Need a ukulele pick-me-up? This video’s for you. Watch as Hawaiian ukulele goddess Taimane Gardner takes the instrument to a new level with this impressive medley. Performing the Latin classic “Tico Tico” along with pieces of the Mission Impossible and James Bond themes, Gardner leaps and dances around the room gazing at the audience – almost without ever looking down.
Singer songwriter Trevor Hall surprised his fans with the sudden release of his new 12-track album Chapter of the Forest on June 17. And now the wonderfully good surprises continue! This one is a live acoustic video filmed at DeathStar Studios in Los Angeles. In it, Hall shares the story behind the song and then performs a live solo acoustic version.
Today I’m excited to share a new track from music veteran Peter Rowan. Opening with a gospel-infused power chorus leading into an infectious groove, “River of Time” gets its boogie on. It’s a toe-tapping, guitar riffin,’ singalong good time.
I bought my guitar on a whim in a small shop on the outskirts of Buffalo about seven years ago. It was on sale for 350 dollars. The guy threw in a gigbag, too. My previous guitar was a beautiful Taylor that cost me more than I pay in rent even today.
On almost every Springsteen compilation, “Atlantic City” is the black sheep, standing alone in a catalog filled with horn-filled rave-ups of rebellion and romance, and simple, stout rockers detailing the darker sides of the American dreeam. Nebraska as a whole is an extreme outlier in his discography. Recorded by Springsteen alone with a four-track recorder, the album is made up entirely of Springsteen’s vocals and acoustic playing.
There’s no doubt that Robert Ellis’ latest release, The Lights From the Chemical Plant has been creating quite a buzz since its release on February 11. Here he is performing the cleverly written, “TV Song,” live from The Loar studio.
JT Woodruff (Hawthorne Heights) will be releasing his solo full length album “Field Medicine” on March 18, 2014 via InVogue Records. Field Medicine is a collection of songs about losing yourself, remembering youth, and finding out exactly who you have become, all set within the backdrop of living in the American heartland.
"Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right," "Let Me Down Easy," "While You Loved Me,' "Fire It Up" and "Bounce" were all about some aspect of love. And all were #1 songs. The trick with love songs is to talk about love in a different way.
Toronto based artist Barzin and Monotreme Records are excited to debut the music video for "All The While." Barzin's fourth full-length album, To Live Alone In That long Summer will be released on February 25.
SSinger-songwriter Seiichi Daimo has premiered his new track "In The Inbetween.," the title track for his upcoming EP, which is set to release on February 25, 2014. Reminiscent of artists such as The Decemberists, City & Colour, and The Lumineers, Seiichi takes on an indie-folk style, with lyrics written in a pop mindset. In The Inbetween, features four songs in a fleshed-out, full-band acoustic setting.
You have to be in a certain mindset to digest singer/songwriter Mark Kozelek’s sixth album as Sun Kil Moon, Benji. Benji is a record that deals with topics like unexpected death, and how its ripple is felt across the framework of people who may have barely known the person in question. It is also a record that anticipates death, and exposes in full detail the bare framework of family and friendship.
Aaron Lee Tasjan just signed with Rockwood Music Hall Records, a new label based out of NYC, owned by Ken Rockwood, proprietor of the famous Lower East Side music venue, The Rockwood Music Hall. His EP, Crooked River Burning, will be released by the label on March 25.