Band of the Week: Who: Porch 40 What: Edgy funk rock Where: Cullowhee, NC Why: My mama warned me about boys like these… Waves: “Alright”
Tomorrow  I am heading to Greenville for The Black Keys / St. Vincent show. In honor of this momentous show, I thought I would share my favorite videos by these artists. “Little Black Submarines” is from their seventh album, El Camino, and one of my favorites. Annie Clark aka St. Vincent has been around on the musical block for a while, but her February 2014 album, St. Vincent, has brought her additional street cred. I
Band of the Week: Who: The Lonely Biscuits What: Rock meets hip-hop Where: Nashville, TN Why: These boys know how to blend rock and hip-hop making for some energetic and entertaining tunes. This talented group has even landed the opening spot on Moon Taxi‘s tour. Waves:”Chasin’ Echoes”
I cannot express the severity of my obsession with this band; if The Black Crowes canoodled with Zac Brown in a sweet makin’ love kinda way, the end result would be this harmonious six piece mannish boy flow. I followed these guys all over the state of Georgia during my two-year residency, and every show just seemed to get better. This band’s passion for their fans and music is overflowing in every show they play. My fingers
Paste Magazine Image Paste Magazine and Rolling Stone released their picks for the best albums of 2014. There were some surprises and some not so surprises; you can check out both lists here and here. Collectively, I think both lists cover a lot of awesome music, and I wanted to provide my favorite albums from the two lists: Gary Clark, Jr., Gary Clark, Jr. Live Benjamin Booker, Benjamin Booker Miranda Lambert, Platinum Sturgill Simpson, Metamodern
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