Blind Willies is a San Francisco based Roots/Americana rock’n’roll band led by singer/songwriter Alexei Wajchman. Beginnings at San Francisco’s High School of the Arts as a duo digging into Appalachian folk, New Orleans blues, gospel, jazz, soul, cabaret, and rock 'n roll. Blind Willie’s have added members, played Hardly Strictly, listened to the muses and followed the sound. "Big City" is from new album schedule for May 2014.
Roosevelt Dime push forward with their Full Head of Steam by presenting the album as tunes that are a direct extension of the live shows that have been capturing fans. The sound is big and Roosevelt Dime show off exactly how to rattle and roll as a jugband-on-steroids sound machine in the video love letter for “Crazy ‘Bout You”.
Tammy Wynette vowed to stand by her man in song. In the 1950-60’s, the role is a woman was to quietly accept whatever the man, her husband, said or did. Popular opinion has changed and even Tammy dumped the dude who was treating her like crap. My Darling Clementine sing a more modern response to mental abuse with “No Matter What Tammy Says (I Won’t Stand By Him)”
The men of Blackbird Sing stick to a simple plan for the brand of Roots rock’n’roll that the San Antonio, Texas band five to the world. Lead singer, Vito Salinas, hands over their wisdom in a basic truth, “It’s not how you play. It’s what you play that really matters.” The power they give to their music does not translate to misfires of the heart and in the video, they are experiencing more than a little “Manxiety”
Old Crow Medicine Show can get a crowd moving on street corners and stages. The boys and a good time walk arm in arm with their tune “Wagon Wheel” hitting anthem territory and selling a million copies of the single. “I Hear Them All” presents the band, and their love of humanity, on a different level. While they wait for the bus in the video they dream of all religions sitting down at the same table.