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-- The 60's --
The 13th Floor Elevators
Janis Joplin
-- The 70's --
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Asleep at the Wheel
Willie Nelson
The Skunks
Townes Van Zandt
Guy Clark
Jerry Jeff Walker
-- The 80's --
The Dicks
Marcia Ball
The Butthole Surfers
Joe Ely
The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Nanci Griffith
-- The 90's --
Lucinda Williams
Arc Angels
Shawn Colvin
Alejandro Escovedo
Jimmie Dale Gilmore
The Gourds
Robert Earl Keen
James McMurtry
Toni Price
Kelly Willis
-- The 00's --
Okkervil River
The American Analog Set
...Trail of Dead
Explosions in the Sky
Patty Griffin
Sara Hickman
I Love You But I've Chosen...
The Octopus Project
Okkervil River
Bruce Robison
The Sword
What Made Milwaukee...

This is a preview of the new Deli charts - we are working on finalizing them by the end of 2013.

Go to the old Top 300 charts


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OJR to Release "Nashville Demos"

OJR (aka Oliver John-Rodgers) promised from the stage at Blackbird Tattoo and Gallery last Sunday that anyone signed up to the band's mailing list would be sent a copy of their new recording "Nashville Demos" at least two weeks prior to its release date. He may have shed his ridiculous kimono at that point, but his cowboy had was still firmly in place. His bassist was in white high heels in honor of it it being National Woman's Day. They would be the perfect example of insufferable hipster punks if the raw, bluesy jams they were dishing out weren't so soul-scratchingly good. Hearing something fuzzed-out and psychedelic is nothing new in Nashville, but sometimes it takes some swagger in the delivery to make it click. Adding insult to injury, the band looked like they were having fun. Consider us fans. We're looking forward to this first release since OJR made the move to Music City from New York. Until you can catch a live show or "Nashville Demos" comes out, listen to this bit of awesome from their last EP.



Jessie Baylin Releases Video for "Creepers (Young Love)"

We're in love with this dark new video from Jessie Baylin. "Creepers (Young Love)" is a deliciously heavy, meaty track from her Richard Swift-produced fourth album "Dark Places," due out April 7th. It's a refreshing departure from the typically sweet pop-by-way-of-France-circa-1960 that the chanteuse is known for. Creepers is right. We can almost smell the cigarettes and unwashed bedsheets when we watch this, and, even though we want to wash our hands after a view, we kind of like it. We're hoping the rest of the album has the same sort of unsettling carnality as this track.

Jessie Baylin will be at Grimey's on April 7th for an album release in-store performance, followed by a show at 3rd and Lindsley on April 11th. Tickets are available HERE. -Terra James-Jura



The Deli's SXSW 2015 Issue is out digitally!

Ladies and Gents,

The SXSW 2015 issue of The Deli can be now read online here. 10k copies of this baby will flood the streets of Austin during SXSW Music Week.

It will be a busy time for us as usual, with the madness of the Stompbox Exhibit in full swing, joined this year by a sister expo called Synth Space!

So yeah... if you are attracted to nerds, come and see us at the SXSW Music Gear Expo inside the Austin Convention Center from March 19 to March 21 (11am-6pm)!

We'll also have a small live showcase, here are the details:


WHEN: Friday 03.20, 4pm
WHERE: FLatstock Stage (Austin Convention Center)

4.00 Prinze George (DC Area)
4.45 Lazyeyes (Brooklyn, NY)
5.30 Roger Sellers (Austin)

See y'all in Austin!

The Deli's Staff

Banditos Announce Debut Album 5.12

Banditos just announced the May 12th release of their self-titled debut album via Bloodshot Records. The six piece collective of Birmingham natives have already put in countless miles and several years of sweat and tears before arriving at this album, so rest assured that every one of these 12 originals is road-tested and dive-approved. Their first single, "Cry Baby Cry," boogies out of the gate with hopping piano and rollicking guitar paying homage to newborn rock and roll, while the banjo featured in the breakdown nods to their Americana roots. Nashville was clearly celebrating their adoptive sons and daughter signing onto the Chicago-based label with these past few days of shitty Midwestern weather. Keep up with the band at www.banditosband.com, and preorder the album here. -Terra James-Jura



Check Out This New PUJOL Video Courtesy of Everything is Terrible

File this under #SEIZURE. LA-based found-footage collective Everything is Terrible has teamed up with Daniel Pujol for his latest video "Manufactured Crisis Control." The result is a perfect compliment to PUJOL's hyper-intellectual punk rock, and exactly the thing you want to watch in a completely darkened room after a prolonged period of sleep deprivation. It ought to get your chops slobbering for his upcoming set at Freakin' Weekend VI; Pujol is playing Exit/In on March 14th with JEFF the Brotherhood. Get tickets here and checkout the full schedule over HURRR. -Terra James-Jura




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