seems to get played earlier each year. These days, yuletide standards seem to
hit department store speakers and regular terrestrial radio rotation the
morning after Halloween. Christmas came extra early this year for The
Whiskeybelles—April, to be exact
Sometime between tour dates this winter, Milwaukee country-rock workhorses Hugh Bob and the Hustle swung by Daytrotter's Illinois studio to record a four-song session for the site, which went live this morning. Paid subscribers to the site can stream or download it here. Since releasing their self-titled debut last year, Hugh Bob and company have stayed mighty busy. Earlier this week they performe...
Another Technicolor Teeth gig, another
few frequencies closer to complete hearing loss. And once again, it was worth
it. The Appleton trio celebrated the vinyl release of its Teenage Pagans LP and supported Philadelphia’s
Whether or not the legends
surrounding Phil Lee as a Cain-raising outlaw are true, his songwriting is
infused with genuine grit and he sings his compositions with authenticity. His
thoughts on broken love and living out of a suitcase
Summerfest has announced its second 2013 Marcus Amphitheater headliner and, like the first, it's another big country artist: Tim McGraw. One of the all-time best-selling artists of the Soundscan era, McGraw brought a cool, sensual sound to country music when he hit the charts in the mid-’90s, literally topped off by his large sized cowboy hats that hid his eyes while crooning hits like “Don’...
are some records that have distinct seasonal feels. Slint’s Spiderland is reminiscent of an ominous
fall evening, while Hüsker Dü’s New Day
Rising sounds like a red-hot summer day. Closer to home, Startled
Summerfest has announced its first 2013 Marcus Amphitheater headliner, and true to form, it's a country act: Jason Aldean. The Macon, Ga., native has been a country mainstay since his single “Hicktown,” a rollicking, irreverent ode to small towns everywhere, reached No. 10 on the country charts back in 2005. But it wasn’t until his third album, 2007's Wide Open, that Aldean truly emerged as ...