Reviews

J.R. Shore, Howlin Brothers, Michael and The Lonesome Playboys, Smooth Hound Smith, Along Came Jones

J.R. Shore, Howlin Brothers, Michael and The Lonesome Playboys, Smooth Hound Smith, Along Came Jones

J.R. Shore, Howlin Brothers, Michael and The Lonesome Playboys, Smooth Hound Smith, Along Came Jones Written by Jonathan Shifflett J.R. Shore State Theater Website: www.jrshore.com Calgary, Alberta native, J.R. Shore, blends the sounds of the […]

Vince Gill & Paul Franklin Signed Bakersfield CD Giveaway

Vince Gill & Paul Franklin Signed Bakersfield CD Giveaway

Bakersfield Tribute CD Giveaway: Turnstyled Junkpiled has the hook up for two (1) signed copy of the Bakersfield tribute CD by Vince Gill and Paul Franklin. We also have 2 unsigned copies, for second and […]

The Dustbowl Revival – Carry Me Home

The Dustbowl Revival – Carry Me Home

The Dustbowl Revival Carry Me Home By Gerry Gomez Staff Writer On Carry Me Home, Zachary Lupetin leads his Venice, CA based band, The Dustbowl Revival, through 11 songs that remind one of a New […]

Ronnie Fauss – “I Am the Man You Know I’m Not”

Ronnie Fauss – “I Am the Man You Know I’m Not”

Ronnie Fauss I Am the Man You Know I’m Not By Gerry Gomez Staff Writer Raised in the brutal heat of Texas, the rough hewn voice that Ronnie Fauss possesses takes its earnestness from life […]

Escondido “The Ghost of Escondido”

Escondido “The Ghost of Escondido”

Escondido The Ghost of Escondido By Gerry Gomez Staff Writer Escondido is a Nashville formed duo of Jessica Maros and Tyler James. Their vibey Spaghetti Western sound has a Southwestern desert sway to it, somewhat […]

Jonny Fritz “Dad Country”

Jonny Fritz “Dad Country”

Jonny Fritz – A Corndawg No More by John Larson Let’s get something straight right from the get-go: This is your daddy’s country. While his lyrics do have a modern slant, Jonny Fritz isn’t some […]

Live Review & Photos: Joe Ely & Joe Pug at The Mint Los Angeles, 3/16/2013

Live Review & Photos: Joe Ely & Joe Pug at The Mint Los Angeles, 3/16/2013

  Joe Ely & Joe Pug at The Mint Los Angeles, 3/16/2013 Photos and Words by Courtney Sudbrink Joe Ely official site:  www.ely.com Joe Pug: www.joepugmusic.com The Mint LA: www.themintla.com In Los Angeles, no venue […]

Photo Recap – Holly Williams @ The Hotel Cafe LA 2/6/13

Photo Recap – Holly Williams @ The Hotel Cafe LA 2/6/13

Photo Recap – Holly Williams @ The Hotel Cafe Los Angeles Photos of Holly Williams at The Hotel Cafe in L.A. on February 6, 2013 in support of her new album The Highway. All photos […]

The Bordertown Saints: The Bordertown Saints

The Bordertown Saints: The Bordertown Saints

The Bordertown Saints: The Bordertown Saints By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer Imagine a run away train barreling through a Tex-Mex bordertown landing right in the middle of a dusty, olde-timey saloon brawl and you’ve got the […]

Bob Dylan “Tempest”

Bob Dylan “Tempest”

Bob Dylan Tempest The effortless shuffle, standup bass and Louis Armstrong-esque vocals on “Duquesne Whistle” open up Bob Dylan’s 35th album, Tempest with a train ride through Pennsylvania in the days of old, proving that […]

Skyline Drive – Topanga Ranch Motel

Skyline Drive – Topanga Ranch Motel

  Skyline Drive – Topanga Ranch Motel By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer Derek Thomas of Skyline Drive has been playing his brand of canyon folk, singer-songwriter numbers on the LA club and bar circuit for […]

Review: Whispering Pines “Whispering Pines”

Review: Whispering Pines “Whispering Pines”

Whispering Pines: Whispering Pines After turning heads with their debut album, Family Tree in 2009, the 5-piece, Los Angeles based Whispering Pines combine a throwback sound with a modern feel that is enhanced 100 proof […]