Joshua Radin’s new album “The Ghost And The Wall,” released July 23 is filled with soul and lyrics that bind listeners to his storytelling, something his music has been known for in the past. With ten impressive tracks, Radin’s new album follows his previous release “Covers, Vol. 1” more than a year later. Written during the trials of this past year, Radin showcases his inexcusable talent for meaningful songwriting.
Apparently, some people just won’t give up on long held goals and aspirations. Jeff Brewer and Robert Hutchinson, co-conspirators behind the inception of what was to become The Far Cry, can vividly recall the musical awakening that occurred in their younger days when The Beatles landed and with all that followed. Soon thereafter, they each were even more deeply moved by the emergence of the Progressive Rock bands of the early 70’s, most notably King Crimson, Yes, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Genesis and Gentle Giant.
Fresh off the release of their new album Keep On Climbin’, Joe Schicke and his band West Side Joe & The Men of Soul are back with a music video for the title track of the album, released on July 29th. A biographical song that Schicke wrote during lockdown, “Keep On Climbin’’’ discusses the reality behind the American dream today. “I think my generation and younger wants to work at a job they love and make enough to live how and where we want. Society is not really set up that way, though.
Cali Roots is excited to kick off a series of shows leading up to the 2022 California Roots Music and Arts Festival. Included in the series is Cali Roots Sessions: San Francisco slated for October 23-24. Set to take place at The Midway, located in the Dogpatch district of San Francisco, this event includes performances from legendary reggae artists Stephen Marley, J Boog, The Green, FIJI, Anthony B, Yellowman, Don Carlos and more!
Texas singer/songwriter/guitarist Seth James announces the August 27th release of his new album Different Hat (Tiny Ass Records). The new collection is a musical gumbo of Texas blues, R&B, rock, country soul, rootsy funk and more. James’ signature sound defies pigeonholing with an eclectic style that is on full display with Different Hat, an appropriate title for an artist who blends so many varied styles.
Following the announcement of an extensive North American tour and the release of their brand-new single "I Will Destroy The Void In You," two-time JUNO Award-winning rock band The Glorious Sons have shared "Hold Steady," another smoldering new single with an accompanying lyric video. Hear the new track and watch the video HERE, and stay tuned for news about more new music coming very soon.
The annual Ten Bands One Cause charity initiative, which was founded in 2014 and includes notable past participants such as Metallica, John Prine, Run The Jewels, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sturgill Simpson, Modest Mouse, Jason Isbell, The Black Keys, and Anthrax, will be launching around National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Pink colored vinyl will be pressed for various albums, with a portion of the proceeds from each sale benefitting Red Door Community where no one faces cancer alone.
"It's time to leave the past behind you".
P.J. O'Connor's “Summer Squall” is a story of finding one’s self in a place of gratitude. It’s an appreciation for those rare moments when we find ourselves neither worried about the future nor frustrated with the disappointments of the past - we’re simply expressing the peace and serenity of just living in the moment.
Shortly after announcing their much-anticipated sophomore album The Incredible Heat Machine, out October 15th (Mama Bird Recording Co.), TK & The Holy Know-Nothings are now sharing the dates for their headlining tour alongside a new music video for the album’s first single “Serenity Prayer”.