Justin Townes Earle announces new record, due May – Listen

We leave you this weekend dearest of readers with news that Justin Townes Earle has announced news of a new album – due out May 25th on the New West label, ‘The Saint of Lost Causes’ sees Earle reunite with his erstwhile producer Adam Bednarik in Nashville following his sojourn to Omaha for 2017’s ‘Kids in … Continue reading “Justin Townes Earle announces new record, due May – Listen”

Justin Townes Earle “Kids In The Street” (New West Records, 2017)

  For his eighth album Justin Townes Earle has adopted some different approaches. It’s the first time he has worked with a producer (Mike Mogis -Bright Eyes and First Aid Kit) and the first album he’s recorded out with Nashville, travelling to Omaha, Nebraska to lay it down. On a more personal level Earle says, … Continue reading “Justin Townes Earle “Kids In The Street” (New West Records, 2017)”

Justin Townes Earle announces UK dates

Just a handful mind you but if you’re in or about Bristol, York or London then you’re in luck (as you are if you have tickets to the Maverick Festival in July). Earle is set to release his New West Records debut “Kids in The Street” on 26th May which we posted the first video … Continue reading “Justin Townes Earle announces UK dates”

Justin Townes Earle “Faded Valentine” – Listen

Rolling Stone have posted another track from Justin Townes Earle’s forthcoming album “Kids in the Street” which they describe as “a pedal-to-the-metal Memphis boogie… a return to form – with a twist. “Faded Valentine” conjures up Earle’s earlier days, when he’d slow down the cadence and let his rasp get soft and sticky in a … Continue reading “Justin Townes Earle “Faded Valentine” – Listen”

New Justin Townes Earle Due May

And you can listen to the track “Champagne Corolla” from the new record below. Rolling Stone reports: “Justin Townes Earle – despite a name that evokes both father Steve and his dad’s mentor, Townes Van Zandt – has always had a knack for forging a strong and unusual relationship between roots music’s past and its … Continue reading “New Justin Townes Earle Due May”

Black Deer adds Case, Kristofferson and Earle (Justin Townes) to 2019 line-up

Oh crikey, this is looking like it’s going to be an event and a half. What’s probably turning into the UK’s biggest americana and country music festival has just announced some more names to its line-up for this year, and some of them are huge, including: sister trio The Staves who toured with First Aid … Continue reading “Black Deer adds Case, Kristofferson and Earle (Justin Townes) to 2019 line-up”

Steve Earle spills the beans to Rolling Stone

Steve Earle answers a lot of stuff in his latest interview with Rolling Stone, which can be found here, explaining his seven marriages (sort of), how he’s luckier than Justin Townes Earle in that he got to ride the tail-end of the rock/singer-songwriter major label era, how he never wants to hear “Steve Earle tweeted” (so … Continue reading “Steve Earle spills the beans to Rolling Stone”

Brett Dennen “Already Gone” – Listen

The lazy way to approach describing music is to say who else it sounds like.  So, let’s be lazy for once: Brett Dennen is the intersection between Justin Townes Earle and Lord Huron.  ‘Already Gone’ is the leas track from the EP of the same name and it’s a rollicking, hit the road Jack of … Continue reading “Brett Dennen “Already Gone” – Listen”