Tag Archives: Music
I only knew Rushad’s playing through Crooked Still – but this solo piece is something else altogether. And while I’m at it…more from Rashad and friends
Just found this dude on SoundCloud. Lyrics and chops galore!
Blues Musician and Historian Scott Ainslie playing his “Didley-Bow” and a Museum model 3-string cigar box guitar. Great performance at 4:00 and more at 10:00 but the whole thing is worth watching for the incredible historical perspective.
Soulful little slide piece from daddystovepipe on a cigar box guitar. Think I’m going to look into making me one of these. What a great sound. Free guitar lessons from daddystovepipe can be found on youtube here.
I discovered Corb Lund through Paste Magazine. This Alberta Canada native is well-known in the Great White North having won numerous awards in the roots music category. You can stream an acoustic version of his new album “Cabin Fever” here. … Continue reading
I’ll take the traditional country sound any day over the pop-country being pushed today. Every one of these guys nails it during their solos – clear that they’ve put in their “10,000+ hours”.
Congrats to JTE for winning Song of the Year at the Americana Music Association’s 10th Annual Awards. Listen to the entire broadcast here thanks to NPR Music and Folk Alley. “…washing your sins away no matter how deep you have … Continue reading
I’m in the middle of a self imposed blog break – trying to figure out what it is I want to say. Ladder to the Attic has been a hodgepodge from the beginning and with so many voices broadcasting opinions … Continue reading
This past Saturday night, on a whim, my wife, daughters and I attended a performance by the Yale Percussion Group under the artistic direction of Robert Van Sice. (More here.) We only knew about the concert because my daughter’s composition … Continue reading
I can’t go see the next Springsteen concert tour. Because I can’t go without my kids. They’re big fans and old enough to go. The price tag is just too high. Chances are I’d have to spend significantly more than … Continue reading