Caitlin Rose - “Pink Rabbits” (The National Cover)
“Already a Nashville and touring veteran at the tender age of 26, Caitlin Rose has been defying female country singer stereotypes since signing her first record contract six years ago. In the time since, she has demonstrated a constant willingness to venture into new musical territory and showcased a lyrical wit and candor that lends an uncommon maturity to her songwriting.”
- Justin McGowan
“My favorite bands are the ones that ya can’t tell if they wanna kiss ya or kill ya. I like the kinda music that makes me wanna bark and howl. Lucero hasn’t kissed or killed me yet but I’m sleepin with one eye open.”
- Langhorne Slim
"With each gently picked guitar note and almost-whispered lyric, Gregory Alan Isakov establishes a feeling of communion with the listener."
- Davis Inman
J. Roddy Walston w/ Shovels & Rope - Boys Can Never Tell
Photo Gallery: A Day In The Life Of J. Roddy Walston & The Business
J. Roddy Walston walks you through a day in the life of his intrepid rock band, J. Roddy Walston & The Business. Here they are at Barclays Center in NYC during WFAN’s Big Hello To Brooklyn concert.
“If you’re at all familiar with the musical styling of J. Roddy Walston & The Business, the mere mention of the name probably brings to mind the visual of a mass of wavy hair crashing again and again over the black and whites of a Yamaha.”
- Steve Benoit
With SXSW right around the corner I figured it would be fitting to share a SXSW video of what would soon become one of my favorite bands. Slightly embarrassing that it took a music festival in Texas to lead me to a band in my own back yard. But hey, it happens.
PHOX was bred in Baraboo, Wisconsin, a place where the Ringling Brothers lived and wintered their circus, their clowns, their elephants, tigers and the entire menagerie during the off-season months. The high-wire performers rehearsed their new acts, in this place dubbed Circus City. The band is filled with and demonstrates the same kind of wonderment that one could imagine only coming out of people raised in such a magical place, somehow stationed in the middle of the Midwest. Let your own wonderment sweep you away this summer, and don’t miss Phox at the Fort.
- Sean Moeller