a little loretta, a little exene, a little westerberg overall imo
― steening in your HOOSless carriage (BIG HOOS aka the steendriver), Monday, 3 June 2013 00:49 (five years ago) Permalink
― steening in your HOOSless carriage (BIG HOOS aka the steendriver), Monday, 3 June 2013 00:52 (five years ago) Permalink
happy birthday to Lydia Lunch!
― scott seward, Monday, 3 June 2013 01:28 (five years ago) Permalink
hell of a voice, good lookin out hoos
― Oral Sex in Sharp’s Ridge Park (underrated aerosmith bootlegs I have owned), Monday, 3 June 2013 01:30 (five years ago) Permalink
Found out about her through a baseball podcast of all places last year. Especially love "Can't Change Me".
― maciej recognizing trill, Monday, 3 June 2013 02:26 (five years ago) Permalink
digging the new one - although I'm not sure how memorable this music really is
― licorice oratorio (baaderonixx), Monday, 17 February 2014 11:42 (five years ago) Permalink
the new one is good!
for one second i misread it as Lydia Lunch on spotify and i was like damn new direction!
― sXe & the banshees (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Tuesday, 18 February 2014 20:53 (five years ago) Permalink
Maybe the Lydias will get together; could imagine a real good record (Together Again, or Reunited, or Let It; something like that). I usually stick to links, but here's some freshly rescued blog-bait,fed to http://thefreelancementalists.blogspot.com: LL featurette and shorter preview; can skip to the latter re the gist of her appeal:
Just noticed that the place where this was first published has once again re-launched, once again sans most of its archives, at least those from 2011. Lydia Loveless has a new album out; more on that later, but here's some backstory (if Local Pop Radio's podcasts are still up---can also try it via patradio---they're a great trove of OH punk and other indie through the aeons):
LYDIA LOVELESS BRINGS THE PUNKY TONK TRUTH
By Don Allred for 4-18/19-2011
The living legend of Lydia Loveless began with the 2004 birth of her punk-inflected family new wave band, Carson Drew. Which is also the name of intrepid tween-lit girl detective Nancy Drew’s invaluable lawyer-father. So, the band’s name could be considered a salute to the then-14-year-old Loveless and her sisters’ own drumming dad, Parker Chandler. But, as their blog proclaimed, they were all “Carson Drew, Attorneys At Large”---ready to rock the halls of justice. Soon after the 2006 release of their album, “Under The Table”, Carson Drew imploded, and the country-bred Loveless reached for her heretofore-spurned roots. She wrote her first songs, busting the male malefactors of Columbus Babylon.
A still-available “Local Pop Radio Hour” podcast finds Loveless’s rhythm guitar and Chandler’s drums nailing a whirlwind of unanswered questions to a no-frills, every-night waltz. “Miller High Life” cross-examines the narrator, her man, her God, and even the “champagne of beers”, with a relentlessly spare clarity. This makes Loveless’s more typically cascading up-tempo testimonials seem like blessedly tempestuous vacation fare. Her characters were born to struggle, and they thrive on the noise-meets-poise of her 2010 solo debut album, “The Only Man.” Its independent producers excluded Chandler’s drums, among several other Nashville-associated decisions, but they were true venture capitalists, committed to finding new focus for Loveless’s jolting jukebox visions. Columbus-based Peloton Records’ Steve McGann released the album, then teamed Loveless and Chandler with equally seasoned lead guitarist Todd May and bassist Ben Lamb. McGann’s direction led them to Bloodshot, the pioneering record label of volatile Americana.
Loveless, now 20, is producing her Bloodshot album, “Indestructible Machine”----an appropriate title, judging by advance tracks. In writing them, she said, “I generally come up with a line that won't let me be. If a song wants to be written, it will get written.” The song’s gestation can take months, as Loveless tosses a bundle of inspiration to her band and audience, checking their responses. Then again, Loveless wrote several songs the night before her new album’s sessions began. “It was nerve-wracking but fun,” she reported. Another creation suddenly materialized at a Rock Potluck jam. “ I wanted to be good that day, and my fear made a song come out of me. I'm pretty proud of it.”
