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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 […]

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

Like Thurston Moore and Rob Sheffield before him, AD contributor j. neas reflects on, and laments, the art of the (actual) mixtape. Now, raise your hand if you’ve created a muxtape (yes, I’m guilty). Part two of two. You can read part one, HERE – AD I never want to own a car without a […]

Monday, March 10th, 2008

Between travel, and gearing up for sxsw later this week, things have been busy around the AD camp, of late, but I would be remiss if I failed to get a little something up here regarding Buddy Miles passing, at the age of sixty, late last month. Without a doubt, the man had soul power […]