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TJ Profiles: The Record Company

TJ Profiles: The Record Company

TJ PROFILES: THE RECORD COMPANY (Chris Vos – Voice, guitar, harmonica) HOME: Los Angeles PROFESSION: Musician and rescuer of stray animals HOBBIES: History and science… anything that would have gotten me beat up in high school LAST ALBUM PURCHASED: The Cramps Songs the Lord Taught Us LAST ACCOMPLISHMENT: We supported BB King and Buddy Guy […]

Bottle Rockets Set Western NY Off

Bottle Rockets Set Western NY Off

Bottle Rockets Set Western NY Off By Mark Lennon Anyone who has set foot in a supermarket or restaurant in Western NY, may be all to familiar with the 90s rock time warp the area is stuck in. Yes, the sounds of The Goo Goo Dolls and Bare Naked Ladies and any once moderately popular […]

TJ West: Cave Clove in LA

TJ West: Cave Clove in LA

TJ West: Cave Clove in LA By Kim Grant Oakland, CA-based band, Cave Clove will be heading to Los Angeles for a show on Saturday, May 31st. Their sound is a modern day version of doo-wop with a bit of Americana and bluegrass music thrown in. They are a group with a stellar sound that […]

Singles Saturday: WOLVEZ “A Friend of A Friend”

Singles Saturday: WOLVEZ “A Friend of A Friend”

Singles Saturday: WOLVEZ “A Friend of A Friend” Drummer Erik David’s experimental side project Wolvez, is now coming into focus. After playing drums and singing in bands around Los Angeles, Erik David has turned his full attention to Wolvez, a folk-underground Americana and experimental rock project. Focusing on in-the-moment experimentation and recording trickery, Wolvez have […]

TJ West: Video “Beverly Hills Blues”

TJ West: Video “Beverly Hills Blues”

TJ West: Video “Beverly Hills Blues” By Kim Grant NOCONA, has a brand spanking new video finished for the song “Beverly Hills Blues” off their forthcoming album (name TBD). The Video was directed by David Schlussel, a writer and director who has previously directed videos for the likes of Madonna and Mandy Moore. NOCONA is […]

PART OF A NEW GENERATION OF RAMBLING MUSICIANS, THE ROAD IS GANN BREWER’S HOME

PART OF A NEW GENERATION OF RAMBLING MUSICIANS, THE ROAD IS GANN BREWER’S HOME

PART OF A NEW GENERATION OF RAMBLING MUSICIANS, THE ROAD IS GANN BREWER’S HOME New Record, Peddlers & Ghosts to be released on July 8th By Kim Grant Gann Brewer is a rambler. He calls NYC “home” only part of the time, as he’s usually on the road, crossing the country two or three times […]

Marc Ford Holy Ghost

Marc Ford Holy Ghost

Marc Ford Holy Ghost By Gerry Gomez Staff Writer “I see Blue Skies from now on,” sings Marc Ford in the song “Blue Skies” from his recent solo release, Holy Ghost on the Naim Edge label. The fifth solo effort from Ford is a chill meditation on a life lived through extremes as he cruises […]

TJ West: Video Premiere of “God’s Name in Vain”

TJ West: Video Premiere of “God’s Name in Vain”

Jason Heath & The Greedy Souls Video Premiere of “God’s Name in Vain” By Kim Grant TJ West presents the video premiere for the song, “God’s Name in Vain” from Jason Heath & The Greedy Souls latest record, Packed For Exile. The animation was created by award winning animator Alli Sadegiani who currently works at […]

Johnny Cash’s Out Among the Stars: An Artist Renewed and Ready

Johnny Cash’s Out Among the Stars: An Artist Renewed and Ready

By Terry Roland Unearthed recordings from shelved sessions can be mixed blessings. On the new release from the Cash estate, Out Among the Stars, restored and completed sessions from 1983, when as his son John Carter Cash states on the liner notes, “he had found recovery and he was in perfect voice.” The sessions do […]

Turnstyled: Steep Ravine, The Palominos, Kandia Crazy Horse,Grady Kelneck and Bradford Lee Folk

Turnstyled: Steep Ravine, The Palominos, Kandia Crazy Horse,Grady Kelneck and Bradford Lee Folk

Turnstyled By Jonathan Shifflett Steep Ravine Trampin’ On (Self) Bay Area string band, Steep Ravine, combines folk, bluegrass and hot jazz with a strong sense of dynamics and harmony. Sensitivity isn’t easily found among west coast, generic-ana groups. Throughout each track, guitar, fiddle and mandolin blend solos and rhythms together like only true acoustic performers […]

Country and Roots Music Comes to Southern California this weekend for Stagecoach

Country and Roots Music Comes to Southern California this weekend for Stagecoach

Country and Roots Music Comes to Southern California this weekend for Stagecoach By Kim Grant Now that the indie music festival Coachella has wrapped up, the Empire Polo Field in Indio, CA is getting a makeover to welcome the country cousin of the festival, Stagecoach.  The Stagecoach Festival is the only outdoor country music festival […]

The Grand Ole Echo Back for 9th Season

The Grand Ole Echo Back for 9th Season

The Grand Ole Back For 9th Season The Los Angeles Americana and Roots Music Show A Must for Los Angeles Fans By Kim Grant The Grand Ole Echo started as an idea for a casual Sunday ‘hang’ for musicians on the patio of the renowned nightclub, The Echo. Soon the gathering also took over the […]