Gravel Road just added new Red Eye Gravy, Holler Time, Harlan Pepper, Dead South, Bobby Joe Owens, MD Wren, Smooth Hound Smith and so many others. Ferget the ACM awards ya’ll!

Gravel Road just added new Red Eye Gravy, Holler Time, Harlan Pepper, Dead South, Bobby Joe Owens, MD Wren, Smooth Hound Smith and so many others. Ferget the ACM awards ya’ll!

Gravel Road radio keeps stackin’ up the new 2014 music.. another 46 songs added to our rotation today!   Check out our NEW website and also THIS link if you wanna have a laugh!   

Gravel Road radio keeps stackin’ up the new 2014 music.. another 46 songs added to our rotation today!   Check out our NEW website and also THIS link if you wanna have a laugh!   

Kyle in the pow at Castle

Kyle in the pow at Castle

The jet stream at the top of Kootenay pass.  Snow is on the way…..

The jet stream at the top of Kootenay pass. Snow is on the way…..

fuckyeahaltcountryboys:

If you are listening to this kind of music and are okay with it, this post is not for you. 
Actually, yes it is.
It may not feel that way, but you need to hear it. This guy, and the likes of him, are the musical equivalent of a mullet. If you listen to shit like this, then in my mind, you have a mullet. A hideous mullet. One you are probably proud of. Hell, maybe you even have a special wooden brush you carry in your back pocket to get that fat wave in the sides of it. Maybe you even named your mullet? Who knows? As a friend, it’s my civic duty to tell you to lose that mullet. It’s a bad look. You know who likes mullets? Other people with mullets. Same applies here y’all.
Anyway, substance. Mr. Bryan and his commercial cohorts lack substance. Maybe they donate their time and contribute to local organizations. In which case, I applaud them. Musically? No way. You can’t convince me otherwise. They have nothing of substance to their music. They are as deep as a skeeter’s peter in a whale’s vagina. These people are polluting our airwaves and are being force fed to you by a suit. A suit who only cares about selling cheese to a misinformed people. Misinformed? Yeah, a bit. How many of you are aware that there is real music with substance? With soul, hurt, anger, joy, storytelling power out there? I’d venture to say not many, if this guy, and the likes, are your “go-to” musicians.
To anyone who knows better, this does not apply to you. Also, I love you all for being able to seek out quality and not settle. 
When people are getting rich singing about cheese-dick-bubblegum-shit with no substance, enough already. You deserve better. Your mind deserves better. Your soul deserves better. Real musicians deserve better. This is not country music. This is pop music with a fiddle and steel guitar, maybe a banjo and mandolin. And it is barely music. It’s about as country, as Lil’ Wayne is to real hip-hop. Not at all. Lyricists with no lyrics. All fluff, no nut, plain and simple. 
Make 2014 the year this shit stops. Give yourself something better. Seek out places to get real music. Stop buying this shit because you think it’s the only thing there is. It isn’t. I promise you that. There are musicians who have voices that deserve to be heard out there. Musicians who write their own music. Who share real things that in turn make you feel real shit inside of you. If this hurts your feelings, it’s what I believe and I’m not sorry for saying it. It needs to be said. More people need to say it. Seek out good music. Don’t dig my blog? I’ll recommend some other great people who have blogs. But FYACB, they don’t play good music on my local station! Guess what? They don’t on mine either! There are great podcasts and internet radio streams out there. Send me a message, I’ll respond back and point you to them.
Let’s have meaning and not be hollow. And for the love of whatever you love, not another fucking truck song. Please.
Please reblog this too!

fuckyeahaltcountryboys:

If you are listening to this kind of music and are okay with it, this post is not for you. 

Actually, yes it is.

It may not feel that way, but you need to hear it. This guy, and the likes of him, are the musical equivalent of a mullet. If you listen to shit like this, then in my mind, you have a mullet. A hideous mullet. One you are probably proud of. Hell, maybe you even have a special wooden brush you carry in your back pocket to get that fat wave in the sides of it. Maybe you even named your mullet? Who knows? As a friend, it’s my civic duty to tell you to lose that mullet. It’s a bad look. You know who likes mullets? Other people with mullets. Same applies here y’all.

