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Another great night of music in Nashville - both the shows I saw and those I wasn't able to see (can only be in one place at a time!). What I saw: Lindsay Ellyn had her EP release show at Two Old Hippies in the Gulch, and once again demonstrated why I have been so impressed with her music since I met her last fall. It's a simple formula that not too many can or will follow. Start with great songs, surround yourself with top-notch talent, treat others kindly, and work hard. Her EP Out of Road is out and available at the usual places, and it comes highly recommended by #E2TG.
After Lindsay's show, I hopped over to 3rd and Lindsley for the Bobby Memphis Benefit show. It was a great night for a great cause, and I finally got to see the Human Radio live and her both their classics and some awesome new songs. (Read my Review on No Depression). To donate to the Bobby Memphis fund - visit the Go Fund Me page.
Human Radio reformed at the end of 2014 and they are in the midst of a Kickstarter Campaign for a new album and tour.
Whew! Btw, another great night of music on tap for tonight! Shuffle did you say?
"Dreams" by Rich Robbins (feat. Mick Jenkins)
Rich Robbins once again shows off his lyrical prowess with a dreamy track from his debut album, Nimbus.
"Another Girl, Another Planet" (The Only Ones cover) by The Replacements
From the legendary live compilation, Shit Shower and Shave - comes this cover of the 1978 British Punk/New Wave song by the band The Only Ones.
"Everybody Loves Elvis" by Brock Zeman
Just the plain truth from Brock Zeman from his album Pulling Your Sword Out of the Devil's Back. So glad I got to see him a couple of weeks ago.
"My Band Just Got Signed to Def Jam" by 100% Beefcake
Seriously, ya'll... at 13 years old, Hayden Nork has more side projects than most people have songs. More weird, wild, and awesome music from the minds of the teenagers of Connecticut. By the way, thanks for making me search for 100% Beefcake on You Tube. I didn't find any videos of the band - they are pretty new - but I found stuff... yep, I found stuff...
"When Ye Go Away" by The Waterboys
Digging deeper into the classic Fishermen's Blues album. A deep well that promises and produces refreshing drinks of clear waters.
"YoYo Daddy" by Sidestreet Reny and Lil'bell
From the album, Holler. Thanks for Popa Tunes for including this in his latest mixtape - I cannot get enough of this duo from the Northwest.
"Fragmented World" by Split Single
The title track from the album. As far as I know, this is not available on an actual split single, but I really didn't spend much time verifying that, so maybe it is. In any event, Split Single in the band. Fragmented World is the song and the album. Check out the Marathon Man-themed video in the playlist below.
"The Turning of the Wheel of Dhamma" by The Great Game
The multi-national European band delve into Buddhist philosophy with this track from their debut album.
"Most of the Time" by Holy Sheboygan!
Another awesome track from the cleverly titled third album by this band that formed in Wisconsin. By the way, the album is called Three! As I mentioned before, if you get the chance to see them live, don't miss them - it is high-energy fun with highly imaginative instrumentation.