Years solidifies the point: Sarah Shook & the Disarmers have moved from getting people's attention to commanding it. It is resolute, blunt, and unflinching Shrink-wrapped. The bands' new album-with it's sharpened songwriting, unique perspective, deepened sound and roll-up-your-sleeves attitude-will grab you by the collar and put a defiant finger to your chest.
Rowdy punk rock sneer to the right, a bottle in a bag; organic country three chords and the truth honesty on the left-one eye in the rear view mirror and one eye on the rough road ahead. Writing with a sense of urgency-so refreshing these days it's almost startling, Sarah's lyrics are in turn smart, funny, mean and above all honest.
You can hear in her voice what's she's seen; world weary, hard lessons learned-or not-but always defiant. The disarmers, with their snarling boom-chicka-boom guitars and an Old 97's swing in the rhythm section, keep it in the pocket. Sidelong rides in the middle seat, before seat belts, of a '77 Buick Riviera blasting down a dirt road.
2017 release. Tight and tough. Anger that's confrontational as it is concise. She level-steady means what she says. It's a hell of a ride. Always passionate, and at times profane, Sarah stalks/walks the line between vulnerable and menacing. Sly turns of phrase so spot on they feel as old and true as the hymnal. North carolina's sarah shook sings with a conviction and hard honesty sorely lacking in much of today's Americana landscape.
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Wild! Wild! Wild!
The collaboration between grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Robbie Fulks and rock 'n' roll royalty Linda Gail Lewis, Wild! Wild! Wild, gleefully lives up to it's title. The duets we did were so much fun. My husband was a promotion man for Stax and Chess, and he felt like he was back at Stax when he heard 'Foolmaker.
Robbie is a soul singer. Shrink-wrapped. Subversive as it is reverential, country & western, the album confidently jumps the genre tracks of nitty-gritty rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, Americana, and all of their offshoots. It reminds of singing with my brother, Jerry Lee. Linda gail lewis says, "I love singing with Robbie.
Recorded at chicago's reliable recorders by alex hall jd mcPherson, stalwarts, The Cactus Blossoms and produced by Robbie Fulks, the album features a band of American roots music legends, Pokey LaFarge, and peers. And the songs Robbie wrote are out of this world. 2018 release. That was a surprise. Shrink-wrapped.
Downey to Lubbock
The result is an album of blues, rock and folk inspired tunes that both of their fans will enjoy. Just the two of them were swapping songs and cutting up, each with a guitar and a heart full of soul, musicians who ve been on the road their entire adult lives. Shrink-wrapped. Downey to lubbock was born by immaculate inspiration from live shows Grammy winner Dave Alvin and Grammy nominee Jimmie Dale Gilmore performed together in 2017.
The album contains 12 songs - 10 covers and two originals - and is destined to be a classic Americana album from two Americana legends. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.
Produced by neko with help from bjorn yttling peter bjorn & John, ‘Hell On’ is simultaneously the most accessible and most challenging album in a rich and varied career that’s offered plenty of both. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Now more than 23 years into her musical calling, Case is the consummate career artist--fearless and versatile, with a fierce work ethic and a constant drive to search deeper within herself for creative growth.
On june 1st, anti- will release neko case’s ‘hell On, enigmatic storytelling that features some of her most daring, ’ an indelible collection of colorful, through-composed arrangements to date. Rife with withering self-critique, kd lang, paul rigby, beth ditto, laura veirs, anthemic affirmation, muted reflection, the 12 tracks of ‘Hell On’ — which features collaborations such as Joey Burns, Kelly Hogan, and her unique poetic sensibility, AC Newman, and more.
Shrink-wrapped. Producer/singer/songwriter Neko Case has won a large and loyal audience for her smoky, sophisticated vocals and the downcast beauty of her music.
Back Being Blue
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Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. His three prior full-length releases -- 2012's palisade, with their flourish for revelation and fiery dynamics, all recorded with extreme precision, and 2016's The Very Last Day -- showcased a primal mastery of acoustic folk rock, 2014's self-titled LP, purpose, and efficiency.
. Shrink-wrapped. His work has been hailed by global audiences and industry alike while taking him to esteemed stages around the world. Shrink-wrapped. But as he began work last year on his new album, Other Arrangements, Millsap opted for a change, allowing himself the time and space to let the work evolve in a new and distinct light.
Sooner than most, Parker Millsap has learned to trust the process. The result is his most accessible collection of songs to date, as Other Arrangements is filled with tunes whose inspiration trades divinity for ubiquity -- and some you can even dance to. Now four albums in at the ripe age of 24, the Oklahoma-born singer-songwriter has earned the chance to live his life as a professional musician.
Shrink-wrapped. After we'd eaten, my dad brought out the guitar and we'd all sit around this campfire and play music together. We did all of our cooking on open fire - my dad hunted for our food and then mum would put it in the camp oven. Campfire is the twelfth studio album by australian singer-songwriter Kasey Chambers and co-credited to The Fireside Disciples, a collective made up of guitarist Brandon Dodd of Grizzly Train, Kasey's father Bill Chambers and Yawuru elder Alan Pigram.
For this album i wanted to bring people to the campfire that was such a big part of my life when I was growing up. Campfire Explicit Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. 2018 release. Shrink-wrapped. Upon release, chambers said "i grew up with such a unique childhood living on the Nullarbor Plain with my family for the first 10 years of my life.
Shrink-wrapped. Jukebox, a salve and beacon for 60s honky-tonk devotees everywhere. We spent a lot of christmases at Disney World, ” he says. Hedley didn’t start writing his own songs until he was about 28 years-old. He got his hands on his own fi ddle at age 8, and by 12, he was playing with middle-aged pickers at the VFW.
Jukebox, it’s a Hedley original. It’s impossible to listen to the tune and not smile thinking of Hedley’s years logged in cover bands on Nashville’s Lower Broad. Simple and brilliant, “i never shed a Tear” sounds like a standard, but just like all but one track on Mr. Shrink-wrapped. The heartbreaking, distilled, defi antly classic country that poured out of him became Mr.
Hedley delivers a masterful recitation over crying steel, soft harmonies, and rich supporting strings. The fi nal track is the only cover: a goosebumps-inducing version of “When You Wish Upon a Star. Hedley picked the song to honor his dad, glowing press, who passed away about three years ago without seeing the record deal, and peer admiration Hedley’s earned.
There are other aspects of life that aren’t so great that people experience. So on the backend of his 20s, he fi nally started writing, eventually unlocking a fl ood of clarity and creativity. Not everything is Coors Light and tailgates.
I wasn't puffing, I wasn't drinking wine, I was just singing. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. I felt powerful, " she says. The album, her fourth, was recorded with producerDave Cobbin Nashville's legendary RCA Studio A. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Working with some of her closest collaborators, and longtime friends Anderson East and Angaleena Presley, including Brendan Benson and Waylon Payne, Monroe wrote all of the songs on Sparrow.
Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. She recorded the album while she was pregnant with her first child.