Tuesday, April 20, 2004

No, I never heard of these guys before

but they really rock.

I happened to hear about Widespread Panic recently and was chagrined, nay, upset to find that they've been going for 20 years and have been a recording/touring tour-de-force (sorry about that) for the last 10 of those. Shame on the pathetic thing the UK radio market (AKA "kiddie-pop marketing machine") has become. Apparently, their music is a mix of southern boogie and San Francisco jam rock.

Check out their website (espesh some of the album reviews) and this Rolling Stone article.

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