Considered one of the leaders in the U.S Reggae Movement, reggae artist Mighty Mystic’s fresh sound and musical diversity has proved to be a magnet for music lovers in search of that next level sound that has been missing in the reggae genre. It has attracted listeners of all ages, and from all walks of life.
It takes a special kind of musician to bring folk icons like Nina Gerber, David Grisman, and Ramblin' Jack Elliott all together to play on a debut album, but Stan Wells has done just that with his latest release, "High Tide." The story of a lifetime, High Tide spans nearly 4 decades; from songs written in his college days in the ‘70s all the way up to the present, each track is timeless. Wells establishes his credentials to create new American standards from the first seconds of the title track, “High Tide,”
Donna Jean Godchaux Band with Jeff Mattson is proud to announce the release of their debut album, Back Around on February 18, 2014.The album will be sold for digital download through Heart of Gold Records’ exclusive agreement with The Orchard on ITunes and other digital media CD distribution will be online through Grateful Dead (Dead.net), CD Baby and Amazon.com.Recorded in Muscle Shoals, AL at the Nutthouse Recording Studio, the album blends a Muscle Shoals groove with a psychedelic San Francisco vibe.
Great American Taxi and Vince Herman have decided it is in the best interest of the band and everyone involved to part ways starting in 2014. Vince recently moved to Oregon to settle down and spend more time on his farm, and his other band, Leftover Salmon, have become very active again absorbing much of Herman's time. Great American Taxi has wanted to play more and follow up on the success of their last two albums, which landed them in the top 10
THE DEAD COVERS PROJECT is starting to get a little bit funky as evidenced by this early submission of "Victim of the Crime" by Accident of Birth. Let your creativity flow, visually and vocally, and your Dead cover could be featured on Dead.net during the month of February.Upload your video to YouTube, tag it "DeadCoversProject," and they'll make it available to view on the band's official YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/gratefuldead. Feeling camera shy?
Dead.net is kicking off Dave's Picks 2014 with a visit to the Wall Of Sound era. Dave's Picks Volume 9 features the complete show from May 14, 1974, at Adams Field House at the University of Montana in Missoula, the Grateful Dead's only appearance in the state of oro y plata. This monstrously hot show is the third official show of the Wall Of Sound, which had debuted in March 1974.
High-energy psychedelic funk outfit Pigeons Playing Ping Pong announced their return to Colorado and North Carolina this March, with stops in Indiana and Virginia along the way. With eight shows in Colorado starting March 4th, the tour includes two nights in Denver, two nights in Telluride and a special St. Patrick’s Day celebration on Monday March 17th at The Fox Theater in Boulder.
In celebration of his Grammy performance debut and two Grammy nominations for Best Rock Song ("Ain't Messin Round") and Best Traditional R&B Performance ("Please Come Home") -- the first time an artist has been nominated in these polar categories in the same year -- Gary Clark Jr. will be releasing a remixtape to fans comprised of unreleased music and reworkings from his Blak and Blu debut.
Leftover Salmon is excited to announce their 2014 Spring Tour. In late March, LoS will kick off the tour with two nights at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, CA, followed by two nights at the Crystal Bay Club in Nevada, an evening at the Belly Up in Solana Beach, and two nights at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company in Chico.