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Big Star’s Jody Stephens Announces #1 Record Tour in Celebration of 50th Anniversary

5 days ago
Consequence Of SoundOn "The Don't Lie to Me! Tour," Stephens will be backed by R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, Wilco's Pat Sansone, The Posies' Jon Auer, and Chris Stamey. Big Star’s Jody Stephens Announces #1 Record Tour in Celebration of 50th Anniversary Alex Young more info

Ben Vaughn :: Transmissions

125 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardThis week on Transmissions: producer, television music maker, radio host, and overall interesting guy Ben Vaughn. His new album is called The World of Ben Vaughn. Rooted in gentle strums, much of its sweetly traditional songcraft was recorded out in ... more info

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode One Hundred Twenty-Four

1091 days ago
PopdoseRadio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross:  Episode One Hundred Twenty Four An absolute gem of an episode, Rob and Jon cover all the bases but they do so with thoughtfulness, meaning and heart.   Tonight, you can enjoy Rob talk about his evening with ... more info

Popdose Video Premiere: Those Pretty Wrongs (Jody Stephens of Big Star and Luther Russell)

1118 days ago
PopdoseIf the names don’t immediately ring bells, their contributions to decades of American music most certainly do. more info

The Dirty Nil Release ‘You’re Welcome IV’

1138 days ago
Chorus.fmThe Dirty Nil have dropped the fourth installment in a series of cover sets, available on all streaming platforms today. You’re Welcome IV features covers of Big Star’s “September Gurls” and Harry Neilson’s “Without You.” more info

Eamon Fogarty :: I Am The Cosmos (Chris Bell)

1148 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardCovering former Big Star guitarist Chris Bell's 1978 ballad "I Am the Cosmos," progressive art-rocker Eamon Fogarty manages to thread the needle, honoring the original's ache while also tearing it apart via a Sonny Sharrock-style free jazz freakout. ... more info

SASAMI – “I’m In Love With A Girl” (Big Star Cover)

1180 days ago
StereogumLos Angeles-based Sasami Ashworth played synths in Cherry Glazerr from 2015 until last year, when she left the band to pursue a solo career as SASAMI. Earlier this year, the Artist To Watch released her excellent self-titled debut. She returns today ... more info

Big Star, Radio City, and the Downside of Being a Cult Favorite

1301 days ago
Consequence of SoundA look at the legacy of Big Star as Radio City celebrates 45 years of cult status. more info

Frame For the Blues: The Powerful Ease of Alex Chilton

1322 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardRight as he finally began to be recognized as a proto-indie rock figurehead in the late eighties and early nineties, Alex Chilton found himself drifting toward the sounds of his youth. Right as people had begun clamoring for Big Star and the acerbic ... more info

This Week's Interesting Music Releases - January 25, 2019

1348 days ago
LargeHeartedBoyMono's Nowhere Now Here, Sarah Louise's Nighttime Birds And Morning Stars, and William Tyler's Goes West are the albums I can wholeheartedly recommend this week. Also available is a Big Star live performance. This week's interesting music releases: A... more info

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