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News by Rex Thomson

  • Category: News

    JJ Grey Woos Wanee Crowd With His Soulful Southern Charm [Videos]

    Jacksonville native JJ Grey may have had the shortest trip to Wanee Music Festival on any of the main stage artists this weekend. Grey’s southern heritage and the swagger it afforded him resonate in every syllable he sings and every guitar lick he peels off, sowhenever he gets a chance to play at one of his beloved […]

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  • Category: Exclusives

    EXCLUSIVE: Railroad Earth’s Tim Carbone Shares New Music, Wit, And Wisdom

    Tim Carbone is a busy, busy man. His band Railroad Earth is embarking on one of the busiest summer tour schedules they’ve seen. As one of the main producers for the LoHI record label, he’s constantly turning out stellar work on the knobs from established acts like Great American Taxi. Add to that his recent […]

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  • Category: Features

    Leftover Salmon Delights Wanee With Stellar Neil Young Tribute Set [Videos]

    Yesterday, Colorado jam-grass favorites Leftover Salmon wowed the Wanee crowd with a fantastic performance honoring the music of rock and roll royalty Neil Young. Leftover has been peppering their sets with the occasional Young covers since debuting the concept last Thanksgiving. But for Wanee, they went all-out–and delivered a full tribute to the legendary singer/guitarist. Guitarist/vocalist Vince Herman and his […]

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  • Category: Features

    Watch The Emotional Tribute To Butch Trucks From Wanee’s Opening Night

    Last night, Wanee got the ball rolling for their long-awaited weekend event at The Spirit of Suwannee Music Park with their “Wanee Wednesday” pre-party. After performances by Brothers & Sisters, Matt Reynolds,  New Orleans Suspects, and more, the Freight Train Band took the stage to honor their fallen leader. Cody and Luther Dickinson also helped close out the opening night festivities with an emotional tribute […]

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  • Category: Album Reviews

    John Mayer Gets Dark And Bares His Soul On New Album ‘The Search For Everything’

    John Mayer may have just titled his stellar new album The Search For Everything, but it really seems like he’s already found what he was looking for. Mayer makes being a rock star look so easy it’s almost offensive. He can croon with the best of them and tickle the ivories before laying down guitar-hero arena sized […]

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  • Category: Reviews

    Elephant Revival Raises Spirits And Money In Louisville [Photos/Videos]

    With increasingly unstable tensions abroad and tax day looming, it’s safe to say that everyone is in need of a diversion. Luckily, the jubilant crowd at Headliners Music Hall got that and more when Elephant Revival and openers Dead Horses came to town on Friday evening for a sold-out performance at the Louisville music venue. Elephant Revival helped those […]

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  • Category: Album Reviews

    The String Cheese Incident Spread Love In New “Believe” Album [Review/Stream]

    The String Cheese Incident waste no time sharing their core concept on Believe. After a 9 year gap between their previous studio releases, they are back just two short years after A Song In My Head with a very pointed and positive message for the world. You can stream the entire album and read along […]

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  • Category: Album Reviews

    PREMIERE: Evening Darling Deliver An Insightful And Entrancing First Impression [Full Album Stream]

    Evening Darling’s self-titled new album is an amazingly mature and intelligent look at life’s transitions, a debut that manages to entertain and explore deep thoughts without missing a beat. An inexorable sense of movement permeates the entire collection’s lyrics and musical tone. Making extensive and repeated use of car and driving metaphors helps illustrate their sentiments […]

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  • Category: Album Reviews

    Papadosio Gets Reinvented On ‘Pattern Integrities: Remixed’

    Papadosio is known for their layered sound and seemingly infinite depth, as recent release Pattern Integrities showed. Building the perfect Papadosio song is a process of making choice after choice until the track emerges. Thankfully, the production finish line isn’t always the final word in the evolution of the music. For the first time, Papadosio […]

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  • Category: Features

    Celebrating Herbie Hancock’s Birthday With His Greatest Works And Jams

    In honor of jazz icon Herbie Hancock‘s 77th birthday we wanted to take a look at some of the career high points from this living legend. One of the most expressive pianists of the last hundred years, Hancock’s playing and production has been heard on hundreds of albums created over fifty years. Some of them, including […]

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