This show will feature “mostly new songs”, plus cover versions, probably including Goldfinger’s “Without Me” and CCR’s “Someday Never Comes.” Steve McGann also reminded us, “She almost always does ‘Miller High Life’ live.”
Lydia Loveless will be performing with supporting acts JKutchma and Joe Fletcher & The Wrong Reasons at the Rumba Cafe on Thursday, April 21.The doors open at 9 p.m. $6 all audiences. For more information, please visit www.pelotonrecords.com or www.columbusrumbacafe.com.In a nutshell, from 2010 preview & Nashville Scene ballot comments)Veteran Columbus OH teen Lydia Loveless sometimes includes theReplacements' intensely frustrated "Answering Machine" and DefLeppard's dynamically mesmerized "Hysteria" with her punky tonk combosdeliveries, unstoppably tumbling up, down and onto life's thrilling,killing, chilling and flat moments. Loretta Lynn's points of departureare extended and twisted through Loveless' compactly epic,self-written debut, The Only Man, as desperately wired sexual powerstruggles zap the void in passing: "Girls suck/They suck and suck andnever get enough," wails one contender, but it's time to ricochet offanother incisive epitaph.
― dow, Wednesday, 19 February 2014 16:34 (five years ago) Permalink
this album is terrific. WINE LIPS, imo, is the highlight of a very strong set of songs/performances.
― alpine static, Sunday, 2 March 2014 07:13 (five years ago) Permalink
Album is really good. One of the best of its kind, whatever that is, since the s/t Lucinda Williams. Or at least of a kind with that one.
― Josh in Chicago, Monday, 21 April 2014 21:30 (four years ago) Permalink
Actually, maybe I'm getting Patty Griffin "Flaming Red" vibes from this?
― Josh in Chicago, Monday, 21 April 2014 21:33 (four years ago) Permalink
since I posted up there on March 1, I've decided this is my favorite record of 2014 so far, which shocks the hell out of me
― alpine static, Monday, 21 April 2014 21:40 (four years ago) Permalink
Every time I play this it's like "damn, why don't I play this all the time?" Appreciate the reminder.
― Evan R, Monday, 21 April 2014 21:49 (four years ago) Permalink
Head is such a killer track. The cover at the end is great. There's basically one song on the whole album I don't love, and I don't even skip that one
― alpine static, Monday, 21 April 2014 22:29 (four years ago) Permalink
"Wine Lips," "Head," "Verlaine Shot Rimbaud" make a heck of a trilogy. The one about the farm kills too; pretty much true-to-life, apparently (but if they hadn't had to sell it, her Dad might not have time to be her drummer, or not such a kickass one)
― dow, Tuesday, 22 April 2014 01:08 (four years ago) Permalink
Yeah, this is absolutely great.
― djenter the dragon? (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Tuesday, 22 April 2014 15:01 (four years ago) Permalink
Not convinced it's better than Indestructible Machine yet, but there's clear growth/refinement. I've never gotten Lucinda or Patty vibes from Lydia--more just general Bloodshot vibes.
― Indexed, Tuesday, 22 April 2014 18:44 (four years ago) Permalink
Definitely: solo and various combinations of Kelly Hogan, pre-New P. Neko, Carolyn Mark; also, in days of old, bands led by or featuring crucial female presences, like Trailer Bride, Moonshine Willie, The Meat Purveyors, The Mekons, for that matter (Plus others, mostly all-guy acts, I didn't follow as closely, like Split Lip Rayfield, Waco Brothers, Deadstring Brothers, Ha Ha Tonka, Robbie Fulks).
