Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear


Ruth and Madisen Ward are a mother-and-son duo who go by the moniker Madisen Ward And The Mama Bear. For years, they flew under the radar playing clubs in their hometown of Kansas City. The duo made an appearance at the American Music Fest in Nashville and gained instant notoriety from publications like Rolling Stone Magazine and Paste and received an invitation to perform on Late Night with David Letterman. “Silent Movies” is a perfect […] Read more »

Foo Fighters, Noel Gallagher, Son Little

Stream the new album, ‘Chasing Yesterday‘ from Noel Gallagher and the High Flying Birds.            Download, “The River” from Son Little courtesy of 92-3 WTTS. Watch the video. Stream Foo Fighters‘ recent performance on Austin City Limits in its entirety. Read more »

Music Notes-Thursday, January 15, 2015


Noel Gallagher says “Liam is making a fucking mess of things at the moment”. [NME] Kurt Cobain Suicide-Note T-shirts pulled after outrage. [UCR] The many transformations of David Bowie in one animated GIF. [Paste] Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran, Willie Nelson join Stevie Wonder tribute concert. [Rolling Stone] Look at a Venn Diagram of the overlap between Coachella, Bonnaroo and Governor’s Ball lineups. [Spin] Rod Stewart celebrated his birthday with a faces reunion. [UCR] Read more »

Music Notes-Wednesday, January 14, 2015


Headliners at Bonnaroo include Billy Joel, Mumford and Sons and Robert Plant. [] Tupac biopic to begin in June. [Rolling Stone] Randy Rhoads Tribute album to include Tom Morello and George Lynch. [UCR] Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and his Instagram followers help find a missing dog. [NME]     Steam Ryan Adams‘, No Shadow EP featuring Johnny Depp on guitar. Read more »

Music Notes-Tuesday, January 13, 2015


Hangout Music Festival announces lineup including Foo Fighters, Beck and Zac Brown Band. [COS] Tim Drummond, bassist for Neil Young and the Bob Dylan, dead at 74. [Rolling Stone] 25 year-old Nirvana bootleg shared for the very first time. [NME] Sufjan Stevens announces Carrie and Lowell album, returning to his folk roots. [Stereogum] Elton John, Ryan Adams, Wilco all playing New Orleans Jazz Fest. [Spin] Death Cab For Cutie reveal title and track list for […] Read more »

Decemberists, Sleater-Kinney, Milky Chance, Iron & Wine


Stream Decemberists‘ What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World Stream Sleater-Kinney‘s, ‘No Cities To Love‘ Download, “Unknown Song” from Milky Chance. Listen to a song from Iron & Wine‘s forthcoming ‘Archives Series Volume No. 1‘. The sixteen Iron & Wine tracks contained on the release come from around 2002. Listen to one of those tracks, called “Everyone’s Summer of ’95″. Read more »

Music Notes- Monday, January 12, 2015


Foo Fighters threw Dave Grohl a surprise birthday concert and every rock star turned up. [COS] Rare footage of 1980’s Talking Heads concert surfaces online. [NME] Lenny Kravitz added to Katy Perry’s Super Bowl halftime show. [Rolling Stone] Black Sabbath‘s Tony Iommi doesn’t expect cancer to go away. [UCR] Check out the top 10 censored classic rock songs. [UCR] Spoon live at Austin City Limits: Read more »

Music Notes-Friday, January 9, 2015


Neil Young recording album with Willie Nelson‘s sons. [Rolling Stone] Morrissey says he “felt delight” when a bullfighter was gored. [Spin] The company that bills itself as ‘the Netflix of vinyl records’. [COS] Fleet Foxes‘ Robin Pecknold scores off-Broadway play. [COS] Foo Fighters kick off the new year with suprise L.A. gig ‘in the round’. [Rolling Stone] Led Zeppelin to release deluxe edition of Physical Graffiti in February. [NME] Happy Birthday, Jimmy Page   Read more »

Music Notes-Thursday, January 8, 2015


 says Oasis ‘would have nowhere near the same impact’ today. [NME] Marky Ramone Exclusive: Read an Excerpt From ‘Punk Rock Blitzkrieg’. [Rolling Stone] Sting’s, The Last Ship, musical to close. [UCR] Ed Sheeran to welcome back ‘VH1 Storytellers’ with personal, live concert. [Rolling Stone] Watch Chvrches perform “The Mother We Share” in an empty Grand Station. [Stereogum] Happy Birthday, Elvis Read more »