Short Takes on Four Albums

Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs – Medicine County The prolific Holly Golightly made a name for herself fronting the British band Thee Headcoatees in the 1990s, released a slew of solo albums, and cemented her cult status with a humorously dryly sly guest duet with Jack White on The White Stripes tune “It’s True That We Love One Another”.  … [Read more...]

Solo album and Tour from Jason Boesel of Rilo Kiley

Until recently, Jason Boesel sat behind the drum kit for artists like Rilo Kiley and Bright Eyes, but he's "ready to step out front" (Paste) in 2010 with his solo debut 'Hustler's Son' (out Jan 12 via Team Love). The album features top shelf guests like David Rawlings, Benmont Tench, Orenda Fink, and Boesel’s Rilo Kiley bandmate Blake Sennett, … [Read more...]

New album from Jason Boesel in January

Jason Boesel has confirmed his first solo U.S. tour in support of his debut album 'Hustler's Son' (out Jan. 12 via Team Love Records). Though he's known for his trenchant drumming work with indie heavyweights Rilo Kiley and Conor Oberst, this tour finds Boesel trading in sticks for guitar and taking lead as frontman. Folk-rock group Dawes will join … [Read more...]

Solo debut from Jason Boesel slated for January

For the last 15 years, LA-based drummer Jason Boesel has been planted firmly behind the kit, keeping time for some of the decade's most influential indie bands (Rilo Kiley, Bright Eyes). Boesel was inspired to write his own record after his friends raved about the first song he ever wrote: 'Hustler's Son.' Now, he's ready to take "the bull by the … [Read more...]