October 19, 2017

The Sideshow Tragedy: Nobody

The Sideshow Tragedy, a garage blues rock duo from Austin, TX, have made a video for Nobody, the lead single from their forthcoming new album The View From Nowhere. All they need is a resonator guitar and set of drums to create a tune about getting in serious trouble.

Jan Wouter Oostenrijk: Vrije Geluiden Festival videos

Jan Wouter Oostenrijk performed with his Electric Quartertone Guitar Trio @ Vrije Geluiden Festival in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Marco van den Akker is on fretless bass and Tuur Moen is on drums. Watch videos from Sabah el Nour and Carry On, two tracks from the We Are Connected album.

October 18, 2017

Johnny KIlls: Not So Bad

UK rock trio Johnny Kills continue their quest to keep Britpop alive and well in the 21st Century with their latest single Not So Bad. They can only just reach the higher notes in the chorus, honouring the old adage of "no guts no glory". Once again mastered by Pete Maher and produced by Alex Greaves it can serve as last minute addition to Summer playlists.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds + Patti Smith: show in Dublin, Ireland

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds will play Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland on June 6th, 2018. Special guest: Patti Smith. Tickets on sale 23rd October at 9am. Fingers crossed for a full tour of this combination.

Low Society: first step to become Grammy nominee for "Sanctified"

Screaming blues band Low Society have a long way to go to actually win it, but their latest album Sanctified has been entered for consideration for a Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Blues Album.

The Memphis based band's music may be way too sexy for the Academy Members, but stranger things have happened in American elections recently. First Round Voting is now open to them and since this is 2017 they are finally able to vote online. Caveat: the instruction video contains terrible background music.