Monday, May 06, 2013

Barrence Signs With Bloodshot

Live in Santa Fe 2011
It's official: Bloodshot Records announced today they've signed rock 'n' soul maniacs Barrence Whitfield & The Savages.

A new album, Dig Thy Savage Soul, will be released this summer. (Confession: I've heard it. It's mighty fine.)

Loyal readers of this blog and my column etc. know there's a New Mexico connection here. Savage guitarist Peter Greenberg, formerly of Lyers and DMZ -- not to mention Manby's Head -- lives in Taos.

Dig my savage interview with Barrence a couple of years ago.

And here's a video from last year's European tour

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