Austin's Jeff Plankenhorn Shifts From Side (And Slide) Guitar Work Into Spotlight With New Album, Out May 4, 2018
When Jeff Plankenhorn, arguably one of the busiest and most highly regarded guitar players on the Austin music scene, tells you that he "hardly ever takes sideman gigs anymore," take it with a grain of salt.
Yes, it's true he's made a concerted effort to carve out more time for his own solo career ...
David Fitzpatrick To Release Solo Studio LP "Parachutes In Hurricanes" New Album Due April 27th
David Fitzpatrick who has led Milwaukee's Dave Fitzpatrick Band for decades will release his first major solo work entitled "Parachutes In Hurricanes" on Daystorm Music. Known for his production résumé, musician/engineer/producer Gary Tanin (Jack Spann, Sam Llanas, Roger Powell, Daryl Stuermer) was ...
Gar Francis Releases A New Album Titled: Gar Francis Songbook Volume One By Various Artists Doing Versions Of Songwriter Gar Francis Songs
Gar Francis Songbook Volume One by Various Artists
Album Presale: 3.9.18
Official Release Date: 3.16.18
Featuring the following Songs and Artists:
01. Baby Let's Go - Tom Vicario 2:42
02. Come On Come On - The Easy Outs 3:10
03. I Won't Cry Anymore - Genya Ravan 4:35
(Ten Wheel Drive)
2018: 50th Anniversary Of 1968 War Protests, Beatles & Stones "Revolution"
2018 is the 50th Anniversary of the 1968 political riots (led by Jerry Rubin & the Yippies) at the Chicago Democratic Convention. That same week in August saw the release of the Beatles single "Revolution" and the Rolling Stones '45 "Street Fighting Man" - the perfect protest soundtrack.
In Pat ...
New Single From Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys
Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys are proud to announce their new radio single "Raining In My Heart" written by Ralph Stanley II, Alex Leach and Joe Rose. The song is from the band's self-titled album that has appeared on Billboard's Top Bluegrass Albums Chart numerous times since its release. ...
Van Morrison Joins Forces With Jazz Organ Virtuoso Joey DeFrancesco On You're Driving Me Crazy, A New Studio Album Available On April 27, 2018
Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Van Morrison's new 39th studio album, You're Driving Me Crazy, a musical collaboration with Hammond organ virtuoso and trumpet master Joey DeFrancesco, on Friday, April 27.
The successor to Versatile, Van's chart-topping jazz ...
Blues Funk Musician Unleashes Latest Single
Zach Prather, based in Switzerland, is a blues funk artist and singer-songwriter who has worked with renowned acts including Mick Jagger and Etta James as well as Screamin' J Hawkins and Willie Dixon, who have been part of Zach's journey to create his own "B Funk" style.
Born in Chicago in 1952, ...
George Thorogood & The Destroyers Cover The Sonics' "Shot Down" On Exclusive Record Store Day 7" Single
George Thorogood & the Destroyers are releasing a limited-edition 7" single for Record Store Day featuring two new recordings. The A-side features a cover of "Shot Down," originally recorded by legendary garage rockers The Sonics, backed with "Ain't Coming Home Tonight," an all new original penned by ...
Tom Rush, Legendary Folk Singer/Song-Finder, Readies 'Voices,' First Album Of Originals, Out April 27, 2018
Over the course of his 50-year-plus career, one of Tom Rush's defining gifts has been his ear for the faint voices of significant new songs by little-known writers. The New England-based singer-guitarist, a surviving giant of the early '60s folk boom, was among the very first to record future standards ...
Angela Josephine Releasing New Album May 4th
Daylight, the long-awaited, full-length album from indie-folk artist Angela Josephine, is scheduled for release on May 4, 2018. This project is at once a folk-rock opera and personal exploration; the listener is drawn into the narrative of a woman caught in the dark night and her revelatory journey ...
Mt. Joy's "Amiable & Soaring" (NPR Music) Self-Titled Debut Out Today
Today, Mt. Joy's "amiable & soaring" (NPR Music) debut album 'Mt. Joy' is out on Dualtone, an Entertainment One company. Deemed "your new folk-rock heroes" by Rolling Stone and selected by NPR as one of their Slingshot Artists for 2018, 'Mt. Joy' -- produced by Jon Gilbert -- stands among 2018's boldest ...
George Thorogood & The Destroyers To Release Three Essential Albums In New Vinyl LP Editions
On March 30, George Thorogood & The Destroyers' Bad To The Bone and Born To Be Bad albums, long out of print on vinyl, and the band's Greatest Hits: 30 Years Of Rock collection, never before available on vinyl, will be released in special vinyl LP editions via Capitol/UMe. All three albums are available ...
Vitamin String Quartet Delivers A Hypnotic Take On Flaming Lips' Whimsical Hits
This April, Vitamin String Quartet continues their tradition of putting a virtuosic spin on music's most popular hits with this special Record Store Day release of the quartet's hypnotic, all-strings take on the acid-tinged, psychedelic rock of The Flaming Lips hits "Do You Realize??" and "All We Have ...
HIP Video Promo Presents: Rocky Athas Premieres The Epic Blues-Rock, Guitar-Shredding "Dictator" Music Video
The cut-throat licks that Rocky brings to the table slice through the mix of this roaring tune. His quintessential Strat tone gives his riffs their signature All-American grit that fellow Lone Star residents can consider their national anthem.
Rocky Athas, known by critics and fans as "The Texas ...
Alfonso Velez & Phil Joly Record At Power Station New England
Manhattan rocker Alfonso Velez recently recorded three new songs at Power Station New England with Grammy-winning engineer Phil Joly. Velez's music has been described as old school rock 'n' roll with comparisons to Elliot Smith's songwriting and Paul Simon's vocal timbre.