― dow, Tuesday, 22 April 2014 20:11 (four years ago) Permalink
All Bloodshot! Or Bloodshot-distributed, like Carolyn Mark's albums on Canadian label Minty Fresh.
― dow, Tuesday, 22 April 2014 20:13 (four years ago) Permalink
Deadstring Bros. are the best of the group of acts you "didn't follow as closely" that I know (not familiar with Split Lip Rayfield), but they're all basically in the lineage of The Mekons --> Uncle Tupelo --> A.M.-era Wilco. Certainly not earth-shattering, but Starving Winter Report is worth a listen.
See also: Nora O'Connor, Old 97s, Lone Justice.
― Indexed, Wednesday, 23 April 2014 19:42 (four years ago) Permalink
Basically the personnel list for:
― Indexed, Wednesday, 23 April 2014 20:03 (four years ago) Permalink
I picked this one up yesterday. Lots of terrific songs on here... especially feeling "Everything's Gone".
― jmm, Monday, 28 April 2014 01:01 (four years ago) Permalink
Speaking of Old 97s, she's doing a show with them in Columbus tomorrow evening; local station will stream: www.wcbe.org/listen! Dunno when it starts, exactly; promoter's site says "Doors Open 7:00 PM." That's Eastern Standard Time yall (note to Central self).
― dow, Friday, 6 June 2014 00:24 (four years ago) Permalink
Corrected link: http://wcbe.org/listen
― dow, Friday, 6 June 2014 00:51 (four years ago) Permalink
They're touring together. Saw photos of their DC gig but didn't make it myself.
― curmudgeon, Friday, 6 June 2014 13:59 (four years ago) Permalink
new Old 97s album is approximately 74 bazillion times better than I would've expected it to be, ftr
― alpine static, Friday, 6 June 2014 16:07 (four years ago) Permalink
Looks like they are not going to stream it, at least not now---I misunderstood the excited post on the station site. Shit, sorry.
― dow, Friday, 6 June 2014 23:10 (four years ago) Permalink
saw her last night in a tiny packed club
― BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Thursday, 25 September 2014 18:03 (four years ago) Permalink
pre-set music was the entirety of the mats 'let it be' which
if i weren't already smitten
More details plz!
― dow, Thursday, 25 September 2014 18:21 (four years ago) Permalink
played a solid hour with stuff from all 3 records, roaring 3 guitar attack on the loud stuff and didn't miss a high note
― BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Thursday, 25 September 2014 18:46 (four years ago) Permalink
mainly played a telecaster, which surprised me
― BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Thursday, 25 September 2014 18:50 (four years ago) Permalink
surprised that it was a mostly middle aged crowd, but i guess she's doing kind of classic-rock-vibe stuff
― BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Thursday, 25 September 2014 18:53 (four years ago) Permalink
saw her last night in a tiny packed clubamazing, obv
Yes! I saw her on a whim when I was in Louisville a few weeks ago, having never really listened to her before. Impressive. Did not know until I looked it up later that she's married to the bassist:http://www.columbusalive.com/content/graphics/2014/02/26/ca-m-lydialoveless-10.jpg
― jaymc, Thursday, 25 September 2014 21:04 (four years ago) Permalink
they write a lot together too apparently
― BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Thursday, 25 September 2014 21:29 (four years ago) Permalink
Washington Post freelancer liked her best at that gig without the band
Probably the most auspicious thing that happened to Loveless on Wednesday was when she popped a string on her electric guitar. Thereafter she played an acoustic guitar, allowing her vocals to float higher to the sonic surface. For the final trio of songs, she performed alone. “Everything’s Gone” and “I Don’t Care (If Tomorrow Never Comes)” were simply heartbreaking. The clutter was cut away. And the point was made very clear. Loveless may never figure out what or whom she wants, or why, but in her own hands and voice, she’s got everything she needs.
― curmudgeon, Friday, 26 September 2014 16:02 (four years ago) Permalink
So glad she finally redeemed herself in that guy's eyes---and ears!
