Month: March 2014

Nothing’s new video “Bent Nail”: an unruly audience, Kurt Vile, smashed produce

I missed Nothing’s set at the recent Savannah Stopover, but if I knew that the audience could buy produce and eggs from Kurt Vile and then attack the band, I would have shown up for sure. Pretty great stuff in…

Kristina Train, Pokey LaFarge in double bill this weekend at Savannah Music Festival

Earlier this year, Bruce Springsteen twice said in national radio interviews that he loves the songs of Savannah native Kristina Train. Our post about the praise from The Boss drew more views than almost any other thing we’ve put on…

keeping up with Meklit and her new record “We Are Alive”

I’m pretty thrilled that hissing lawns is associated with Meklit and her stirring new album We Are Alive, which has been earning great reviews. One of the photos that I shot back in January at Dollhouse Productions is on the…

check out The Casket Girls on Last Call with Carson Daly

Check it out: What a random and freaking hysterical interview with Ryan Graveface and the Greene sisters — Phaedra and Elsa. I would like to see all of these dream journals . . .

one final (?) post about Savannah Stopover 2014

In my City Talk column yesterday in the business section of the Savannah Morning News, I talked about some of the press that Savannah Stopover IV has gotten from bloggers and music writers who made the trip. Since I wrote…

Larry Jack’s Magical Music Tour 3/27/14 – 4/1/14

Hey guys, Every weekend, I am amazed at the amount of high quality live music that you can find in this great city of ours.¬†You can walk for about six or seven blocks downtown and pass about 8-10 different places…

kind of a review of Jason Isbell at the Savannah Music Festival

I was surprised when getting ready to write this post to discover that Jason Isbell is only 35 years old. I thought he had to be at least, well, 42. I mean this in the nicest possible way. Could a…

stream Johnny Cash’s “lost” album “Out Among the Stars”

Check out the coverage at The Guardian’s music blog about Johnny Cash’s “lost” album from the 1980s, Out Among the Stars, which goes on sale next week. There’s commentary there by Cash’s son John Carter Cash about each track. Some…

Larry Jack did take the stage, hearing is believing.

Hey guys, Due to popular demand, I have inserted the audio of my (thankfully brief) guitar solo at the Peelander-Z Savannah Stopover show. I guess they assumed that since I was an old guy at the show, I could hold…

check out the brilliant new video for Jake Bugg’s “Messed Up Kids”

I’ve been on a Jake Bugg jag, especially since hearing him and photographing him at Monster Music & Movies in Charleston last week. Earlier today, Nowness premiered this pretty much brilliant music video for “Messed Up Kids” from the album…