Very much in the mold of The Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd by way of .38 Special and The Marshall Tucker Band, Blackberry Smoke should very much be on your Southern Rock radar. This one is from their highly excellent 2018 record, Find a Light.
The David Bowie Estate is doing a really good job in curating his back catalog. In July, they started re-releasing some of his old videos converting them into beautiful HD. This one is from the 1999 album, Never Let Me Down.
The new Richard Thompson record, 13 Rivers, is due to arrive in August. In the meantime,cleanse your musical palate with this masterclass in guitar work and songwriting from the upcoming release.
The album, Baby Grand, doesn’t come out until August, but there is no time like the present to start groovin’ to this one. Some real smooth old school soul mixed up with an Indie Pop flair. Real unique and good stuff!
The new record does not come out until September, however are indications are that The Lost Record will be worth checking out. The video is fine 60’s black and white noir with a vibe that is Lou Reed meets Devo by way of Nick Cave.
Spend some time with Lionheart the debut record from singer songwriter H.C. McEntire. “One Great Thunder,” both the song and the video is a study in sublime calmness.
Donna The Buffalo the feel good Roots Rock/Americana band out of Trumansburg, N.Y. joins the Jam in the Van crew for a zydeco romp and roll.
The latest single and video to be released from, I’ll Be Your Girl, the newest, and quite possibly the greatest, album by The Decemberists. The hero of this video is 7’2″ Jacob, he of the size 22 shoes. Watch as Jacob quite literally takes flight with a message to us all. It is ok to different.
The band Wyldlife is one of several bands that are carrying on the spirit of Rock and Roll. This New Jersey band is signed to Little Steven’s Wicked Cool Records.
“Loving You” is the second single off of Jonathan Wilson’s upcoming album Rare Birds, out now on Bella Union.