Archive for January, 2006

Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

Jens (left) seated with Erlend Oye I think I first got turned onto Jens music via Swedes Please. Another fine example of an artist whose music I may not have heard if it was not for some of great music blogs out there. Jens morphs from bombastic pop star to Nick Drake-like folkie with ease, […]

Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

The unreleased album Those Weren’t The Days is the missing link between the rural tone of Faithless Street and the more produced/polished sound of the band’s follow-up Stranger’s Almanac. I believe the album can now be found on various torrent sites, but I will post the remainder in future posts. A must have for Whiskeytown/Ryan […]

Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

One of my favorite rock-n-roll troubadours, Daniel Hutchens, is on the road playing a few acoustic dates paired with guitarist Eric Martinez. Now I’ve only been to Idaho once, and not to Moscow, but IF Moscow IS indeed near you I would highly recommend checking out their show. If anyone goes to the Portland gigs, […]

Monday, January 30th, 2006

“Country music lets you write about anything – any truth you think you know.”— Dave Marr Hard country and constant sorrow. The Star Room Boys music is steeped heavily in both. My favorite honky-tonk band may be no more, but in their wake they left us with two amazing, heartbreakung albums. **Fans of Dwight Yoakam […]

Sunday, January 29th, 2006

DOWNLOAD:MP3: Buck Owens :: Only You (can break my heart)MP3: Buck Owens :: Act NaturallyMP3: Buck Owens :: Under Your Spell AgainMP3: Buck Owens :: Excuse Me (I think I got a heartache)———-

Sunday, January 29th, 2006

DOWNLOAD:MP3: The Virgin Suicides: Air – Playground LoveMP3: The Virgin Suicides: Air – Highschool LoverMP3: The Virgin Suicides: Todd Rundgren – Hello, It’s MeMP3: Lost In Translation: The Jesus & Mary Chain – Just Like HoneyMP3: Lost In Translation: Kevin Shields – City GirlMP3: Lost In Translation: My Bloody Valentine – Sometimes———-Related Posts:Wes Anderson :: […]

Saturday, January 28th, 2006

Here are a couple of tunes in light of the news of Grandaddy’s upcoming retirement. Look for final album Just Like the Fambly Cat in May of 2006. Band has no plans to tour in support of album. Read the news over at Pitchfork… DOWNLOAD:MP3: Grandaddy :: I’m On StandbyMP3: Grandaddy :: He’s Simple, He’s […]