Monthly Archives: June 2011

Middle Brother / Me Me Me

Recently named #9 on Paste’s top 20 albums of 2011, Middle Brother delivers a raw alt-country fix sure to please. The band consists of members of three other bands: Dawes, Deer Tick and Delta Spirit. Awesome. Get some: http://www.middlebrother.com/ Enjoy!

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Frank Fairfield / The Winding Spring

It’s as if Frank Fairfield was transported into 2011 from the early days of Folk music. From his raw banjo plucking, to the tweed pants he wears – Frank is a genuine original. I heard him in an interview on … Continue reading

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Bon Iver / Calgary

Total rejoice: Bon Iver finally released a new album which I can already say is gorgeous & wonderful. Clearly, Justin is making a habit of this kind of thing. And, I’m a fan of that. I’ve got a friend who … Continue reading

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Rodney Atkins / If You’re Going Through Hell

I LOVE some kick-ass, inspiring and hopeful music. It’s like an immediate heart-lifting shot to your mood. And, to me, that’s the power of music. To transform you from something into something better. Music is powerful in that way. Here’s … Continue reading

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Givers / Up Up Up

I’m a big fan of Glassnote Entertainment Group. For the past few years they have been pushing out incredible artists: Phoenix, Justin Nozuka, Mumford & Sons, Temper Trap and now Givers. Not only are their music tastes so delicious, but … Continue reading

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Rebirth Brass Band / Feel Like Funkin’ It Up

I love the Big Easy. Hot, sweaty, been to hell and (nearly) back, and absolutely filled with the sound of music cascading from the streets, bars, parks, lounges, and restaurants. That city knows how to keep it light and keep … Continue reading

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Jenn Grant / Getcha Good

Third Side Music is now on my radar thanks to a fellow music sup’s intro and for Third Side’s adorable Caitlin who knows her music & loves her dog. Going through their catalog today, I was stoked to find this … Continue reading

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