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2. February 2015 By Walter Price 0

January 2015 Top 10 At The GTC

“I’m like a Furby. You can push me, and then your soundbite comes out, and there you have your headline. So to clarify, I merely claimed that I popularised the word (grunge), which is pretty much not accurate, considering the distribution of the periodical that I wrote it in. But I like to self-Global Texan Chronicles podcastaggrandise.” -Marilyn Manson

Great, the more you know…


The first step in getting 2015 is out of the way and we say goodbye to January and hello to 11 more months of the best music being made by actual artists.

We’d like to thank The Tropics and The Corn Potato String Band for stopping by our nice little spot to discuss their very different but right on sounds just the same. If you haven’t done so yet please check both acts out.

And a hearty thank you to you, the GTC readers. It is friends and music lovers like you that let The GTC have our mosr most visted month to date. We hope you continue to do so. Let us know who we should be listening to in your land, city, garage or what have ya.

How was your month?

Here is a look at what was read the most by you and/or by other people you should know. Your January 2015 Top Ten.

January 2015 Top 10

  1. The Corn Potato String Band – ‘Volume 2’
  2. Coolest Record Label 2014: BREAKUP RECORDS
  3. DarkWater Redemption
  4. TIE: Review: Saints Eleven – ‘I Told You’ / J.P. Kallio’s Musician Quick Tips
  5. Walter Price’s 2014 Picks
  6. 12 BANDS TO WATCH IN 2015
  7. Sir George Martin 89th Birthday Special w/ Ken Michaels
  8. Alle Royale’s Most Intriguing of 2014
  9. 3 Reasons Why Fire Tiger
  10. Peter Doherty and ‘Flags Of The Old Regime’


Now to what went on last week at Your GTC. The overwhelming story is The Corn Potato String Band. Purveyors of traditional music that struck a chord with readers worldwide. Thanks to Marc Griffiths for his in depth work on bringing these down-home players to our attention.

Let us not forget Fire Tiger and The Blank Tapes with their future of retro pop sounds that delight beyond any era comparisons and then the ultra deluxe The Tropics. Delivering sounds that will dominate earbuds globeover soon enough. Cheers to all.

Here is what was read the most at Your GTC this past week…

WEEK 26 January 26 – 1 February 2ß15

  1. The Corn Potato String Band – ‘Volume 2’
  2. P. Kallio’s Musician Quick Tips Pt. 1
  3. Come on Nancy get your best dress on – The Vaudevillian World of The Corn Potato String Band
  4. 3 Reasons Why Fire Tiger
  5. 5 Things With The Tropics
  6. GTC Podcast Hearthis: Sounds Like 1983
  7. The Blank Tapes – Geodesic Dome Piece
  8. Peter Doherty and ‘Flags Of The Old Regime’
  9. Jesus and Mary Chain ‘Psychocandy’ tour
  10. Petty Tom Petty Sam Smith Tada?