Articles tagged southern rock

Band of Horses: Why Are You OK

Even though Why Are You Okay features some of Band of Horses' best work in a long time, it's still only slightly above average at best.

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Stop Light Observations - “Aquarius Apocalyptic” (audio) (premiere)

“Aquarius Apocalyptic” takes its time to start rocking, but when it finally bursts forth, its tremendous horsepower is well worth the wait.

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Coulda Been Country: The Allman Brothers Dickey Betts’ Great Southern Songs

The Allman Brothers band receives attention for its southern rock tendencies, but its secret weapon was, for a time, the country inflections brought forth by guitarist Dickey Betts.

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The Silks - “Live and Learn” (video) (premiere)

"Live and Learn" is the kind of Americana-worshipping blues rock that will never go out of style.

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10 Jun 2016 // 11:30 AM

Band of Horses - “Whatever, Wherever” (Singles Going Steady)

"Whatever, Wherever" is a stripped-down acoustic paean to the selflessness of love.

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Hard Working Americans: Rest in Chaos

Hard Working Americans offer up a heaping helping of kick-ass, blues-drenched, old-school American rock and roll served with a side of fuck-all.

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Gabe Dixon - ‘Turns to Gold’ (album stream) (premiere)

Fast forward to 2016 and Gabe Dixon is a solo artist with a hot new sophomore solo Americana record, Turns to Gold, releasing Friday.

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29 Mar 2016 // 9:14 AM

Shooter Jennings Born Into Country Royalty

“My generation is so tied up in television, computers and video games,” says Jennings. “When we were born, MTV was already there. It was normal.”

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The Inimitable Quartet That Is Lake Street Dive

Lake Street Dive find the perfect foundation between unbridled soul and incredible technicality at Tucson's Rialto Theatre.

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24 Feb 2016 // 3:00 PM

Banditos - “Old Ways” (Singles Going Steady)

Brittany Howard, take a look in your rear view mirror, 'cause there's a new soul shouter in town.

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24 Feb 2016 // 12:50 PM

Lake Street Dive: Side Pony

It may stand out from current trends, but trust us: you'll want to rock this Side Pony.

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A Look Back at the Only Lynyrd Skynyrd That Matters

A sometimes eerie and often revealing examination of Lynyrd Skynyrd's initial run and the unfortunate events that sealed the band's place in history forever.

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Widespread Panic: Street Dogs

This first studio effort in five years captures Widespread Panic doing what they do best: playing live.

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Warren Haynes: Ashes & Dust

Mostly known for his work as a rocker, Haynes shows off his Americana side in just as seamlessly a manner.

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Drivin N Cryin: Best of Songs

As a compendium, it keeps its consistency, resulting in an album that makes for not only a superb comeback of sorts but also one of the best sets of songs since Drivin N Cryin’s earliest outlays.

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12 Jun 2015 // 2:20 AM

Banditos: Banditos

Banditos’ debut album throws together a backyard shed’s worth of rock and country influences and comes out sounding like a Deep South bar band that got tired of playing covers and started writing their own songs.

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The Brazilian Johnsons - “I’ll See You Down the Road” (audio) (Premiere)

Although they're based in Brooklyn and they met at Boston's Berklee College of Music, the Brazilian Johnsons sound like they rolled out of a '70s southern rock FM radio station on "I'll See You Down the Road".

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Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ - “Roll Away the Song” (audio) (Premiere)

The legendary Atlanta indie rockers Drivin' N' Cryin invite listeners to "Roll Away the Song" with their latest vinyl-only release, Best of Songs.

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Will Hoge: Small Town Dreams

Will Hoge is rapidly positioning himself between those two pillars of populist rock, Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp.

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Blackberry Smoke: Holding All the Roses

Blackberry Smoke's fourth studio album is appropriately named after an analogy meaning "you're the winner".

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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