"Alfonso and I saw eye ...
Ritchie Valens Themed Pokie Rocks Fair Go Casino
The following is a statement from Fair Go Casino:
Players at Australia's favourite online casino, Fair Go Casino, are turning up the volume to max while spinning the reels on the latest Realtime Gaming pokie, Ritchie Valens' La Bamba.
The foot-tapping game is themed around the iconic 1950s record, ...
Chris Cornell's "You Never Knew My Mind" Featured On 'Johnny Cash: Forever Words,' An Album Of Cash's Unknown Poems And Writings Transformed Into Songs (April 6)
In 1996, Johnny Cash recorded a cover of Soundgarden's hit "Rusty Cage," written by frontman Chris Cornell, on his Grammy-winning album 'Unchained.' Twenty years later, Cornell wrote the next chapter in this unique musical relationship by setting a newly discovered poem of Cash's to music, to create ...
Norwegian Art-Rock Prog Ensemble Gazpacho To Release New Studio Album "Soyuz"
Norwegian Art-rock progressive outfit Gazpacho are set to release their brand-new studio album Soyuz through Kscope on 18th May 2018.
Known for their distinctive art rock that balances tense and beautiful arrangements, sinister and soulful melodic lines, Gazpacho's Soyuz furthers their experimental ...
Bauhaus' Co-Founder Kevin Haskins To Release 'Bauhaus - Undead' Book Via Cleopatra Records
Bauhaus' member Kevin Haskins will be releasing 'Bauhaus - Undead: The Visual History and Legacy of Bauhaus' on March 16 via Cleopatra Records. While this is an elegant and tasteful deluxe coffee table art book, it is also a historical and intimate trip through the development of this groundbreaking ...
Gomez 'Bring It On' 20th Anniversary Edition To Be Released By Ume On May 18, 2018
"No other record captures that period so perfectly," says Elbow's Guy Garvey. "The concerns of the songs, the stories, the experimental sounds. It was so brave for a band to record themselves at that time: it allowed a direct and undiluted account of the band as aspirational, big-hearted friends in ...
Southern Hip-Hop/Rock Group I4NI Release Video For "No Sleep" Featuring Guitarist JR Swartz (Ex-Motograter)
Southern Hip-Hop/Rock group I4NI have teamed up with former Motograter guitarist JR Swartz and a full rock band to unleash their video for their new single "No Sleep" online. The video and track capture I4NI embracing their hard rock roots, as they team up with a full band for a song about never sleeping ...
Brighton Band Poly-Math Share 'Ink Of Scholars' Free Download + Album Preorders
Brighton based progressive alt/math-rock band Poly-Math are pleased to announce that preorders for their new double album House of Wisdom | We Are The Devil - set for release on 20th April via Lonely Voyage Records and Nice Weather For Airstrikes - are now live.
Fans can order the record on 12" ...
King Crimson Live In Vienna, December 1st, 2016 3-Disc Set Now Available For Pre-Order
Live In Vienna, December 1st, 2016 is a new 3-disc set by King Crimson. Featuring a rendition of "Fracture," one of the most acclaimed KC compositions and last performed live in 1974, the three-disc set will be released on April 6th and is available for pre-order now.
Mixed from the original multitracks ...
LA-Based Rock Group Nightstage Launches Debut Album Titled 'Sunset Industry' During Very Special Live Performance
Nightstage, the LA-based rock group who released two singles last year (Grovy Lane, You Will Never Get It Back) under the name Max Foxx & Nicky Renard, will perform select tracks from their all-new album, Sunset Industry, during a very special live event at SIR on Sunset Blvd., in Los Angeles on February ...
Fred Perry Sub Culture Favourites Rum Thief Release New Single
Rum Thief is the alias of South Manchester based solo artist Jon Green with support from his band (Kieran Whitehouse - Lead guitar, Gary Long - Bass and Chris Hobbs - Drums).
The project began when Green, after playing as a drummer in bands for over ten years, decided to record some songs of his own.
Rock Legend Todd Rundgren Headlines Cleopatra Records First Ever SXSW Showcase
One of the few remaining truly independent, privately owned record labels in existence today, L.A.-based Cleopatra Records has been championing underground music and outsider artists since its inception in 1992. Now, the label has teamed up with the biggest music festival dedicated to discovering and ...
Chris Squire's Fish Out Of Water Limited Edition Boxed Set & 2CD Set To Be Released April 27, 2018
Esoteric Recordings are proud to announce the release of an official limited edition deluxe boxed set of Yes founder CHRIS SQUIRE's legendary 1975 solo album FISH OUT OF WATER. Recorded in the late Spring and Summer of 1975 whilst Yes was on hiatus as members recorded their respective solo albums, FISH ...
The Reverend Shawn Amos Breaks It Down Out Now
Critically acclaimed American roots artist The Reverend Shawn Amos has released his new album The Reverend Shawn Amos Breaks It Down. Amos says that the album is meant to "remind of us our commonality and our brotherhood. I've been listening to a lot of music from the Staples Singers, Freedom Singers, ...
Matthews Southern Comfort "Like A Radio" Coming To CD And Digital Formats March 9th
Never let it be said that Iain Matthews is one to dwell on past successes. These days, most band 'reunions' take place because of the huge financial rewards available and occasionally, record company pressure. In the case of Matthews Southern Comfort, neither reason applies.
The original band wasn't ...
Greyhounds Announces New Album "Cheyenne Valley Drive" Out April 6, 2018
Austin-based trio Greyhounds has announced the upcoming release of their new LP Cheyenne Valley Drive on April 6th. They've also shared the first single from the record, "No Other Woman", which is currently streaming via Rolling Stone Country who writes, "On 'No Other Woman,' the guys fire twin barrels ...