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Joseph
09-23-2012, 02:50 PM
I don't even know if this is an accurate title or not, however what I wanted to ask is about music like 'The Civil Wars', 'Mumford and Sons', 'Those Poor Bastards', and other acoustic/folk/alternative/country bands. What genre would anyone even put these people in? Is it country? Is it folk? Is it alternative rock? Maybe its the modern day version of the singer songwriter like Jim Croce and James Taylor from the 70's?

I absolutely abhor what is classified as country music these days. There is nothing 'country' about Tim McGraw, or Brad Paisley, or whoever else is in the Nashville establishment. Taylor Swift? Please. These people play pop music with a redneck accent.

That rant out of the way, what I'm looking for are more bands like the ones listed in the first paragraph. IE talented bands/musicians who haven't glitzed and glammed it up for Nashville.

So, suggestions?

Chip R
09-23-2012, 03:01 PM
Wilco
Steve Earle
Robert Earl Keen
Lucinda Williams
John Hiatt
Townes Van Zandt

Revering4Blue
09-23-2012, 03:07 PM
I don't even know if this is an accurate title or not, however what I wanted to ask is about music like 'The Civil Wars', 'Mumford and Sons', 'Those Poor Bastards', and other acoustic/folk/alternative/country bands. What genre would anyone even put these people in?

I would classify it as Indie/Folk Rock and Adult Alternative Rock.

As for suggestions, the Jayhawks, Storyville, Wilco, King Charles and this list here..

http://www.last.fm/music/Mumford+&+Sons/+similar

westofyou
09-23-2012, 03:11 PM
well you have Ya'allternative
Uncle Tupelo
Whiskeytown
The Jayhawks
The Old 97's
Bottlerockets


80's 90's singers
Rodney Crowe
Steve Earle

00's Singers
Charlie Robison
Chris Knight
Slaid Cleaves


Folk guys
Todd Snider

I call it "New Traditional" it's rootsy, can have more of a stripped down feel.

Put it this way, Billy Sherrill would not like it.

*BaseClogger*
09-24-2012, 12:02 AM
I'll second westofyou's Uncle Tupelo recommendation.

Also:

Kiss The Bottle- Lucero (Studio) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ydB8fG8Csg)

Drive-By Truckers - Where The Devil Don't Stay - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UU7H4ot7WIs)

kaldaniels
09-24-2012, 12:14 AM
The Lumineers would probably be up your alley.

Spazzrico
09-24-2012, 12:24 AM
Not sure what you categorize all of these, but they are close. Americana at least.

M. Ward : "Requiem" - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIMVxQy0mCU)

Elvis Perkins - Doomsday (Vinyl rip) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WhXGELHfKc)

Josh Ritter: "To the Dogs or Whoever" (Juan's Basement) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4aBD0z0iaY)

919191
09-24-2012, 09:21 AM
Ray Wylie Hubbard
Hayes Carll
Paul Thorn

919191
09-24-2012, 09:24 AM
well you have Ya'allternative
Uncle Tupelo
Whiskeytown
The Jayhawks
The Old 97's
Bottlerockets


80's 90's singers
Rodney Crowe
Steve Earle

00's Singers
Charlie Robison
Chris Knight
Slaid Cleaves


Folk guys
Todd Snider

I call it "New Traditional" it's rootsy, can have more of a stripped down feel.

Put it this way, Billy Sherrill would not like it.

I love it when someone mentions Todd Snider other than me.:)

dabvu2498
09-24-2012, 09:40 AM
Avett Brothers. Old Crow Medicine Show.

WildcatFan
09-24-2012, 11:33 AM
I call it Americana as well, and it's my favorite genre. Great suggestions from everyone, although I can't believe Ryan Adams, my favorite of all of them, hasn't been mentioned yet!

My regularly played list includes Adams, Wilco, Punch Brothers, Uncle Tupelo, Civil Wars, Jones Street Station, Mumford & Sons, Avett Brothers, Gillian Welch, and Whiskeytown.

Ryan Adams w. Laura Marling - Oh my sweet Carolina - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsi9ljzclc8)

Tall Buildings - Jones Street Station (Overcome) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyxG7rRs240)

Punch Brothers - "New York City" (Live at WFUV) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hc1EfKiC064)

RichRed
09-24-2012, 02:24 PM
Avett Brothers and Mumford and Sons are two of my favorite bands to emerge in the past few years. I've seen them both live and they're fantastic. I also like what I've heard from the Lumineers and Noah and the Whale, off the top of my head.

Johnny Footstool
09-24-2012, 02:51 PM
I can't stand country music, but I do like a lot of the modern folk/Americana.

Trampled by Turtles are amazing, right up there with Mumford and Sons.

Trampled by Turtles-Wait So Long - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xjdkc14-zwQ)

Also, like Baseclogger said, if you are interested in some seriously good southern rock/alt country, check out The Drive-By Truckers.

And former DBT member Jason Isbell.

Jason Isbell "Streetlights" Live at KDHX 11/18/09 (in HD) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q39sbqHXvoM)

Wonderful Monds
09-24-2012, 03:55 PM
I would recommend this band, more specifically their new album Tamer Animals
Other Lives - Dust Bowl III - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh4BXSeHjkE)

Larry Schuler
09-24-2012, 04:27 PM
Jessica Lea Mayfield is great. She often performs/tours with the Avett Brothers and Dan Aurbach of the Black Keys has produced both her records.

Jessica Lea Mayfield: "Sometimes At Night" - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWyjeqkarxQ)

redsfanmia
09-24-2012, 06:07 PM
I love it when someone mentions Todd Snider other than me.:)

I love Todd Snider.

westofyou
09-24-2012, 06:11 PM
I love Todd Snider.

He's an alright guy

Joseph
09-24-2012, 06:20 PM
I had no idea I'd come in to this many recommendations. It's good to see so many like this style and aren't hung up on record sales as a method to select new music.

So much on here to sift through and try out. I love discovering new music [new to me that is] so if nothing else you've all provided me many new groups/artists to look up and find out more about.

Thanks so much.

