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Not Forgotten: The Black Crowes – The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion

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HYPOTHETICALLY speaking, we were all waiting for this album to drop. Well, I was at least. Ever since I heard the now-viral acoustic cover of Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back’ on YouTube , I’ve been following Lake Street Dive (along with their side projects, such as Rachael and Vilray) with great admiration. They are …

ATHENS, Georgia’s next most famous musical sons, Drive-By Truckers, have shared a lo-fi video for their cover of Ramones’ classic “The KKK Took My Baby Away”. Have a watch below. The cracking cover, in which they take Noo Yoik punk out for a spin way, waaaay past city limits and down south, is the knockabout closer …

TOTING a very fine line in dusty, Latin American/goth/soundtrack-informed desert rock and coming atcha out of Tucson, Arizona, men in black XIXA are ready to roll out the follow-up to their fine 2016 LP, Bloodline. It’s called Genesis, it’s suited and booted and ready for release on February 19th next year; but shield your eyes …

SOMETIMES inspiration hits in the most unexpected circumstances: a chance trigger, if you will, that sets you on a new course. And so it was with Fabyl and Appleseed Cast man Nick Faber who, off on a deep vinyl crate-diggin’ session across Florida, came across an unknown and weatherbeaten busker, his music macerated in deep …

Underneath the sheets of White Noise is the latest track to be taken from the new album from Lee Bain III + The Glory Fires, Youth Detention which drops on June 30th via Don Giovanni Records. Based on Bains’ real life upbringing in Birmingham, Alabama where he witness racism and white radicaization at first hand, …

Only a year has passed since the release of an album from the Blackberry Smoke camp, yet they’re already at it again with their fifth studio album, Like An Arrow. Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, the five piece have their work cut out in following the footsteps of their last album, Holding All The Roses, which …

By mid 1991 The Black Crowes were poised on the edge of huge international success, but by the release of this sophomore album in 1992 the rising tide of grunge was washing away any hope they had of being America’s Biggest Band. Listening to the soon to be released vinyl reissue of The Southern Harmony …

We got all enthusiastic about the rather addictive Southern rock of J Roddy Walston & The Business before, with its low slung riffs and scuffed up basslines, and Roddy himself, hollering (did I spell / say that right? I feel a bit of a fraud sat here in Yorkshire) out with his Southern blues rock …