All posts by Jake Brown

New Anna Burch video: Not So Bad

Video: Anna Burch — “Not So Bad” Anna Burch – Not So Bad [OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO]Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Anna Burch. From If You’re Dreaming, out April 3 on Polyvinyl. Anna Burch first caught our attention hula-hooping in her “2 Cool 2 Care” video. That whole album, Quit the Curse, was solid, … Continue reading New Anna Burch video: Not So Bad

Listen: Cosmic Cowboys, Longhaired Rednecks and Other Troublemakers

So every couple of years I like to re-read the 2012 Texas Monthly feature (“That ’70s Show”) on the 1972 Austin music scene that birthed the outlaw country movement. If you haven’t read it yet, just stop now and go read it and come back after you’re done. Every time I read this fantastic oral … Continue reading Listen: Cosmic Cowboys, Longhaired Rednecks and Other Troublemakers

New Soccer Mommy video: Circle the Drain

Video: Soccer Mommy — “Circle the Drain” Soccer Mommy – circle the drain (Official Music Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Atiba Jefferson. From color theory, out February 28 on Loma Vista. It’s another sad slow-burner from Nashville’s Sophie Allison. Things feel that low sometimes Even when everything is fine Hey I’ve been falling … Continue reading New Soccer Mommy video: Circle the Drain

2019 Soundscan Data: Total Music Sales and Streams

Don’t believe the hype. You might hear that “album consumption” grew 15% but that’s an arbitrary measurement made up by the industry and tweaked every other year to make business look healthy. The indisputable fact is that people are purchasing fewer albums than ever, and on top of that, nobody’s even measuring how many albums … Continue reading 2019 Soundscan Data: Total Music Sales and Streams

New Juliana Hatfield video: Can’t Stand Losing You

Video: Juliana Hatfield — “Can’t Stand Losing You” Juliana Hatfield – Can't Stand Losing You (Official Video)Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Rachel Lichtman. From Juliana Hatfield Sings The Police, out now on American Laundromat. This is fun. The video is almost a shot-for-shot remake of the original Police promo clip with Jules playing … Continue reading New Juliana Hatfield video: Can’t Stand Losing You

Wrapping Up 2019

Happy new year, everybody! Sorry this is a little later coming out than usual but we closed down GLONO HQ for the two weeks around Christmas and New Year’s and didn’t even look at a computer. Highly recommended. Next year maybe we’ll try to ignore the phones too. While in 2018 we posted something new … Continue reading Wrapping Up 2019

50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 49

Rolling Stone issue #48 had a cover date of December 27, 1969. 64 pages. 35 cents. Cover photo of Mick Jagger by Baron Wolman. This is the final issue of the 1960s and with that we’re wrapping up our series. It’s been fun to revisit these old magazines, and to see how they influenced what … Continue reading 50 Years Ago in Rolling Stone: Issue 49

New Kesha video: Resentment ft. Brian Wilson and Sturgill Simpson

Video: Kesha — “Resentment” (ft. Sturgill Simpson, Brian Wilson & Wrabel) Kesha – Resentment (Video) feat. Sturgill Simpson, Brian Wilson & WrabelWatch this video on YouTube From High Road, due January 31 on RCA. Single out now. Team Kesha all the way, but to be honest I haven’t listened to much of her music since … Continue reading New Kesha video: Resentment ft. Brian Wilson and Sturgill Simpson

New Hallelujah The Hills video: Running Hot With Fate

Video: Hallelujah The Hills — “Running Hot With Fate” "Running Hot With Fate" – Hallelujah The Hills [OFFICIAL VIDEO]Watch this video on YouTube Directed by Tyler Hollis Derryberry. From I’m You, out now on Discrete Pageantry. “I’m fine. But I’m not okay.” That’s pretty much how everybody I know is feeling these days. So it’s … Continue reading New Hallelujah The Hills video: Running Hot With Fate

New Lucksmiths video: Camera-Shy

Video: Lucksmiths — “Camera-Shy” The Lucksmiths – Camera-Shy (Official Video)Watch this video on YouTube From Naturaliste (2003), out now on vinyl by Lost And Lonesome. Boy I miss this band. The Lucksmiths were so good. Naturaliste was originally released in 2003 on Candle Records in Australia (and on Drive-In Records out of good old Grand … Continue reading New Lucksmiths video: Camera-Shy