Monthly Archives: January 2011

Chapel Hill – If These Wings Should Fail Me

How’d I miss this one?! Chapel Hill‘s 2009 release “Song To Die For” was a great brew of dark Americana. “If These Wings Should Fail Me” came out April of last year. One reason may be that the band’s from … Continue reading

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Halden Wofford & The Hi-Beams

Maybe if you’re from Colorado you know of this band. Or maybe you heard their appearance on A Prairie Home Companion. Not me. Halden Wofford & The Hi-Beams have been around for about 10 years playing the Western club and … Continue reading

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SXSW 2011_2

Ok. This is more like it. A lot of bands listed at the SXSW site now and the mix starts sounding more like our trips to TX. Lots of roots, Americana, country, folk, raw rock… And since the first playlist … Continue reading

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Old Hundred

Out of Columbus Ohio, Old Hundred’s debut album was released at the end of last year in November. Shame as it probably won’t make it onto any best-of-the-year lists at the end of ’11. It’s that good. The band was … Continue reading

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The Mighty Stef

I hadn’t heard of Dublin’s The Mighty Stef before last year’s SXSW. We walked in on him as he was closing out his set at Maria’s Taco Express. He was impassioned and raw, belting out a song about Johnny Thunders. … Continue reading

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SXSW 2011_1

Australia’s Snowdroppers capture my sentiments exactly. SXSW is coming up in just under two months. This will be number 9 for us. So what better time to kick off a blog than the lead up – while consuming as much … Continue reading

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