The simple goal of this blog is to post new and unique music by artists you know and many that you don’t, usually via music videos or video recordings of live performances. I keep my ears to the musical railroad tracks of the world, and only the tastiest bits that I find make it into the ‘biscuit mix.
From Texas to Tennessee, from Chicago to New Orleans, from Oklahoma to Alabama, from Minnesota to the Mississippi Delta and beyond – there’s just something about the part of America encompassed by the Central Time Zone that has cultivated some of the finest music and musicians the world has ever seen.
Among the latest crop of Central Timers is Pokey LaFarge, hailing from central Illinois with his fine old timey sound. This here song is off of Pokey’s latest album, self-titled and released by Third Man Records.
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I’m really diggin’ this duo from Mississippi! Thanks to a couple of recent complimentary tweets from my favourite Scottish band Frightened Rabbit and their singer Scott Hutchison, I’ve been listening to and loving Water Liars’ new album Wyoming.