― dow, Friday, 26 September 2014 18:43 (four years ago) Permalink
Just discovered her thanks to this thread, I love her! Thanks ILM!
― JacobSanders, Saturday, 27 September 2014 14:49 (four years ago) Permalink
Oh honey let me melt in your mouth tonightLet me hold you in my palm like a prize tonight
― jmm, Saturday, 27 September 2014 16:01 (four years ago) Permalink
Last leg of the Somewhere Else tour: back to Skully's in Columbus on Friday, with another young Bloodshot turk: Cory Branan, whose new No-Hit Wonder incl. input from Isbell, Craig Finn etc. Can't cover it, but those currently better supplied w weed, whites and wine might be ready for the drive, before she goes away for a while:https://www.facebook.com/events/1625543074336871/
― dow, Wednesday, 1 October 2014 17:51 (four years ago) Permalink
i do like that cory branan
― BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Wednesday, 1 October 2014 20:47 (four years ago) Permalink
Lydia Loveless @lydia_loveless
"So you are very straightforward and sing about sex. That's very manly."
― dow, Thursday, 9 October 2014 23:02 (four years ago) Permalink
Alfred on Lydia (and Jesse Ware, who seems pretty promising)http://humanizingthevacuum.wordpress.com/2014/10/14/jessie-ware-lydia-loveless/ Note re his mention of Westerberg, she's been covering Replacements, often as encores, from way back.
― dow, Tuesday, 14 October 2014 23:32 (four years ago) Permalink
Kinda like her but she reminds me of the Hold Steady of all people, including crap production and mixing. I'm guessing she's much better live than on record.
― licorice oratorio (baaderonixx), Wednesday, 15 October 2014 10:30 (four years ago) Permalink
Sure, sounds just like Craig Finn. Meanwhile (this is educational, at least for me):Lydia Loveless @lydia_loveless
That awkward moment when a guy tries to hit on you as you're on your way to take a period poop #reallife
― dow, Friday, 24 October 2014 00:06 (four years ago) Permalink
― BIG HOOS aka the steendriver, Friday, 24 October 2014 01:13 (four years ago) Permalink
Don't get the Hold Steady comparison either, but I agree the mixing/engineering could be 10x better. One of my favorite songs on the album is the "Everything's Gone," which is almost entirely her voice and acoustic guitar. It's a beautiful, gripping song, yet every time I listen to it, I can't help but think, "This acoustic guitar sounds like complete shit, and it sounds like she's singing in a barn."
― Indexed, Friday, 24 October 2014 17:36 (four years ago) Permalink
Ie, classic Bloodshot.
― Josh in Chicago, Friday, 24 October 2014 21:29 (four years ago) Permalink
Unusually I pretty much disagree completely with Alf's review : 'Verlaine Shot Rimbaud' may be my favourite song of the year - the (rive) gaucherie of the conceit is totally redeemed by the way she sings "Just wanna know that I'm the one that makes you write that *shit*". But she totally flubs the post-pause "bay-bee" in 'They Don't Know'. Had to fill in an albums of the year poll last week and made this my no.2 - thinking now it should have been my no.1
― Stevie T, Friday, 24 October 2014 21:52 (four years ago) Permalink
it was my #1 for a lot of the year, not sure if it's gonna end up there or get knocked down a peg or two, but definitely top 5
post-pause "bay-bee" is definitely not perfect, but it's cute that way
― alpine static, Friday, 24 October 2014 22:16 (four years ago) Permalink
this day keeps getting better
― dc, Thursday, 11 August 2016 15:50 (two years ago) Permalink
