The Tamerlane Trio is Mick Sullivan (Fire the Saddle, Squeeze-Bot), Amber Estes Thieneman (Sandpaper Dolls), and Rob Collier (Fire the Saddle, Century of Aeroplanes), who have been playing together for some years, in various combinations. They have released a nine-song project of traditional and oldtime tunes called Be It Ever So Humble. It would pointless to tell you what it sounds like – just listen:
Never Nervous has a review, as well.
Here’s a bit of interview and live show”
Peter Berkowitz has a feature at InsiderLouisville on the Tim Faulkner Galley, version 2, now located in Portland, where there is perhaps more music than art, with Bryce Gill of The Tunesmiths the featured interviewee. Read it here.
Here’s a video of Nellie Pearl singing “You Belong To Me” at the Gallery:
The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame has announced the 2015 induction Class Honorees. They are country duo Montgomery Gentry, Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrell of the Backstreet Boys, singer-songwriter Larry Cordle, artist management icon Clarence Spalding, country comedian, songwriter, musician and broadcaster Pete Stamper, Kentucky legend Doc Hopkins and pioneer R&B group The Moonglows.
The Induction Ceremony is scheduled for April 10, 2015 at Lexington Center’s Bluegrass Ballroom. For more information and tickets, go to www.kentuckymusicmuseum.com.
Scorpions frontman Klaus Meine says the band members want drummer James Kottak to return from rehab as the “great guy” they remember, according to Antimusic.com. Kottack will play on a new album, then tour with the band next year, assuming that his stint in rehab is susccessful.
The outdoor equipment company North Face has released this ad with My Morning Jacket covering Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is My Land,” an appeal to the working people of America to assert their rights as Americas. North Face will give a percentage to 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (up to a 1/4 a million dollars depending on the amount of downloads).
Thanks to John King at 37Flood for the tip.
The crew at Never Nervous wants you to listen to “obedience,” a new tune from Anwar Sadat. If you just can’t wait, here ‘tis: