Getting Butterflies
Apr27

Getting Butterflies

By Jim Jacob See below what I found on the way to Grimey’s New and Pre-Loved Music store in Nashville a while back. One of the many musical stops along our Tour this September where we will see live performances as part of the Americana Music Conference right in the store and have time for some CD shopping as well. Four places left in the Tour.  See HERE for more information.  ...

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Whoop It Up and Regret No More!
Apr25

Whoop It Up and Regret No More!

  By Rob Dickens They have done it again. Not surprising really. The masters of the meld of cow punk power and anthemic twang return and delight us yet another time. For over twenty years and through ten studio albums, Dallas alt-country dynamo outfit Old 97’s have charmed and spurred us on. Their new album Graveyard Whistling (ATO Records) maintains the lofty standards that were set with the band’s iconic major label...

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Chris Stapleton, Jason Eady and Beth Ditto – Neo Video
Apr21

Chris Stapleton, Jason Eady and Beth Ditto – Neo Video

  Three new videos have been released and Listening Through The Lens features them today – Chris Stapleton, Jason Eady and Beth Ditto. Chris Stapleton Kentucky born Chris Stapleton with the unforgettable voice has appeared a couple of times on this site recently.  We reported on his contribution to a Waylon Jennings compilation album and ran a piece on his new album to be available in 2017 via Mercury Records. Now we have...

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The Deslondes Newbie
Apr18

The Deslondes Newbie

  The Deslondes hail from New Orleans and demonstrate an inventive mix of r ‘n’ b/Americana.  This interesting collective are set to return with their second album Hurry Home, out on June 23 2017 via New West Records. The thirteen-song set reportedly exhibits a more electrified sound, compared with their critically acclaimed 2014 eponymous debut. For Hurry Home, the band split up songwriting and lead vocal duties...

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North Mississippi Allstars, Paul Cauthen, Sean Rowe – Neo Video
Apr17

North Mississippi Allstars, Paul Cauthen, Sean Rowe – Neo Video

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Have a look at these new clips from the North Mississippi Allstars, Sean Rowe and Paul Cauthen.   North Mississippi Allstars Mississippi Fred McDowell recorded a slide guitar version of this traditional African-American tune in 1965.  The Rolling Stones made it famous a few years later on their classic Sticky Fingers album. Luther and Cody Dickinson (North Mississippi Allstars) have all the...

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