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TJ Profiles: Sam Outlaw

TJ Profiles: Sam Outlaw

TJ PROFILES: SAM OUTLAW HOME: Los Angeles, CA PROFESSION: Country Singer/Songwriter HOBBIES: Wrangler Jeans model LAST ALBUM PURCHASED: Sturgill Simpson – Metamodern Sounds in Country Music LAST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Played ‘Stagecoach Festival’ in Los Angeles and ‘Music City Roots’ in Nashville QUOTE: “Breakfast is the most important whiskey of the day.” – Sam Outlaw CRAZIEST ROAD […]

Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

Metamodern Sounds in Country Music By Jake Tully On Sturgill Simpson’s latest release, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, the country singer-songwriter finds himself at odds sounding reminiscent of Alan Jackson in his Don’t Rock The Jukebox heyday while all the while blended with a slight tinge of psychedelia. It’s not to say that Metamodern is […]

Del McCoury Brings His Own Brand of Bluegrass to the Huck Finn Jubilee

Del McCoury Brings His Own Brand of Bluegrass to the Huck Finn Jubilee

Del McCoury Brings His Own Brand of Bluegrass to the Huck Finn Jubilee By Terry Paul Roland Talking with Del McCoury is like spending an hour with a favorite uncle you haven’t connected with in years. He’s congenial, funny and quick with scattered stories of his historic past. He’s not someone you want to get […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gary Austin’s The Traveler

Gary Austin’s The Traveler

Gary Austin’s The Traveler By Gerry Gomez Staff Writer There’s a purity and honesty in Gary Austin’s songs. A longtime writer, Gary Austin is the founder of Los Angeles’ famed Groundling theatre who just recently put years of living, writing, and storytelling to music with his long overdue, debut release, Gary Austin The Traveler. A […]

Scott H. Biram Q&A – Loud and Rowdy at The Echo

Scott H. Biram Q&A – Loud and Rowdy at The Echo

  Scott H. Biram Q&A –Loud and Rowdy at The Echo By Jonathan Shifflett Following his 2014 release, Nothin’ But Blood, Texas native Scott H. Biram takes his rough and tumble, one-man band act on a spring tour of twenty US cities and three European countries. For those who know the music of Scott H. […]

TJ Videos: Uni(ONE)-Verse(SONG) Brian Wright “Haunted”

TJ Videos: Uni(ONE)-Verse(SONG) Brian Wright “Haunted”

TJ Videos: Uni(ONE)-Verse(SONG) Brian Wright “Haunted” “Haunted” by Brian Wright, is the latest in the music docu-series by Uni(ONE)-Verse(SONG). This is an amazing peak behind the curtain of what it is like in the studio during the creative process. From Wright teaching the song to the band, telling stories, twisting nobs, exchanging guitar licks to […]

Nothin’ But Blood by Scott H. Biram

Nothin’ But Blood by Scott H. Biram

Nothin’ But Blood by Scott H. Biram By Jonathan Shifflett Nothin’ But Blood, the new album from Scott H. Biram aka The Dirty Old One Man Band, is an enlightening collection of dirty, gospel tunes, drifter ballads and sludge-covered blues. The fourteen tracks explore sin, misfortune and redemption with such insider perspective one might think […]

Cool Your Jets by Patrolled By Radar

Cool Your Jets by Patrolled By Radar

Cool Your Jets by Patrolled By Radar By Gerry Gomez Staff Writer It’s probably appropriate to call Patrolled By Radar, a Los Angeles institution of the finest roots rock-n-roll brand. Having been a fixture in LA for over the past decade (previously 50 Cent Haircut), PBR is set to release a new full length album […]

How Roger Alan Wade Beat The Devil (An Ode to Johnny Knoxville)

How Roger Alan Wade Beat The Devil (An Ode to Johnny Knoxville)

HOW ROGER ALAN WADE BEAT THE DEVIL (AN ODE TO JOHNNY KNOXVILLE) By Terry Paul Roland “There were other lonely singers In a world turned deaf and blind Who were crucified for what they tried to show And their words can be found scattered Through the swirling winds of time Cause the truth remains no […]

The Resurrection of Ray Wylie Hubbard: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview

The Resurrection of Ray Wylie Hubbard: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview

“South of the River” by Ray Wylie Hubbard The Resurrection of Ray Wylie Hubbard: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview By Terry Paul Roland, Staff Writer Ray Wylie Hubbard’s  new album, The Grifter’s Hymnal, is like a church service held at the funkiest roadhouse bar this side of the Mississippi. He is at once, a ragged prophet, […]