June 27, 2012 - It Rock And Roll
 

Day: June 27, 2012

Lee Marcus(fine banjo artists) is currently a solo artist/studio musician/songwriter and the co-owner of Mercy Tree Music. He has played for numerous groups including Wayne Taylor & Appaloosa, Mercy Tree, Legacy Drive, and Blue Streek.
After two years, Mercy Tree retired and Lee went on to play with groups such as Blue Streek and Legacy Drive which both won state championships in Georgia. While playing with Legacy Drive, the lead singer, Tommy Dutton, pushed Lee to put aside his shyness and start singing harmony and some lead. Currently, Lee plays and sings with his and Ashley Stevens’ own band, Long Gone.

mp3 320 kbps | 76 MB | UJ

Dirty Projectors have announced the long-awaited follow-up to 2009’s Bitte Orca. Swing Lo Magellan is out July 10 in the U.S. and July 9 internationally via Domino. The album includes the just-released track “Gun Has No Trigger”, as well as previously discussed tracks “Maybe That Was It”, “About to Die” (“a Thriller-style song”), and “Swing Lo Magellan” (about GPS systems).Dave Longstreth wrote, recorded, produced, and mixed the album, with input from the other band members: Amber Coffman, Haley Dekle, Nat Baldwin, and Brian McOmber. (Angel Deradoorian is “on hiatus” from the band, according to a press release.)

mp3 320 kbps | 92 MB | UJ | TB

The Blue Aeroplanes could easily be considered forgotten veterans of the British guitar pop scene, with no success of note since ‘Swagger’ was well-received around 21 years ago. In spite of that, ‘Anti-Gravity’ sounds surprisingly contemporary, partly due to the indie revival fronted by bands like The Hold Steady, who’ve made half-spoken, half-sung vocals rather fashionable again.

mp3 320 kbps | 113 MB | UJ

Formed in ’89, Silver Jews – comprised of David Berman and Pavement’s Stephen Malkmus and Bob Natasnovich – stayed relatively low profile and lo-fi, and were frequently misconstrued as a Pavement side project, though Berman was the band’s core and driving force.There are two plain ways to listen to Early Times; it can be appreciated in the obvious literal sense as 15 early Silver Jews songs in rudimentary form, or the poor quality can almost be looked at as an art form. This is, after all, an age in which artists are intentionally making terrible quality records to revert back to the charms of early, junky garage rock.

mp3 VBR~223 kbps | 59 MB | UJ | TB

A new Hillbilly star from the Legendary Tubb family.  Lucky Tubb continues the traditional Hillbilly sound, so if you’re a fan or Justin Tubb or Ernest Tubb, you’re sure to love Lucky too.Lucky Tubb’s style is reminiscent of the raw original Country style, and if you’re a fan of Wayne Hancock you’ll be interested to know that he guests on this release.

mp3 192 kbps | 40 MB | UJ

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