Sturgill Simpson “Fastest Horse in Town” (Live): Watch

If you have 10 minutes to spare this afternoon you could do worse than spend it watching the clip below of Sturgill Simpson who played an intimate show at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg earlier this week which formed part of a small tour (both venue and lengthwise) he’s currently undertaking as a benefit for … Continue reading “Sturgill Simpson “Fastest Horse in Town” (Live): Watch”

Sturgill Simpson “Sound & Fury” (Elektra, 2019)

Grammy-winning Sturgill Simpson returns with the appropriately-named ‘Sound & Fury’, an adventurous, genre-smashing album. It’s an exhilarating ride from start to finish, reinforcing Simpson’s reputation as one of the most exciting musicians around. He is as unpredictable as he is talented, each album veering in a different direction. ‘Sound & Fury’, with it’s synths and … Continue reading “Sturgill Simpson “Sound & Fury” (Elektra, 2019)”

Sturgill Simpson “Mercury in Retrogade” – Listen

We leave you for this week dear reader with a track from Sturgill Simpson’s new album ‘Sound and Fury’ which it’s fair to say is getting fairly glowing reviews (The Guardian this morning said: “it’s hard to think of anyone else who’s done it by making an album as gripping and enjoyable as this” and … Continue reading “Sturgill Simpson “Mercury in Retrogade” – Listen”

Sturgill Simpson announces UK dates for 2020

AUK favourite Sturgill Simpson has announced a 9 date European tour, with his full band, including London’s O2 Forum on 28th January.  The tour will follow the release of the singer-songwriter’s new album ‘Sound & Fury’ and its accompanying Netflix anime film, which will be released simultaneously on 27th September.  Presale starts at 9am on Wednesday 18th … Continue reading “Sturgill Simpson announces UK dates for 2020”

Sturgill Simpson announces new album “Sound & Fury”

Sturgill Simpson has announced early details for ‘Sound & Fury’, the title of both his new album arriving this fall via Elektra Records and the original Japanese anime film he created with some of the biggest names in its genre which is simultaneously being released by Netflix.  You can watch the first trailer for the … Continue reading “Sturgill Simpson announces new album “Sound & Fury””

Sturgill Simpson records theme for “The Dead Don’t Die” – Listen

Sturgill Simpson has released a new track called ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ which serves as the theme song from Jim Jarmusch‘s new zombie comedy movie of the same name starring Bill Murray and Adam Driver. The movie came out on Friday to fairly middling reviews (“zombies gobbling up scraps of pop culture” said the NYT, … Continue reading “Sturgill Simpson records theme for “The Dead Don’t Die” – Listen”

Sturgill Simpson goes busking outside CMA Awards

If Simpson and Isbell had a fight to see who was the coolest, Simpson would be one up at this point. (But then the Jeremy Hunt thing…  see, it’s never ending..)  Billboard report: “The Country Music Association Awards are being held in Nashville right now. But Sturgill Simpson has never had much love for the country music establishment, … Continue reading “Sturgill Simpson goes busking outside CMA Awards”

Sturgill Simpson slims down for new tour

Not literally.  Rolling Stone reports: “Sturgill Simpson has made key changes to his band, debuting a stripped-down, lean lineup at a performance in Florida this past weekend. Simpson addressed the transformation, which bids farewell to his touring horn section and, most noticeably, longtime lead guitarist Laur Joamets, on Facebook. “We’ve been trying to keep it … Continue reading “Sturgill Simpson slims down for new tour”

Sturgill Simpson joins fight against scalpers

Reassuring of course that the whole world is getting screwed and not just us. News from Rolling Stone this morning:  “When Pearl Jam launched their now infamous fight against Ticketmaster in 1994, trying to protect concertgoers from inflated service charges, they could have never imagined that those few extra dollars would now seem like small … Continue reading “Sturgill Simpson joins fight against scalpers”