Anyway, substance. Mr. Bryan and his commercial cohorts lack substance. Maybe they donate their time and contribute to local organizations. In which case, I applaud them. Musically? No way. You can’t convince me otherwise. They have nothing of substance to their music. They are as deep as a skeeter’s peter in a whale’s vagina. These people are polluting our airwaves and are being force fed to you by a suit. A suit who only cares about selling cheese to a misinformed people. Misinformed? Yeah, a bit. How many of you are aware that there is real music with substance? With soul, hurt, anger, joy, storytelling power out there? I’d venture to say not many, if this guy, and the likes, are your “go-to” musicians.

To anyone who knows better, this does not apply to you. Also, I love you all for being able to seek out quality and not settle. 

When people are getting rich singing about cheese-dick-bubblegum-shit with no substance, enough already. You deserve better. Your mind deserves better. Your soul deserves better. Real musicians deserve better. This is not country music. This is pop music with a fiddle and steel guitar, maybe a banjo and mandolin. And it is barely music. It’s about as country, as Lil’ Wayne is to real hip-hop. Not at all. Lyricists with no lyrics. All fluff, no nut, plain and simple. 

Make 2014 the year this shit stops. Give yourself something better. Seek out places to get real music. Stop buying this shit because you think it’s the only thing there is. It isn’t. I promise you that. There are musicians who have voices that deserve to be heard out there. Musicians who write their own music. Who share real things that in turn make you feel real shit inside of you. If this hurts your feelings, it’s what I believe and I’m not sorry for saying it. It needs to be said. More people need to say it. Seek out good music. Don’t dig my blog? I’ll recommend some other great people who have blogs. But FYACB, they don’t play good music on my local station! Guess what? They don’t on mine either! There are great podcasts and internet radio streams out there. Send me a message, I’ll respond back and point you to them.

Let’s have meaning and not be hollow. And for the love of whatever you love, not another fucking truck song. Please.

Please reblog this too!

Last word, argument ender, done deal. …your’re welcome..world!   Gravel Road radio’s top 25 Americana Alt-Country songs of 2013.   We have also done top picks for some categories - female vocal, cover songs, vanguard bands, big names, and banjo tunes (..don’t ask..)

Last word, argument ender, done deal. …your’re welcome..world!   Gravel Road radio’s top 25 Americana Alt-Country songs of 2013.   We have also done top picks for some categories - female vocal, cover songs, vanguard bands, big names, and banjo tunes (..don’t ask..)

Gravel Road radio just added a whole mess of new jointz from these artists.  Also check out our updated webpage for listening, you can see album covers, gig posters and artist tweets…while you listen!  Heee Yaw!

Gravel Road radio just added a whole mess of new jointz from these artists.  Also check out our updated webpage for listening, you can see album covers, gig posters and artist tweets…while you listen!  Heee Yaw!

On the road in Tokyo but still adding new songs…Blitzen Trapper, Audrey Auld, Deer Tick, Drag the River, Steep Canyon Rangers, Tim Hus, Pine Hearts, Wood Brothers, Have Gun will Travel..so many more.

On the road in Tokyo but still adding new songs…Blitzen Trapper, Audrey Auld, Deer Tick, Drag the River, Steep Canyon Rangers, Tim Hus, Pine Hearts, Wood Brothers, Have Gun will Travel..so many more.

Gravel Road Radio giving you some of our prime selections so far in 2013.Tune in and listen at our site or check out at your favorite music retailer…

Gravel Road Radio giving you some of our prime selections so far in 2013.Tune in and listen at our site or check out at your favorite music retailer…

Lydia Loveless casually knocking us out in Calgary with “Learn to Say No”!

Lydia Loveless casually knocking us out in Calgary with “Learn to Say No”!