Ohayou
09-24-2012, 06:28 PM
Fleet Foxes "Grown Ocean" on Letterman 9/26 - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QteuxgHEiGE)
My Morning Jacket - Wonderful(The Way I Feel) Live recording at secret show - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFyelklEanQ)
I and Love and You - The Avett Brothers - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrsgIEBwIZM)
The Decemberists - Down By The Water - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qR9DjdMrpHg)
The Lumineers-Stubborn Love(Lyrics) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uoCPHwPtZM)
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros - Home [2009] - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjFaenf1T-Y)
Band Of Horses - The Great Salt Lake - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMHu6PjK5UU)
Two Gallants - Despite What You've Been Told - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-vBPbuzQkc)
16 Horsepower- heel on the shovel - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymSR_E0W9_A)
Timber Timbre - Until The Night Is Over - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3yL8HzaK6g)

Enjoy. :thumbup:

westofyou
09-24-2012, 06:44 PM
Can't say MMJ is alt country at all, little more electric than traditional

Ohayou
09-24-2012, 06:53 PM
There's a world of difference between their first and last three albums, so you definitely could. They play everything.

okpanda
09-24-2012, 06:59 PM
How about some local Cincinnati folks?

The Tillers:
The Tillers - There is a Road (Route 50) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eE4OMwSVrBY)

Billy Wallace:
Billy Wallace - Tucumcari, New Mexico (Street Folk Sessions) - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ue1jwNjg7nc)

Josh Eagle and the Harvest City:
Josh Eagle and the Harvest City Live at the Front Room - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LShb7N_BTA0&feature=related)

There are a lot of other really good acts locally, but good videos are hard to come by. I'll share if I can find some more.

westofyou
09-24-2012, 07:08 PM
There's a world of difference between their first and last three albums, so you definitely could. They play everything.

Saw em open for GBV in 2004, the next time I saw them completely different band

KittyDuran
09-24-2012, 08:31 PM
I subscribed to Rhapsody and they had this (links might not work...)
Below is just the text...

http://www.rhapsody.com/blog/2012/09/cheat-sheet-alt-folk?lsrc=dt_CS_AltFolk_Country_Artist


The Mix

by Rhapsody Editorial
Cheat Sheet: Alt Folk
By Linda Ryan September 13, 2012 06:13PM
<< Back to Index

Listen along to this post with our Cheat Sheet: Alt Folk playlist.

Some folks call it "alt country." Some, "progressive bluegrass." To others, "indie" or "alt folk" feels like a better fit. However you name the genre, what you're listening to are fresh, energized tunes that cut across genres and age demographics with gleeful abandon.

In 2001, ears were challenged when Old Crow Medicine Show released their breakout album, Eutaw, a blazing bluegrass opus lit by the same spark that set punk ablaze decades earlier. On the opposite end of the spectrum, The Avett Brothers' debut, 2002's Country Was, enticed us with its gentle warmth and harmony-laden charm. Too twangy for the indie set and too rocking for traditional country or bluegrass types, these artists would've raised purists' eyebrows at such mega-festivals as Glastonbury and Coachella, or hallowed venues like the Grand Ol' Opry, if they'd shown up there a decade ago.

But today, no one bats an eyelash, and both bands are enjoying unprecedented success. The Avetts' new album, The Carpenter, augments their charming, earthy sound with plucky banjos and tinkling mandolins. And Old Crow Medicine Show's July release, Carry Me Back, took the top spot on Billboard's Bluegrass chart and displays all the joyous exuberance of their older stuff.

Then, of course, there's Mumford & Sons, whose surprise hit "Little Lion Man" proved that bands with banjos could truly rock things out, and The Lumineers, whose "Ho Hey" was part of VH-1's You Oughta Know campaign. Both bands appeal to young indie rock fans as much as progressive bluegrass freaks. Over the past decade, this crazy and hard-to-define sound has orbited around many musical moons, each one adding a bit of momentum to the movement, culminating in an unprecedented number of fine releases in the past two or three years. Here are just a few.

The Avett Brothers
The Carpenter
These hard-touring alt folk sensations are in fine, appropriately workmanlike form on The Carpenter, mixing sweet sensitive-bro balladry with just a hint of a hard-rock snarl (see "Paul Newman vs. the Demons," in which the victor is left ambiguous). There's a totally ripping banjo solo on "Live and Die," lovely horns on "Down with the Shine" and some splendid string-section action on the aching, expertly harmonized closer, "Life." But at a brisk 1:37, the sweetly rollicking "Geraldine" almost walks away with this thing. Bet it kills live. [Rob Harvilla]

Old Crow Medicine Show
Carry Me Back
It's hard to keep still while listening to Old Crow Medicine Show: For a band with no drums, the propulsive sound of Carry Me Back is immediate and relentless. This is a good thing. Even on such songs as "Levi," which sadly chronicles the life of O.C.M.S. fan Leevi Barnard, who was shot and killed in Iraq, there is a lively exuberance to the band's old-timey sound that lightens the load of the lyrics. If they can do that to a sad song, just imagine what amped-up barnburners like "Bootlegger's Boy," "Mississippi Saturday Night" and the title track are like. [Linda Ryan]

The Lumineers
The Lumineers
Comparisons to Mumford & Sons abound, especially with rustic party-anthem "Ho Hey" -- both bands play in the same rootsy playground, and wash their sepia-toned sound with an indie aesthetic. But The Lumineers' kinship with such wordsmiths as Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen helps set them apart. Singer Wesley Schultz invokes shades of Dylan in both style and inflection on the lilting "Flowers in Your Hair," while "Slow It Down" does just that, with a sparse, haunting guitar accompanying Schultz's plaintive vocals. "Big Parade" revs up the pace with simplistic rhythms, foot stomps and hand claps. [L.R.]

