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, [...]

Robert Francis – Strangers in the First Place

Robert Francis

It’s a hell of a mistake to try to pigeonhole Robert Francis into an easy classification. The man works a lifetime of influences into his beautiful Laurel Canyonesque brand of alternately sepia-toned and polychromatic singer-songwriter rock. His songs are never indistinguishable, the versatility of genres always suits the song at hand, and his sound is [...]

Ryan Adams releases limited edition box set ‘Live after Deaf’ on Friday

Ryan Adams- Live After Death

Today I threw myself a miniature dance party in my apartment after I found out that the Facebook rumor is now confirmed—Ryan Adams is releasing an absolutely massive box set entitled Live after Deaf this Friday at 1:30 EST. The collection includes 144 live acoustic tracks spread across 15 vinyl discs but the real treat is [...]

Ryan Adams Covers Dio’s “Holy Diver”


This past weekend while performing at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Ryan Adams decided to cover Dio’s “Holy Diver.” Watch the video below (via Stereogum)

Watch Ryan Adams and Donald Glover on 30 Rock Web Episode

ryan adams

NBC’s 30 Rock has released a new episode from their Jack Donaghy Files web series called “For a Song”. In the episode Jack (Alec Baldwin) desperately attempts to find a Super Bowl halftime replacement for Madonna after she injures herself.  Jack calls Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino,  Ryan Adams and Michael McDonald to audition for the [...]

Norah Jones and Danger Mouse Collaborate for ‘Little Broken Hearts’ Album


Norah  Jones has partnered up with producer Danger Mouse (aka Brian Burton) on her fifth album, and the follow-up to 2009′s album The Fall. The forthcoming album entitled “Little Broken Hearts” was recorded the album in LA at Burton’s studio last fall. Burton also co-wrote the album. Jones has also announced a few 2012  tour dates [...]

Video: Ryan Adams – “Chains of Love”


Ryan Adams has  released the video for “Chains of Love,” the second single off his latest album Ashes & Fire.  In the clip Adams is playing on a rooftop (mostly),  joined by three rocker chic chicks and fireworks  are coming from every direction. Check it out below. Ashes & Fire is out now.

Ryan Adams Adds a Second Show at Walt Disney Concert Hall


Ryan Adams is in high demand these days, so much so that he’s added a second show at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. As previously reported, Adams will headline the Walt Disney Concert Hall Friday, February 17th, and he’s added the 18th as well. Adams is currently on tour in support of his latest album [...]