Song of The Year-Blue Trash by The Dead South

Song of The Year-Blue Trash by The Dead South by Dan-O The Dead South are Canadian Bluegrass. If you’ve ever listened to Bluegrass you know that the instrumentation is at the core of its success. Everything grows out of the rhythm  and dexterity the banjo and the bass establish. The Dead South add gloriously to thatContinue reading “Song of The Year-Blue Trash by The Dead South”

#BandcampGold-New American Frontier by The Trusty Snakes

#BandcampGold-New American Frontier by The Trusty Snakes by Dan-O Alright, I don’t like the new Bruce Springsteen album Western Stars. We’re all supposed to. Bruce stepped back into his Country/Folk style this year in a very post-Sturgill Simpson way. The album is better than some of his recent work but the basic problem I have isContinue reading “#BandcampGold-New American Frontier by The Trusty Snakes”

Song of The Year-Boys Will Be Boys by Stella Donnelly

Song of The Year-Boys Will Be Boys by Stella Donnelly by Dan-O The debut album by tiny lady Stella Donnelly from Perth Australia has dominated my listening for the last week plus. Album cover is definitely off putting and the subject matter is so tense in its exploration of patriarchal savagery (in both personal andContinue reading “Song of The Year-Boys Will Be Boys by Stella Donnelly”