Archive for September, 2010

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Musically, a late bloomer (outside of his native Mississippi), little footage and/or recordings exist of R.L. Burnside prior to his ‘discovery’ via the folks at Fat Possum Records in the early 90s. The above video is culled from the “You See Me Laughin’” documentary that highlighted the Mississippi delta & hill country blues players the […]

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Speaking of the late Bobby Byrd, his signature jam, “I Know You Got Soul,” with James and the JBs at his back, will never lose an ounce of its potency. Favorite part: the cymbal crash/drum break at fifteen seconds. MP3: Bobby Byrd :: I Know You Got Soul ——————— + Download Bobby Byrd via eMusic’s […]

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

“Either be hot or cold. If you are lukewarm, the Lord will spew you forth from His mouth.” Truer words have never been spoken. Jerry Lee Lewis said that shit, as writer Mike Edison quotes the Killer kicking off his liner notes for the 2010 reissue of the Blues Explosion’s Orange.  Or should I say […]

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

New Orleans: October 13th we are back in town presenting the Vaselines show at One Eyed Jacks. The pair are in the midst of a tour in support of their ‘comeback’ LP, out on Sub Pop, entitled—wait for it—Sex With An X. We have five pairs of tickets for AD readers. Leave a comment below […]

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Self described as a “midnight-hour R&B shake-fest” the self-produced debut of L.A. based Waterhouse, backed by the Turn-Keys, is an eerie R&B rhumba found on the flip with the torrid saxophone of Ira Raibon trading fours with the rest of the group. In short, “Some Place” cooks. Look for the 7′ out this fall. MP3: […]

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

While most of the Dylan news of late has surrounded the upcoming, October, release of ninth entry in the official bootleg series (The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964), last month the new Dylan biography Bob Dylan In America was published by Doubleday. We have five copies to give away to AD readers. To enter, leave a comment […]

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Part of the beauty of iTunes (or, rather, any computer based audio software) is the meta data found within each of the tracks file tags. In this case it was Alan Vega. Spurred by a DJ spinning Suicide last week I ripped a CD, and while monkeying around inside the data fields, was reminded of […]