Alabama Shakes

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    SNL Sound-Off: Arcade Fire Are a Talking Heads Cover Band Now

    Live from New York, it's a small army of disco-loving, French-speaking, fringe-sporting indie musicians who made late night television history! The 39th season of Saturday Night Live kicked off in spectacular fashion, with Our Lady of Quick Wit, Tina Fey, returning to her stomping ground to host an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Insert Happy Marriage Pun Here: A Blissful Union For Matrimony's Big Label Debut

    A strong Bonnaroo showing is one thing. A supporting gig with Alabama Shakes is another. But for Matrimony, the latest roots-stomp act to hail from south of the Mason Dixon line, their debut EP and its forthcoming full-length foil out on Columbia Records may be the crowning achievements of their car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    SNL Sound-Off: Alabama Shakes

    After watching Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard belt her way through "Hold On" and "Always Alright" on Saturday Night Live, I did what I always do--peruse Twitter to see what people have to say about SNL's musical guest--and CHRIST that was an infuriating exercise. In a perfect world, Howard's glorio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    I Watched The Grammys And I'm In Love!

    I totally fell for the roots rock band Alabama Shakes, particularly lead singer/guitarist Brittany Howard. To me, she's Kate Smith crossed with Tiny Tim crossed with everything else I like. And she can sang! Brittany even gave Mavis Staples a run for her money in the Levon Helm tribute. And how ... More >>

  • Music

    January 16, 2013
  • Music

    January 16, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Live: Diamond Rugs Offer Exhausted Apathy At Central Park

    Diamond Rugs w/Alabama Shakes, Robert Ellis Central Park Sunday, June 24 Better than: The pre-concert City Parks commercial featuring our mayor eating nuts, saying, "Oh, hello. I'm Mike Bloomberg, and I'm nuts!" If you're a new band, it has to be hard taking an outdoor, festival-like stage to perf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Live: Jack White Expands His Sound At Roseland

    Jack White w/Alabama Shakes Roseland Ballroom Monday, May 21 Better than: Sweating profusely in Wichita. Jack White doesn't seem like the type to reminisce. He's certainly wrapped in more nostalgia than penny candy, and his unflappable rise as the most artful Americana reconstructionist and thorou ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 16, 2012


    Jack White returns for two nights