ALBUM REVIEW: All Them Witches – Nothing As The Ideal

With All Them Witches recently becoming a power trio after five albums as a quartet, it’s easy to imagine that their sixth full-length would reflect a changed dynamic. But for the most part, the Nashvillians’ vision is largely undeterred on Nothing As The Ideal (New West Records). The overall runtime may be the band’s shortest to date at only forty-three minutes long, but their signature mix of Fuzz Blues, Americana, and tripped out ambiance allows for plenty of exploration. Not much has changed on the surface but there are certainly ways to show off the more straightforward approach.

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Jam In The Van To Set Up At South By Southwest

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Jam In The Van, the world’s first solar powered mobile music studio and discovery platform has partnered with GQ to showcase 40 plus bands at the GQ X JAM IN THE VAN HOUSE at South By Southwest music festival in Austin, TX, March 18-22, 2015.

Beginning next Wednesday (March 18, 2015), GQ x JAM IN THE VAN HOUSE will host JAM IN THE VAN sessions for a week straight, featuring performance by:

Plain White T’s, Surfer Blood, The Mowgli’s, Cody Simpson, The Sheepdogs, K. Flay, X Ambassadors, Juicebox The Ghost, Colony House, Zella Das, American Aquarium, Alberta Cross, Stop Light Observations, Kopecky, Jamestown Revival, Diarrhea Revival, Sons of Bill, Matthew E White, Futurebirds, Natural Child, White Mystery, Dorothy, Wild Ones, Knox Hamilton, Black Cadillacs, Lee Bains III and the Glory Fides, Andrew Combs, The Bros. Landreth, Son Little, Horse Thief, T Hardy Morris and the Hard Knock, Fort Lean Water Liars, Joseph Bloods, The Black and the White, Love and the Zealous, Def Perception, Great Peacock, Hollis Brown and Ivory Deville.

GQ X SXSW live jam in the van sessions

In addition, the GQ x JAM IN THE VAN HOUSE will produce a live showcase sponsored by Swatch on Friday, March 20, jam-packed with performances by American Aquarium, Alberta Cross, Ivory Deville, Stop Light Observations, T. Hardy Morris and the Hard Knocks, and The Black Cadillacs. Also featured at the house: an NCAA Tournament viewing room presented by Toshiba, a pool, photo booths from HISY and FotoFwd, alcoholic beverages provided by Lagunitas Beer, Dark Horse Wine, Tito’s Vodka, Stillhouse Whiskey, non-alcoholic beverages provided by AQUAhydrate and Chameleon Coffee, a s’mores station from Dark Horse Wine by the fire pit, and a gear station for artists to try out new products from Orange Amps, Guild Guitars, Cordoba Guitars and MXL Microphones. Swatch, Skull Candy and Dahrma Eyewear. JAM IN THE VAN will also be gifting select artists who stop by.

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