For some bizarre reason I’m in a good mood today, so mostly recommending happy music this weekend.
Yacht rock, political parody, and rockabilly are all on the menu.
We also include some punk and gloom at the end of the post, for all of you grumps out there. Continue reading
Category: Art/Music, Culture Tags: Alson Moore, Bernie Sanders, Brooklyn Bowl, Corrosion of Conformity, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, florist, Free Cake for Every Creature, Grand Victory, Hillary Clinton, MDC, national sawdust, parody songs, Rebel Night, Record Store Day, rockabilly, Rough Trade, Silent Barn, st.vitus, Stephen Steinbrink, Terrace Martin, The Fleshtones, The New Mastersounds, yacht rock
Some songs and memories never leave us.
This weekend there are local opportunities to hear rockabilly, electronica, club, and calypso tunes that have stood the test of time.
Let’s begin tonight (3/3) with longtime road warrior Wayne “The Train” Hancock ringing out his Texas twang at the Knitting Factory.
I’ve been following Mr. Hancock since we were both living in Austin in the mid ’90s. All those gimmicky rockabilly bands floating around Brooklyn lately can’t hold a candle to him. Continue reading
Category: Art/Music, Culture Tags: Austin, Barbra Streisand, Bluegrass, calypso, Crisco Disco, Danny Tenaglia, electronica, horde warfare, house, knitting factory, Michael Daves, o13, Output, Robert Redford, rockabilly, Roller Palace, st.vitus, The Way We Were, union pool, Wayne "The Train" Hancock, WFMU, WKTU