Five Cool Ones: Five (More) Reasons Rock Is Not Dead

The Lemon Twigs – The Fire

Remember when Rock and Roll was fun. People didn’t take themselves or the music too seriously and it was ok to be a bit different. Ladies and Gentlemen, presenting The Lemon Twigs.

The Dirty Nil – Bathed In Light

When you open for The Who your band must be pretty good. Part early who and part ramshackle MC-5 these Canadian dudes can light up a stage.

The Regrettes – California Friends

Part Pretenders, part 60’s Girl Group, all cool.

Glorious Sons – Josie

These Canadian brothers mix Springsteen worthy lyrics with With Kings of Leon Indie Rock credibility.

Massive Wagons – Under No Illusion

One nation under a hook and a groove, these guys are pretty much arena level ready right out of the box.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rock Chick of the Day: Brandi Carlile – The Joke

There isn’t much not to like about Brandi Carlile. Her songs are straight forward and poignant. Her latest release, By the Way, I forgive you, Is highly excellent and top 20 worthy. For extra credit search out her epic cover version of Elton’s “60 Years On” from Live at Benaroya Hall with the Seattle symphony.