Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyKentucky band My Morning Jacket's foray into revivalism on their latest, Circuital
(out May 31), involve making soul palatable to bros via rock & roll. Actually it's something frontman Jim James has done throughout their career, but on their latest single "Holdi ... More >>
The Hype: Waiting for the new album from the Roots to come out has been torturous--especially for those who love them enough to endure the entire hour of the Jimmy Fallon's comedy just to watch them play every week, all the while knowing that they should be on tour with an album th ... More >>
Doug NeillIs it really over? We stopped by a few places this weekend. Things got a little messy, as you can see up there. First, photog Doug Neill had a double-header on Saturday night and stopped by both the Shipwreck event at the Queen Mary and Reagan Youth at Alex's Bar in Long Beach... you ca ... More >>
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category.
Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantasti ... More >>
I haven't been excited by any music in a long, long time.
Wait, wait. Was that pretentious enough for you?
Well, how about this: I haven't been excited by any new music in a long, long time.
But Friday night's My Morning Jacket show at the House of Blues, Anaheim was the first concert in awh ... More >>