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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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Hank Williams and Chet Baker Biopics, Equal but Separate

Hank Williams and Chet Baker Biopics, Equal but Separate

Jose Segue April 16, 2016 0

“I Saw the Light” (Hank Williams) and “Born to Be Blue” (Chet Baker) are two equally mediocre biopics with radically different responses from critics.  Both pictures portray musicians on the lost highway: Williams on

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Ditty TV’s Americana, Where “Ditty” Rhymes with…

Ditty TV’s Americana, Where “Ditty” Rhymes with…

Jose Segue March 15, 2016 0

Imagine the promise of an Americana video channel that isn’t as basement-level godawful as Country Music Television (a.k.a., pop music with cowboy hats.)  Imagine the interest that was aroused when, three songs into the first viewing

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HWS Video Page Updated

HWS Video Page Updated

Jose Segue September 24, 2014 0

Up to this point, Hicks with Sticks has posted 32 videos on Facebook, and not just any videos of local and touring bands, but the best of the lot. Posting videos to HWS/FB rather than YouTube

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