Permanent Crush

This Just In: MATT YORK – “Permanent Crush” (produced by Thomas Wenzl)

Matt York – “Permanent Crush” is available @ Bandcamp. by Walter Price   Bostonian singer-songwriter Matt York’s new single “Permanent Crush” is an ode to a relationship hanging on a thread. With the haunting and eager lyric sensibilities of Noel Gallagher’s “Wonderwall” and delivered in an earnest timeless alt-country vocal. Produced by Thomas Wenzl, this…

Mark J Lee

FIRST LISTEN: Mark J Lee – Through The Pines

Mark J Lee is available on PLEDGEMUSIC. by Walter Price   UK’s true to the bone troubadour Mark J Lee (Screamin’ Miss Jackson) is out with his first proper release since disbanding his last outfit, Howlin’ Lord. The new six-track Through The Pines wears its influences on its sleeves. From the first listen you’ll travel reminiscently through…

3 Reasons Why Lydia Loveless Real

Lydia Loveless Real Out Now. by Walter Price   Last week I was having another listen to Lydia Loveless’ fittingly titled album Real and as with all previous listens I knew I loved it. But did I dig the artist herself? A question I’ve kicked around for the past few years. And just by chance,…

Classic Country, Pumpkins, Smoke, Lights, Bubbles, Robots, Rock N’ Roll and 3 Reasons Why Oak Street Blues

Oak Street Blues will mix elements and come out fresh. by Walter Price   With doses of Gin Blossoms-era alt-rock, the twists of Roger Miller tongue in cheek and the dusty floorboards of The Bakersfield Sound, Oak Street Blues are doing alt-country all brand new. Singer/guitarist Chris Hall has a playful and earnest delivery (not to mention…

Mark J. Lee

2 From Mark J. Lee

Mark J. Lee is coming, The GTC has two clips. by Walter Price   Real-deal Alt-country ‘star on the rise’ is a misnomer of sorts, see, Lee has been around forging a solid career for years. Touring, producing and playing with Howlin’ Lord, Screamin’ Miss Jackson & The Slap Ya’ Mama Big Band among others. And…

Dave Cobb

Dave Cobb

Dave Cobb talks about getting into music on Walking The Floor Podcast.     “I’ve always wanted to be in a band I mean since I can remember, I never had any other back-out plans.” –  Dave Cobb   Learn more about Dave Cobb and the artists he works with here and the full Walking the…

Jamey johnson that lonesome song

High Lonesome: Jamey Johnson

I’m hummin’ on that lonesome song again…   by Walter Price   There are those songs that accentuate those long dark moments in mental or actual smokey barrooms with ancient jukeboxes soundtracking your every sullen twisty moaning thought. Life is a cranky son-of-a and songs are the only way, the only true friend anyone really has…Time to get…

Skinkmello band

Skunkmello

Ridin’ it out on Highway 17…watch for the curves they can be real mean… by Walter Price   My mind sometimes finds suspicion in honky tonk music coming out of New York City. Certainly unfair for sure. and then all of a sudden there’s Brooklyn’s Skunkmello. There is a blues-esque element in their music, as there…