Susan Marshall’s “Little Red” Out Now

As if you need an excuse to head out to your local record shop on a Tuesday morning, Susan Marshall’s new album, Little Red, is on sale now. Little Red was recorded with Jeff Powell (who also has a long history with the Afghan Whigs) and features guest performances by Greg Dulli (on Lou Reed’s “Femme Fatale”), Lucinda Williams (for a duet of “Don’t Let Me Down”) and Al Green’s sideman Teenie Hodges (on “Oh My Soul” ). The album opens with a cover of…

Benefit for Russ Rosser

From Dave Rosser (Twilight Singers/Gutter Twins guitarist): Saturday, May 9 at Chestnut Station in Gadsden, Alabama I will be hosting a show to assist my brother Russ with his mounting medical bills following his career-halting accident. I’ll play with some old & new friends, possibly bring some talent from NOLA or others I work with, & maybe we’ll end up with a 30-person free-for-all jam at the end of the night, who knows? Still planning all this. Maybe Russ will, with gentle persuasion, get up…

Twi(tter)light Singers in the Studio

Scott Ford has been live-tweeting the Twilight Singers studio sessions over the last few days. You can follow along on Twitter and Twitpic at the links below. http://twitter.com/fordradio http://twitpic.com/photos/fordradio You can also follow Summer’s Kiss on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/summerskiss

The Afghan Whigs’ “Woman” on Myspace

At long last, you can hear the Afghan Whigs’ cover of John Lennon’s “Woman.” The track has been posted for streaming at the band’s Myspace page, along with a brief note explaining the song’s history. However, when the label heard that the Whigs version had been based on a sample of Phil Spector’s string and choral arrangement from The Beatles’ “The Long and Winding Road” they referred this matter to the Paul McCartney camp and permission was flatly denied. The band refused to change it…

Texar at Heavy Focus

TEXAR (Rick McCollum and Darren Brown) will be performing at the Heavy Focus II festival on April 17 2009. This years festival will be held at: Sister’s Camelot 2657 32nd Ave S. Minneapolis, MN 55406.

So, this is like a real thing now, huh?

Via Janes.com

Dulli/Lanegan Dates Announced

The Gutter Twins Myspace page has been updated with the South American, European and Australian dates for Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan’s “An Evening With” tour. 7/1 Bourbon Street Sao Paolo BR 7/4 Teatro Oriente Santiago CL 7/7 La Trastienda Buenos Aires AR 7/11 Cactus Festival Bruges BE 7/12 Paradiso Amsterdam NL 7/13 Doornroosje Nijmegen NL 7/15 Savoy Theatre Düsseldorf DE 7/16 Stage Club Hamburg DE 7/17 Vega Copenhagen DK 7/19 Royal Festival Hall London UK 7/23 York Theater Sydney AU 7/24 Athenaeum Melbourne AU…

More “Evening With” Dates this Summer

The forums at onewhiskey.com (and my email inbox) are abuzz with dates that are slowly leaking out for more “An Evening with Greg Dulli and Mark Lanegan” shows in Europe this summer. No official word from the band yet – but dates in Amsterdam (Paradiso, 7/12), Nijmegan (Doornroosje, 7/13), Copenhagan (Vega 7/17) and London (Southbank Centre, 7/19) are in the wild.

Andi Starr Covers Martin Eden

Singer/songwriter Andi Starr included a cover of The Twilight Singers’ “Martin Eden” on her 2006 release Leaving the White Line. She uses the song as an intro and outro to her own Big Wreck’s “Under the Lighthouse.” Martin Eden/Under the Lighthouse [MP3 Sample] Purchase ANDI STARR: Leaving the White Line thx gg!

The Music of Rescue Me

Metro – Rock ’n’ roll to the rescue What kind of dialogue could possibly fit visuals of firefighters battling walls of flame as flashlight rays shine through blocks of smoke, trying in vain to find children burning within the building? If you’re Denis Leary and the show is “Rescue Me,” there’s nothing that any character involved in that scene could say. So instead of “Hey, I think there’s someone still alive in this room!,” he chose to play the full version of “The Lure Would…

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