• Happenings
  • Go get the Minor Toughs new record!

    My friend Ryan (ex-Carter Administration, ex-Century Club, ex-Spider Virus, occasional-Teenage FBI) puts out a short record every year. This year’s has only 3 songs but it’s super solid and features a cover of one of Todd K’s Carter Administration songs, “Don’t Mess With Tennessee.” It’s a free download and he doesn’t even want your email […]

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  • Download The Minor Toughs’ new EP: One for the Sun

    It’s always a welcome treat when my friends release new music. My friend Ryan from The Carter Administration, Century Club, Spider Virus, and many other great Nashville bands just released a new EP as “The Minor Toughs” with Todd Kemp on drums. His cover of “Starfucker” by the Stones (retitled “Star Star” by their antsy […]

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  • New Music from Old Friends — Century Club

    So 13 years ago or so, my friends Todd K and Ryan and I started a band called The Carter Administration. I quit the band in 2001. They pushed on with a new bass player, Andy Wilhite, and stayed together for another 8 years or so. A couple of years ago, they invited our friend […]

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  • Hymn for Her at Music City Roots

    I just learned about Music City Roots at the Loveless Cafe on Monday when my family was out there for a fried chicken supper. Then today, I run across cigar-box guitar aficionado Mark Frauenfelder blogging this video from Hymn For Her live at Music City Roots: One of my favorite Zeppelin tunes.