Showing posts from October, 2009

Chrissi Poland Update - New Videos and a Really Big Show

Next week Chrissi makes her debut at New York City's famed Metropolitan Room, Wednesday October 21st at 7:30pm. If you are anywhere in the NYC area, make it a point to come out to this show. Come hear Chrissi and her amazing band do songs from her forthcoming album Songs From the Concrete ; Chrissi, songs, and band are all road tested and at the top of their game. This is big - advance promo copies of Songs From the Concrete will be available at the show. Meanwhile, check out two new live videos from Chrissi's most recent show at New York's City Winery. Enjoy. "Yours Is the Love", Live at City Winery, 9/21/09. 'Angel Weep For Me", Live at City Winery, 9/21/09. Click here for a preview of Songs From the Concrete , Chrissi's debut album, due out soon. Chrissi Poland's myspace .

Courtney Jaye - "Don't Tell a Girl"

Here's a very cool video for Courtney Jaye's "Don't Tell a Girl" from her forthcoming full length CD, The Exotic Sounds of Courtney Jaye , due on iTunes October 13th. I already love this song from a preview EP that Courtney released last year. I'm looking forward to catching Courtney at Next Big Nashville this week. More soon. Courtney Jaye's myspace . Courtney Jaye's website .

Rosanne Cash - The List (2009)

Rosanne Cash has made a delightful new record that tributes her dad with a collection of songs selected from a list that Johnny gave her when she was eighteen; a list of the 100 essential country songs that he felt she needed to know. The List comes out Tuesday on Manhattan Records. Listen to "I'm Movin' On" The combination of a great voice and great songs is a can't-miss proposition, but in this case Roseanne's voice is like silk, and the songs are all gems that cover a wide range of styles, every one loaded with history and context. The production by Rosanne's husband and longtime producer/musician John Leventhal is absolutely perfect for the material start to finish, and the musicianship is likewise stellar throughout. Leventhal's guitar work especially makes a number of songs sound extra cool, like on these first two preview tracks. Listen to "Take These Chains From My Heart" In addition to some of New York's best session musicians, T

Next Big Nashville - Next Week

Looking forward to checking out lots of new music next week at Next Big Nashville , a festival sort of like SXSW on a slightly smaller scale, 12 venues and 140 artists over four days. It's my first time to go to Music City and I'm excited; will post from the festival with daily photos. Here's the artist list . If you're anywhere in that part of the world, come on down! Next Big Nashville website .