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New Album Roundup: Idlewild, Room 94 and Steve Earle

Idlewild – Everything Ever Written

It’s a return to form of sorts. Whilst not scaling the sonic heights of previous recordings it’s a more than worthy addition to a catalogue of creative accomplishment and “Utopia” is one of the reminders that they still have an ability to deliver charming indie pop. 82 more words




I made a mixtape of suggested listening for the TVZ zine which I thought I’d share this morning so you can start your week in a really excellent way. 63 more words

Songs about Mining

The other day I posted a version of Sixteen Tons performed by Manitoba Hal. Here’s another song about coal mining by Merle Travis, beautifully performed by The Country Gentlemen. 39 more words


Sometimes The Best Short Story Is A Song

I know, I know—doing a blog about Steve Earle’s fantastic storytelling and NOT picking “Copperhead Road” borders on sacrilege. The thing is, music is all about the emotional connections you create with it. 237 more words

Why I'm Excited for Live Oak Music Fest '15

For the third time, we are heading with our white VW van with the tiedye pop top to the 27th Annual Live Oak Music Festival… 834 more words

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Win tickets to see Steve Earle & The Dukes with The Mastersons at the El Rey Theatre on Thursday, June 18th!

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Steve Earle - Copperhead Road (Live on Letterman in 1988)

Steve Earle has always written big, bold songs. “Copperhead Road” is an early example, and tells the story of a Vietnam vet who returns from the war and starts growing weed. 51 more words

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