• Acoustic,  Neil Young

    Harvest Moonin’

    I’m in a “Harvest Moon” sort of mood tonight, so I went searching on YouTube for the MTV Unplugged performance complete with the sweeping broom. But I couldn’t find it. But I did find the video below. And wow, are…

  • Acoustic,  Brett Dennen

    There is so much more

    File this under the more I hear, the more me likey. I first heard this on Sirius a few weeks ago, and the DJ introduced it as a nice tune that sounds like it’s coming from the voice of an…

  • Acoustic

    New Steve Earle: Goodbye Guitar Town

    Sunset in my mirror Pedal on the floor Bound for New York City And I won’t back no more And so begins Steve Earle‘s new tune, “Goodbye Guitar Town”. He dropped into Austin’s KUT radio station last week for a…

  • Acoustic,  Folk

    New Stuff: The West Was Burning

    As a member of the Reeltime Travelers, Martha Scanlan’s voice helped catch the attention of T-Bone Burnett and Bob Neuwirth, who had the group record a song for the Cold Mountain soundtrack. A few years later, Martha has recorded and…

  • Acoustic,  Rodrigo y Gabriela,  World

    Rodrigo y Gabriela

    Did anyone catch this on Letterman the other night? A mind-blowing display of guitar prowess. They’re a pair originally from Mexico City, but have been street entertainers in Dublin, Ireland, and Denmark and Spain. Watch Gabriela’s finger fly, and watch…

  • Acoustic,  Joe Strummer

    Joe Strummer Acoustic in 1999

    It’s necessary here on Ickmusic to periodically post about the late great Joe Strummer. Today, my friends, a treat. This is an afternoon in-store appearance in Portland, Oregon back in November of 1999. Joe’s first Mescaleros album, Rock Art &…

  • Acoustic

    Rollin into Tennessee

    Interspersed between all of the quality live Prince, Bruce, Clash, Joe Ely, etc. etc. that I’ve been listening to lately, I’ve come across some fine little nuggets courtesy of emails from the artists themselves. Aaron Schroeder, a talented songwriter, guitar-man,…