Danielle Bacher/ OC WeeklyFolk singer Jake Smith, a.k.a. the White Buffalo, has released his new five-track EP entitled Prepare for Black & Blue. Smith captivates his audiences with his folksy jangles, earthy vocals and poetic lyrics. Even though he doesn't quite understand the compariso ... More >>
WTF?Yesterday Pitchfork reported bluesman Tom Waits will be releasing a 78 RPM vinyl single on Nov. 19 through New Orleans-based Preservation Hall Recordings.Each side of the limited edition vinyl platter will feature a cover song recorded in collaboration with the Preservation Hall Jazz band inc ... More >>
My next Sprawl of Sound column contains a review of the Love Story DVD, an illuminating documentary about the phenomenal LA rock band Love, who somehow didn't reap the magnitude of success they should have. Just immerse yourself in the lysergically enhanced, orchestral-rock grandeur of Forever Chang ... More >>
Mike Barnets call of the wild
And the Dibs for veep!
The Hollisters sound like Johnny Cash, and John Sebastian sounds like a jug band