Archive for the 'Colossal Gospel' Category

Monday, August 6th, 2012

You’ve heard mention of the “Heart of the South” aplenty. It’s something of a regional reference point, the geographic central organ of whatever context in which it’s breathed. It can simultaneously be the Georgia Piedmont and the Mississippi Delta. Maybe it’s where those hillbillies dwell up near the Great Smokies in the Appalachian Plateau. Just […]

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun \ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Welcome to the sixth installment of the Lagniappe Sessions in which we invite some of our favorite artists to cut exclusive covers paying tribute to some of their favorite artists. Two of […]

Monday, July 18th, 2011

15 years ago I would have most likely stumbled upon this recording by way of a dubbed cassette; a decade ago via a hand scrawled, black felt-tipped, CD-R.  Over the past couple of years both have given way to a new homespun, easily produced/distributed, digital counterpart—Bandcamp. Rooted in traditional folk music, Leeds, Alabama’s Colossal Gospel […]