Video: Robyn Hitchcock – “Raymond and The Wires” A cool new song about riding trolleys with his dad. This is from Robyn Hitchcock’s upcoming self-titled album, due April 21 on Yep Roc.
The influential band gets back together without its original rhythm section.
Download a song from the puss-pop side project of two members of Wilco.
Once again adding to his legacy instead of merely trying to repeat it.
Good old Robbie Fulks offers up a ten-step guide on how to be miserable as a professional musician. A couple of my favorites: 4. Treat the grubby menial/muscle aspects of the profession — driving and repairing vans, hauling gear, arguing with promoters, delivering grinning Gene-Kelly-like performances under punishing or humiliating conditions — as the province … Continue reading Robbie Fulks Guides Fellow Musicians to Misery
Canucks still don’t break new ground, but who cares when it sounds this good?
An exceptionally well-crafted piece of why rock and roll matters.
The timeless solo debut has been thankfully re-issued and wonderfully expanded with the material from the US release, an EP, and other extras.