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Falling (Poem + Mixtape)

Mid-September, chill in the air Take in your surroundings like Penny candy Choose them Count them Weigh and Pocket them Sigh a delighted sigh Head bowed down then quickly Back up to the sky Don’t miss the sunset! Keep it in your special drawer No one will find it (Anyone could open that door…

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The Ten Best Moments of LouFest

Photo by Jason Gonulsen LouFest, you were looking good all weekend (Day One photos // Day Two photos). Your weather was warm, and your breeze was just right. Your vodka and BBQ were pretty tight, too. And while I missed your Black Pistol Fire, which I’m told was one of the best sets of the … Read more

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LouFest Day One: 17,000 Flock to Forest Park in St. Louis

Delta Spirit backstage at LouFest | Photo by Rachel Waters “I don’t have anything to do tomorrow,” Samuel T. Herring exclaimed early on in Future Islands’ afternoon set at LouFest on Saturday. The same can’t be said for the 17,000 who attended day one of St. Louis’ premeire music festival, now in its fifth year. … Read more

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Delta Spirit (The Interview)

Photo by Matt Wignall All of the feelings that I know you never felt, and all of the simple words you never said, I want you to keep them like a secret to yourself, they’re not for me.  It was just last August, on one of the hottest nights of the summer (seriously, my car … Read more

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10 to Spin | Courtney Jaye (ACL Edition)

Today is the beginning of the 10th Austin City Limits Music Festival, and we’re excited for two big reasons: A) We’re covering the festival and B) we get to unveil our latest and greatest 10 to Spin, handpicked by one of our favorite artists, the one and only Courtney Jaye (who we were also fortunate … Read more

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Jam of the Day | Delta Spirit – Bushwick Blues

Dwelling on losses is a big waste of time, but we should recognize how our losses make all that remains so much more meaningful. It shapes us more than we know – rounding off and enhancing the joys that are still present, or that are yet to be made. But we do lose, sometimes without … Read more

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Pajammy Jam of the Day | The Romany Rye – All the Boys

The Romany Rye is built around the the song craftsmanship of Luke MacMaster, an L.A.-based singer/songwriter with a penchant for that somber, indie-folk sound (totally my kinda sound, especially when harmonica is involved). While MacMaster penned the collection of songs that have come to be called Highway 1, Looking Back Carefully, it was with the help … Read more

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Delta Spirit Releases “Bushwick Blues” on iTunes

Delta Spirit is set to release LP2, History From Below, June 8th on Rounder Records. To celebrate, the band has just put up the first single, “Bushwick Blues,” for sale on iTunes and confirmed an in-store performance on June 7th at Amoeba Records in Los Angeles. History From Below was recorded at Prairie Sun Studio … Read more

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Members From Deer Tick, Delta Spirit, & Dawes to Debut at SXSW

Ooooh. This looks like fun. Although it’s another reminder that we won’t be at SXSW, which isn’t so fun. Here are the details from the press release: MG&V stands for McCauley, Goldsmith, and Vasquez…more specifically, John McCauley – frontman of Deer Tick, Taylor Goldsmith – frontman of Dawes and Matt Vasquez – frontman of Delta … Read more