via KEXP: Greg Vandy explores that summer feeling on this two-hour mix and nod to Barna Howard‘s new album, plus 18 other road trip worthy songs from up-and-comers like Banditos, Leyla McCalla, The Deslondes, Benjamin Booker, Saun & Starr, Steve Gunn, and Spirit Family Reunion, to name a few. Download the podcast here. Tracklist: 1. Benjamin […]

by Sean Jewell :: One day you’re standing around at Underwood Stables talking about this great little group out of Alabama called Banditos, just hoping you can get them up to Seattle. The next they’re signed to Bloodshot Records, touring the whole United States and Europe, heating up radio shows like The Roadhouse, and getting nods on Marc […]

Listen to this 3-hour KEXP radio show! This one is nice when you just lay out and relax in front of your hi-fi. Lots of vintage sounds and new releases from good people, like Alabama Shakes, Courtney Barnett, Barna Howard, Houndmouth, Banditos, Cedell Davis, Delta Routine,  Sean Rowe, Pops Staples, Leon Bridges, Charlie Parr, Jake Xerxes […]


Whether singing backup or stepping out as frontwoman, Banditos‘ Mary Richardson is a force to be reckoned with. A rock n’ roll honky tonk mama with an attitude and voice to match, Richardson can get rowdy with the best of ’em and easily sways between whiskey-soaked juke joint harmonies and a Joplin-esque wail that swings […]


This how they do it in Birmingham. Banditos (who now reside in Nashville) made this amazing vid with Joshua Shoemaker of their song “Long Gone, Anyway” in their backyard. It makes ya wanna move to Alabama. Or play kazoo. Maybe both. This tune caught my attention late last year (tho recorded in 2012) and not […]