Bill DeVille Feature Archive

Silverlake, Los Angeles-based quintet The Lonely Wild aim to conjure the mythic Old West, decorating their supple, beautifully textured indie folk-rock with flourishes straight out of Ennio Morricone's classic film scores for 1960s and '70s Westerns like <em>The Good, The Bad and the Ugly</em>. (05/11/2013)
In town for a show at the Fine Line Music Cafe, the Black Angels stopped by The Current studios to play a few songs and talk to host Bill DeVille about some very special audience members spotted at their Minneapolis show, their work running and curating the Austin Psych Fest, the affinity between their sound and artists like Ty Segall, and how the ensured the hard-rocking sound of their new record. (04/22/2013)
Phosphorescent is the stage name of singer-songwriter Matthew Houck. An Alabama native who cut his teeth on the famed Athens, Ga. music scene, Houck plays melancholy and beautiful indie-folk in the same vein as Bonnie Prince Billie and others. (04/16/2013)
<em>Skydog: The Duane Allman Retrospective</em> includes 7 CDs, a 72-page book and a good chunk of his session work, his early recordings with the Allman Joys & Hour Glass, a bunch of unreleased & live music, and many Allman Brothers classics. Enter for your chance to win! (03/29/2013)
By the end of this album, you won't forget the name Gary Clark, Jr. (11/12/2012)
While in town to play at the 7th St. Entry, London-based indie folk band Daughter stopped by The Current studio to chat with Bill DeVille and perform a few songs. (10/28/2012)
What would The Current sound like if it were run by the Liverpudlians from The Wombats? We find out in this edition of Theft of the Dial. (10/18/2012)
Caravan Du Nord hit the road again to Fergus Falls with host Bill DeVille and Tapes 'N Tapes, Zoo Animal and local opener Satin Strides providing the musical entertainment. (10/16/2012)
Caravan Du Nord hit the road again to Fergus Falls with host Bill DeVille and Tapes 'N Tapes, Zoo Animal and local opener Satin Strides providing the musical entertainment. (10/14/2012)
On his 35th studio album, Dylan sounds like the old bluesman that perhaps he has always wanted to be. (10/01/2012)
Britain's Alt-J burst onto the scene earlier this year on the strength of their single "Fitzpleasure." (09/23/2012)
There ain't no party like a Bloc Party because a Bloc Party melds the stuttering guitar work of post punk with the strident dance beats of the new century. (09/23/2012)
Bill DeVille takes you through the history of one of rock & roll, soul and R&B's most quintessential labels, Stax Records. (08/08/2012)
From the Ground Up: That's the title of Americana singer-songwriter John Fullbright's debut studio album, but it is also a fitting description of the path Fullbright's career has followed. (08/05/2012)
The sunny, surf rock band Best Coast burst onto the scene with a straightforward sound and simple lyrics. Their new album is a step-forward for the band's maturation - both in sound and perspective. (07/27/2012)