Plenty of tumult in several, as written and sung, also nobody's slacking, but aren't shredding and headbanging sideways into the walls of the barn, cos no barn, for one thing: we're somewhere, several wheres, relatively smoother and more spacious, also it just isn't 'llowed : "On these January nights, when I hate my life, and try to start a fight, you're not falling for that one any more." So there's circling each other, plenty tension, building too, some sparks and pullme-pushyou, but relatively civil fuckyou, and meltdowns are (relatively) more implosive or one-to-one than previous, though no mumblecore; she can still project.First couple tracks are gonna have to grow on me, with vocal lines smoothly extended, guitars tumbling and tunneling around her, but with a space between her and them--kind of like Petty and Heartbreakers with a better Petty. "More Than Ever" is where she laughs a little and then starts to let it blurt---"If you want self-control I'd have to break my fingers"---but doesn't let it rip past a certain dramatically timed point. "Heaven" has slightly shuddering bassheart core, with very spare electronics occasionally flickering, checking in, whole thing pulling me in through the silence around it (in space no one can you scream)."Out On Love" seems like she's been listening to (good) Patti Smith, with the well-paced drama again, "Bilbao" starts kinda like that, but suddenly she turns around, "Marry me, there's no place I'd rather be," kinda dreamily, but then again, "Even when the waves are ten feet tall, you don't look up", and when she comes back to the chorus, it might be "Bury me," working the Ohio country accent in a sneaky way, but just as sweet (maybe relating to how she wants a boy to come along and tell her not to jump off the roof--"There he is now, man!"---in "Real" which is not headbanging, but headjangling, and maybe she's been listening to Big Star too, yadda-yadda this is different but she's got me into most of it so far.
― dow, Wednesday, 17 August 2016 01:38 (two years ago) Permalink
"Heaven" is my initial favorite, but it's probably the most atypical song on the album. Sorta in love with the whole thing, though.
― Ⓓⓡ. (Johnny Fever), Wednesday, 17 August 2016 02:31 (two years ago) Permalink
"heaven" an early fave of mine, too
― dc, Wednesday, 17 August 2016 02:40 (two years ago) Permalink
Real, the highly anticipated new album from Lydia Loveless is out now via Bloodshot Records. Additionally, Loveless will perform on CBS This Morning Saturday on August 20 while the official music video for her track “Clumps” premieres on Vice’s Noisey. Of the video Noisey says, “It’s simple and gorgeous.” Watch the video here: http://bit.ly/2bzv44x
In support of the release, Loveless confirms additional dates this fall extending her ongoing North American tour with stops in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, Chicago and more. See below for complete tour dates.
Real was recorded at Sonic Lounge Studios in her home state of Ohio and was engineered and produced by Joe Viers (Dr. John, Twenty One Pilots). “I chose to work with Joe Viers, engineer and producer of my last three releases, again because I trust him completely not only with my music but with my words,” said Loveless. “There was a lot to say this time around and I wanted to return to that sort of playground and (sometimes literally) throw things at the wall. Whereas our previous records could be described as blunt or raw, this one I wanted to be known as honest, as true, as real (rimshot).” Of the album Loveless says, “Because I feel like I spent my formative years flopping around like a fish, masking pain with substance abuse and somewhat ashamed of who I was—a hayseed, a phony, I felt—it was absolutely necessary for me to become a stronger, more confident human, or I was going to die. Real is my sort of love letter to that realization, that my existence was just as valid as any other."