Mumford & Sons
Sigh No More
Fans of the kind of tattered, emphatic folk-ish rock made famous by everyone from Richard & Linda Thompson to Arcade Fire could do a lot worse than this London four-piece's sterling debut. Augmented by banjo, dobro, horns, mandolin and double bass, among other instruments, these songs (anthems?) do not go gently into that good night. Rather, they explode, careen, effuse, languish, etc. And did we mention the banjo? Super-faves include "The Cave" and "Little Lion Man," and "White Blank Page" is liable to give you goose bumps. Really, there's not a dodgy tune on here. [Garrett Kamps]

Punch Brothers
Who's Feeling Young Now?
The Punch Brothers' debut was a mind-melting blend of "new grass," and their simpler sophomore record was a necessary demonstration of restraint. Their third balances the musical impulses that pull the band in several directions at once. The fluttering acoustic tapestry of "Movement and Location" sits comfortably in between bluegrass and reverb-soaked, atmospheric rock, while "This Girl" and "Patchwork Girlfriend" are coyly written. But the best stuff comes in the minor-key tunes, like "New York City," that gallop along at a breakneck pace. And yes, without plugging in, they cover Radiohead. [Nate Cavalieri]

Chatham County Line
Sight & Sound
Live albums, with their uneven sound levels and overdubbed crowd noise, are usually best left for completists. But Chatham County Line's Sight & Sound makes a wonderful addition to any fan's collection and also serves as a fine introduction for newcomers, as it includes tracks that span the band's decade-long, five-album career. Pristine sound captures the band's old-timey-yet-modern bluegrass style and their ultra-tight harmonies, along with every luscious banjo pick and fiddle creak. C.C.L. stomp through favorites such as "Crop Comes In," "Birmingham Jail," "Closing Town" and "Route 23." [L.R.]

Trampled by Turtles
Stars and Satellites
Stars and Satellites is a weighty slice of banjo-brushed folk pop that, for the most part, navigates moody, unpredictable waters. Unlike 2010's rather exuberant Palomino, the Duluth, Minn. band's sixth album reflects a somber, introspective side. Opener "Midnight on the Interstate" sets the melancholy tone as Dave Simonett solemnly sings about the downside of being on the road. The mood doesn't lighten on "Alone," a song made potent by the quintet's harmonies, a sad, plucking banjo and strings. Other highlights: The upbeat "Walt Whitman," the haunting "Beautiful" and the bouncing "Sorry." [L.R.]

Shovels & Rope
O' Be Joyful
For a second, all the instruments drop out of the title track of Shovels & Rope's debut, allowing space for Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent to nearly holler, "Ain't it nice to be fightin' on the winning side?" That line's ragged triumph is a good primer on the band: After years as indie songwriters, the duo has put together a collection of scrappy Americana bursting at the seams with joyful energy. Though the most exhilarating moments are sinister, banjo-and-distortion numbers -- like "Birmingham" and "Shank Hill St." -- their harmonies on "Lay Low" and "Carnival" pack an emotional wallop. [N.C.]

Great Lake Swimmers
New Wild Everywhere
Toronto's Great Lake Swimmers know that the way to a person's heart is often through his or her mind. In keeping, they offer clever, thought-provoking lyrics set against atmospheric '70s canyon rock. Sometimes their lo-fi ethos rubs up against wispy shades of Americana, which only adds to their charm. Lush violins and plucky mandolins dot "Ballad of a Fisherman's Wife," which is likely the quietest (yet most searing) protest song about the BP oil spill in the Gulf you'll ever hear. Other highlights include the breezy "Easy Come Easy Go," "New Wild Everywhere" and "On the Water." [L.R.]

The Civil Wars
Barton Hollow
If you're looking for an album filled with longing, this is for you. If you're looking for introspective, thoughtful folk music, you've found it. If you're looking for the disc Jack White might have made if he had been born and raised in the South, look no further. Joy Williams and John Paul White blend their voices and their abundant talent to create a collection of songs that will transport you to a place you'll never want to leave. While you won't find the fictional Barton Hollow on a map, this raw acoustic release, with its pitch-perfect harmonies, is as real as it gets. [Wendy Lee Nentwig]

The Head and the Heart
The Head and the Heart
The debut of Seattle's aptly named The Head and the Heart is stem-to-stern gauzy intellectualism: tunes about tending gardens, cities with French names and sentimental relationships. Sure, there's a cute na´vetÚ about the whole thing -- when singer Josiah Johnson starts dreaming of faraway places on "Down in the Valley," all he comes up with is "I know there's California, Oklahoma" -- but the sound is as comfortable as your favorite Pendleton, with lots of piano, boy-girl harmonies and warm acoustic guitars. The Etsy-ready aesthetic may be a bit bland, but it's still pleasant, if unassuming. [N.C.]
Categories: Alternative, Cheat Sheet, Folk, Linda Ryan

Todd Gack
09-24-2012, 08:40 PM
He's an alright guy

I can't complain about your choice here.

Todd Gack
09-24-2012, 08:43 PM
Reckless Kelly/Micky and the Motorcars and more notable, but they're more in the Americana crowd. Probably my favorite artists.

Really starting to listen to a ton of Robert Earl Keen.

How can I forget Ryan Bingham?

improbus
09-24-2012, 09:31 PM
I really liked Midlake's The Trials of Van Occupanther and I've enjoyed a bunch of Okkervil River's stuff. I was also glad to see a Fleet Foxes reference. It is nice to see harmonizing making a comeback.

westofyou
09-24-2012, 11:50 PM
I can't complain about your choice here.

Todd is from Portland and he eats PBJ's

Johnny Footstool
09-25-2012, 01:08 AM
How could I have forgotten Deer Tick?

Ashamed - Deer Tick - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=woMh7DvOt_Q)

*BaseClogger*
09-25-2012, 01:39 AM
How can I forget Ryan Bingham?

Oh yes--especially 'Bread and Water'!

Homer Bailey
09-25-2012, 02:01 AM
Big thumbs up to the Avett Brothers.

Todd Gack
09-25-2012, 08:27 AM
edit nm

westofyou
09-25-2012, 10:58 AM
Golden smog

RichRed
09-25-2012, 01:56 PM
Robert Earl Keen has a great song, "The Road Goes On and On," where he rips into Toby Keith for stealing the melody from his classic "The Road Goes on Forever." Here's an article about it, along with videos:

http://www.tmdailypost.com/article/entertainment/fightin-words-robert-earl-keen-v-toby-keith

BillDoran
09-25-2012, 02:54 PM
Not sure if it counts as country, but most likely Americana, Megafaun. They're awesome (and so is their name).

vaticanplum
09-25-2012, 07:53 PM
I would never classify any of these as straight country, but I'm guessing they veer close enough to the genre to appeal to you. I like a lot of music that kind of careens near folk but isn't too soupy.

