OLIVIA JEAN – Third Man Records artist and band member for Jack White, brought her band and new project in here this past Friday, and rocked us silly. We and a rather large crowd loved it and left here grinning!
October 10, 2014

holy moly! Third Man Records artist and band member for Jack White OLIVIA JEAN indeed did bring her on point take no prisoners and we came to rock you band in here and we celebrated her brand new CD/LP “Bathtub Love Killings” with much success and sonic grandness. Don’t mess up and miss this; the concert is done but you can still get the CD or LP right here. Bathtub Love Killings is the debut solo LP from Olivia Jean, the multi-instrumentalist who cut her teeth in the Third Man stable backing folks as varied as Karen Elson, Wanda Jackson and Jack White in addition to fronting the much-loved Black Belles. Jean has accrued a lifetime of experience in a few short years, from highlight performances on The Colbert Report, Conan, Late Show With David Letterman and The Grand Old Opry stage to having one of her songs used as the theme for the television series Elvira’s Movie Macabre.

Produced by Jack White, Bathtub Love Killings showcases Jean as a songwriting force to be reckoned with. Playing damn-near every instrument she could get her hands on, the result is a well-rounded

LUCINDA WILLIAMS – Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone 2-CD set, Deluxe gatefold 2LP Vinyl
October 25, 2014

This is Williams’ first album for her own label, Highway 20 Records, giving her complete control over the creative process, and though this doesn’t always sound like an album where Williams is challenging herself musically, for a musician who has long believed in the power of nuance, this is an album that feels unerringly right for her, full of sweet and sour blues, acoustic pondering, and simple, bare bones rock & roll that slips into the groove with Williams’ literate but unpretentious songs. Love and its infinite complexities have always been some of Williams’ favorite themes, and they certainly pop up a few times on this double set, but she has just as much (if not more) to say about the world around her this time out, setting one of her father’s poems to music as she pleads for “Compassion,” spits venom at a dilettante from the perspective of someone living in poverty in “East Side of Town,” recounts a real-life tale of justice gone wrong in “West Memphis,” and issues a call to action on “Temporary Nature (Of Any Precious Thing).”

Williams also gives herself plenty of room to

Tower of Song is a series of FREE CONCERTS at Horizon Records in our adjoining Bohemian Cafe, truly a unique listening and performing experience for artists and audience.
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