LYDIA LOVELESS LIVEAugust 20—Cincinnati, OH—Northside Yacht Club (solo)#September 8—Columbus, OH —Ace Of CupsSeptember 9—Indianapolis, IN—The HiFiSeptember 10—Madison, WI—The FrequencySeptember 11—Milwaukee, WI—Colectivo on ProspectSeptember 14—Champaign, IL—The AccordSeptember 15—St. Louis, MO––The Duck Room at Blueberry HillSeptember 16––Louisville, KY––ZanzabarSeptember 17––Cleveland, OH––Grog ShopSeptember 20––25––Nashville, TN––AmercianaFestSeptember 24–Minneapolis, MN–First Avenue*September 25–Sioux Falls, SD–The District*September 28––Missoula, MT––The Wilma*September 29––Seattle, WA––The Showbox*September 30––Portland, OR––Wonder Ballroom*October 1––Portland, OR––Wonder Ballroom*October 2––Vancouver, BC––Rickshaw*October 5––Sacramento, CA––Ace of Spades*October 6––San Francisco, CA––The Fillmore*October 7––San Francisco, CA––The Fillmore*October 8––Stateline, NV––Montbleu Rescort Casino*October 11––Los Angeles, CA––Teragram Ballroom*October 12––Los Angeles, CA––Teragram Ballroom*October 13––Solana Beach, CA––Belly Up*October 14––San Luis Obispo, CA––The Fremont Theater*October 15––Scottsdale, AZ––Live Wire*October 18––Austin, TX––Antone’sOctober 19––Houston, TX––Continental ClubOctober 21––Birmingham, AL––The SaturnOctober 22––Atlanta, GA––Terminal WestNovember 4––Pontiac, MI––Pike RoomNovember 5––Toronto, ON––Adelaide HallNovember 6––Ithaca, NY––The DockNovember 7––Burlington, VT––Higher GroundNovember 9––Portsmouth, NH––The Music Hall LoftNovember 10––Allston, MA––Great ScottNovember 11––Philadelphia, PA––MilkBoyNovember 12––Charlottesville, VA––The SouthernNovember 13––Washington, DC––Rock & Roll HotelNovember 15––Pittsburgh, PA––Club CafeNovember 16––New York, NY––Bowery BallroomNovember 19––Chicago, IL––Metro #with Tommy Stinson *with Drive-By Truckers
― dow, Friday, 19 August 2016 20:22 (two years ago) Permalink
Dunno why I now have to right-click to view image, but worth it.
― dow, Friday, 19 August 2016 20:24 (two years ago) Permalink
revising my fave to "out on love"
― dc, Friday, 19 August 2016 20:35 (two years ago) Permalink
also lydia + tommy would prob make my heart explode regardless of the actual quality of the show
― dc, Friday, 19 August 2016 20:43 (two years ago) Permalink
I like "Heaven" too but I'm not feeling the back half yet.
― The burrito of ennui (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Friday, 19 August 2016 20:46 (two years ago) Permalink
Haven't really explored the latter part of the album yet though 'Midwestern Guys' sounds like a pretty brutal take down. I get the like for 'Heaven' (sounds like Aztec Camera to me - weird, I know) but loving 'More Than Ever'. Just a sucker for jangly twelve-strings.
― righteousmaelstrom, Friday, 19 August 2016 21:16 (two years ago) Permalink
I get the like for 'Heaven' (sounds like Aztec Camera to me - weird, I know)
Not weird. otm if you ask me.
― Ⓓⓡ. (Johnny Fever), Friday, 19 August 2016 22:49 (two years ago) Permalink
I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks that. Was really impressed with the Echo and The Bunnymen cover last year on the AV Club so I don't see this song as a big reach.
― righteousmaelstrom, Saturday, 20 August 2016 00:12 (two years ago) Permalink
sorry i'm late, this year's album is pretty nice yes?
― Rock Wokeman (Noodle Vague), Sunday, 18 December 2016 09:32 (two years ago) Permalink
Hell yeah, it adds some different (jangle, dance etc.-associated, but still chunky) sounds, didn't grab me like the previous sets did, yknow from the first second (I'm spoiled), but it keeps building, and it's always her and no other: that voice, those words, sometimes almost spinning out of control, willfully and compulsively I reckon.
― dow, Sunday, 18 December 2016 20:25 (two years ago) Permalink
i like "longer" but the arrangements on the new album feel really... off?
― who is extremely unqualified to review this pop album (BradNelson), Sunday, 18 December 2016 23:04 (two years ago) Permalink
I love 'heaven' , I can't resist to the mixture between fleetwood mac and hole's celebrity skin.
