After getting lost the mountains last week - we're back to talk about some exciting new releases! Blues rock newcomers Greta Van Fleet have peaked our interest with their first official release. And we're bullish on veteran underground rapper Billy Woods new full length as well. Plus we recommend a couple new artists to watch and follow on Twitter. Get your full, doctor-recommended serving of nerd here.
Two intriguing records from our Essential Jazz and Country (new!) projects. Andy is enraptured by 1950s vocal jazz vixen Peggy Lee. The Dude recommends a modern country record that finds a band looking to polish up their sound. Give a listen and then give the records a listen. It's all interactive and like whoa.
Turn that BBQ up to 11 with these 2 great American albums about the things that really do make this country so great. Happy 4th from your favorite Nerds!
We pay tribute to Canada and all the great music that comes from our neighbors to the north. Highlights include The Sheepdogs and Godspeed You! Black Emperor. Pour on some poutine and nerd it up!
What makes music essential? That's the question we've been trying to answer these last 6 months in our Essential Jazz and Blues projects. On this episode, we write another chapter as we dive into the jazz-fusion of the early 70s and come full-circle with a blues-rock legend. ALSO! - we recap all the must-listens albums from the first half of 2017. Nerd or nothin'!