Video: David Rodriguez “The Ballad Of The Snow Leopard And The Tanqueray Cowboy”

For the retro slot this week we have the late David Rodriguez, a man who should be better known, and a great song perhaps best known for being covered by Lyle Lovett on ‘Step Inside This House’.  This is a live take from 1981.  Have a good weekend everyone.

Video Premiere: The Goat Roper Rodeo Band “Bright Lights And Deadbeats”

From their new album Tall Grass, out on March 18th on Bull Pup Records and produced by Romeo Stoddart of The Magic Numbers, this is the rather good Goat Roper Rodeo band.  They’re on tour from today too and well worth catching if they’re in your neck of the woods.

NPR post Kaia Kater Tiny Desk Concert – Watch

Leaving you this weekend dear readers with news that NPR have just posted the latest in their brilliant small but perfectly proportioned Tiny Desk Concerts, this time with Kaia Kater whose way with a banjo can bring grown men, and women, to a trembling halt. Continue reading “NPR post Kaia Kater Tiny Desk Concert – Watch”

Video Premiere: Zervas & Pepper “There Is Only Love”

From their new album ‘Endless Road, Restless Nomad’, this is Welsh duo Zervas & Pepper’s great new single.  It has a real Summer Of Love vibe and in these troubled times a message that we would all do well to heed.  You can hear the album performed live in Cardiff on May 31st and tickets available here:

Strands of Oaks perform with Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires – Watch

We have a veritable smorgasbord of videos for you today but this one is worth a watch – evolving indie rock outfit Strand of Oaks performed live on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert with a cast of musicians, including Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires. They performed their new single ‘Ruby’ which comes from the new album ‘Eraserland’, which will be released on March 22nd via Dead Oceans. Isbell appears on the album itself, and Strand of Oaks performed at Willie Nelson’s Luck Reunion last night.