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Jay Farrar recording Mermaid Avenue Vol. 6

The Austin Chronicle reports that Jay Farrar is working on the next volume of unpublished lyrics from the Woody Guthrie Archives. Farrar, along with Jim James (My Morning Jacket), Anders Parker (Varnaline), and Will Johnson (Centro-matic), recorded the album in New York in March, and it “is currently in the mixing stage.” “Jay sent me … Continue reading Jay Farrar recording Mermaid Avenue Vol. 6

Centro-Matic/South San Gabriel – Dual Hawks

Centro-Matic/South San Gabriel - Dual HawksEverything great about American underground rock music: next to every challenging element is a melodic hook, housed in a unique formula that sounds both reassuringly familiar and wonderfully unique.

GLONO Video: Centro-matic and South San Gabriel

Dual HawksThe GLONO Video crew caught-up with Centro-matic/South San Gabriel during the bands’ two-night stand at Schubas Tavern in June and put together dual videos profiling both bands.

GLONO Video: Will Johnson of Centro-matic

Will JohnsonDuring Chicago’s first warm, spring day, Centro-matic and South San Gabriel frontman Will Johnson battled standstill traffic on Lakeshore Drive in order to play an acoustic set for the GLONO video crew.