Baby on Board: Maria Taylor’s Family Plan

Singer/songwriter Maria Taylor is having a baby.

She dropped that bomb during an interview last week with the Arizona State University student newspaper, The State Press. And although the Saddle Creek Records chanteuse, who is also half of the duo of Azure Ray, is on a tour with a new solo album, I couldn't think of a more important topic of discussion.

"Well, I can tell you that I met my...

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Digital Leather mails out new album

* I will be checking my mailbox obsessively for the next week or so. Digital Leather's Infinite Sun test pressings are reportedly on the way to all the people that donated money to the band via Kickstarter.com earlier this year.  A limited-time only download code was sent to donors a few months ago. Regular edition copies of the album will also be available from Volar Records.

* Alternative...

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Drawing a Bigger Landscape

Judge the Cold War Kids by their covers.

The California band aims to let the covers illustrate just what sounds lie lurking within, singer Nathan Willett says.

Each album's distinct differences are highlighted by the artwork, done by the band's own bassist Matt Maust. Their 2006 debut Robbers & Cowards featured lively pictures of friends and carried an upbeat vibe.

The follow-up Loyalty...

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Method Man Is “Not Always High”

Method Man and Curren$y on one bill? You’re thinking, ‘wait, shouldn’t it be Method Man and Redman?’ Normally. However, this isn’t your average tour. The Smoker’s Club Tour takes a veteran Wu-Tang Clan founding member and pairs him with up and coming youngster, Curren$y, a move that is sure to increase their fan base.

With all of that aside, let’s talk about Method Man (real name Clifford...

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Hoodoo 10/27: Gurf Morlix, 112 North Duck

Dean Dobmeier’s and Gary Grobeck’s Sunday Roadhouse presents a remarkable night for Americana music fans on Sunday, Oct. 30, at The Waiting Room, 5 p.m. They’ll showcase an acclaimed new Americana documentary and music from Austin singer-songwriter Gurf Morlix. Blaze Foley: Duct Tape Messiah tells the story of Foley, whose songs have been covered by Merle Haggard, Lyle Lovett, John Prine and...

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The Best Road Warriors

Ten years ago I sat in my basement with a good friend who also happens to be a songwriter, puzzling over a double disc record Southern Rock Opera released by the then unheard-of Drive by Truckers. While the scorching guitars owed a debt to the classic Southern Rock tradition, there was something more to these songs, something tangible and real and gritty. The Truckers have released six solid...

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