Posts Tagged ‘100-greatest-guitarists’

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How Ketch Secor Started Wild Roots Band Old Crow Medicine Show

Ketch Secor doesn’t own a laptop or a smartphone so most days when he wakes up on tour with his band Old Crow Medicine Show he’ll head to the local library to check his e-mail “I was just in a library in Gallup New Mexico with 25 Navajos” he says…

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‘Weird Al’ Shares ‘First World Problems’ in New ‘Mandatory Fun’ Video

The Eight Days of Al — an unofficial extended holiday commemorating “Weird Al” Yankovic’s newly released 14th studio album Mandatory Fun — is still in full swing The fifth video of the series is “First World Problems” one of the first new clips to not directly parody a current popular…

Lucinda Williams Marks Career Firsts With Upcoming Album

Lucinda Williams will release her first-ever double studio album in September Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone features 20 new tracks and is another first for the 61-year-old singer in that it includes a song crafted from a poem written by her father Author college professor and published poet…

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Garth Brooks Reveals World Tour’s First Stop

Country fans are dancing on the streets of Chicago… and crying into their Guinness glasses in Dublin Garth Brooks Confirms New Album World Tour The Windy City will be the first stop on Garth Brooks’ world tour — his first in 13 years — as revealed Monday by a fan named Andy…

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Little Big Town’s ‘Pain Killer’ Fills October Prescription

Little Big Town has set October 21st as the release date for Pain Killer the group’s sixth studio album Eight of the disc’s 13 tracks were co-written by the four members of the band Karen Fairchild Jimi Westbrook Kimberly Schlapman and Phillip Sweet (See the full track listing below) Little Big…

Hear Woody Guthrie’s Unreleased ‘My Name Is New York’ – Premiere

Although he’s most commonly associated with the plains of Oklahoma Woody Guthrie spent the last 27 of his life in country’s biggest urban area “Nobody seems to know Woody ever lived in New York” says Nora Guthrie of her father “As I was working on the archives I was totally surprised at how many…

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Weekend Rock Question: What’s the Best Album of 2014 So Far?

We’re halfway through 2014 so we’ve been issuing mid-year reports looking at the best (and worst) music movies and TV shows from the past six months We’ve been grilling you about movies but now it’s time to get serious about the tunes  Rob Sheffield’s Best Songs of 2014 So Far So tell…

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Zach Braff Breaks Down ‘Wish I Was Here’ Soundtrack Song by Song

Director and actor Zach Braff is still fully aware of the impact the platinum-selling soundtrack to his 2004 movie Garden State had So when he began work on Wish I Was Here the Scrubs alum’s first major movie since his ode to New Jersey–bred ennui he devised a way to…

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Kip Moore Shares Campfire Playlist

Brooklyn Michigan is the spot for three days of country music and camping as the Faster Horses Festival gallops to town July 18-20 This year’s lineup is seemingly plucked straight from the CMA Awards red carpet as it includes huge stars such as Kip Moore Tim McGraw Little Big Town…

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Dierks Bentley Recruits Stars, Bikes and Birds for Charity Concert

Dierks Bentley has announced the lineup for this year’s installment of his “Miles & Music for Kids” charity concert and motorcycle ride Set for Sunday September 28th the all-day event raises money for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals throughout the country and specifically the Monroe Carell Jr Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt…

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8 Drummers Who Became Guitarists

An old joke “What do you call someone who likes to hang out with musicians? A drummer” Over the years musicians have made the transition from a drum kit to a guitar for many reasons ranging from the need to avoid the physical demands of drumming to the desire to…

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‘Country Funk II’ Curator Zach Cowie Talks 2014′s Best Imaginary Genre

On July 15th esteemed record excavators Light in the Attic release Country Funk II 1967-1974 the second compilation of a genre that’s unlikely completely fictional and utterly fantastic It’s the brainchild of Los Angeles digger Zach Cowie 33 a man who makes his living through curation film supervision and DJ…

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