Southern Music Nostalgia: Marshall Tucker Band – Heard it in a Love Song

  Hitting number 14 on the Billboard charts in Summer of ’77, this songs is the Marshall Tucker Band‘s Carolina Dreams album. The lyrics tell of a man who loves a woman, but loves being a rambling man more. Marshall Tucker Band hails from Spartanburg, South Carolina.  Southern Music Nostalgia is strong with this tune.

Southern Music Nostalgia: Waylon Jennings – Mona

Released in 1974 on his “This Time” album, and produced by Willie Nelson, Mona is a short, sweet tale of a man with a rocky past attempting to persuade a beautiful black-haired woman that she ought to listen to his this time. He isn’t shy about flattering her in the process. Have a listen and leave Read more about Southern Music Nostalgia: Waylon Jennings – Mona[…]

Band of the Week: Blood On The Harp

Blood on the Harp A fiddle, a stand up bass, acoustic guitars, keys – Blood on the Harp states simply that their rustic mountain music tunes are about death. I can imagine that this time of year is when they feel most inspired–the coming dreary days, the falling leaves and the general spookiness in the air – Read more about Band of the Week: Blood On The Harp[…]

Summer Festivals Around The South

Liver Mush Festival – Marion, NC June 3 I had liver mush once. It was in the general area this festival was taking place. I’d spent a couple days in Asheville, NC and was driving back home and stopped at a roadside diner to get some breakfast and liver mush was on the menu and, Read more about Summer Festivals Around The South[…]

Band of the Week: Sailing To Denver

Sailing To Denver Rooted in the South, Sailing to Denver’s music spans many genres, but always has a hint of country, with notions of bluegrass and folk. From obscure classics you feel like you’ve known all your life to tunes recognized and loved by all Sailing to Denver has something for everyone. The harmonies and Read more about Band of the Week: Sailing To Denver[…]

Music Preview: Tuesday February 2 – 529 Atlanta – KR’RTH, Order of the Owl, Destroyer of Light, Hot Ram

KR’RTH Comprised of former members of Demonaut, Mondo Generator, Artimus Pyledrive, and Stone Mountain Freeway – Apocalyptic Doom, hard-rock, KR’RTH band hails from Atlanta, GA and makes maniacally intense music. Order of The Owl Musically ominous and menacing, and fronted by Zoroaster‘s Brent Anderson, Order of the Owl’s influences range from The Melvins to Big Business, to Prong Read more about Music Preview: Tuesday February 2 – 529 Atlanta – KR’RTH, Order of the Owl, Destroyer of Light, Hot Ram[…]

Band of the Week:Doc Dailey & Magnolia Devil

Southern Grit Pop, Indie-Folk- call it what you like- but Doc Dailey and Magnolia Devil’s music is rooted in history-rich North Alabama- Muscle Shoals to be exact.  Their sound is akin to bluegrass with a rock edge and the lyrics are rooted in stories of home, love lost and venturing out on one’s own. Doc Read more about Band of the Week:Doc Dailey & Magnolia Devil[…]

Band of the Week: Mipso

Embracing fully their rich North Carolina roots, Mipso‘s music is nostalgic and pleasant to the ear. Upon hearing their tunes for the first time it brings to mind familiar notions and images of the stripped down music played by farmers and folks working off the land, and trying to survive. Though food is not nearly as scarce these Read more about Band of the Week: Mipso[…]

Band of the Week: Bootz and Katz

Bootz and Katz –  Bootz and Katz bring big beats and driving synths and guitars along the lines of Ghostland Observatory blended with sort of an electric arena rock sound that is reminiscent of Linkin Park, but not as cliche. Formed in Macon, Georgia in 2013 the band has built a reputation as being one Read more about Band of the Week: Bootz and Katz[…]

Band of the Week: The Apache Relay

Accessible, nostalgic, thoughtful and even slightly intoxicating the way it sticks in your head – The Nashville act The Apache Relay‘s song Don’t Leave Me Now does a hell of a job articulating desperation and how one can be completely fixated on not only someone else’ attention, or lack thereof it,  and forget the rest Read more about Band of the Week: The Apache Relay[…]