William Elliott Whitmore (I've been trying to see this guy live for years and FINALLY did a couple of weeks ago. If you ever have the chance to do so, GO.)
The Milk Carton Kids
The Felice Brothers
The Bowerbirds
(The) Brendan Hines
The Cave Singers
Mountain Firework company
Langhorne Slim
Frankie Miller
The Three Crows
Southern Culture on the Skids
The Harlan Twins

I'll go through my itunes and see if I can find more!

*BaseClogger*
09-26-2012, 12:18 AM
William Elliott Whitmore (I've been trying to see this guy live for years and FINALLY did a couple of weeks ago. If you ever have the chance to do so, GO.)

I saw him open for Lucero in Cincy last Spring and almost posted 'Hell or High Water' in this thread. His stories behind each song are fantastic and he is so humble it is refreshing...

Razor Shines
09-26-2012, 12:58 AM
Band of Horses and Avett Bros are great, both have new albums in the last couple weeks that I enjoy.


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bucksfan2
09-26-2012, 10:22 AM
Was out in Steamboat skiing during a Texas Music Festival which is pretty much what this topic is about.

Turnpike Troubadours has a pretty good sound.
Jack Ingram sounded very good live, more country country on his albums.

westofyou
09-26-2012, 11:10 AM
Texas "outlaw" country is really a genre all on its own, more country than alternative country and less musically layered than bands like Avettes and Mumford

More Waylon than anything else but still tasty in its own way, guys like Keene and Robison carrying the torch for guys like Jimmy Dale Gilmore and Townes

bucksfan2
09-26-2012, 11:18 AM
Texas "outlaw" country is really a genre all on its own, more country than alternative country and less musically layered than bands like Avettes and Mumford

More Waylon than anything else but still tasty in its own way, guys like Keene and Robison carrying the torch for guys like Jimmy Dale Gilmore and Townes

It wasn't necessarily a Texas "outlaw" country. It wasn't really even country with the exception of a little twang involved. Some guys were country, some were more rock, and a lot were hard to explain. Nevertheless nothing beats a day on the slopes followed by a few beers listening to live music.

RichRed
09-26-2012, 11:57 AM
Band of Horses and Avett Bros are great, both have new albums in the last couple weeks that I enjoy.



I like Band of Horses too, and Mumford & Sons also have their new album out.

westofyou
09-26-2012, 02:08 PM
It wasn't necessarily a Texas "outlaw" country. It wasn't really even country with the exception of a little twang involved. Some guys were country, some were more rock, and a lot were hard to explain. Nevertheless nothing beats a day on the slopes followed by a few beers listening to live music.

Keene, Ingram and the Robison brothers are exactly what you describe, not really country (flavored with country though) they almost tour exclusively in Texas and are to colleges (and frat boys) there the equal to jam bands throughout the nation in their popularity.

They aren't classic Willie no, but they are as you say fun and don't suck.

vaticanplum
09-26-2012, 03:29 PM
Am I the only person who hates the Avett Brothers? I just have never been able to get into them. Saw them pretty early on, summer 2008, at a beer hall in Troy, NY, and thought, well, these guys are going to be playing free shows at drunk college picnics for the rest of their lives. Oops.

On the female side, Joseph, I just remembered Tift Merritt. Beautiful voice -- closer to true old-school country. Shelby Lynne as well, though she's a little poppier, but boy can that girl sing.

I mentioned the Milk Carton Kids, and though I know I've pimped them on this board before, their albums are both downloadable completely free at their website. They're terrific.

edit: this song, it kills me.

The Milk Carton Kids - Girls Gather Round - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64F2SRpi2zQ)

bucksfan2
09-26-2012, 03:41 PM
Am I the only person who hates the Avett Brothers? I just have never been able to get into them. Saw them pretty early on, summer 2008, at a beer hall in Troy, NY, and thought, well, these guys are going to be playing free shows at drunk college picnics for the rest of their lives. Oops.

On the female side, Joseph, I just remembered Tift Merritt. Beautiful voice -- closer to true old-school country. Shelby Lynne as well, though she's a little poppier, but boy can that girl sing.

I could take or leave Avett Brothers. I like some of their stuff and others find me skipping the song quickly.

Razor Shines
09-27-2012, 12:39 PM
Well you can both just shut your mustache.....sorry that was uncalled for I've seen The Lorax wayyyy too many times in the last two weeks.


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marcshoe
09-27-2012, 08:01 PM
Love the Avert Brothers. I came in late of them---only first heard them when they did Austin City Limits (the same way I found Amos Lee) but have made up for lost time. They make complicated songs sound deceptively simple, and I can identify with their lyrics.

"Kick Drum Heart" is my ringtone.

westofyou
09-27-2012, 08:03 PM
Love the Avert Brothers. I came in late of them---only first heard them when they did Austin City Limits (the same way I found Amos Lee) but have made up for lost time. They make complicated songs sound deceptively simple, and I can identify with their lyrics.

"Kick Drum Heart" is my ringtone.

My Cousin is the Executive Producer of ACL

marcshoe
09-27-2012, 08:12 PM
My Cousin is the Executive Producer of ACL

I get a lot of new music from the show.

jtindal
09-28-2012, 12:27 AM
I second all the Band of Horses post. Now is a great time to be introduced to them because their album just came out! I suggest heading over to their website and taking a listen to their awesome live videos. Listen!! (http://www.bandofhorses.com/us/video)

Razor Shines
09-28-2012, 12:58 AM
My Cousin is the Executive Producer of ACL

Wow. That is crazy. Another poster on this very board told me the same thing. You guys should do a genealogy search and see if you're related.


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JB12
09-28-2012, 02:28 PM
Am I the only person who hates the Avett Brothers? I just have never been able to get into them. Saw them pretty early on, summer 2008, at a beer hall in Troy, NY, and thought, well, these guys are going to be playing free shows at drunk college picnics for the rest of their lives. Oops.

Yep... I'd say they are one of the best bands, lyrically, that you can find right now.w They're live shows do get a bit energetic/rowdy. If that's not your cup of tea, you should go through their discography, particularly their "Gleam" EPs.

Just because someone mentioned Jim Croce earlier, I felt this cover was appropriate.

Seth Avett (with Bob Crawford) Sing, Operator, By JIm Croce - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hJwW3f1P-g&feature=g-u-u)

westofyou
09-28-2012, 02:35 PM
Wow. That is crazy. Another poster on this very board told me the same thing. You guys should do a genealogy search and see if you're related.


