aron Lyrd.
Over the years we’ve seen rock, pop, and even hard rock slowly erode into over-commercialized, corporate puppet shows providing music that is extremely sing songy, predictable, popish and highly corporate.
Composer, multi-instrumentalist and modern bluegrass artist Conor Mulroy announces his show schedule for February. He’s finishing up several months of touring in support of his fourth independent release "Foxfire" before going back in the studio in March to record his next record.
Raleigh, NC-based singer/songwriter Kenny Roby has announced the release of Memories & Birds due April 2 on Little Criminal Records. The eight song effort is the first new album in over six years and fourth overall from the founding member of the acclaimed '90s alt-country/indie rock band, Six String Drag.
Henry Wagons last week released his first between-band-albums solo recording, Expecting Company?, on Thirty Tigers in the U.S. and Six Shooter in Canada. The release follows the artist’s critically acclaimed U.S.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 18:21
Genre-defining, world renowned saxophonist, Colin Stetson is back with the third installment in the History Warfare series. His forthcoming full-length album, New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light, will be released by Constellation worldwide on April 30th, 2013.
Rising “newgrass” band Old Man Markley will join Boston punk band Dropkick Murphys on a U.S. tour beginning February 21st in Cleveland, OH. The LA based septet will be touring in support of their recently announced, sophomore album, Down Side Up, which is scheduled for release on March 5th via Fat Wreck Chords.
2013 is alive with the sounds of Foxygen. As the new year began, I found myself hearing the band name everywhere and became eager for their first full length album to be released January 22. Although the LA-born duo have released a handful of songs since their formation in 2005, the Richard Swift-produced We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic is making a much deeper impression.
On February 23rd at the Austin Music Hall in Austin, Texas audiences will have the unique opportunity to witness an event of historic proportions, fusing the beauty of technology with live performance art in its highest form.