Mar 30, 2012

Favorite Albums of 2012 So Far: March

I was originally going to call this the "first quarter report," but since two of these will be released in the 2nd quarter, but they're too good to exclude... that wouldn't do.

Favorite Albums of 2012 (So Far)

1. Darrell Scott - Long Ride Home $5.00 at this link!

3. Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls (Due Out April 10)

4. Lucero - Women and Work $5.99 at this link!

5. Shooter Jennings - Family Man $5.99 at this link!

6. Kathleen Edwards - Voyageur

8. Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker & Yim Yames - New Multitudes

9. The Deadfields - Dance in the Sun

Strong new releases that I've not had time to completely digest yet: 
Justin Townes Earle - Nothing's Going to Change the Way You Feel About Me Now
Cary Hudson - Mississippi Moon
Sons of Bill - Sirens

YouTube Gems: Ray Wylie Hubbard from SXSW

From his bad.ass. new album The Grifter's Hymnal, here's Ray Wylie Hubbard with "Coricidin Bottle."

Mar 29, 2012

Kenny Chesney's New Album has an Important Notice Label

Justin Moore says...

Top 10 Things Brantley Gilbert Tattoo Owners Are Also the Owners Of

10. A double-wide trailer in default

09. One of these 

08. At least one appearance on either COPS or To Catch a Predator

07. A wife-beater drawer in their dresser

06. Third degree burns from recent meth lab explosion

05. A wallet chain, but no bike and nothing in the wallet

04. A half-off discount at the dentist (due to having half a set of teeth)

03. A mailbox like this

02. An itchy rash that poison ivy didn't give and Benedryl won't cure

01. Multiple restraining orders filed by female family members

Honorable mention:

NASCAR Affliction Die-Cast Car

Mar 22, 2012

You Suck as a Music Fan Vol. 5

If the only song you like on The Hunger Games soundtrack is the Maroon 5 track

If you think Rascal Flatts is real country music or that Eric Church is a real country music outlaw. - Mitch Norris from FB

If you only go to concerts to sit on your boyfriend's shoulders and show your tits.

If you think the members of Rascal Flatts are men. - Matthew Waga from FB

If you frequently defend the honor of your favorite singer on blogs and message boards - using bad grammar, name-calling and misspelled words.

You stand in the back or the merch table at shows because you think you're too cool or too important. - @cmaccini88

If you have any Brantley Gilbert lyrics tattooed on your body.

If you don't know the importance and influence of Woody Guthrie on American music. - Amy Stillwell Hiser from FB

If you have NO live cuts on your music player. - Kody Mac from FB

If you didn't like Johnny Cash until rappers started mentioning him.

If you request Taylor Swift songs from a female singer-songwriter. - Thomas McAleer from FB

If your favorite rapper has three names and the middle one is "Flocka."

If you've ever been in a fistfight at a Colt Ford show. (or if you've BEEN to a Colt Ford show)

If you namecheck Waylon and don't have a clue who Roy Acuff is (Looking at you Brantley Gilbert) ;) - Rodney Smith from FB

If you drink Bud Light. - Bryan Childs (@autopsy4) from FB

If you request Wagon Wheel, Freebird, Carney Man or anything by Kenny Chesney/Toby Keith at every show you go to, regardless of who's on stage. - Melissa Galvan from FB

If you won't listen to it unless Pitchfork gave it a 8.0 or better.

If you were one of the people watching the Grammy's that tweeted, "Who's Paul McCartney??" - Lee Kelley from FB

If you only listen to bands that radio stations in MS play all day. - @petermicah

If "Your Body is a Wonderland" really speaks to you.

If you've ever referred to the Akins family as "Country Music Royalty" - @ohbuffalo

If you think Whitney Houston (rest her soul) wrote "I Will Always Love You." 

If u refer to #redsolocup as an anthem. - @ecaxshowcattle

If you post Jason Aldean lyrics over pictures of nice scenery on Tumblr.

If you've played Brantley Gilbert on the jukebox...or anywhere. - @Evans_GW

If you think @blackberrysmoke is a type of weed. - @ohbuffalo

If you go to a concert to socialize and drink rather than to listen to music. Corollary: You think it's boring when an artists just stands there and sings. (e.g. Strait, Jackson, etc.) - Andrew Lacy from FB

If you only like rappers with a criminal record.

If in the middle of their ask "who are these guys" - Paul Munjoy from FB

If Coldplay is your favorite indie band.

If you have to tell everyone in the crowd how the band changed your life and somehow write songs about you - @nolimitcattleco

If you send your friends pics from the Brantley Gilbert concert, assuming they care - @_redassassin_

JB and the Moonshine Band - Album Cover Farce

Mar 20, 2012

reviewFAIL 3-20-12

Brantley Gilbert's cover of (the far more talented) Sean McConnell's "Lie Baby Lie"

Kip Moore - Somethin' 'Bout a Truck


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