Orville Peck “Dead Of Night”

Orville Peck is doing right. Sounds like Chris Isaak doing a real country song with lots of sarcasm and gloom, but in the end it’s pretty heart warming and original.…

Black Mountain “Future Shade”

More keyboards, more sub frequencies, big sound, a space-rock twist, a nostalgic homage to 70s hard rock, back when this kind of music was mainstream and radio friendly, and you get a wonderful rocker…

Steve Gunn “Vagabond”

In the endless chain of folk songwriting history, Steve Gunn‘s “Vagabond” is rightfully one of the thousands of rings of beautiful songs. 2019 sounds nice.…

Reignwolf “Black And Red”

Truth is the times are not very kind to rock, in the sense that good hard rock is not very easy to find. There’s all kinds of alternative, psych, heavy, vintage generic stuff out there, bands th…

Kevin Morby “Harlem River”

This is a good song. A great song. A timeless tune. Simple, clear and truthful. The exact same qualities make the video by Adarsha Benjamin a fitting delight. Thank you for this Kevin Morby, you did g…

Community Stories: The Creek Sessions

Jessica Kilroy, one half of folk duo Pterodactyl Plains, has created something amazing, useful and essential. A short film about her relationship with the wild, with music inspired by the sounds of na…

Stevie Nicks “Blue Lamp”

Stevie Nicks‘ “Blue Lamp” is great in its own right, but this sequence from “Heavy Metal” (Taarna), the 1981 animated movie, is what steals the show. The song was include…

Gary Clark Jr “This Land”

The anticipated return of Gary Clark Jr has begun. Just released, this is the first single and album title track from “This Land”. Full on political lyrics and imagery, the signature blues…

The Raconteurs “Now That You’re Gone”

The Raconteurs have returned with a nostalgic trip down great-songwriting-memory-lane with two new songs. I prefer this one. Notions of blues, a beautiful girl, violence and heartbreak. What else do y…