Matthew Logan Vasquez “Light’n Up” (Dine Alone, 2019)

‘Light’n Up’ is the third solo album from Texas singer-songwriter and former Delta Spirit frontman Matthew Logan Vasquez. It sees him take a considerable turn in the road to follow a new direction away from the largely hard rocking approach of its predecessors. The album is far more lyrically driven and far more varied musically. … Continue reading “Matthew Logan Vasquez “Light’n Up” (Dine Alone, 2019)”

Interview: Matthew Logan Vasquez

A collection of songwriters holed up on the outskirts of Santa Fe in a ramshackle house, fuelled by alcohol, camaraderie and hot tubs, Glorietta sounds like some kind of creative utopian dream.  Delta Spirit’s Matthew Logan Vasquez, alongside buddies and contemporaries David Ramirez, Noah Gundersen, Adrian Quesada, Kelsey Wilson and Jason Robert Blum have recorded … Continue reading “Interview: Matthew Logan Vasquez”

Glorietta “Glorietta” (Nine Mile Records, 2018)

There is more than a hint of The Golden Smog about the debut album from Glorietta. This is a collection of diverse songs recorded over a week in a ‘ramshackle rental’ outside Santa Fe. Gathered together by Matthew Logan Vasquez ( Delta Spirit, Middle Brother), a disparate band of musicians have created an immediate and in … Continue reading “Glorietta “Glorietta” (Nine Mile Records, 2018)”

Glorietta “Losers Lament” – Listen

Glorietta is a coming together of a group of friends – Noah Gundersen,  Kelsey Wilson(Wild Child),  David Ramirez, Grammy award winner  Adrian Quesada (Brownout, Black Pumas),  Jason Robert Blum and Matthew Logan Vasquez.  Over the course of nine-day recording session in a rented house in Glorieta – just outside of Santa Fe – they kept the tape running constantly as the … Continue reading “Glorietta “Losers Lament” – Listen”

Israel Nash announces more European/UK dates

Israel Nash, no relation to Graham or the Middle Eastern country, and his band are set to return to London this November with their biggest headline show to date at the Scala on 22nd November. The 17-date run across Europe will be preceded by two UK solo shows in Oxford and Guildford next month and … Continue reading “Israel Nash announces more European/UK dates”

Van Life: The High Divers

Now, some would say it’s a tad ironic to be doing a Van Life feature with a band whose very existence was threatened by their own van flipping over and causing somewhat of an unscheduled hiatus in terms of performing and recording. Thankfully, Charleston’s High Divers are beyond that roadblock and are set to release … Continue reading “Van Life: The High Divers”