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Thursday, November 26th, 2020  

The War on Drugs


Super High Quality

Nov 25, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

There is something uniquely wondrous about experiencing The War on Drugs live. The Philly band released their debut album, Wagonwheel Blues, back in 2008 and it only proved that they were onto something big; the six-piece band bravely expanded the definition of what it means to fully embody the genre of rock. More

Nov 24, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

In the midst of another long haul tour promoting their A Blessing and a Curse album, Drive-By Truckers found a moment to stop off for a set at Richmond’s Plan 9 Records.  More

Allman Brothers Band

The Final Note

Allman Brothers Band Recording Company

Nov 23, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

On October 29, 1971, after visiting the Allman Brothers Band “Big House” homebase where he wished bassist Berry Oakley’s wife a happy birthday, founding member and guitarist virtuoso Duane Allman was fatally injured after his motorcycle swerved to miss an oncoming truck, flipped, and skidded 50 feet, causing massive internal injuries. Allman was just 24 years old. More


Kathleen II

Let Me Know/Warner Records

Nov 23, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Kathleen has released the second of her two self-titled EPs this year. Where her debut EP established her as a creative new voice in the singer/songwriter world, her second expands her horizons even further.  More

Nov 20, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

It’s a tale as old as (current) time: a quarantine induced fervor that spawns an incessant need to create. But with seemingly endless time comes a burden of sorts. If you give a girl a keyboard, she’s going to be met with an interminable amount of possibilities. I would wager this is not an unfamiliar feeling, even to those who don’t possess the creative forte that singer/songwriter Marika Hackman does. More

Nov 19, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Love them or loathe them, there’s no escaping the much-maligned ubiquitous festive album at this time of year. More



In the Red

Nov 19, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

If there’s one adjective that could be used to describe Ty Segall it would be “prolific.” Twelve solo albums, countless singles and EPs, and umpteen collaborations, along with playing in any number of bands since the mid-2000s, tells its own story. More

45 Grave

Sleep in Safety

Real Gone Music

Nov 19, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Appropriately reissued yet again in time for Halloween, this time on both clear and green vinyl to follow the excellent 2017 reissue on “ghastly green” vinyl, 45 Grave’s Sleep in Safety is one of the best horror punk albums ever made—a landmark of the sub-genre.  More

Nov 18, 2020 Music Web Exclusive

Following Elvis Costello’s 2018 album Look Now (recorded with his long-time backing band The Imposters), this new affair is a very different beast. More