Tokyo Rosenthal plays tracks for Afterlife and talks about his Cold War veteran status, his deep south show, and his music variety show. In this week’s episode I’ve go the new country/blues album from Jim Lauderdale. I’ve got more from that Turnpike Troubadours album. More roadhouse blues from Kevin Gordon. I’ve also got new rock & roll from Nocona, Blitzen Trapper, Bottle Rockets, and Michael Rank.
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Magnolia Collective covers “Jockey Full of Bourbon” by Tom Waits. Recorded live and acoustic for Couch By Couch West 2015, deep within The Cave in Chapel Hill, NC. Magnolia Collective will join me in-studio on the live edition of the Americana Music Show on WHUP, on Wednesday October 14th. Screen clip
A new knock out double CD album from Jim Lauderdale tops the adds this week
Howdy, It’s an exciting day at WHUP FM! The station is going live as of noon today! I’m going on the air in a few minutes to host my “intro show” for The Americana Music Show on WHUP. You can tune in at the WHUP FM web site. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for […]
The UK’s Independent has an interesting story behind the making of Johnny Cash’s cover of Nine Inch Nails’ “Hurt” and the iconic music video that resulted from it. Check it out at “The story behind Johnny Cash’s ‘Hurt’, still the saddest music video of all time” Here’s the video the article is about: Screen Clip […]
The live edition of the Americana Music Show is moving to WHUP in Hillsborough, NC>
Randall Bramblett plays tracks from Devil Music & talks about the bottom end loops, ambient noises, & strange sounds he uses in his modern music. On this week’s episode I’ve got the new country rock album from the Turnpike Troubadours. I’ve also got the new Don Henley Americana album. Plus we’ve got album from two rootsy North Carolina bands I think you’re gonna like, not to mention cowpunk from Nocona, bluegrass from the Welfare Liners, and rock from Blitzen Trapper.
Tight race for the #1, #2, and #3 spots of the FAR chart this month. Who won?
Michael Rank returns to the Americana Music Show to play tracks from his new folk rock album, Horsehair. The live show airs tonight at 9pm Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) on WCOM FM.
garage rock from Nocona, bunches of tracks from The Essential Van Morrison
I dig this blues interpretation of the Johnny Cash signature tune, “Folsom Prison Blues” by Keb’ Mo’ Keb Mo’s latest album Blues Americana is awesome. Read the review and check it out! Screen clip: