The Futurebirds

Casper Johansson Reader Find

By Casper Johansson in New Music on Saturday 22 May 2010

The Futurebirds are an unruly band of boys from Athens, Georgia, but they might as well have been reared in the backwoods of Woodstock by Levon Helm himself. Their debut release, Hampton’s Lullaby, is out on July 13 via Autumn Tone Records.

Read more

James Blagden likes country music?

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Illustration on Wednesday 14 January 2009

We checked in with the exciting new illustrator James Blagden last week and followed up with him to find out what music he works to. Given the day-glo intensity of his creations, it would have to be electro remixes, right? Or deep and dishy acid rock? Nope. ‘There Stands the Glass, Wondering, More and More, and I’ll Get By Somehow, all by country legend Webb Pierce’. Huh.

Read more

Micah P. Hinson takes the good with the bad

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Music on Thursday 2 October 2008

We said a few weeks back that Micah P. Hinson is ‘like every rustic, broken down, and pieced back together country great that’s ever been. Only hipper and slightly less sombre’. With that in mind, we spoke to him recently and asked him whether his hometown of Texas was a difficult place for a young, aspiring musician to grow up in:

Read more

Micah P. Hinson

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Video on Saturday 23 August 2008

Micah P. Hinson is like every rustic, broken down, and pieced back together country great that’s ever been. Only hipper and slightly less sombre. This track, Diggin’ A Grave, is a button-up hoe down with a classic pop chorus and a jangly banjo accompaniment. Yup, some folk have all the fun.

Read more (1 comment)

Calexico

Francis Andrews Reader Find

By Francis Andrews in New Music on Tuesday 15 July 2008

If you ever happen to find yourself riding across the mid-west on horseback with an iPod jangling about in your holster, be sure to let Calexico soundtrack the experience. They’re cleverly fusing a range of genres, mixing some good old country with US indie, a bit of jazz and even, in 2003’s Feast of Wire, […]

Read more

The Silver Seas sailin’ on

Francis Andrews Reader Find

By Francis Andrews in New Music on Thursday 3 April 2008

We name-checked them as having one of the top five albums of 2007, and with good reason. I speak of Nashville band, The Silver Seas.

Read more

Ryan Bingham’s Mescalito

Kate Suters Reader Find

By Kate Suters in New Music on Wednesday 12 March 2008

Growing up on the road in the deep south of America will either maim you or make you stronger. In Ryan Bingham’s case, it was the latter.

Read more

close

Like us on Facebook

Don't show this again - I already like Lost At E Minor