Weekly Roundup for July Eleventh / something worthwhile to lose

This week’s Monday Morning Tape… …Kentucky folk, British pop-rock, weirdo indie rock, and some quality finger-picking with downer lyrics. This site is now a little over two years old and has been viewed in 103 countries… and they can’t all have been by accident, right? So thanks for stopping by, wherever you are. Happy Monday. — Tyler…

Weekly Roundup for June Twentieth / we’ve got our heads to feed

No time for chit-chat — let’s listen to stuff. — Wilderado – Wheat Let’s start with one from a promising new band formerly known as Bird Dog, now known as promising new band Wilderado. Their second EP, Latigo, is due out July 22nd. — Portage – Settle Down Electric guitar strumming, bouncy piano playing, a…

Weekly Roundup for June Thirteenth / send for my fiddle, send for my dog

This week… country rock from New York, a bit of Australian soul, some southern americana, and two promising new singer-songwriters. — The Felice Brothers – Plunder The second single from the forthcoming Felice Brothers record is a loose, raucous romp of a song.  The band described the video as “a psychedelic trip down the cartoon…

Weekly Roundup for May Ninth / wearin’ that Kim Jong-il hat

This week’s Monday Morning Tape… …two great live country songs, a few promising debuts, and just a wee bit of glammy indie rock. Happy Monday. — Sturgill Simpson – Welcome to Earth (Pollywog) / Call to Arms (live at KCRW) As if you needed two really good reasons to buy A Sailor’s Guide to Earth……

Weekly Roundup for May Second / the skin and the scars of a mortal man

This week’s Monday Morning Tape: Less talk, more tunes. Happy Monday. — Kyle Craft – Eye of a Hurricane With the losses of David Bowie and Prince, there’s a serious dearth of glammy, other-worldly rock artists making music nowadays. Mr. Craft and his debut album, Dolls of Highland, might help fill a smart part of…