Andy Shauf: The Bearer of Bad News

• 2015/02/03 • Tender Loving Empire • Singer/Songwriter, Alternative/Indie Rock • Hometown Heroes |*Drink My Rivers* | I’m Not Falling Asleep | Your Out Wasting | Jesus, She’s A Good Girl He lights his cigarette and says, “man these things will kill me someday,” raises his glass and says, “here’s to hoping.” — “Hometown Hero” From the moment one…

Richard Buckner: Bloomed

“This isn’t a goodbye letter, this is should I be here at all” [Merge Records] • 2014/03/18, remastered (1994) • Style: Country, Folk, Singer/Songwriter L&M Picks:  Blue and Wonder | Mud* | This Is Where Bloomed, Buckner’s debut, remastered for us more recent fans. I cannot help but envision someone playing their guitar quietly in a dark bar in the Midwest. Nothing fancy…

Sun Kil Moon: Benji

• 2014/02/11 • Caldo Verde • Singer/Songwriter, Alternative/Indie Rock • Carissa | *I Can’t Live Without My Mother’s Love* | Pray for Newton | Jim Wise | I Love My Dad | I Watched the Film the Song Remains the Same | Micheline | Ben’s My Friend “When I was a kid my dad brought home a guitar he got from Sears…I still…