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You mean Pedro?

Yeah, we're related.

westofyou
09-28-2012, 02:35 PM
I second all the Band of Horses post. Now is a great time to be introduced to them because their album just came out! I suggest heading over to their website and taking a listen to their awesome live videos. Listen!! (http://www.bandofhorses.com/us/video)

I like BoH, they are not in any form alt country, country or traditional at least IMO

vaticanplum
09-28-2012, 02:51 PM
Yep... I'd say they are one of the best bands, lyrically, that you can find right now.w They're live shows do get a bit energetic/rowdy. If that's not your cup of tea, you should go through their discography, particularly their "Gleam" EPs.[/url]

I've listened to a lot of their stuff -- I just can't get into it. It wasn't the atmosphere of them live; I had a good time at the show. I just don't think they're very original and I'm not crazy about the vocal style. To each his own.

Razor Shines
09-28-2012, 03:42 PM
You mean Pedro?

Yeah, we're related.

Yeah, I know. An attempt at being funny.

westofyou
09-28-2012, 04:06 PM
Yeah, I know. An attempt at being funny.

I'm laughing now.. at myself

*BaseClogger*
09-29-2012, 01:54 AM
The Avett Brothers crowd gets pretty rowdy, eh?

919191
09-29-2012, 02:59 AM
The Avett Brothers crowd gets pretty rowdy, eh?

My only experience with the Avett Brothers was listening to some of a show I downloaded thru Dime. All I really heard was the band screaming. I only listened to parts of it and gave up. Maybe it was a down night for them. Might give them another try.

joshua
09-29-2012, 03:27 AM
Get these albums

Drag the River - Closed
Old 97&rsquo;s - Too Far To Care
Lucero - Tennessee
Two Cow Garage - Please Turn the Gas Back On

Any Drag The River album is good. The first three are probably the best, with Closed being most people's favorite and their third full length "It's Crazy" being a close second...but I think Hobos Demos is a better introduction to the band, and my personal favorite. They are hands down my favorite band and are also awesome guys. The first few Liverpool albums are must haves also. The first two or three Two Cow albums are also great, but they really walk the line between country and rock, and get more rock and roll as the keep releasing albums.


Other guys to check out

Austin Lucas
Tim Barry
John Moreland

KittyDuran
09-29-2012, 10:09 PM
Don't know if you would put Dwight Yoakam into this category... but I'm listening to his new album "3 Pears"... pretty good ("Blame the Vain" is good as well). Rhapsody sends me emails with links to artists I might like based on my music selections...

Joseph
10-16-2012, 06:04 PM
Still going through these lists. So many great suggestions so far. Thanks folks!

westofyou
10-16-2012, 06:06 PM
Don't know if you would put Dwight Yoakam into this category... but I'm listening to his new album "3 Pears"... pretty good ("Blame the Vain" is good as well). Rhapsody sends me emails with links to artists I might like based on my music selections...

Dwight is great, his earlier albums had Pete Anderson on guitar and sometimes Eddy Shaver, great players

bucksfan2
10-17-2012, 09:48 AM
Forgot about this band, Cross Canadian Ragweed. Good mix of southern rock/country. I first heard them when they did a tribute to Dimebag Darrell of Pantera years ago and really liked their sound. I lost a lot of my songs from a previous computer and forgot about them until recently.

919191
10-17-2012, 09:51 AM
Forgot about this band, Cross Canadian Ragweed. Good mix of southern rock/country. I first heard them when they did a tribute to Dimebag Darrell of Pantera years ago and really liked their sound. I lost a lot of my songs from a previous computer and forgot about them until recently.

Are they still active? I saw recently Cody canada has a band called Departed.

bucksfan2
10-17-2012, 11:21 AM
Are they still active? I saw recently Cody canada has a band called Departed.

According to wiki they are not still active.

RichRed
10-17-2012, 03:11 PM
Dwight is great, his earlier albums had Pete Anderson on guitar and sometimes Eddy Shaver, great players

"Ain't That Lonely Yet" is one of my favorite songs from the '90s.

camisadelgolf
10-17-2012, 04:10 PM
"Ain't That Lonely Yet" is one of my favorite songs from the '90s.
I like this song more. :p
The White Stripes - I&#39;m Lonely (But I Ain&#39;t That Lonely Yet) - HD - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U03a1bYPsZ0)

dabvu2498
04-21-2013, 10:30 PM
Figured I'd fire this thread back up to see if anyone else likes the Wild Feathers?

WildcatFan
04-22-2013, 11:53 AM
Going to see The Lone Bellow in Cincinnati Thursday. Could not be more excited to see this new group.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu-xtzS_4rc

TSJ55
04-22-2013, 03:26 PM
I haven't seen "Great American Taxi" mentioned in this thread yet and feel like they should be. Definitely Americana, Folky, Country, feel. One of my favs and something to check out I think.

Blimpie
04-26-2013, 08:03 PM
Just throwing this out there, but we have five tickets that are available for tomorrow night's (April 27th at 7:00pm) Taylor Swift concert in Rupp Arena in Lexington.

My daughter had big plans to attend, but she now has a last-minute conflict and cannot go to the show.

The seats are located in Section 215 / Row DD / Seats 9-13.

I will consider breaking up the set, so shoot me a PM by tomorrow morning if you are interested.

Thanks

Joseph
04-26-2013, 08:35 PM
Just throwing this out there, but we have five tickets that are available for tomorrow night's (April 27th at 7:00pm) Taylor Swift concert in Rupp Arena in Lexington.

My daughter had big plans to attend, but she now has a last-minute conflict and cannot go to the show.

The seats are located in Section 215 / Row DD / Seats 9-13.

I will consider breaking up the set, so shoot me a PM by tomorrow morning if you are interested.

Thanks

Hey, woah there. We are talking about country music here! ;)

Good luck selling them in all seriousness, I know how much it sucks to eat tickets.

SaboMVP
05-02-2013, 01:58 PM
Country is mostly dead - it died in the late 90's. But there's one guy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTk3fGpo2Lk)who didn't sell out.

919191
05-03-2013, 02:46 AM
Country is mostly dead - it died in the late 90's. But there's one guy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTk3fGpo2Lk)who didn't sell out.

He is one of many- you just have to find them.

SaboMVP
05-03-2013, 04:07 PM
He is one of many- you just have to find them.

Er, no. It's dead, as is widely known. Now country is soft rock from Yanks and Australians.

marcshoe
05-03-2013, 06:58 PM
You do know that music is available from places other than the radio, I hope?

919191
05-04-2013, 03:33 AM
Er, no. It's dead, as is widely known. Now country is soft rock from Yanks and Australians.

You have to start by turning the radio off. It's out there. What you listen to HWIII will ell you what it is.

919191
05-04-2013, 03:35 AM
I haven't seen "Great American Taxi" mentioned in this thread yet and feel like they should be. Definitely Americana, Folky, Country, feel. One of my favs and something to check out I think.

GAT is great. Sometimes they back up Todd Snider. I hope to catch one of those shows.

Joseph
05-04-2013, 09:38 AM
Country is mostly dead - it died in the late 90's. But there's one guy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTk3fGpo2Lk)who didn't sell out.

III is what made me have a little faith in the genre still. Love him, seen him live many times. Great performer.

cinredsfan2000
05-04-2013, 10:04 PM
Shooter Jennings Ya Know Waylons boy ;)Although lately he seems to more about dissing John mayer which is not necessarily a bad thing :laugh::D

919191
05-05-2013, 03:25 AM
Shaver is still out there. Jerry Jeff Walker even performs some still.

SaboMVP
05-11-2013, 03:42 PM
You have to start by turning the radio off. It's out there. What you listen to HWIII will ell you what it is.Never turned it on. It's dead, get over it.


You do know that music is available from places other than the radio, I hope?I play six different instruments, work at two different music shops. You're not about to tell me anything about music that I already don't know. The genre is dead, sorry.


III is what made me have a little faith in the genre still. Love him, seen him live many times. Great performer.Pretty much, but still a dead genre.

Just because there's a small handful of singers/musicians that haven't sold out, doesn't mean it's alive and well. Actual Country music makes up less than 1% of all "Country" music. And that equates to a dead genre. There's still Skiffle bands out there, and yet Skiffle is a dead genre (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GynnhBUOHkg)- same thing with Country. If 99% of Metal wasn't Metal, then that would be dead. If 99% of Jazz didn't sound like Jazz, then that would be dead. Well, 99% of Country isn't even Country, therefore it's dead. Really, the only genre similar to Country that isn't dead, is Bluegrass.

marcshoe
05-11-2013, 05:39 PM
You're right about one thing--nobody's going to tell you anything you don't already know.

SaboMVP
05-11-2013, 05:55 PM
You're right about one thing--nobody's going to tell you anything you don't already know.You certainly can't, obviously. Country is dead, unfortunately. Hooray for the 1%.

Wonderful Monds
05-11-2013, 08:45 PM
I play six different instruments, work at two different music shops. You're not about to tell me anything about music that I already don't know. The genre is dead, sorry.
LOL!

I don't care how many instruments you play or music shops you work at, I know more about music than you do, and you are clearly very ignorant about the subject.

TSJ55
05-12-2013, 11:21 AM
Shaver is still out there. Jerry Jeff Walker even performs some still.

Shave is awesome as is T. Snider.

Vince Herman did some friends of mine a solid and GAT playd a show in Paducah, KY. I've been a Leftover Salmon fan for a long time so it was cool to see Vince in such a small place and my friends sitting in.

Shameless plug for the buddies bands: http://nathanblakelynn.com/ and http://bawninthemash.com/

SaboMVP
05-12-2013, 12:54 PM
LOL!

I don't care how many instruments you play or music shops you work at, I know more about music than you do, and you are clearly very ignorant about the subject.

You've mistaken me for someone who cares what you think. Country is dead, get over it. I know more about music than you ever will. Sorry to hear you're so ignorant on the subject.

Plus Plus
05-13-2013, 11:10 AM
If you can't be polite, please utilize the ignore function.

Personal attacks will not be tolerated.

Vottomatic
05-13-2013, 12:48 PM
You certainly can't, obviously. Country is dead, unfortunately. Hooray for the 1%.

Meh. I disagree. Country music has just evolved.

I hate old country music, except for a few classics.

Pop radio has turned into rap, hip hop, studio-produced garbage/dance music that can barely be reproduced live.

Modern Country is akin to the pop music you used to hear back in the 70's, minus the disco stuff. The Eagles would be listed as Modern Country if all their hits were coming out today. Also, Southern Rock falls into the Modern Country genre too. Lynyrd Skynyrd would play on Country Music channels today........in fact members of the group had a few country hits out a few years ago. Artists like Jewel and Sheryl Crow have said in interviews that their stuff is really country. Sheryl has a song in the top 40 country right now. The twangy stuff is becoming less and less. Artists like Jason Aldean and occasionally Toby Keith and others, get that southern rock stuff going.

I'm in the minority, but because I hate the direction that pop music took with all the hip hop, rap, and studio-produced dance music.........I kind of like hearing a pop song where the lyrics actually make sense - but now it's on country music stations.

And I appreciate artists like Keith Urban and Brad Paisley who can play the snot out of their guitars. And I enjoy watching an awards show where the artists can perform their songs live and actually sound like the recording, unlike modern pop music.

I do like Mumford & Sons and other alternative. They're not folksy, but they are alternative - Muse - like them a lot.

I'm pretty flexible. It it's a good song, I don't care what the genre is.

westofyou
05-13-2013, 12:52 PM
Country music is completely punk-rock. It's the original punk-rock.

Neko Case

FYI Punk is also been called dead, and bossanova and the Spinners at Dead shows... also gone.

SaboMVP
05-13-2013, 01:37 PM
snip
It's dead and is not coming back. As is obvious by knowing about the genre. ...You just named a bunch of bands from the 70's. Which has nothing to do with the fact that Country is dead and gone - replaced by soft rock (not evolved Country).

Vottomatic
05-13-2013, 05:10 PM
It's dead and is not coming back. As is obvious by knowing about the genre. ...You just named a bunch of bands from the 70's. Which has nothing to do with the fact that Country is dead and gone - replaced by soft rock (not evolved Country).

That's nice.

I disagree.

Country Music has simply evolved.

