Bluegrass star Ron Block has just come out with a new album called Walking Song…
I discovered Ron Block’s music when I discovered Alison Krauss and Union Station (AKUS), a band that has made bluegrass stylish. Ever since the hit 2000 film O Brother Where Art Thou?, with its very bluegrass inspired soundtrack, more and more people are listening to bluegrass and its hybrids. Ron Block is a singer, songwriter, banjo player, producer, and […]
Starting this weekend through to the end of the year, with the help of my Inner Casey Kasem, I will be posting my own personal Top 100 Songs of 2010 on my facebook page (to be followed by summary blocks here on SonicClash.com). These are the songs that have rocked my world (or at least my car stereo) the hardest for the last 12 months.
My eligibilty rules for the songs are […]
Now this is what I call deluxe! With the CD in decline and digital downloads ascendant, a lot of artists and record companies have been going to strange lengths lately to get people to buy actual physical product. But, as evidenced by this blurb about their latest album, British aggro-dance-punk elder statesmen Gang of Four have taken the notion of deluxe (not to mention the notion of physical media – at least in […]