Archive for Category: "Gonzo Country"

The Making of: Patrolled By Radar’s “Hate Talkin” Video

The Making of: Patrolled By Radar’s “Hate Talkin” Video

Patrolled By Radar get their Honky Tonk on at The Cinema Bar, LA’s home for Americana/Country Music for their new video, “Hate Talkin’.” Patrolled By Radar “Hate Talkin” Q&A with Patrolled By Radar’s Jay Souza (Vocals, Guitar, Blues Harp) Song Meaning: This song was written to speak to those ignorant, humorless, self-absorbed, petty individuals that […]

PROFILES: MICHAEL AND THE LONESOME PLAYBOYS

PROFILES: MICHAEL AND THE LONESOME PLAYBOYS

  TURNSTYLED JUNKPILED’S PROFILES MICHAEL and THE LONESOME PLAYBOYS HOME:   Nowhere’s-ville  California PROFESSION: Singin’,Songwritin,’Songster& guitar player HOBBIES:  Cheap motels, old 78 records , Carneys& Gypsies LAST ALBUM PURCHASED:  Robert Johnson “King of The Delta Blues” LAST ACCOMPLISHMENT:  A second edition of my Book ‘LOST AMERICAN NIGHTS –Lyrics & Poems’ published by Moontide Press  in 2012 […]

Profiles: Merle Jagger

Profiles: Merle Jagger

  TURNSTYLED JUNKPILED’S PROFILES MERLE JAGGER HOME: Los Angeles PROFESSION: Progressive Expressionists posing as Country Rock musicians. HOBBIES: Classic Cars, Motor Bikes, Pin Up Girls, Collecting Mountain Dew bottles from around the world. LAST ALBUM PURCHASED: Captain Beyond’s debut record from 1972 LAST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Just finished self made video for our new track “Best Western”. […]

PROFILES: MIKE and THE MOONPIES

PROFILES: MIKE and THE MOONPIES

  TURNSTYLED JUNKPILED’S PROFILES MIKE and THE MOONPIES HOME: Austin TX PROFESSION: Honky Tonk Band HOBBIES: Leatherwork, Guns, Naps, Instagram LAST ALBUM PURCHASED: Bob Seger’s Greatest Hits LAST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Made it back to the Hotel QUOTE: “Ramble like a boss!” CRAZIEST ROAD MEMORY: I was healed by Shoe Shine Johnny “the Tombstone Healer” outside of […]

Low-Down & Dirty with Lucero

Low-Down & Dirty with Lucero

Low Down & Dirty Q&A with Ben Nichols and John C. Stubblefield of Lucero By Natalie Rahhal, Staff Writer Lucero has been playing together for fourteen years and in that time, they have been consistently inconsistent in the best way possible.  From their earliest days as precise Memphis punk-rockers, Lucero has sidestepped and wandered across […]

Low-Down and Dirty with Henry Wagons

Low-Down and Dirty with Henry Wagons

Low-Down and Dirty with Henry Wagons By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer Charismatic front-man Henry Wagons is rounding up his band Wagons and bringing them to the Grand Ole Echo this Sunday August 5, for what is one of this season’s highly anticipated shows. Having built a reputation as the hardest working country rocker in his […]

The Billy Joe Show: Billy Joe Shaver Video Tribute

The Billy Joe Show: Billy Joe Shaver Video Tribute

Some of our favorite artists from Los Angeles and Texas came together and turned Turnstyled Junkpiled into a Honky Tonk to pay tribute to Country Music’s biggest badass: Billy Joe Shaver. All videos were recorded for TJ’s Billy Joe Show as part of Shaver Week. Turnstyled Junkpiled’s Billy Joe Show Tribute to Billy Joe Shaver […]

Low-Down & Dirty w/ Nick 13

Low-Down & Dirty w/ Nick 13

Low-Down & Dirty w/ Nick 13 By Jordan Blackburn, Contributing Writer California native Nick 13 racked up an impressive string of albums and a ceaseless tour schedule with his multi-hyphenate band Tiger Army (one hears Rockabilly, Roots, Punk and Misfits inspired horror elements) before coming to terms with a love of Country music and releasing […]

Gonzo Country: HST Edition

Gonzo Country: HST Edition

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. – Hunter S. Thompson (July 18, 1937 – February 20, 2005) Gonzo Country: HST Edition By Courtney Sudbrink, Editor There’s a reason we’re Gonzo Country. So on the birthday of Hunter S. Thompson, it’s only fitting I get to the heart of that matter. I  was […]

Songs about Revolution and America

Songs about Revolution and America

American songs to celebrate Independence Day     “The Fightin’ Side of Me by Merle Haggard “If you don’t love it leave it.”   “The Ballad of Ira Hayes” by Townes Van Zandt   Roses on the 4th of July by Nanci Griffith   Steve Earle “Revolution Starts Now” American troubadour Steve Earle sings about […]

TJ’s 2012 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards Nomination Rundown

TJ’s 2012 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards Nomination Rundown

  TJ’s 2012 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards Nominations Rundown By Terry Paul Roland, Staff Writer On May 31st at L.A.’s Grammy Museum, at the musician unfriendly hour of 11:00 AM, the Nashville based Americana Music Association announced their 2012 Honors & Awards Nominees. For those of us fortunate enough (and alert enough) to attend […]

Low-Down and Dirty with Grant Langston

Low-Down and Dirty with Grant Langston

“Coming For You” by Grant Langston Low-Down and Dirty with Grant Langston By Courtney Sudbrink, Editor Working Until I Die is the latest effort from Alabama native, real-deal, homespun Urban Cowboy, Grant Langston. Delivering genuine tales of heartache, hard-times, hard-work and honky-tonk, Langston proves to be LA’s own Poet of the Common Man, singing “for the […]