Tag Archives: New West Records

Archives Alives: MC5, R.E.M., Stax, New West, Nick Lowe, Led Zep & New Fave: the Beths

Where you were 50 years ago today? Well, if you were alive that is. If you were at the Gladsaxe Teen Club (yes, in Gladsaxe, Denmark) then you saw the first show that John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What’s Old Is New: Springsteen, King Curtis, Dictators And Garbage

Wanted to catch up on some recent news. In case you haven’t heard, Bruce Springsteen is planning on a big reissue project for his The River album. The Ties That Bind: The River Collection will be a 4-CD set holding … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Old Releases from new AMA Awards Winners Yoakam and Shovels & Rope

Last week at the Americana Music Awards, Dwight Yoakam was named Artist of the Year while Shovels & Rope named Song of the Year and Emerging Artist of the Year honors. Both acts now have something else in common – … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Songs For Slim – First Success, Now Second Single

A few weeks back, I mentioned that the Replacements were putting out an EP to raise funds for their ex-mate Slim Dunlap, who had a stroke last year. The EP auction has so far raised over 106,000. Copy #1 of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Help The Replacements Give Slim A Chance

Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson have dusted off the Replacements name to do their first band recording since 1990. Why now? It has to do with helping out their pal, and longtime bandmate Slim Dunlap. Last February, Dunlap suffered a … Continue reading

Posted in Music, | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Prolific Mr. Lauderdale

Jim Lauderdale, who just hosted the Americana Music Awards, is doubling his odds of being a nominee next year as he has two albums that are coming up before the year’s end. The first one up is Carolina Moonrise, which … Continue reading

Posted in Music, | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Record Store Day’s A-Comin’

Record Store Day is Saturday and I was meaning to do another installment showcasing some of the goodies that RSD will have to offer. However, not surprisingly I am crunched for time so I will just give some highlights. One … Continue reading

Posted in Music, | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment