Here’s a fun video from HyeTension for their song “Mod Girlz” from their upcoming album, The Observer. We all know that singing in the shower is a great American pastime, but HyeTension takes it to the next level by creating this cool acoustic vid in a swanky bathroom.
Today, we are sharing the band’s latest video for the song “Almost,” which has a interesting back story. Teicher discovered footage of his grandparents' journey of love, marriage, and family, and compiled these clips into a music video, pairing the beautiful footage along with the equally beautiful tune. This inspirational love story is strung together by a folksy, stark acoustic guitar and pizzicato strings.
Here’s the song “Heartbreaker of the Year,” the title track from Whitney Rose’s upcoming album, due out August 21. Stark and sultry, here Rose hits heartache right between the eyes. With a croon that wraps dances perfectly between plaintive guitar riffs, the Rose skillfully delivers classic country magic.
The Milk Carton Kids' Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan are studied craftsmen of the folk tradition. Over the course of their five years together as a band, they have mastered the delicate vocal harmonies, sophisticated songwriting and subtle musical interplay set forth by seminal folk duos such as Simon and Garfunkel or Welch and Rawlins.
The 2015 LA Bluegrass Situation has been announced, with the festival taking place on October 3 at Los Angeles' famous Greek Theatre. This year's event features a full day of music, food, culture, and activities, with more details to be announced. Presented by The Bluegrass Situation, Goldenvoice, and Nederlander Concerts, the 2015 LA Bluegrass Situation marks the fifth year of the annual event co-founded by Ed Helms.
Grammy award-winning Old Crow Medicine Show has just announced summer tour dates and the upcoming release of the Brushy Mountain Conjugal Trailer EP. Previously released digitally, the new physical EP will be available at all major retailers on June 2 and includes three tracks that were previously unavailable to fans - “Mother Church”, written as an homage to Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, “I Done Wrong Blues” and a live version of “The Warden”.
What do you get when you attach drum machine pads to your acoustic guitar? German guitarist Pensen Paletti answers this question in the video below! Uploaded to YouTube May 19, the short clip has been viewed almost half a million times and counting.
In today’s episode, I go through a basic phrase I’m calling “4 Measure Mix Up.” I’ve constructed this pattern to make something simple seem a little more complex without it actually being too difficult. By giving the Em and Cmaj7 chords in the second measure one beat each, it throws off the balance a little, but makes for a cool deviation.
Here’s a treat! It’s The Dustbowl Revival’s video for their new single “Never Had To Go,” featuring the man himself, Dick Van Dyke and his wife Arlene dancing up a storm. The song is from their new album, With A Lampshade On, set to release on July 21 on Signature Sounds Recordings.
Today we’re happy to bring you the exclusive premiere of LA-based folk-punk troubadour Bryan McPherson’s “Days of Rage.” The song is partially inspired by his involvement in the Occupy Oakland protests of 2011. Melding Americana, folk, alternative, and punk into one incendiary, incisive sound, “Days of Rage” is a perfect example of McPherson’s songwriting style.