Joie De Vivre, the sometimes-5-piece band from the very poor region of North America called Rockford, IL, has come a long way from their previous LP, “The North End”, with 2012’s “We’re All Better Than This”. Where their previous record attracted a specific audience, ages 16-25 and midwesternâ€“if thatâ€“this one breaks grounds, emotionally and musically, with a wider audience that anyone feeling lost and wandering through life at age 40 will connect with.
True Stories of Native American Massacres for your July 4th American BBQ Celebration and the Best Of 2012 So Far Summer Special
American BBQ and Best Of 2012 So Far Summer Special! Andy, Reggie, and Thom, check in with some of the year’s best releases so far while spinning songs about America’s history, somewhat, not really.
“Curve Balls” is episode 9 in Andy & Reggie’s Songs About Stuff & Things Radio Hour. In-studio performance by Donkey Boy (USA). Songs centered around baseball and life featuring: Whiskeytown, Joie De Vivre, The Baseball Project with Craig Finn of The Hold Steady. Bill Cosby, Reggie Jackson, Joe DiMaggio and Thom Derby chime in.
A+ Releases | Cameron McGill & What Army, Joie De Vivre, Lizard Skynard, Staasuhnator Rex, Crankupmadonna
Excellent 2010 regional releases by Joie de Vivre, Lizard Skynard, Staasuhnator Rex, Crankupmadonna, Cameron McGill & What Army. By Andy Whorehall & dD
It’s our rookie attempt to cover the first half of 2010. Below is a brief list of what Sock Monkey Sound has been listening to and recommends at the 2010 halfway point.