Archive for March, 2011

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

AD is back in New Orleans April 7th with The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart at One Eyed Jacks. Twin Shadow supports. We have three pairs of tickets to giveaway to AD readers. Hit us up in the comments for a pair with your name and an email address we can reach you at. […]

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

While the satisfaction of happening upon a track from a long forgotten artist, with a song barely heard through the ages, has in part been sated by various reissue labels around the globe, so seldom is a picture painted. A single track by a single artist is no more than that—no fragments of a previous […]

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

It has been a decade since the release of Lift To Experience’s The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads. Fast forward to 2011. At seven songs in sixty minutes, the long awaited solo debut of Lift’s Josh T. Pearson is a welcome dark and desolate take on contemporary folk music entitled Last Of The Country Gentlemen. A song-cycle penned […]

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Here we have the short-lived, yet excellent, Dillard & Clark covering the Beatles “Don’t Let Me Down.” I originally had planned to run this the same week in December that I shared Charlotte Dada’s Ghanese cover of the track as a bit of a compare and contrast, but (obviously) forgot. The holidays came and went […]

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Our pal Jessica, from Rotter And Friends designs, just shared this Link Wray UK television performance clip with us from 1975. Smokin. Rotter’s own Link Wray t-shirt has been on my wish list since the design came out last year (my size sold out), and it looks like they now have a commemorative Beefheart design […]

Monday, March 28th, 2011

In reference to the LA Burnout comps last week, I was reminded of this Nancy Sinatra nugget found on the reissue of 1967’s Country, My Way. Exercising a time tested theme in song (i.e., the whole leaving home to ‘make it’ in Los Angeles, thang), Sinatra’s take here is a very worthy addition to the […]

Friday, March 25th, 2011

I’ve been a real freak for Bowie’s Scary Monsters over the past year. Compounding this near obsession was discovering the collection Fresh from Divorce: The Scary Monsters Chronicles five or so months back. At 19 tracks the (very) grey-market bootleg is described by its compiler as a selection of “relevant documents surrounding the creation of […]