If your yearning for a return to rootsy and unequivocally American, Woody Pines new album Rabbits Motel might be just the gesture you’re seeking. The record is said to be inspired by folks including, but not limited to Bill Haley, Leadbelly, Chuck Berry, Hank Williams, Sam Cook and Doc Watson.
Watch the video below for “Like I Do” and preview the rest of the album here
If you weren’t aware, Swedish trio Junip are Elias Araya (drums), José González (guitar, vocals), and Tobias Winterkorn (organ, moog). Their new album, Junip, comes out on April 23rd. Take in the video for “Your Life, Your Call”, as well as a date if you feel the notion.
5/29 – Troubadour – Los Angeles, CA (2nd Show Added!)
5/30 – Troubadour – Los Angeles, CA **SOLD OUT**
5/31 – Rio Theatre – Santa Cruz, CA
6/1 – Bimbos – San Francisco, CA
6/2 – Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR
6/4 – Rio Theatre – Vancouver, BC
6/5 – Neumos – Seattle, WA
6/8 – Cedar Cultural Center – Minneapolis, MN
6/9 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL
6/10 – Great Hall –Toronto, ON
6/12 – Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA
6/13 – Highline Ballroom – New York, NY
6/15 – 9:30 Club – Washington DC
6/16 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
While I am all out of vacant witticisms, Australia’s Bored Nothing have a debut album coming out April 9th that should please more than a few. Bored Nothing is the recording project of Fergus Miller and save a couple of tracks he plays all the instruments.
London quartet Palma Violets have a debut album titled 180 that I’ve rather been enjoying as I make preparations for the coming season. Find out what you think with a listen here. Seen below in video is a documentary from Yours Truly.
Watch the video for “Little in Love”, taken from Andrew Leahey & The Homestead’s debut EP, Summer Sleeves, coming out April 2nd. The album was mixed by David Barbe (Drive-By Truckers, REM, Son Volt), and co-produced by Leahey.
March 21 – Nashville, TN – Mad Donna’s (8:00pm)
March 24 – Nashville, TN – The Basement (8:30pm)
April 5 – Louisville, KY – Third Street Dive (9:30pm)
April 7 – Chicago, IL – Tonic Room (8:00pm)
April 8 – Ypsilanti, MI – Woodruff’s (8:00pm)
April 9 – Canton, OH – Buzzbin (8:00pm)
April 10 – Pittsburgh, PA – Howlers Coyote Café (9:30pm)
April 11 – New York City, NY – Pianos (7:00pm)
April 13 – Richmond – Hardywood Park Craft Brewery (7:00pm)
April 15 – Knoxville, TN – Preservation Pub (11:00pm)
April 16 – Nashville, TN – The 5 Spot (10:00pm)
April 17 – Nashville, TN – Music City Roots (7:00pm)
Davenport Cabinet, the project of Coheed and Cambria guitarist Travis Stever, released its second studio album, Our Machine, back in January. The record brings an enticement of song delivered via hybrid of hard rock co-mingled with intermingled folk departures.
Stream it here to see if it appeals to your personal constitution and purchase it here.
Last year Mississippi-based duo Water Liars put out an album titled Phantom Limb that I rather enjoyed. Experience your own thoughts with a listen to “Linens” from the new album, Wyoming, out this week.