pickathon Bus

When the initial Pickathon 2014 line-up was recently rolled out over the course of 16 days (16 days for 16 years!), could you have believed that it would only get stronger than it already was? Well believe it, baby. Pickathon is excited to announce the addition of The War on Drugs, Destroyer (solo), Black Lillies, and Those […]

Doc Pomus

The Drifters: Save The Last Dance For Me (Doc Pomus): This fantastic documentary film about a songwriter you probably don’t know, is a must see. Released last year, AKA Doc Pomus might have slipped by some, but our man Bart Cameron is here to tell ya all about it: The moment you understand the existence […]

Photos by Coco Foto: Sort of like the Wu-Tang, Country Lips ain’t nothing to fuck with. The original gang of nine outlaws formed years ago in Seattle around a shared ethos of booze, badassery and countrified rock and roll in the tradition of George Jones, Johnny Cash and the Flying Burrito Brothers. They now number […]

Anyone who has not heard of James Booker and fancies themselves fans of New Orleans piano, boogie-woogie, funky blues, or junkie mad genius’ ought to buy themselves a Christmas present this year and get this new re-issue. It’s expanded and remixed and when I first heard this LP in the late 80’s, the music was […]

When Steve Turner still lived in Seattle back in the salad days, the Mudhoney guitarist would have me over to look at his record collection and provided lessons on 60’s folk and blues revival. He let me borrow some records for radio shows, help me connect the central figures of the NYC scene, and pretty […]