We initiated our NTS podcast to give you a deeper, more meaningful understanding of the music and musicians that we champion here at the Numero Group. Yesterday’s broadcast was a watershed show for us, with multiple artist interviews, alternative cuts from our Cosmic American allies, and some choice nuggs/visions of Jerry from the infamous shipping department known simply as #TheDeadZone. Click here to check the broadcast in question and stay tuned for more music and “jubilant, nerdy record chat.”
On February 3, 2014 The Numero Group will release ten road-weary tales from the wrong side of outlaw country. Jeff Cowell may have huffed the same narcotic air as Townes Van Zandt and David Allan Coe, but hunkered far from the Nashville city limits, nary a Cash or Paycheck would drunkenly slur through his tunes. Recorded in 1975, Lucky Strikes and Liquid Gold is an isolated, backwoods loner epic, top-loaded with odes to hitch-hiking and rambling the crumbling Michigan countryside of Cowell’s hard-drinking youth. Previously available only out of the backs of borrowed cars, truck stops, campgrounds, and country-western bars between Algonac, Detroit, East Lansing, Cadillac, and Manistee, this LP now finds new life in similarly detached environs: the last remaining record stores.
Stream the entire album now via Soundcloud
Pre-order the album here