Happy Record Store Day!

People, record stores are the best fucking things in the world. Let’s celebrate that shit.

It’s a perfect grey morning to post this new track from Reigning Sound. The new record Shattered will be released July 15 on Merge.

The band will also play Hopscotch in September after a summer tour wrapping up on July 26 at The Mothlight.

Harvest Records is teasing Transfigurations 2 on their new website to celebrate their 10th anniversary! Save the date: August 28 - 30, 2014.

As you may remember, the first Transfigurations was in August 2009 for their 5th anniversary and featured some amazing acts across 3 venues: Akron/Family, Bonnie Prince Billy, The Books, Budos Band, Circulatory System, Mount Eerie, Espers, War on Drugs, Brightblack Morning Light, Kurt Vile, Ice Cream, Jonathan Kane, Coathangers, Villages, and Steve Gunn.

I can’t wait to see what they have in store for round 2!

I love American Pickers. I’m a rust guy apparently.

One night I’m watching while perusing the upcoming shows at the Mothlight and I see an interesting band, JD Wilkes & The Dirt Daubers. I look up and Danielle is wearing one of their shirts. I start listening to their stuff and it’s an incredible mix from across the entire Americana spectrum, from rockabilly to bluegrass to honky-tonk.

Long story short, the Dirt Daubers are playing tonight at Mothlight. 9:30pm. And it’s a Grandma Presents show so those are always fun!

As an added bonus, above is the Dirt Daubers’ video for Get Outta My Way featuring Danielle Colby herself!

This just in! Gillian Welch is coming back to the Orange Peel in just a few short weeks on April 22. On-sale Friday at noon. I’m sure they will go fast.

The next day starts Moogfest so this will be your last chance to get some acoustic music for a while…