Prima di sbancare ed entrare nell'olimpo dell'indie rock nazionale col best seller – giustamente osannato da critica e pubblico – Andate tutti affanculo , e con il recente Nati per Subire , i toscani Zen Circus hanno pubblicato un bel po' di dischi. La Black Candy ha recentemente ristampato in agile formato digipack il secondo ed il terzo, in cui ascoltiamo Appino e soci cimentarsi ancora con l'idioma inglese. Visited By The Ghost Of Blind Willie Lemon Juice Hamington IV è ancora fascinosamente ben [...]
. . . 41st And Home - "Wilderness Eyes" [mp3] "Wilderness Eyes" is a song that from the first note I knew I was in love with. This is the kind of song I'm likely to hit repeat on and just let it play over and over. 41st and Home's sound is obviously Vancouverish. I [...]
Okay, I'm off to the city for the weekend. Here is a little something to help you through the next few days...let's pretend it's Friday and feel free to throw these songs on your weekend playlists. Free mp3: Blind Willies - Soon My Work Will Be Over Free mp3: Ganglians - Cryin' Smoke Free mp3: Tiger Waves - From The Start [...]
Quality singer-songwriting out of San Francisco, The Blind Willies are truly impossible to categorize. Cello rock? Indie Folk Americana? Traditional blues thrown into a blender with Bruce Springsteen and new-fangled rock? I dunno. Here's what I do know: It's ten bucks at Bandcamp and just nine at Amazon . Soon My Work Will Be Over (Live on KPIG) by Blind Willies New Mule to Ride by Blind Willies [...]
ARTIST: The SWAG Report 67 with freebie mp3 downloads for songs by Dog Day, Chiddy Bang, O.A.R., Her Space Holiday, The Kooks, The Horrors, The Blind Shake, The Rapture, Wax Museums, Stepkids, Right On Dynamite, and more! So much more! DATE: 07-27-11 WRITER: Don Loder Hey junky, How's yer arms, ya misanthropes? Itchin' yet? Well, I got some stuff right 'ere at'll cure what ails ya. This week, we be goin' hard inta some artists, cause ya know what? It's my column annat's [...]
Blind Willies began their career covering American Folk songs at San Francisco's School of Arts. The duo would also craft two albums of original material 2007's The Unkindness of Ravens and 2008's Everybody's Looking for a Meal . Yet, to further develop the band, the duo would recruit more to assemble a five piece. The blend of genres these guys create is cool with influences ranging from Jazz, Rock, Indie, Hip Hop, and Classical. Their third full length album, Needle, Feather, and a Rope was released this past spring and delivers good music, you [...]
Blind Willies started out as a duo fronted by Alexei Wajchman. After two releases and many festival appearances nationwide Wajchman decided that in order to progress the sound of the band there needed to be more members. Now as a five piece, Blind Willies has just released their third album titled Needle, Feather and a Rope which was recorded at John Vanderslice's all-analog studio in the Mission District of San Francisco. The entire album was recorded over a 4 day, 10 hours per day time frame all to 23 analog tape giving it a raw appealing sound. [...]
When not recording or on the road, Alexei Wajchman, of Blind Willies is teaching music to preschoolers. How cute is that?
It's been a long while since we turned to the mailbag, but even after pulling out most of the vast Dylan tribute coverage over the last few months, it's bulging at the seams with the good stuff. So, as always, we've sifted through the chaff to find the best recent releases from new, practically new, and still under-the-radar artists - and happily, plenty in this late Spring crop is well worth your while. From classic jump-up cajun to broken-down bedroom folk to full-blown folk-influenced rock and roll, this month's backlog best [...]
Blind Willies began at San Francisco’s High School of the Arts as a duo playing covers of American folk songs and songwriter Alexei Wajchman’s originals which he began writing when he was 15. After their professional debut at San Francisco's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, the band’s first two releases of all original songs, The Unkindness of Ravens (2007) and Everybody's Looking for a Meal (2008), garnered the duo much acclaim. New album Needle, Feather, and a Rope was recorded in just four days and the result is music that is raw [...]
Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads, plus free and legal live sets from around the internet. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Blind Willies : "Lord Thought he'd Make Me a Man" [mp3] from Needle, Feather, and a Rope search for more Blind Willies posts at Largehearted Boy [...]
The '60s blues/folk revival catalyst brought his powerful guitar and harmonica to the Highlands for a modest, but appreciative crowd
Photos from Sat.'s Blind Willie's celebration
Friends and fans unite to raise funds for Breeze Kings' frontman Carlos Capote who is in dire need of a kidney transplant
Avant-garde jazz pianist Mose Allison and bass player Neal Starkey captured performing live at Blind Willies on Wed., March 4.
At the ripe age of 81, you would think pianist Mose Allison would be content to simply take it easy and enjoy life.