Meridian Rising is not your typical album, and that is a good thing. Nashville-based singer/songwriter Paul Burch has created a nearly hour-long song-cycle about Jimmie Rodgers that serves as something like a musical documentary about legendary American musician.Burch does a wonderful job taking significant moments in Rodgers’ life and dramatizing them in songs. His songs are stuffed with colorful details but you don’t feel like you’re listening to a history lesson. Burch really evokes the world that Rodgers’ inhabited, from his days growing up poor in Meridian to his on-the-road misadventures in New Orleans and San Antonio and his dying days in New York City.
Throw into a blender the harmonious sounds that are reminiscent of The Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Archies & some Partridge Family, along with a little flare of Tom Petty, The B52’s & a bit of Cheap Trick, mix it all together and “viola”…
Nonesuch Records releases Michael Daves’s two-album set, Orchids and Violence.Both discs are produced by Daves and have identical track listing of mostly traditional bluegrass songs. The first features straightforward interpretations of them and was recorded live to tape in a 19th-century church by Daves and a band of roots-music innovators: bassist Mike Bub, violinist Brittany […]
320 kbps | 85 MB | UL | OB | TB Our Blood is a sparse album, with keyboards, muffled percussion and vocals sharing the spotlight, with banjo and surprisingly loud guitar cutting through the fabric of the gentle textures.
If you’re a Big Boy Bloater And The Limits novice like me, then my friends we’re sailing into unchartered waters together. However, hardcore blues aficionados the world over will have no problem enlightening you on the big burly mans styling’s. And make no mistake; we’re not dealing with a chancer here. The Surrey natives’ talents […]