Browsing Category : roots

The Train Keeps Rolling


“It’s Americana-ish!” is how Andy Hawk describes his latest studio effort with the Train Wreck Endings and if you’ve heard any of their previous work you’d find it hard to put them into one specific category or genre too.  This, my friends, is a talented group of musicians that effortlessly blends folk, blues and rock into their own special brand…

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Southern Fried Monday


artist: King Cotton | genre: rock, americana | label: unsigned listen now:Up All Night :: Them That Believe :: Where the Hell I’ve Gone There once was a time when southern style rock was all the rage. A time when bands like Lynyrd Skynyrd (the original version), Blackfoot, The Allman Brothers and the like roamed free across these here United States and…

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Jump Back :: The Week In Review


This week we broke out with The Chain Gang of 1974…and I just now got Thurdeen’s reference in the title. How sad is that?  I am sharp! Regardless, “Matter of Time” is a great tune and definitely worth a listen from their MySpace page.  DMitch pimped some of OT-musicboy’s new tuneage…and…uh…I have to agree, that cat plays some good music but…

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Reggae Vid from the Evergreen State


artist: High Ceiling | genre: reggae | label: unsigned We first introduced the Froglix Faithful to this super cool reggae (aka High Ceiling) band from the woodlands of Washington state just about a year ago when they were touring in support of their latest album entitled Illusions.  Well, they are still gigging so we certainly hope our friends on the…

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Da Roots is Rockin’


artist: John Butler Trio | genre: roots | alt-rock | label: Jarrah Records One of my favs from Australia’s John Butler Trio.  “Revolution“ is from of their  latest album entiltled  April Uprising and it’s just a solid song all the way around.   A melodic slow build at the onset and gives way to an energetic anthem.  With this their 4th studio release, they…

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