― Nourry, Monday, 19 December 2016 00:37 (two years ago) Permalink
Real is a great album.....esp "Midwestern Guys", "Heaven" and "Clumps"
― blonde redheads have more fun (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Tuesday, 25 April 2017 20:03 (one year ago) Permalink
Listened to this headbangle country soul extension right before/after watching an "In The Americas" ep about fireworks as folk culture in Mexico, fit perfectly:
Boy Crazy and Single(s)Lydia Loveless
DELUXE LP ON TRANSPARENT BEER YELLOW VINYL (FIRST PRESSING), includes digital downloadCollection of Lydia Loveless’s summery 5-song EP Boy Crazy, on vinyl LP for the first time, plus six non-album singles and B-sides spanning her career. Also on CD and digital.
Out October 13
Track list and more info here:https://www.bloodshotrecords.com/album/boy-crazy-singles
― dow, Friday, 8 September 2017 01:47 (one year ago) Permalink
^^this is greatmy admiration for her songwriting has really grown
― The Desus & Mero Chain (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Thursday, 26 April 2018 19:16 (ten months ago) Permalink
Lydia Loveless on her issues at Bloodshot Records (maybe inspired to post this by the Ryan Adams news, idk)
― omar little, Saturday, 16 February 2019 23:12 (one month ago) Permalink
Not really at all surprising that a label who allowed a man to grope, paw at and mentally disturb me for over five years still touts Ryan Adams as a fucking genius— Lydia Loveless (@lydia_loveless) February 15, 2019
― omar little, Saturday, 16 February 2019 23:14 (one month ago) Permalink
― Johnny Fever, Saturday, 16 February 2019 23:42 (one month ago) Permalink
Super righteous takedown, moreso since she's still on Bloodshot, as far as i know. And i guess at this point she's their most high-profile artist? At present on tour opening for Mtn Gts.
― omar little, Sunday, 17 February 2019 00:47 (one month ago) Permalink
my guess is she felt motivated to post by Bloodshot's Ryan-related tweets yesterday ... just couldn't hold it in after seeing those. again, this is a guess.
Lydia fucking rules.
― alpine static, Monday, 18 February 2019 01:05 (one month ago) Permalink
Rob Miller, the other cofounder/coowner of Bloodshot, responds.
― Ned Raggett, Monday, 18 February 2019 05:30 (one month ago) Permalink
I thought Rob's response was pretty good.
― Josh in Chicago, Monday, 18 February 2019 14:10 (one month ago) Permalink
― Ned Raggett, Monday, 18 February 2019 17:31 (one month ago) Permalink
It’s so weird that she’s acknowledging the truth of the matter but standing by her man nonetheless.
I wonder if Lydia Loveless was one of their minor artists how this would have been addressed. Obviously LL was stewing over this bc they didn’t do anything and she had the clout now.
― omar little, Monday, 18 February 2019 17:45 (one month ago) Permalink
yeah the Rob one is good, the Nan one is o_O
― Blues Guitar Solo Heatmap (Free Download) (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Monday, 18 February 2019 17:52 (one month ago) Permalink
― ebro the letter (Whiney G. Weingarten), Monday, 18 February 2019 17:52 (one month ago) Permalink
dang mind blown
― omar little, Monday, 18 February 2019 17:59 (one month ago) Permalink
To her credit, Nan didn't heart his tweet
― mick signals, Monday, 18 February 2019 18:09 (one month ago) Permalink
him being a creep who harassed a musician on her label, jeopardized that creative relationship, at present has caused that label to take a hit image-wise, and has led to her stepping away from the label...that all seems like grounds for a breakup but again if she wants to stick with him she’s free to do so, as weird as I may find it.
― omar little, Monday, 18 February 2019 18:12 (one month ago) Permalink
I know nothing about their relationship but I do know sometimes it's hard to leave a toxic victimizer, even when it's self-evidently in your own best interest.
