Nearby Pastures

Nearby Pastures go Track x Track new ‘Loose Teeth’ EP

Nearby Pastures on iTunes. by Walter Price   Spencer A. Simmons’ new project, Nearby Patures’ new EP, ‘Loose Teeth’, is a stunning four-track reflection on life’s realities. Societal trappings, restlessness, regret, and angst, all play roles here. Not in heavy-handed or daunting tomes, Yet, honest explorations cradled in sounds reminiscent of garaged-up Bright Eyes, at moments going…

bradley nowell

In His Own Words: Bradley Nowell – Good music being good music

Bradley Nowell (Sublime) can be found on iTunes.   “It seems like people get afraid of a certain music if they can’t pigeonhole it to their satisfaction. Good music is good music, and that should be enough for anybody.” Bradley Nowell 1968 – 1996 Sublime / Facebook         SUPPORT GREAT ARTISTS, BUY MUSIC…

trebuchet

Global Texan Chronicles Podcast: Trebuchet

Trebuchet has their catalog on Bandcamp. The GTC Podcast’s Walter chats with Trebuchet’s Navid, Paul, Lauren and Elliot about their new album Volte-Face. They also discuss Cultural Appropriation, funding the arts for children, Oak Ridge Boys and more. Plus two new tracks! If you like Band of Horses, Beirut (the band), Local Natives…you’ll dig Trebuchet.…

jaime wyatt

Jaime Wyatt Giving Back the Best of Me (single/video)

Jaime Wyatt – Felony Blues available now at Forty Below Records. by Walter Price   The history of California country is deep and mostly underappreciated. The Bakersfield sounds of Buck Owens, Wyatt Stewart, and Merle Haggard as well as the country rock movement I among many others credit to The Flying Burrito Brothers then later the…

Trebuchet

Trebuchet – Volte-Face LP Track x Track with Eliott Whitehurst

Trebuchet – Volte-Face LP is out now. iTunes. by Walter Price   Petaluma, California indie-pop group Trebuchet’s new album  “Volte-Face” is deeply rooted. Rooted in depths etching thoughts of struggle, forgiveness, hope, love in tracks beautifully constructed. With every listen new textures unfold in cinematic landscapes. Music is therapy, bending the author’s words into your…

Gringo

Gringo Pt. 1 – Down South and Summer Thing

Gringo share summer Cali-surf rock sounds with new single/video “Down South”. by Walter Price   Sitting in various rooms in this ancient house looking out of windows at the bleak, white  German scenery while being weighed down by the sounds of Wilco and The Smiths, I needed something…something to eradicate the dullness. Then like a warm glow…

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…

blank tapes

Keep Summer Alive: The Blank Tapes

The Blank Tapes and an endless Summer…   by Walter Price   The calendar Summer can’t last forever, but it can live on and on in your soul. Nothing or no one exemplifies that laid back, trippy take it easy summer-time chill than California’s The Blank Tapes. Matt Adams and Co.’s blend of retro hippy surf…

Karoline Hausted

To Wake You Not Gonna Fall

No one knows how long it’s going to be, give your hand to me, love…. by Walter Price   The reason you shouldn’t listen to something just once and then dismiss it is because you may miss out on gems such as To Wake You – “Not Gonna Fall. A sparse and sprawling track of…

Ritual de lo habitual

Jane’s Addiction Ritual de lo habitual 25

  “We had really bizarre influences,” Navarro reflects. “The Velvet Underground, Led Zeppelin, Bauhaus, Van Halen and Rush were all part of our sound. Eric Avery always had this funky thing to his bass playing, but he was also into classical music, or straight-up punk or arty outsider rock. And Perry was listening to a…

vandella

NEW MUSIC – Vandella

Is it my real life or just a fantasy… by Walter Price   San Francisco based harmonies to perfection Vandella is many things but certainly not resting themselves on any particular sonic perch. The California outfit have been compared to a smörgåsbord of historic names and rightly so. There is a sense of timelessness in…