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5 days agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

I think I remember the night Adult Boys Thunderband (Michael Claytor and Devon Stuart and Eric Atria) debuted the song “Abducted Again.” “We’re going to be the only country band that sings exclusively about aliens,” Devon claimed. I later asked him if he was challenging Armchair Martian. “They’re more punk,” he defended. Fair enough. So, whether or not you count [...]

Vince Gill to Receive BMI Icon Award; HoF to Salute Billy Edd Wheeler; Drive-By Truckers Concert Film Due in November

5 days agoMusic / Country : The 9513

Kenny Rogers and Little Big Town are two of the acts who’ll appear on Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of our National Anthem this Saturday. The PBS program will be broadcast live from Baltimore. The Country Music Hall of Fame...Show More Summary

Watch Out! Sturgill Simpson ‘Living The Dream’ on Conan

6 days agoMusic / Country : Twang Nation

Sturgill Simpson took to the Conan O’Brien show last night stage to preach the gospel of outlaw country to the audience, He and his cracker-jack band delivered a tight version of his blue-collar existentialist cut, “Living The Dream.” “Living The Dream” is from his album ‘Metamodern Sounds in Country Music.’

[Playlist] Ajax Diner Book Club – 9/8/14 – KRFC Ft. Collins CO

6 days agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

R.L. Burnside “Going Down South” from A Ass Pocket of Whiskey Black Keys “Brooklyn Bound” from The Big Come Up Frank Black and the Catholics “Nadine” from Nadine Shane Sweeney “Legion” from The Finding Time Jenny Owen Youngs “Last Person”...Show More Summary

Drive-By Truckers To Release Concert Film “Black Ice Vérité” + “English Oceans” Deluxe Edition on November 18th [VIDEO]

6 days agoMusic / Country : Twang Nation

Last winter that the Drive-By Truckers were scheduled to play live at the 40 Watt to support their latest album “English Oceans.” Then a winter storm hit Athens, GA that had a local meteorologist staing that the storm “…truly is Armageddon…” Sub-zero end-times proclamations were not enough to stop the Rock Show that night as [...]

Just Another Band Out of Boston: A Special Boston Playlist

6 days agoMusic / Country : Twangville

Mark Erelli (from the Hillbilly Pilgrim Records release Milltowns) Erelli pays loving tribute to his hero and mentor, the late folk musician Bill Morrissey. With the help of some talented friends — including Peter Mulvey, Kris Delmhorst and many others — Erelli re-visits twelve songs from the Morrissey canon. The selections range from the amusing […]

[Playlist] Ninebullets Radio – 09.06.2014 – 88.5FM WMNF Tampa

6 days agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

We did the damn thing. If you wanna hear it, put your ears on the archive of the show. Below is the playlist for September 06, 2014 [Artist - Song (Album)] 01. Frank Turner – I Still Believe (England Keep My Bones) 02. Chuck Ragan – Vagabond (Till Midnight) 03. Cory Branan – Sour Mash [...]

Nickel Creek Performance on Live & Direct Series

6 days agoMusic / Country : Twang Nation

Check this intimate but vibrant performance and interview with the reunited newgrass super-group Nickel Creek, curated by 91.3fm WYEP & Produced by AltarTV. Songs played are “21st of May” and “Destination,” both from their new album ‘A Dotted Line’ via Nonesuch Records. Subscribe to the Live & Direct channel for more great performances.

Stream Dead Man’s Town; Blues HoF on Schedule for May 2015 Opening; Lee Ann Womack Releases New Video

6 days agoMusic / Country : The 9513

The ACM Honors Ceremony was held at the Ryman last night. Toby Keith and Ronnie Milsap received Career Achievement Awards, Carrie Underwood took home the Gene Weed Special Achievement Award, Steve Buchanan and Rascal Flatts got the Jim...Show More Summary


I’ve been gone for a long time but it looks like I am finally crawling out of the alcoholic stupor the past two years had me and I am refinding the itch to tell people about the music that is giving me eargasms. Needless to say, my “albums to review” folder was old as shit [...]

Jackson Browne – One Man / Twenty Guitars

last weekMusic / Country : Twangville

When Jackson Browne walked onto Boston’s Opera House stage on a late summer night, it was as though he was stepping into his own living room. The 65-year-old singer/songwriter couldn’t have been more adored by the crowd as they showered him in ovation after ovation and listened intently to each note he sang. Some may […]

17 Performances To Catch at AmericanaFest 2014

If you’re a fan of roots music there is only one place to be in the fall, and that’s Americanafest. The Americana Music Association will be presiding over this 15th Festival – along with its Conference and Awards Ceremony – in Nashville, September 16-21. This is the premier industry event celebrating the music we love. [...]

Glen Campbell’s Last Recording Due Out 9/30; Eddie Adcock Wins Banjo Prize; New Album Releases

last weekMusic / Country : The 9513

Glen Campbell’s final recording, a song called “I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” will be released on September 30 as part of a five-song EP from the soundtrack of the documentary I’ll Be Me. The EP will also include a couple live songs recorded...Show More Summary

Video Premiere: Elliott BROOD — “Jigsaw Heart”

last weekMusic / Country : The 9513

Canadian alt-country trio Elliott BROOD is currently getting ready for the release of their forthcoming album, Work and Love, on October 21. A couple weeks before that record comes out, they’ll be in the States, playing shows in NewShow More Summary

Readers’ Pick: Somewhere Under Wonderland by Counting Crows

last weekMusic / Country : Twangville

You picked Somewhere Under Wonderland by Counting Crows as your favorite for the week of September 2, 2014. Readers’ Top Picks (last 4 weeks) Swimmin’ Time by Shovels & Rope (11) [8/26] Too Blessed to Be Stressed by Paul Thorn (11) [8/19] Somewhere Under Wonderland by Counting Crows (10) [9/2] Step Back by Johnny Winter […]

Watch Out! Ben Miller Band “Life on Wheels” [VIDEO]

Fragments and glimpses of touring make up the video for Ben Miller Band’s new video for “Life on Wheels.” This might seem obvious (and cheap!) but these video segments, compiled by BMB one-stringed washtub bass player Scott Leeper fits the rambling song perfectly. It also offers a view on how hard life on the road [...]


News fucking flash: Lucero released a live record. It’s long, represents their entire catalog and is Essential Listening. But all of those things you knew before you started reading. Also, I’m not going to spend a single word trying to describe what Lucero sounds like, they sound like Lucero-always has and always will. None of [...]

CCMA Award Winners Announced; Robert Earl Keen Goes Bluegrass; New Music Videos

last weekMusic / Country : The 9513

USA Today premiered Easton Corbin’s new single, “Baby, Be My Love Song.” Jerrod Niemann on his most recent album: “High Noon was just a statement saying, ‘OK, here’s that next step in facing the adversary, which is … also the run-of-the-mill...Show More Summary

Monday Morning Video: Tom Waits Goes “Waltzing Matilda”

last weekMusic / Country : Twangville

Someone recently pointed out to me that we have said nary a word about Tom Waits over the years. Sometimes the music speaks for itself.

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