Palmer T. Lee “Winebringer” (Team Love Records, 2019)

Palmer T. Lee is familiar as one half of The Lowest Pair. He, along with partner Kendl Winter, have released five commendable albums under that name since 2003. Now, the pair are taking a break from their day jobs to pursue solo projects. Lee’s is the first to surface and it surfaces with a real … Continue reading “Palmer T. Lee “Winebringer” (Team Love Records, 2019)”

The Devil Makes Three, Islington Assembly Rooms, London, 14th September 2018

True to their word, The Devil Makes Three appeared tonight in their usual trio guise, the drumming contribution of Sam Amidon, an honorary (and temporary) member of the band who added a rockier edge to their latest and very impressive sixth album, ‘Chains Are Broken’, sadly not present. Nevertheless tonight’s venue was close to its … Continue reading “The Devil Makes Three, Islington Assembly Rooms, London, 14th September 2018”

Steve Earle, Tom Waits and more appear on new protest album by Marc Ribot

“Every movement which has ever won anything has had songs,” says accomplished New York City guitarist Marc Ribot. For his new political album ‘Songs of Resistance 1942 – 2018’ – which comes out on September 14th on ANTI Records – Ribot set out to assemble a set of songs that spoke to this political moment with … Continue reading “Steve Earle, Tom Waits and more appear on new protest album by Marc Ribot”

Marc Ribot “Srinivas” – Listen

Srinivas Kuchibhotla was a Sikh immigrant to the USA who was murdered in February 2017 by a racist who mistook him for a Muslim – as if that was a valid excuse.  His is one of eleven stories told on Marc Ribot’s new album ‘Songs of Resistance 1942 – 2018‘, which features notable guest vocalists … Continue reading “Marc Ribot “Srinivas” – Listen”

Dirty Dozen: Silas Lowe

After decades apart, Lowe and Michaels were reunited in Austin, Texas, here they built a new relationship and shared their passion for music. Michaels passed away in 2008, but Lowe has nurtured his father’s musical legacy as a standout singer, songwriter, and bandleader of Americana music As a founding member of Cat Mother & the All Night Newsboys in ‘60s New York, Lowe’s father Roy Michaels worked closely with Jimi Hendrix(who … Continue reading “Dirty Dozen: Silas Lowe”