New music roundups are a monthly recap dedicated to covering the latest music in a series of short, descriptive reviews. This month’s edition includes new releases from Angel Olsen, Cigarettes After Sex, Wilco and more. Angel Olsen - All Mirrors When talking about this decade's many supreme singer-songwriters, Angel Olsen has a secure seat in … Continue reading New Music Roundup: October
The Los Angeles-based country outfit embrace the spirit of the California sound by melding dreamy atmospheres with a colorful and punchy brand of Americana.
Lyric: I thought I'd never see a reason to feel, but here I stand spinnin' 'n' reelin’ with love Song: Creed Bratton – “Spinnin' N Reelin'” Album: The 80's (2001) Background: Believe it or not, one of the best secondary characters from NBC sitcom “The Office”, Creed Bratton, makes music. Bratton’s career as a songwriter dates back to as … Continue reading Lyric of the Week: Creed Bratton – Spinnin’ N Reelin’
Gram Parsons and his inner circle of country converts altered the country and rock music industries in immeasurable ways. We retraced the work of Gram's contemporaries to explore how they borrowed from and expand upon the framework of his Cosmic American Music.
For his tragically short career, Gram Parsons churned out a bounty of memorable songs. Our picks for 20 of his very best.