IN FIVE with Alaskan Songstress BROOK FAULK

One of the premiere singer/songwriters and entertainers in Alaska, Brook Faulk soars through a wide scale of creative contributions. From giving high energy entertainment with her ass-kicking band to delivering emotional and moving acoustic performances, Faulk has a wide spectrum of talent. Her lyrics are deep and emotionally evocative and her voice has an incredible…

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Alamo Jones: The Voice In Black

Chance Martin (aka ALAMO JONES ) in Nashville, looking out across the street to where he first started out in music working on The Johnny Cash show at the Ryman, from the office where he now does his satellite radio show with Cowboy Jack Clement on SIRIUS/ XM Outlaw Country. Alamo Jones was dubbed by Johnny Cash…

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ZZ Top Album Review: La Futura

There are two things that drive me crazy about the blues. First, some folks put it under glass and treat it like it’s the Gutenberg Bible or the original copy of The Constitution Of The United States.  Like it must NEVER be touched by human hands, lest it turn to dust.  A rare and delicate…

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IN FIVE with Babs Martin

Mix up some flavors of some in-your-face outlaw country, edgy rock, punk, and swampy blues and you get the original sounds of the Babs Martin Duo. Babs and J.A. Martin met and currently reside Oklahoma even though they both were born in San Diego, CA. They’ve been called the Bonnie & Clyde of music and…

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Dead Dick Hammer at Horror Hound Weekend Indianapolis

Dead Dick Hammer and the TBA Band – live at Horror Hound Weekend Indianapolis September 08, 2012.   I can’t think of a better band to play a horror movie convention than one that has come back from the dead. As the legend goes, Dead Dick Hammer and the TBA Band have arisen from the…

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Hells Fire Sinners: Confessions of the Damned

I can’t remember the last time I started up a record (or an mp3 album, in this case) and felt the “Memorex ad” effect (hair blown back, holding onto the edge of the chair, etc.) in the first five seconds. Hells Fire Sinners’ Confessions of the Damned starts with “Ninety Nine,” in which we learn…

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Lonesome Liz’s Muddy Roots Adventure: Part One

                      The Third Annual Muddy Roots Festival (in Cookesville TN) was many things. It was the most diverse showcase of talent that could be found in any festival, anywhere this year with performers ranging from traditional icons like Ramblin’ Jack Elliott and Ralph Stanley to the uber-hardcore Antiseen with a…

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