Ticket Giveaway: Heartless Bastards at 3rd & Lindsley, Nashville, TN

heartless bastards

Hey guys, we’re giving a away a couple tickets to see Heartless Bastards perform at 3rd & Lindsley in Nashville, TN on Friday, November 2nd! Heartless Bastards are one of the more tenured bands in the “Americana flood,” the genre movement that is blurring the lines between folk and rock and now producing rising buzz-bands [...]

Neil Young & Crazy Horse Reveal ‘Psychedelic Pill’ Due for October


Neil Young - the guru of folk, country, hard rock, acoustic ballads and whatever else he gets his hands on – has revealed today that his latest collaboration with Crazy Horse will be titled Psychedelic Pill, and is to be released as both a double-CD and a triple vinyl this October. An update on Young’s website also mentions that videos will [...]

Have a Listen: Adam Holmes and the Embers

Adam Holmes

Being the Twitter-savvy fellow that I am, I tend to get a lot of bands and artists ‘follow’ me – an unsettling idea if ever there was one. This throws up all sorts of genres to listen to, from the depths of psycho-punk hell to the dizzying heights rococo-synthpop. Most are not to my taste, [...]

Hacienda – Shakedown


San Antonio rock quartet Hacienda have triumphantly let loose on their third album, Shakedown, by firing off a brisk set of ten deliciously melodic gems powered with heavy doses of guitar licks, soul grooves and indefatigable hooks. Hacienda and their particular brand of compulsively enjoyable, old-fashioned rock and roll are kindred underdog spirits to Billy [...]

Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Americana


As a crooked-toothed, monocle-wearing Brit, I have little experience with the majority of the American folk classics that are covered in Neil Young‘s latest effort, Americana. Mention ‘Gallows Pole; to me and my first thought will be of Led Zeppelin III, not campfires, civil wars or the Old West. That said, the new life that is breathed in [...]

Neil Young & Crazy Horse Announce New Tour


Neil Young & Crazy Horse have announced a new tour — their first since 2004 – in support of their new album “Americana“. “American,” their first new album in nine years, is a collection of classic American compositions, some dating back 200 years or more. Crazy Horse: Young, Billy Talbot, Ralph Molina, and Poncho Sampredo [...]

Album Stream: Neil Young and Crazy Horse – “Americana”


As previously reported, Neil Young and Crazy Horse will release a their new album “Americana” on June 5th. But you can listen to the entire album below (courtesy of Rolling Stone). Americana is a collection of classic, American folk songs. Young has written brief historical details about the songs on the album that can be [...]

Neil Young and Crazy Horse to Release New Album on June 5th


Neil Young and Crazy Horse will release a new album titled Americana on June 5, 2012. The album marks the first album from Neil Young & Crazy Horse in nearly nine years. Americana is a collection of classic, American folk songs. Young has written brief historical details about the songs on the album that can [...]