Posts Tagged ‘whiskey’

EP Review: Crooks – “Lonesome, Rowdy and Restless”

EP Review: Crooks – “Lonesome, Rowdy and Restless”

There’s nothing quite like a classic high lonesome sound to get straight to the heart of every country and roots music fan, especially when it’s done right and with honest emotion. This Austin, TX, four-piece sure got it right. A follow-up to 2008’s full-length, self-titled album (and a precursor to this year’s second full-length), “Lonesome, […]

Gaelic Storm – Cabbage – (Lost Again Records)

Gaelic Storm – Cabbage – (Lost Again Records)

Gaelic Storm’s new album Cabbage is about as summery as it can get for a band whose members hail from the rainiest islands on earth. With a pinch of tropical drums for heat and a liberal splash of rum (or whiskey, whichever you’re feeling) the album yields a heady cocktail that tests the versatility of […]

Review: Sidewalk Dave – “Gold Liquid Mischief” (Sidewalk Dave)

Review: Sidewalk Dave – “Gold Liquid Mischief” (Sidewalk Dave)

Sophomore efforts are often notoriously inferior to a band’s successful debut (think Spin Doctors, Georgia Satellites, Hootie and the Blowfish). Only the very best artists avoid the Sophomore Slump, the dreaded second album, by releasing a more compelling effort than the first. Sidewalk Dave have grabbed that old albatross by the throat and throttled it […]

The Council of Smokers and Drinkers "Grizzled"

The Council of Smokers and Drinkers "Grizzled"

Pour yourself a tall glass of whiskey and light a cigarette. Grizzled, the debut album from The Council of Smokers and Drinkers will bring you to the back of a poorly lit but crowded bar, and rock you the whole night long. The Council of Drinkers and Smokers, an Alaskan country band with hard rock […]

The Sweet Sounds of Jameson: Aug. 13 at the Gypsy Lounge

The Sweet Sounds of Jameson: Aug. 13 at the Gypsy Lounge

When you walk in to a dark bar and see a stage with a Matchless Amplifier, a beautiful guitar, a microphone and a stool with a shot of whiskey and a beer you know you are in for a good night. This is the arsenal of Jameson as a solo act. Orange County, California’s local […]