Articles

They said it would never happen, but now it is – after 25 years, Soul Coughing are reuniting for a 17-date American tour beginning September 11 in San Diego, CA. The tour ends with a two-night celebration at Brooklyn Steel in Brooklyn, NY on October 4 and 5.

Artist presale tickets go on sale this Monday, June 24 at 10 am (local). The general on-sale begins on Friday, June 28 at 10 am (local). The complete tour itinerary is below.

SOUL COUGHING - TOUR 2024

SEPTEMBER

Craft Recordings and Bluesville Records proudly announce a pair of classic reissues from two of blues music’s most influential artists: Albert King’s career-defining 1968 concert album, Live Wire/Blues Power, and 1961’s poignant Last Night Blues from Lightnin’ Hopkins with Sonny Terry.

The Daydream Library Series record label has announced Thurston Moore’s new full length album Flow Critical Lucidity to be released on September 20 - pre-orders available today. The album’s title comes from a lyric in the new single also released today, “Sans Limites” featuring vocals by Lætitia Sadier of Stereolab. The album sleeve cover art features Jamie Nares’ ‘Samurai Walkman’ — a helmet befitted with tuning forks.

Topics

Taking a break from her award-winning Power Women of The Blues series, which has shone a light on women songwriters and performers over her three most recent albums, Rory Block throws her skills as a fingerpicker and traditional blues arranger behind one of the greatly respected leading artists and songwriter of all-time: Bob Dylan. Performing all instruments herself, Rory combines acoustic and slide guitars, as well as drums and acoustic bass, to create a one-of-a kind arrangement of Dylan’s songbook.

Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, a four GRAMMY AWARD® winning reggae artist, releases his poignant new single “Wisemen” today.

On the self-produced “Wisemen,” Marley reflects on the eternal search for true love. His first official solo release for 2024, he delivers a classic ode to women over a mid-up-tempo rhythm track.

Topics

The summer and spring of 2024 have seen record-breaking temperatures and devastating climate events, underscoring the urgent need for action on climate change. The world continues to experience unprecedented heat waves, and the oceans are warming to levels never before recorded in human history. Amidst these alarming trends, the stark contrast between the climate policies of President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump becomes ever more apparent.

President Joe Biden: A Commitment to Combat Climate Change

On August 16th, 2024, GRAMMY-nominated East Tennessee bluegrass group The Po’ Ramblin Boys will release their next album, Wanderers Like Me on Smithsonian Folkways. A look back at the band’s ten years since they formed as a house band in Tennessee, and the struggles and triumphs that have come since, the album is their first-ever made with an outside producer, Woody Platt, and features more original work than any of their albums to date.

Today, Bob Mould announces a 2024 fall solo tour through New England, the Midwest, and the Southeast in that order. The tour will take place through September and October. See below for the full list of tour dates announced today or visit https://bobmould.com/tour/

In conjunction with the tour announcement, today Mould also releases a live recording of a new unreleased song “Breathing Room (Live Solo Electric),” his first since 2020, and one of many new songs to come.

Topics

Craft Recordings announces the final batch of 2024 reissues for its Original Jazz Classics series, beloved by collectors and critics alike. The latest reissues include Clark Terry Quartet & Thelonious Monk’s In Orbit, Mal Waldron’s The Quest, Thelonious Monk Septet’s Monk’s Music, Blue Mitchell’s Blue’s Moods, and Cal Tjader’s Latin Kick. All of these titles can be pre-ordered today.

Renowned jam band Spafford is thrilled to announce a new set of tour dates for August and September, bringing their electrifying performances to the Northeast. The tour will kick off with a series of shows in New Hampshire, Connecticut, and New York before continuing through New Jersey, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts.

Tour Dates:

Topics