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DVD Review: “Soundbreaking” — Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music

DVD Review: “Soundbreaking” — Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music

Jose Segue July 23, 2018 0

Soundbreaking makes a glorious binge-watching experience for anyone with an interest in music.  It was broadcast on PBS in 2016 but is easier to watch on DVD during a week or two instead over the

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Podcast: SFBA Americana on KALW, June 16, 2018

Podcast: SFBA Americana on KALW, June 16, 2018

Jose Segue June 23, 2018 0

This podcast features (mainly) new releases from SF Bay Area honky-tonk, insurgent country, bluegrass and Americana bands including Laura Benitez and the Heartache, Joe Goldmark, Nashville Honeymoon, Mitch Polzak and the Royal Deuces, The Carolyn

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“Western Swing Out” Memorial Day Weekend

“Western Swing Out” Memorial Day Weekend

Jose Segue June 3, 2018 0

The Western Swing Out event took place in Tehachapi, CA over the Memorial Day weekend and here is Hicks with Sticks’ video report. And here is a photo album.  Mouse over to see band

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Is Johnny Cash Overrated?

Is Johnny Cash Overrated?

Jose Segue May 11, 2018 0

“Folsom Prison Blues” is to country what “Freebird” is to rock and “Mustang Sally” is to blues. Whenever I hear that song’s famous eight opening notes, I know it’s time to go for a walk. 

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