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.
If you want people who are better than you to take the time to help you, then you need to take the time to help others. The answer to every situation in life is not, “How much can I GET out of this?” Sometimes, the reverse is true. Maybe what you GIVE is the important question to ask. And, sometimes you get more from giving than you get from trying to get all the time!
Here’s Megan Burtt’s “Spin” from her upcoming album The Bargain, due out August 25. Pulsing and powerful and lovely, Burtt gracefully manipulates words and melody into a sultry delight. Her velvety voice seeps right into your being as she pulls you into the gorgeous foray.
Here’s an intimate acoustic video of Jonny Polonsky’s “Lay Down Your Arms,” from his recent album The Other Side of Midnight. Gravel-voiced Polonsky pleads for detente and his nakedly acoustic performance is a fitting accompaniment. Written and performed entirely by Polonsky and mixed by longtime Lynch collaborator/engineer, Dean Hurley at David Lynch’s Asymmetrical Studios, Jonny Polonsky’s The Other Side of Midnight is 35 minutes of strange and beautiful, melodic, sci-fi bliss.
Trevor Hall has announced the release of his upcoming album Kala on August 21, 2015. Written in Hawaii and recorded in L.A., Kala marks the final chapter in a trilogy that chronicles Trevor’s spiritual and musical journey over the past few years. Kala, which means ‘time’ in Sanskrit, embodies the very essence of time, permeating in each of the album’s tracks.
Warren Haynes has premiered a new song “Company Man” from Ashes & Dust, his upcoming solo Americana album featuring Railroad Earth, out July 24 on Concord Records. The album is a musical departure for Haynes, and one of his most personal LPs to date, encompassing beautiful acoustic arrangements, a rootsy/Americana soundscape, folk-based songwriting and soulful, honeyed vocals.
Have you ever listened to an album and felt an instant connection? For me, Jonathan Edwards’Tomorrow’s Child is an instant old friend. Edwards' sweetly gentle voice and magnificently crafted lyrics and melodies wrap around like a favorite sweater.
American Opera, the brainchild of NYC singer-songwriter John Bee, has posted the latest installment in his ongoing series of cover songs, “Warped Wednesday with American Opera.” This week is a cover of The Wonder Years' "There, There." American Opera will be out on Vans Warped Tour's Acoustic Basement Stage all summer.
Here’s “Easy On Me” by Runner Of The Woods, from the upcoming release Thirsty Valley, due out July 10. A trippy and laid back testament to a simpler time and place, the song contains hints of the Eagles and Willie Nelson woven into a steady ramble. “Easy On Me” draws you into the vision and there’s no reason not to give in.
My heart goes pitter patter for the small body acoustic guitar. There’s something about its more diminutive body. Easier to hold. Easier to travel with, but still so wonderful sounding. Here are some lovely small bodies for every price range. Try one...you'll fall in love!