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My Page: William Patrick Corgan

My name has become this running joke throughout my life and, as I approached my mid-century mark, I started telling friends that I should go back to my Christian name, William. Growing up, I wasn’t Billy. My dad was Bill, so I jokingly started saying to people, “Call me William.” So Billy always felt a bit weird, like a stage name. When I asked people to start calling me by my given... ...

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Video Premiere: I’m With Her “Game to Lose”

Photo credit: Shervin LainezThe current issue of Relix features an article on I’m With Her, the creative collaboration of Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan. They are about to release their debut full-length studio album, See You Around, which as we’ve noted, “soars through its rich harmonies and stirring instrumentation." Today we premiere the official video for “Game... ...

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See Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer’s Perfect Reaction to Trey Anastasio’s _Broad City_ Shoutout

Casey Martin Last night in Delaware, Trey Anastasio continued his current solo acoustic tour with a show that featured a special shoutout to the creators of Comedy Central show Broad City, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, and the duo offered a quick response. The nod came near the middle of Anastasio's set, when he paused before the Phish favorite "Cavern" to dedicate the tune to "two of the... ...

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Joan Osborne’s Dylanology with Special Guests in New York City (A Gallery)

This past weekend, Joan Osborne and her band hosted Dylanology, a night dedicated to the music of legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, at New York's Highline Ballroom, along with special guests Jackie Greene, Amy Helm and Robert Randolph. The evening featured some Dylan classics and deeper, including "Quinn the Eskimo (Mighty Quinn)," "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35,"  "Don't Think Twice, It's All... ...

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Song Premiere: Galactic “Hold On To Let Go” (Ft. Erica Falls)

Photo by Patrick GrayGalactic will return to the road tomorrow for a national tour that will open in Boston and extend through March 31 in San Francisco. In conjunction with these upcoming dates the band has released a new song, "Hold On To Let Go," featuring vocalist Erica Falls. The group tells Relix, "We have been touring with Erica Falls for over two years so we are very excited to... ...

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Watch Archival Footage of the Grateful Dead Playing “Dark Star” on Valentine’s Day 1970

Behind life and death, love may be one of the most common themes in the Grateful Dead songbook. From the reflective "They Love Each Other" to the lighthearted romp of "Sugar Magnolia," the members of The Dead always seemed to have Cupid on their minds.This Valentine's Day, whether you're celebrating with your significant other, your friends or yourself, enjoy this "Dark Star" clip from the... ...

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Tommy Emmanuel: Accomplice One

It’s been a little more than two decades since Tommy Emmanuel and his hero, Chet Atkins, recorded their album of duets, The Day Finger Pickers Took Over the World. Atkins recognized a gift he’d rarely seen in the young Australian guitarist, and bestowed the honorarium of C.G.P., Certified Guitar Player on his disciple. (He’s one of only a small handful to receive the designation.) Today,... ...

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Song Premiere: Five Alarm Funk “We Play The Funk” feat. Bootsy Collins

The aptly named explosive Canadian 8-piece collective Five Alarm Funk has been nominated for a 2018 Juno Award by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. The group’s 2017 record Sweat is up for Instrumental Album of the Year, with the results to be announced late next month. In the interim, the group has completed a new EP, Boots & Wheels set for release on March 9. Joining the... ...

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Watch Lettuce’s Full Mardi Gras Show in Las Vegas

Lettuce celebrated Mardi Gras in some western climes with a party at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas on Tuesday night, and the funk outfit didn't disappoint, offering a bit of the New Orleans spirit about 1,700 miles away from the Crescent City. The night featured a slew of funky Lettuce originals and wrapped up with an appropriate cover of James Brown's "Funky Drummer," with Adam Deitch... ...

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Spotlight: Langhorne Slim

Harvey RobinsonOn a Wednesday night in Nashville, Langhorne Slim is rushing out the door to see the symphony for the very first time—and he plans to look his best. “I’d been looking for a good suit, one that fits and feels right,” he says. “I found it in my buddy’s vintage shop down in New Orleans—brown, beautiful pinstripes. I’ve been wearing it almost daily since I bought it.”... ...

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