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By on October 3, 2012

Jess and Noah Bellamy (Nashville) will be on Twisted South Radio
this Wednesday October 3rd at 8:00pm Central (6pm PST, 9pm EST)
This is a LIVE call in show and they’d love to hear from you on the air and to see you in the chat room as well. You can call in to talk with Jesse and Noah Bellamy, host Mars and New Orleans native/co-host Harry Hoerner at 917.388.4498 OR you can click this link right here:

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Skyline Drive (Los Angeles)
Record Release party for Derek Thomas’ new project, Skyline Drive and the record, Topanga Ranch Motel  
Sat Oct 6th Malibu Inn -The Big Topanga Canyon Triple CD Release Party!
With Philip Boone, Dinosaur Horses, Skyline Drive, Studabaker
8pm/18+/22969 PCH in Malibu

Live performance of the song, “Fields”:    “Nothing Like You”:

Skyline Drive interview/music on ID Radio!
Skyline Drive on Twangnation Podcast #8!

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Whispering Pines (Los Angeles) is reviewed in the current issue of Shindig! Magazine–“Fans of Cosmic American Music via the LA axis of Chris Robinson Brotherhood and/or Beachwood Sparks will delight in this second self-titled album from the admittedly Echo Park, not Laurel Canyon-based Whispering Pines, a five-piece straight outta the early ’70s.– Country-rock Byrds meets The Band”–Shindig! 

Whispering Pines self-titled release reached #24 on The Homegrown Music Chart and is an Amazon “Hot New Releases in Roots Rock!
Jambands reviews Whispering Pines
Keep your ears/eyes out for the upcoming interview with Country Fried Rock Radio!

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Allen Thompson Band (Nashville)
As an Alternate Root Featured Artist-Download “Dirt to Dust” from Allen Thompson Band’s new record Salvation in the Ground

Allen Thompson Band’s Salvation in the Ground was featured in the recent Performer Magazine as an Editor’s pick and also included on their music player: They were also included in the Freight Train Boogie Podcast #178:

Craig Elkins (Los Angeles) recently released i love you.

“Craig Elkins is my favorite songwriter. I should also mention (in the interest of full disclosure), that he was my employer for a few of the best years of my twenties when I was the Stage Manager for Craig’s old band Huffamoose. But, I was a fan of Craig’s music long before I was paid to string his guitars, and I’ve remained a fan in the years since Huffamoose broke up…(i love you) is a great fall record – dark, introspective, honest and hopeful.”–NPR’s Fresh Air/John Meyers

“This disc will find its way into your CD player more times than expected…in fact, I’m pretty sure it’ll be able to do it even without your participation, crawling out of the rack and into the s…
lot on its own ’cause that’s how damned off the wall the whole thing is. I mean, even I’m wondering what in blue blazes Elkins was smoking………and if I can get ahold of some.”–FAME review

Dave Gleason, who is newly returned to Los Angeles from Nashville, will be playing a desert weekender at Pappy and Harriet’s on Friday October 12th and Saturday October 13th where we will also be celebrating my birthday! backed by Justin Smith, Jason Chesney, Rich Dembowski (all of Old Californio) and Chris Lawrence (Social Distortion, Mike Stinson) on pedal steel.  The invite:

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Jason Heath & The Greedy Souls (Los Angeles)

Jason Heath and his band, The Greedy Souls will embark on a nation-wide tour beginning November 1st and hitting Flagstaff, Santa Fe, Des Moines, Chicago, Niagra Falls, NYC, Raleigh and Nashville in support of their new release Packed for Exile. Sunday, November 11th they will will be Live on Kick out the Jams w/host Dave Marsh (XM/Sirius Radio) 10 am EST

Their video for “California Wine” was featured on many websites (Turnstyled Junkpiled, Californiality, Engine 145, My Old Kentucky Blog) including a feature on Extra TV:

Here’s a link to the full video:


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.