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Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

(I mentioned this entry in the Mountain Man post and have since received a lot of email inquiries about it. For those who did not grab it the first time around, have at it below.) Recording under the moniker White Antelope, Fleet Foxes principal singer/songwriter Robin Pecknold continues to tackle folk covers on his MySpace […]

Monday, September 21st, 2009

“At first listen, it might be tempting to label Fool’s Gold as ‘world music,’ but the band is, in its essence, a Los Angeles band.” Or so says Fool’s Gold’s label, I Am Sound. And indeed, in some ways at least, that description is apt. You certainly can’t say that Fool’s Gold’s debut (Sept. 29) […]

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

My Morning Jacket, Bright Eyes and M. Ward fans will find themselves together, en masse, October 18th at the Greek Theater here in L.A. when Monsters of Folk come through town.  We are giving away a few pairs of tickets to the show. Leave your name, and a valid email address in the comments – […]

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Dead Confederat/Meat Puppets with Dead Confederate at the El Rey theater. We have five pairs of tickets to give away to AD readers. Leave your name and email address in the comments below – tickets available at Will-Call. Winners notified via email.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

“I got to keep moving, blues falling down like hail. And the day keeps on remindin’ me, there’s a hellhound on my trail.” – Robert Johnson Beginning in October of 2007 my wife and I embarked on a joint venture to explore, document and report on the the current state of Delta Blues Trail spanning […]

Monday, September 15th, 2008

For an audience, artists reinterpreting their own catalog, in a live setting, can be both exciting, and at times, an exercise in frustration. This trend of course also lends itself to the companion “live” album as well. One of the first instances of this I consciously remember was picking up Bob Dylan’s 1974 live album […]

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Yeeee Haw!! Put on them shitkickers, fellas! Ha, kidding, but for real, AD, MOKB and 30 Tigers are throwing a joint showcase at The Basement, in Nashvegas, the Friday night (9/19) of the AMA Festival. Doors are at 7pm and as you can see the lineup is filled with Drunkard favorites: Jason Isbell, O’Death, Those […]

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

He’s doing it “Reynolds style.” Author/collector Tom Hamling suffers from a condition that drives him to hunt down the very most obscure in vinyl records. Granted, this in and of itself would describe half of my friends, but Hamling strictly hunts only the horrible, wretched, thing that is celebrities cutting albums. Yup, Burt Reynolds did […]

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Heads up: Next week we are giving away tickets to the Robert Plant/Allison Krauss (June 23/24) show taking place at one of my very favorite summer venues — the Greek Theatre, here in Los Angeles. This week, though, we have a pair of tickets to giveaway to an AD reader for the upcoming Rilo Kiley/Lavender […]