Billy Joe Shaver

Song Of The Day: Billy Joe Shaver, “Honky Tonk Heroes”

October 30, 2020 • Song Of The Day

We remember the late Billy Joe Shaver, who passed away this week at the age of 81.

Album Reviews »

Mercury Rev: The Secret Migration (Deluxe Edition) (Cherry Red)

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In 2005, Mercury Rev released its follow-up to the masterpiece All Is Dream. Unfortunately, The Secret Migration largely went ignored. This new deluxe edition offers a fresh and vital reconsideration of an album much better than the indifference at the time might have led you to believe.

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LABEL PROFILE: A Conversation With Last Night From Glasgow’s Ian Smith

Last Night From Glasgow

Scottish label Last Night From Glasgow hit upon an amazing business model, one built on subscriptions and a non-profit ethos. Surprisingly, this model has proven quite successful. We sat down with founder Ian Smith to learn more about his label and how it operates.

DVD Reviews »

Viva The Underdogs (Epitaph Records)

Viva The Underdogs

In 2019, Australian metalcore band Parkway Drive took the leap and became a full-on stadium rock band, complete with pyrotechnics. Viva The Underdogs documents the band’s world tour cumulating in their dream gig.

Book Reviews »

Gallons Per Minute (Pig Roast)

Gallons Per Minute

Former Arab On Radar founder Jeff Schneider follows up his fantastic band biography with Gallons Per Minute, a collection of short stories that delight and disturb, serving as both a fine introduction to a new talented and a quick fix for those already addicted to his work.

Book Excerpt »

The Ballad Of Tommy LiPuma: The End Of The Road

(0) Tommy LiPuma

Music industry mogul Tommy LiPuma lived a rags-to-riches life, going from humble beginnings to the top of the music business. In this exclusive excerpt, we see Tommy at what would become his final farewell.

Exclusive First Listens »

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Even As We Speak, “Unknown”

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We are pleased to present for your viewing consideration the first look at Australian indie-pop band Even As We Speak’s new video from their comeback album Adelphi, due next month via Shelflife Records.