bristol rhythm & roots 2010 preview

The boys in Holy Ghost Tent Revival turned me on to Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion two springs ago, when I was hanging out in the studio with them. “It’s great,” they said. “You should go.” A couple of months later, Josh Daniel from the New Familiars told me the same thing. Last August, Ian…

i never thought about love when i thought about home

drive-by truckers @ the national, richmond, va, originally uploaded by minervacat. We always see with memory. — David Hockney Jim Marshall, one of the premier rock and roll photographers in the world, passed away today at the age of 74. Marshall shot everyone from Hendrix to the jazz greats to the ’70s San Francisco scene,…

drive-by truckers — the big to-do

drive-by truckers @ the lincoln, night one, originally uploaded by minervacat. Drive-By Truckers, The Big To-Do. Out 3/16, ATO Records. Okay, true confession time: when I think of Brighter Than Creation’s Dark, I think of it as an album I don’t like very much. This is a bizarre fallacy of logic, because I love every…

unvalentine’s hearts

unvalentine’s hearts, originally uploaded by minervacat. said “i’d rather be alone take your chocolates and go home” [Drive-By Truckers — “Feb 14”] Happy Valentine’s Day, kids. I’m going to see Percy Jackson with three of my favorite people in the world. shep. and Ash are going to be my valentines, and that’s awesome. MP3s are…

drive-by truckers @ the lincoln, night one

turn those speakers up full blast play it all night long Night one of two. Full review and set lists tomorrow. Or Monday. Probably Monday. More photos behind the jump. (Yeah, that’s an Epiphone electric mandolin that Patterson’s playing above. It was amazing.)