― mick signals, Monday, 18 February 2019 18:18 (one month ago) Permalink
Yeah, there is a whole emotional ecosystem in which these things take place from which it may be difficult to withdraw
― Only a Factory URL (James Redd and the Blecchs), Monday, 18 February 2019 18:29 (one month ago) Permalink
yeah obv it's a tough situation, it's a bit unusual to see it play out like this, and it's pretty sad.
― omar little, Monday, 18 February 2019 18:34 (one month ago) Permalink
off topic, Real has grown and grown on me, I think it's her best album
― Blues Guitar Solo Heatmap (Free Download) (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Monday, 18 February 2019 18:42 (one month ago) Permalink
i picked up that one and Boy Crazy and Singles, both are outstanding. Her documentary is on Amazon Prime right now, been meaning to watch it.
― omar little, Monday, 18 February 2019 18:44 (one month ago) Permalink
xxpost Miller and Warshaw both say he was banned from "Bloodshot events" and contact w the artists, that they didn't make a public announcement when Loveless first reported the behavior because "respecting her privacy" until she wanted to go public---so at least they've got their story straight. And Warshaw "stepping away," rather than going after Loveless, sounds about right, from this outsider's point of view.
― dow, Monday, 18 February 2019 18:45 (one month ago) Permalink
So back to the music and thanks for mention of documentary, hadn't heard of that.
― dow, Monday, 18 February 2019 18:46 (one month ago) Permalink
Although of course their ban claim does quite not fit w her for five years
― dow, Monday, 18 February 2019 18:51 (one month ago) Permalink
it's pretty good! She's an interesting interview...some really great live footage
Maybe a bit long considering how relatively short her career is
also it's a bit awkward because at the time she's with her (a lot older) bass player and I think that divorce is a big part of the Real album? so it's a little outdated now
― Blues Guitar Solo Heatmap (Free Download) (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Monday, 18 February 2019 18:51 (one month ago) Permalink
Would be no way to keep up with her, other than a day-to-day reality series. Yeah, even in email exchanges (for the featurette I posted way upthread), she was very forthcoming, without overselling or digressing---wish I'd had a little more room for quotes.
― dow, Monday, 18 February 2019 18:55 (one month ago) Permalink
Big ol' interview re the Bloodshot situation
― Ned Raggett, Wednesday, 20 February 2019 22:22 (one month ago) Permalink
a few women commented on her IG story that they'd has incidents with this guy as well, at least one of them said she'd been sexually assaulted by him.
― omar little, Wednesday, 20 February 2019 22:28 (one month ago) Permalink
Her reasons for waiting are many, including how a woman’s claims of sexual abuse is often as traumatizing as the initial instances themselves. Also, because women are often told this is just “the way things are” in an industry built around casual social events, drinking and the myth of the eccentric male rock-star genius.
It's 2019 and people still believe this shit. I can see from the responses on Twitter that they do.
― Twee.TV (I M Losted), Thursday, 21 February 2019 02:47 (one month ago) Permalink
What exactly are you referring to as “this shit”?
― Evans on Hammond (evol j), Thursday, 21 February 2019 03:29 (one month ago) Permalink
"women are often told this is just “the way things are” in an industry built around casual social events, drinking and the myth of the eccentric male rock-star genius."
That's my (hopeful) guess.
― Johnny Fever, Thursday, 21 February 2019 04:58 (one month ago) Permalink
Like, the immediate reaction I saw to the Ryan Adams revelations was a general "yeah, this dude is bad news" and "I'm glad this is coming out," but you only had to peel one layer deeper to find A LOT of people excusing all sorts of things.
― Johnny Fever, Thursday, 21 February 2019 05:00 (one month ago) Permalink
― a large tuna called “Justice” (C. Grisso/McCain), Monday, 11 March 2019 01:10 (one week ago) Permalink