All music evolves. :thumbup:

SaboMVP
05-13-2013, 05:12 PM
That's nice.

I disagree.

Country Music has simply evolved.

All music evolves. :thumbup:Nope, it's not an opinion either. Too bad you obviously know nothing about music. Country is dead, as is widely known by musicians. Your "argument" revolved around two rock bands from the 70s.

Plus Plus
05-13-2013, 05:51 PM
I actually agree with Vottomatic and WoY here- the scene has changed, similarly to how rock and roll has changed since its inception to its current form. What do the Beatles and Nickelback have in common again?

Country being dead would probably come as news to Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift (kind of), Carrie Underwood, Faith Hill, Darius Rucker (who actually has a version of Dylan/Old Crow Medicine Show's "Wagon Wheel" at #16 and climbing on the Billboard hot 100), and other artists who perform as country artists.

Sure, they aren't Johnny Cash or Garth Brooks. But who cares?

Billboard thinks Country is enough of a genre to still maintain a chart on it, whereas previously popular genres (and niche genres) like blues, soul, classical, disco, and heavy metal don't get mentioned.

I'd say it isn't dead at all, but rather changing.

Vottomatic
05-13-2013, 05:56 PM
I actually agree with Vottomatic and WoY here- the scene has changed, similarly to how rock and roll has changed since its inception to its current form. What do the Beatles and Nickelback have in common again?

Country being dead would probably come as news to Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift (kind of), Carrie Underwood, Faith Hill, Darius Rucker (who actually has a version of Dylan/Old Crow Medicine Show's "Wagon Wheel" at #16 and climbing on the Billboard hot 100), and other artists who perform as country artists.

Sure, they aren't Johnny Cash or Garth Brooks. But who cares?

Billboard thinks Country is enough of a genre to still maintain a chart on it, whereas previously popular genres (and niche genres) like blues, soul, classical, disco, and heavy metal don't get mentioned.

I'd say it isn't dead at all, but rather changing.

Yep. "Changing", also known as "Evolving". :thumbup:

SaboMVP
05-13-2013, 05:57 PM
I actually agree with Vottomatic and WoY here- the scene has changed, similarly to how rock and roll has changed since its inception to its current form. What do the Beatles and Nickelback have in common again?

Country being dead would probably come as news to Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift (kind of), Carrie Underwood, Faith Hill, Darius Rucker (who actually has a version of Dylan/Old Crow Medicine Show's "Wagon Wheel" at #16 and climbing on the Billboard hot 100), and other artists who perform as country artists.

Sure, they aren't Johnny Cash or Garth Brooks. But who cares?

Billboard thinks Country is enough of a genre to still maintain a chart on it, whereas previously popular genres (and niche genres) like blues, soul, classical, disco, and heavy metal don't get mentioned.

I'd say it isn't dead at all, but rather changing.

It's not an opinion, it's a fact that Country's dead. LOL at newbs that don't know this. Nothing evolved or changed. One decade we had Country, now we have nothing like Country. Major and Minor Pentatonics gone, shuffles and picking gone. Country is dead. Only people new to music and life don't know this. Soft rock=/=Country.

Vottomatic
05-13-2013, 06:04 PM
Nope, it's not an opinion either. Too bad you obviously know nothing about music. Country is dead, as is widely known by musicians. Your "argument" revolved around two rock bands from the 70s.

Facts?

Check out this link: http://www.statista.com/statistics/188910/us-music-album-sales-by-genre-2010/

Music album sales in the United States in 2012, by genre* (in millions)

Rock 102.50
Alternative 52.20
R&B 49.7
Country 44.60
Metal 31.9
Rap 24.20
Christian/Gospel 22.90
Soundtrack 12.30

====================================

The genre of Country Music is dead, eh? :laugh:

Plus Plus
05-13-2013, 06:04 PM
Country's dead. LOL at newbs that don't know this. Nothing evolved or changed. One decade we had Country, now we have nothing like Country. Major and Minor Pentatonics, gone, shuffles and picking, gone. Country is dead. Only people new to music and life don;t know this.

John Mayer lives on G5 and C+9 and Em7 and Amaj7 and weird substituted barre chords all over the place.

Nickelback lives on power chords.

The Beatles lived on open chords.

Are those three bands/artists all considered to be rock bands/artists or not?

Aside: Pentatonic progressions aren't really major or minor because the scale is shifted into a non-western way. 5 notes and no half steps anywhere makes it basically impossible to construct a pentatonic major or minor scale. It goes against the definition of the mode. Maybe you mean some sort of modal progression?

Shuffles and picking still exist in popular country artists like Taylor Swift and Darius Rucker and John Michael Montgomery, as well as in recently popular groups like Garth Brooks, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones (kind of), and Old Crow Medicine Show.

Just because "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy" or whatever other popular country genre song you have heard on the radio recently doesn't contain it, doesn't mean that it's gone forever.

SaboMVP
05-13-2013, 06:05 PM
Facts?

Check out this link: http://www.statista.com/statistics/188910/us-music-album-sales-by-genre-2010/

Music album sales in the United States in 2012, by genre* (in millions)

Rock 102.50
Alternative 52.20
R&B 49.7
Country 44.60
Metal 31.9
Rap 24.20
Christian/Gospel 22.90
Soundtrack 12.30

====================================

The genre of Country Music is dead, eh? :laugh:Yep, dead and gone. What they play now days is not Country.

SaboMVP
05-13-2013, 06:06 PM
John Mayer lives on G5 and C+9 and Em7 and Amaj7 and weird substituted barre chords all over the place.

Nickelback lives on power chords.

The Beatles lived on open chords.

Are those three bands/artists all considered to be rock bands/artists or not?

Aside: Pentatonic progressions aren't really major or minor because the scale is shifted into a non-western way. 5 notes and no half steps anywhere makes it basically impossible to construct a pentatonic major or minor scale. It goes against the definition of the mode. Maybe you mean some sort of modal progression?

Shuffles and picking still exist in popular country artists like Taylor Swift and Darius Rucker and John Michael Montgomery, as well as in recently popular groups like Garth Brooks, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones (kind of), and Old Crow Medicine Show.

Just because "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy" or whatever other popular country genre song you have heard on the radio recently doesn't contain it, doesn't mean that it's gone forever.Pentatonic have both major and minor scales. Guess you don't know anything about music theory. Country is dead, get over it.

