Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

“So I Want Out” – Booty Shakin’ from Junior League Band

“So I Want Out” – Booty Shakin’ from Junior League Band

Junior League Band‘s Jelly Roll made our Top 20-Something of 2010 for good reason. We were hit immediately with lead singer Lissy Rosemont’s distinctive and seductive voice, her jammin’ banjo licks and the band’s tight grooves. We love Jelly Roll because it takes some chances and breaks new ground while remaining true to blues, jazz, […]

Elvis Costello Performs National Ransom at NY Public Library

Elvis Costello Performs National Ransom at NY Public Library

Back in November, Elvis Costello performed an exclusive show at the Celeste Bartos Forum in The New York Public Library’s world-famous Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. The evening was a celebratory kickoff for his latest effort, National Ransom (our choice for #1 Album of 2010), and, along with The Sugarcanes, Costello ran through most of the […]

Fiddly Bits: Woody Pines, Foot-Stompin’ Good Times

Fiddly Bits: Woody Pines, Foot-Stompin’ Good Times

Be it Viper Jazz, Ragtime, or Country Blues, Asheville’s own Woody Pines (led by frontman Jonathan Woods) plays old-time, foot-stompin’ good music. The band — Woods on guitar, banjo, harmonica and lead vocals, Zack Pozebanchuk on upright bass, Nathan Taylor on drums, and Darin Gentry on fiddle — epitomizes the swinging ragtime and country sound […]

Best Unused Band Name: Rabbitt Hendrix — Happy Birthday Eddie and Jimi

Best Unused Band Name: Rabbitt Hendrix — Happy Birthday Eddie and Jimi

November 27th Birthdays JOHNNY ALLEN HENDRIX (later legally changed to JAMES MARSHALL HENDRIX) b. November 27th, 1942, Seattle, WA — d. September 18, 1970, London (official bio follows videos). Enjoy these two very different versions of “Red House”, the first from Stockholm in January 1969, the second from Woodstock later that same year. Both highlight […]

Sidewalk Dave’s Video for “750ml of Spirit” – A Thanksgiving Thank You

Sidewalk Dave’s Video for “750ml of Spirit” – A Thanksgiving Thank You

Here’s a Thanksgiving Thank You Gift from one of ATF’s favorite bands, Sidewalk Dave out of Connecticut. It’s their official debut video for “750ml of Spirit” off their 2010 album Gold Liquid Mischief that was entirely “written, recorded, re-written, re-recorded under the influence of the almighty jug and the bitter taste of whisky.” This may […]

Happy 62nd to James Young, Styx Guitarist

Happy 62nd to James Young, Styx Guitarist

James “J.Y.” Young, born November 14, 1949, Chicago, IL — Guitarist, singer and songwriter, original member of the rock band Styx. The video featured here, “Too Much Time On My Hands,” is from the band’s penultimate album (and biggest seller), Paradise Theater. Two years later, after the release of the overconceptualized-yet-Platinum-selling rock opera album Kilroy […]

Contest Giveaway: Coal Miner’s Daughter, A Tribute to Loretta Lynn

Contest Giveaway: Coal Miner’s Daughter, A Tribute to Loretta Lynn

CONGRATULATIONS to LC and Raina! We’ll be mailing the CDs to you directly. Everyone else, please tune in for more giveaways! — Love, ATF Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn is a musical celebration of one of the most influential and iconic artists Country music has ever known. The CD is out now, […]

More Cowbell! Happy Birthday, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser!

More Cowbell! Happy Birthday, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser!

Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser (born November 12, 1947, in Long Island, New York), guitarist and songwriter, best known as a member of Blue Öyster Cult since the group’s formation in 1967. He wrote and sang the lead vocal on many of the band’s best-known hits, including “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” and “Burnin’ for You” (the […]

Elvis Costello: “National Ransom” Official Trailer

Elvis Costello: “National Ransom” Official Trailer

Elvis Costello has once again teamed up with producer T. Bone Burnett and the Sugarcanes, including Pete Thomas on drums and Jim Lauderdale — the best hair in Nashville, besides Marty Stuart — on guitar and harmony vocals. So, why review his latest album when we can just let the man, the legend, the artist, […]

Charlie Louvin: The Battles Rage On

Charlie Louvin: The Battles Rage On

New Album The Battles Rage On — Interview with the Legend Himself — Music Video for “Weapon of Prayer” A member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the longest living member of the Grand Old Opry, Charlie Louvin is a true legend of country music. His work has influenced The Beatles, Gram Parsons, […]

Happy Birthday Johnny, Joni and Nick!

Happy Birthday Johnny, Joni and Nick!

Born on this date, November 7: Johnny Rivers (born John Henry Ramistella) — 1942, NYC. Best known for “Secret Agent Man,” we dug up this cover of Al Wilson’s “The Snake” with some groovy go-go dancers in the background. Joni Mitchell (born Roberta Joan Anderson) — 1943, Alberta Canada. Arguably one of the greatest songwriters […]

Sarah Jarosz Releases “The New 45” – Austin City Limits Preview

Sarah Jarosz Releases “The New 45” – Austin City Limits Preview

Since the release of her 2009 debut record Song Up In Her Head, 19-year-old Sarah Jarosz has firmly established herself as one of the most talented and exciting young musicians in the diverse world of Americana music. In the past year, she has played Bonnaroo, Newport Folk Festival, Telluride Bluegrass Festival, performed on A Prairie […]

Conan O’Brien & Jack White on Upcoming Live Album

Conan O’Brien & Jack White on Upcoming Live Album

Conan O’Brien’s “Polk Salad Annie” is bullshit! Umm…that’s not us, that’s from the man himself. Never mind that original songwriter Tony Joe White got the name wrong — it’s actually poke salet, as in pokeweed and the 14th century English spelling of salad. But who cares; Southerners sure don’t. Nevertheless, Conan’s live version actually rocks […]

Bela Lugosi’s Dead — UNDEAD!

Bela Lugosi’s Dead — UNDEAD!

You cannot look away! LOOK HERE! Stay in the Halloween spirit with this classic bit of dreamy goth rock from Bauhaus. (Bevare . . . take care.)