Live Mike Cooley

The excellent and highly recommended Athens, GA music blog Southern Shelter has some live Mike Cooley shows from the past week or so.


@ The Earl (2/22/12)

@ The Earl (2/23/12)

@ The Melting Point (2/24/12)

Among these shows are versions of two of my all-time favorite songs:

Women Without Whiskey

Panties in Your Purse

and a great cover:

Behind Closed Doors

Good stuff!

New Drive-By Truckers: Hear it Now!


It’s a great day when you get to hear some new music by the best band in America- the Drive-By Truckers.

CMT (ironic, I know) is streaming full tracks of the DBT’s forthcoming record, Brighter than Creation’s Dark.  I had to fire-up Internet Explorer to get the player to work, but that’s a small price to pay.  I’m listening right now, and so far it sounds like another excellent record.

Rolling Stone gave it 4 stars.  Here’s Twangville’s take.

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