Ignored for not knowing anything about music.

Wonderful Monds
05-13-2013, 06:11 PM
Plus Plus, can you please ban this guy? This is about transparent as trolling gets.

Plus Plus
05-13-2013, 06:18 PM
Pentatonic have both major and minor scales. Guess you don't know anything about music theory. Country is dead, get over it.

Ignored for not knowing anything about music.

Some information for people on the forum who care about music theory:

A pentatonic scale is a scale that contains 5 notes. The most common way to get a feeling of how this sounds is to go to any piano or keyboard and play the five black keys, starting on any one you want, in a row. You may "feel" that the scale *should* start one one of these (usually F#), but all of the notes are within the scale and the construct of it makes it so that every note in the scale is playable without it sounding "wonky" or out of tune. Some people will claim that there are major and minor forms of the same scale, but the scale remains the same in both of them- no notes are changed.

The standard scale that is used in western music, C-D-E-F-G-A-B-C, is an octatonic scale, or one containing 8 notes. This one, because of the increase in notes and the way that it is utilized, can sound major as played, or can sound minor by starting on A and playing through the same scale (for added fun, add G#). There will be notes that sound in tune or out of tune in this scale because of the spacing between the notes. Because of how "western" this scale can sound, it generally isn't used in modern popular music.

Generally, rock music uses a modified blues scale, which has 6 notes: C, Eb, Gb, G, A, Bb, C. This scale lends itself to being improvised in because of the large spacings between the notes along with the half-steps and the fact that it follows the 12-bar chord progression standard in blues rather than forming chords such as those heard in "western" or classical music.

Obviously this is a very basic explanation, but I just want to make sure everyone understands, because there is some obvious confusion.

Anyway, ignore this post if you aren't interested. :thumbup:

Vottomatic
05-13-2013, 06:19 PM
Pentatonic have both major and minor scales. Guess you don't know anything about music theory. Country is dead, get over it.

Ignored for not knowing anything about music.

I have my own Ensoniq keyboard, and have composed many songs including the words.

I wrote my wedding song and me and my wife at the time went into a studio and recorded it with my instrumentals in the background. My ensoniq allows me to play various instruments and layer them together as needed.

My then wife, now ex-wife, has sung the National Anthem for the Cincinnati Reds no less than 7 times. She also sings locally at the largest Catholic Church in the Cincinnati area, on staff.

Does any of this make me an expert? I don't care.

But I have enough music experience to state my opinion on it.

*BaseClogger*
05-13-2013, 06:19 PM
I enjoy his comments because I keep picturing Chris Sabo typing them haha...

Plus Plus
05-13-2013, 06:20 PM
Plus Plus, can you please ban this guy? This is about transparent as trolling gets.

Let's think of him as an example for why it is important to follow forum rules, namely rule #5, rather than as a target for people to aim for in their posts in this thread.

Carry on!

westofyou
05-13-2013, 06:25 PM
My cousin is the Executive Producer of Austin City Limits, I'm sure he'd say the country music scene is much different than it was 30 years ago (and five years ago) but he'd be hard pressed to stomp his foot down and say it was dead.

He'd be more of gentlemen about it too... but then again most people would

Wonderful Monds
05-13-2013, 06:27 PM
I enjoy his comments because I keep picturing Chris Sabo typing them haha...

And then we go and do this to him. Great, now the early 90s Reds will never to talk us again.

Vottomatic
05-13-2013, 08:53 PM
I enjoy his comments because I keep picturing Chris Sabo typing them haha...

I keep expecting him to say like Sabo, ""I've got the music, I've got the music theory, I know everything!"

(actual quote from Sabo - ""We've got the rings, we've got the money, we've got everything!")

:D

IslandRed
05-13-2013, 11:31 PM
My cousin is the Executive Producer of Austin City Limits, I'm sure he'd say the country music scene is much different than it was 30 years ago (and five years ago) but he'd be hard pressed to stomp his foot down and say it was dead.

He'd be more of gentlemen about it too... but then again most people would

Some people around here swear real country music died back when Atkins and Bradley et. al. started up with that city-slicker Nashville Sound. That was in the late 1950s. Each to our own and life goes on.

westofyou
05-13-2013, 11:47 PM
Some people around here swear real country music died back when Atkins and Bradley et. al. started up with that city-slicker Nashville Sound. That was in the late 1950s. Each to our own and life goes on.

Billy Sherill killed Country Music in 1967... Minnie Pearl told me that.

WildcatFan
05-13-2013, 11:59 PM
Yep, dead and gone. What they play now days is not Country.

Would you say country music is dead, or no? I feel like you should clarify.

Vottomatic
05-14-2013, 11:48 AM
Would you say country music is dead, or no? I feel like you should clarify.

I think SaboMVP may have died. :laugh:

sonny
05-15-2013, 11:18 AM
No more Sabo?!

Goodnight, sweet prince.

Joseph
05-23-2013, 11:05 PM
So, weren't we talking about modern country/Americana/alternative country or whatever before? Yeah, lets get back to that.

westofyou
05-23-2013, 11:06 PM
So, weren't we talking about modern country/Americana/alternative country or whatever before? Yeah, lets get back to that.

Anyone like Reckless Kelley or Chris Knight?

919191
05-24-2013, 02:11 AM
Anyone like Reckless Kelley or Chris Knight?

I've got a Cd of Reckless Kelly "Live at Stubb's". Not sure if it a release or was made by a taper- the copy was given to me. I love it- great version of You Shook Me and Subterranean Homesick Blues.

919191
05-24-2013, 02:17 AM
This might not really go in this thread, but fans of this genre appreciate Todd Snider. This is John Craigie singing about almost stealing Todd's weed. It really is funny.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxTifd3yQno

Joseph
11-12-2013, 11:44 PM
Just a fun little one

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zy1ANvojfk

joshua
01-10-2014, 12:31 PM
John Moreland's newest record "In the Throes" is fantastic. If you're into singer/songwriter country stuff, it doesn't get much better than this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovkDRVBBxsE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JS-WOWUEuDI

And if you're into outlaw stuff, Sturgill Simpson's High Top Mountain is incredible too.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kn2aYXX3QLc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNV16tz1NK0