Sing Out! Reviews LCG’s ‘Fists of Foam & Fury’

Reviews still trickling in for Little Country GiantsFists of Foam & Fury! Here’s what Sing Out! Magazine has to say about the record in the summer 2010 edition:

“A blithe hillbilly swing fiddle on jaunty “Trouble’s Hard to Find” opens this charm- ing neo-trad disc. Next Georgia-based duo Little Country Giants’ Russell Cook and his country angel-voiced wife Cameron Cook turn to Louvin Brothers-like harmonies on the tender “Bed of You.” Their writing on this varied yet cohesive CD often recalls the classics without being overly imitative – namely, “Weary Worn Wanderers” has vestiges of “Satisfied Mind.” Nashville Bluegrass Band’s ace mandolinist Mike Compton is among the acoustic sidemen here.”

A few chances comin’ up to catch LCG in action. Tune in to WRFG Radio Free Georgia 89.3fm tonight @ 9pm (or stream it here online). Also see ‘em live at The Mountain Music & Medicine Show in downtown Dahlonega this Saturday, September 4th @ 8pm.

‘Wounded Electric Youth’, shows..

Cowboy Angel Music is pleased to announce that Adam Klein‘s Wounded Electric Youth is now available for purchase via the beautiful new site. Check it out! Expect to see the album for sale online at iTunes, eMusic, CD Baby, and other outlets in the next six weeks or so.

Adam and Gabriel Mintz are on tour in the southeast now, so check the tour dates to cath their shows this week in Johnson City (TN), Winston Salem (NC) , Chapel Hill (NC), Columbia (SC), and Athens (GA).

On Saturday Aug. 28th, Justin Evans and Timber will be playing at Max Canada, while Adam & Gabe are at the Flicker. So you can hop back and forth between venues (next door to one another) to get your fill of Cowboy Angel acts this weekend!

Expect updates and news on Cowboy Angel artists shortly..

From Pondicherry..

Greetings from south India, y’all. Adam here. Hope the summer’s treating ya well. Pleased to see some great reviews and radio play coming through for some of our recent releases, including Timber, The Granfalloons , and Nutria. Justin Evans will be getting a 4* review in England’s fine Maverick Magazine and look for deservedly high praise for Little Country Giants in the next Sing Out! Magazine. We’ll have a run-down of reviews and key radio support in mid-late August when I’m back stateside.

New show added in New York at Banjo Jim’s (Ave C & 9th St.) in ‘Alphabet City’ for Thursday, August 12th @ 8pm. That’ll be my first show back from India and Raphael McGregor will be on hand playing lap steel and guitar. Followed by a tour with Gabriel Mintz in the southeast in 20s of August. Check out the tour dates for more info.

Thanks for checking in. My next record, Wounded Electric Youth, will be available at all shows beginning in mid-August. Official release date to be announced.

See y’all soon,

Cowboy Angel @ AthFest

Summer’s days away, officially! Time for celebrations and AthFest (Athens Music Festival). Catch some Cowboy Angel Music acts showcases over the weekend:

Friday, June 25th:
Justin Evans @ Little Kings, 10pm
Timber @ Little Kings, 1am (Friday night)

Sunday, June 27th:
The Granfalloons @ Jittery Joe’s Roaster, 4pm (unofficial AthFest party)
Kaitlin Jones & The County Fair @ Lumpkin Outdoor Stage, 5:20pm

Praise and airplay’s been coming in for Timber‘s Scrawled! Check out fine reviews at The Fire Note and (Dutch). Taproot Radio, Americana OK, Dutch Roots Radio, Inner FM in Melbourne, Australia, Roots Revival (June Playlist) and others have been playing this great collection of songs. Thanks for sending these out on the airwaves y’all.

Nutria‘s Permanent Reminder of a Temporary Emotion is out! Approval’s trickling in. Here’s The Cosmic American on the seven song EP gem. We can expect reviews and radio for Nutria and The Granfalloons throughout the summer.

Speaking of which, Adam‘s off to India to group lead for a service learning program until mid-August. Back in action with a southeastern tour in 20s of August with Seattle’s one and only Gabriel Mintz. Look for occasional updates here, perhaps, in the next six weeks. Otherwise, we’ll be bringin’ the good Cowboy Angel news and cheer come mid-August. Soak in the sun and records..

Nutria CD release, Flagpole Music Awards & videos!

Nutria is one of the finest pop/rock bands around. Period. Celebrated Athens tunesmith Bob Spires’ fantastic pop sensibility is featured on their upcoming seven-song extended EP, Permanent Reminder of a Temporary Emotion, and Cowboy Angel couldn’t be more pleased to get it out there.

Don’t miss Nutria’s CD release show:
Thursday, June 3rd @ the fabulous 40 Watt Club in Athens. Doors @ 9pm, Music starts @ 10pm. Daniel Aaron of Timber and Adam Klein & friends will also perform. Come celebrate! Here’s the line-up, in order of appearance:

Daniel Aaron (Timber)
Moses Gunn (new project featuring members of Corduroy Road!)
Adam Klein & friends

The CDs are in! Purchase the album on iTunes or CD Baby for now. It will be available on other sites shortly.

Athens Banner Herald chimes in on Nutria and the new album, PROATE. Check it out here. And how ’bout Nutria’s new website? Have a look at Also, tune in to WUGA 91.7fm (stream it online here) for a live interview with Nutria and hear some tracks from the record on Wednesday, June 2nd, at 4pm EST.

Wanna see the show flyer? Sure ya do. Check it out on CAM friend Jason Harwell‘s site!

Members of the Cowboy Angel family have been nominated for the 2010 Flagpole Music Awards! Please click on this link, enter your contact info at the top of page, scroll down, and vote for Timber for best Americana act and Kaitlin Jones & The County Fair for Country/Southern Rock! Congratulations to all the nominees (Cowboy Angel is a friend and fan of them all) and way to go, Timber & Kaitlin!

Speaking of Timber, Daniel Aaron recently stopped by WUGA 91.7fm in Athens to discuss Scrawled with JoE Silva, host of the “Just Off the Radar” program. Check out the interview session here! It will be up and live soon.

Athens’ new web show, ‘Live from the Classic City’, features video of Adam Klein performing three new songs, “Come so Far” from the upcoming Dugu Wolo album recorded in Bamako, Mali, as well as “Jesse’s Mind” and “Wishing Wells”, two tracks which will be on a future acoustic EP (likely to be released in 2011). Have a look!

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