New Americana from The UK: Fireflys “Grace”
I’ll admit that I first listened to this track because I noticed an endorsement from Mike Peters. Those who read here regularly know that I hold a very a special place in my rock ‘n roll heart for the former Alarm front man. Of Fireflys, he described them as “a good mix of REM and The Gin Blossoms.”
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Warren Zevon – Lawyers, Guns and Money, 1978
For this week’s Throwback Thursday Song of the Day, we dug up this timeless Warren Zevon hit. The lyrics seem just about perfect for the troubled times we find ourselves in today… These lyrics sound just as appropriate 39 years later…
I’m a desperate man
Send lawyers, guns and money
The shit has hit the fan
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Raising Cadence – “Never Tell Me the Odds”
Today we feature another talented Orlando rock band about to release a new album. “Never Tell Me the Odds” is a tasty pop rock offering off of Raising Cadence’s forthcoming EP Take Me Higher.
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Blitzen Trapper premiered the title track from their new album Wild and Reckless which is due out November 4th. And if this song is representative of the entire album it’s going to be a fun record.
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YØUTH – “Alright, Kid”
Today’s Song of the Day comes to us from Nashville’s YØUTH. The band is the lovechild of the talented Julian Denté and the invigorating track is featured on the new album Blame.
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Project Mantra – Scream For Me
I’m loving “Scream For Me,” the urgent new rocker from Project Mantra. Their new single, from the recently released Moonlight Over Vagabond EP, fondly reminds me of The Drowning Men who just might be the most under-appreciated band of the last decade.
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Song of the Day: “Go” by Glen Phillips
I’ve always felt that one of the saddest things in life is unrequited love (ala “Romeo and Juliet” by Dire Straits). But Toad the Wet Sprocket’s Glen Phillips has taken that a step sadder in his new music video “Go.”
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In The Pocket: Escalator of Life
I lived on the outskirts of Philadelphia for a good portion of my life. The best things about the city are not their cool neighborhood bars, not their cheese steaks nor soft pretzels – nope it was their vibrant and passionate local rock music scene.
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