Over his many years perched in the tangled branches of American underground music’s family tree, James Jackson Toth has employed many names for his projects, including his own name, the ever-morphing Wooden Wand designation, DUNZA, and more. And now: James and The Giants. He joins us to discuss the personal and sci-fi nature of the record and ponder: What would Neil Young do?
Surprise! The first Lagniappe SuperSession is a birthday party gathering of 33 artists interpreting the music of songwriter, James Toth. The songs in this collection cover over 20 years of music from James’ career, from his early band Golden Calves to his last Wooden Wand record, Clipper Ship. Featuring artists Woods, Marisa Anderson, Lee Ranaldo, William Tyler, Ryley Walker, Tashi Dorji (as Mount), Thurston Moore, Meg Baird, and 25 more, the range of styles and sounds on this compilation show off the universality of Toth’s impressive oeuvre.
Straight out of Nashville, James Jackson Toth’s new LP has been on constant rotation the past two weeks. Literally. We are more than a little excited that to be presenting his show at […]
Letting go of the Wooden Wand handle (at least for now), James Jackson Toth’s solo debut, Waiting In Vain, steers clear of the psychedelic folk jams of his former outfit in favor […]