Tagged: Phosphorescent


Video: Phosphorescent, “At Death, A Proclamation” (Live)

On record, Phosphorescent‘s “At Death, A Proclamation” is under two minutes long—a blunt military drumroll drives it forward until it ends abruptly. You want it to go on, but you also don’t know where else … read more »

POSTED April 9, 2010 10:00AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

Phosphorescent, “It’s Hard to be Humble (When You’re From Alabama)” MP3

Between 2007′s Pride and last year’s Willie Nelson covers album To Willie, we’d gotten pretty used to throwing on a Phosphorescent record when we wanted to feel like the world was the shittiest, saddest place … read more »

POSTED February 26, 2010 2:38PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Phosphorescent Playing Farm Aid, Touring

Tears for your beers. read more »

POSTED September 1, 2009 10:38AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , ,

Phosphorescent to Play Farm Aid



Willie Nelson Gives Props To Phosphorescent For To Willie

Phosphorescent’s more-than-just-a-tribute-album tribute album to Willie Nelson, To Willie, has been getting its share of praise since its release earlier this year — including from us — but the album’s latest fan is the man himself. Willie invited Phosphorescent to perform on his Sirius/XM radio channel “Willie’s Place” as part of his 76th birthday celebration. read more »

POSTED April 28, 2009 2:43PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,

SXSW Schedule Has Been Announced

SXSW is just a few short weeks away, and the performance schedule has finally been officially released via the event’s website. Yes, it is only the “official” line-up, and there are sure to be tons of “unofficial” parties announced in the next few weeks, but it’s nice to get a few confirmations to add to our schedule. read more »

POSTED February 16, 2009 7:23PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

To Willie

Any time you talk about the music of an iconic artist, you have to consider that very specific part of their legacy that lies simply in the tone and timbre of their voice. This is true particularly with folk/country/acoustic singers, whose sounds are inevitably heavily guided by the color of their individual voices — think Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams. Think Willie Nelson. read more »

POSTED February 6, 2009 4:02PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS:

FADER TV: Open Bar with Phosphorescent

On one of the shittiest winter days New York has seen in awhile, we invited Matthew Houck aka Phosphorescent to come by Heathers for the latest installment of our Open Bar series. Houck, along with … read more »

POSTED February 5, 2009 12:55PM IN OPEN BAR Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Deer Tick – "Still Crazy After All These Years" (Paul Simon Cover)

Some bands like to do cover albums. Some bands want to sound like Paul Simon. Deer Tick just wants you to hear their cover of “Still Crazy After All These Years”. It’s really just that simple. read more »

POSTED January 9, 2009 7:55PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , ,

Freeload: Phosphorescent, “Reasons to Quit”

Make no mistake, For Willie, Phosphorescent‘s all Willie Nelson covers album (out 2/3 on Dead Oceans) is less a disparate collection of songs, and more a series of eleven mega bummers in a row. The … read more »

POSTED January 8, 2009 6:37PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,