TST Interview: Hardy Morris of Diamond Rugs, Dead Confederate

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Diamond Rugs is the raucous indie rock supergroup comprised of John McCauley (Deer Tick), Ian St. Pe (Black Lips), Hardy Morris (Dead Confederate), Steve Berlin (Los Lobos), Brian Dufresne (Six Finger Satellite), and Robbie Crowell (Deer Tick). Earlier this year, the band released the self-titled debut LP, an album I called a hard-grooving, rowdy, rock [...]

Diamond Rugs – Diamond Rugs

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Surgeon General’s Warning: The music of Diamond Rugs is a potentially addictive substance and may be harmful to your health. Consult your doctor before listening. That warning doesn’t actually grace the packaging of Diamond Rugs’ self-titled debut, but it sure as hell could if you’re the type to take songs to heart and pursue their [...]

Watch: Pole Dance with Diamond Rugs in Psychedelic, NSFW “Blue Mountains” Video

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You had to know it was coming sooner or later. Diamond Rugs has unleashed a high-energy, psychedelic clip packed all the strippers and Coors Light you could ask for in their new video for “Blue Mountains.” If you’ve fallen in love with the rocking, rolling and hard-partying supergroup’s self-titled debut, or if you’re a fan [...]

Live Review: Dawes at Cannery Ballroom

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Occasionally, there are certain bands you’ve heard about for years and all your peers enjoy, but you yourself have yet to take the time to check out. It’s not because you aren’t interested, but simply because sometimes it’s easier to stay under your respective rock than tackling a new catalogue. For me, Dawes is one [...]

Listen/Watch: Diamond Rugs Announce “Blue Mountains” As Second Single

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Yesterday Diamond Rugs , the folk-music-with-a-sneer collaboration between John McCauley (Deer Tick), Robbie Crowell (Deer Tick), Ian Saint Pe (The Black Lips), Steve Berlin (Los Lobos), Hardy Morris (Dead Confederate) and Bryan Dufresne (Six Finger Satellite), premiered “Blue Mountains,” the second single off their self-titled debut LP, on VICE magazine. Check out this rollicking, scatter-brained rock [...]

Video: Diamond Rugs – “Christmas In A Chinese Restaurant”

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Diamond Rugs, a collab between the members of Deer Tick, Los Lobos, The Black Lips, Dead Confederate and Six Finger Satellite, have recorded a video for their holiday track, “Christmas In A Chinese Restaurant”.