"Omaha has given us the reigning heir to Henry Miller's dark emotional mirror, Townes Van Zandt's three-chord moan, and Lou Reed's warehouse minimalism: his name is Simon Joyner." — Gillian Welch. New on BB*Island, his wonderful double album "Step Into The Earthquake"
One Month and a day too late. Lord Youth releases two new songs as digital single. The accompanying videos feature Andy Warhol party scenes from the late 60s, and a haunting Yugoslavian short movie from the late 70s.
No, the album format isn’t dying, not according to this smart, eclectic band from the Munich underground, who’s celebrating it with a playful concept: an "Anagrammatical Exorcism of the 60s". Get a glimpse of it from their first video „Just Chirp On, Ego“. More to come.
NICK FERRIO reminds us that even on a solo album there's lots of room for lovely and touching duets, teaming up with Julie Doiron and other friends for a recording session in an historic art deco theatre.
Everything but your customary singer-songwriter: See Lady Lamb Live. Either in the US (with Tallest Man On Earth or at Newport Folk Festival) or at least on video (8 songs filmed live at Lincoln Hall, Chicago by Audiotree Music.)