Chuck Ragan

UTG PHOTOS: Chuck Ragan & The White Buffalo (4/18/14)

Under The Gun sent photographer, Derek Scancarelli, to Irving Plaza in New York City to photograph Chuck Ragan & The Camaraderie on April 18, 2014. Last week, you may have seen UTG TV’s exclusive interview with The White Buffalo. Briefly after the interview, I was fortunate enough to shoot the most well-crafted musicians I’ve seen […]

UTG TV: The White Buffalo On Patriotism, Religion, And His Concept Album

Last Friday, Chuck Ragan and the Camaraderie, The White Buffalo, and Jonny Two Bags performed in New York City’s Irving Plaza. Unsurprisingly, all of the performancse were heartfelt and electric. Chuck Ragan only rolls with the best. We’ll be posting photos from the show in the coming days. Fortunately, UTG TV was able to sit […]

REVIEW: Chuck Ragan – ‘Till Midnight’

Artist: Chuck Ragan Album: Till Midnight Label: Side One Dummy Genre: Folk-punk / Americana There are two kinds of vocalists in this world, singers and storytellers. A singer could sing the phonebook and make it sound beautiful, while a storyteller could sing the phonebook and make it sound meaningful. The singer has learned a craft, […]

ALBUM STREAM: Chuck Ragan – ‘Till Midnight’

Hot Water Music fans have eagerly waited for Chuck Ragan‘s fourth solo LP, Till Midnight, to drop since it was announced back in January. However, not set to release until March 25 through SideOneDummy Records, the entire album is now available to stream online. The album, produced by Blind Melon guitarist Christopher Thorn, also boasts […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/16-2/22

I don’t know what you’ve been listening to this week, but on the rare occasions when I wasn’t playing The Hotelier‘s excellent new album, I was alternating between the new Menzingers single and “I Wanna Get Better,” the first song from Fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff’s new project, Bleachers. Conveniently (or not, if you ask my […]

Chuck Ragan Reveals New Song, Tour Dates

Chuck Ragan‘s latest full-length, Till Midnight, is due out on March 25, and his latest single, “Something May Catch Fire,” is proof that the release date can’t come soon enough. Like “Non Typical,” which was released earlier this year, the beautiful album-opener places Ragan’s rough but soothing vocals over a full backing band, a first […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 1/19-1/25

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! As has become the norm, some nostalgia-inducing represses from The Starting Line and Angels and Airwaves were announced that are guaranteed to have you singing along and remembering your high school days. A number of exciting new albums were announced as well, with Manchester Orchestra‘s Cope at the forefront. The […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Release For The Week Of 1/12-1/18

Have you missed out on any important releases recently? You just might be in luck, since this week was chock full of reissues and repressings from indie labels like No Sleep Records and Run For Cover Records, as well as a few major artists, including David Bowie, Beth Orton, and Social Distortion. Can’t make a […]

Chuck Ragan and Astronautalis Cover The Boss On Split 7″

Connecticut-based punk label Asbestos Records has had a neat split 7″ series going on for the past couple years called Double Exposure. Each volume focuses on one artist, with both contributors covering a song from that artist’s catalog. Last night, the label announced the third Double Exposure release, which will feature Hot Water Music frontman […]

Chuck Ragan Releases New Song

Punk rocker turned folk troubadour Chuck Ragan has proven his songwriting chops time and time again over the course of his twenty-plus year music career, and the Hot Water Music frontman’s reliability won’t be called into question on his fourth solo album, Till Midnight. His gruff voice and penchant for moving Americana songs are as […]

Hot Water Music’s Chuck Ragan Announces Solo Tour

As our friends at Property of Zack have noted, Hot Water Music‘s Chuck Ragan will be hitting the road this September to tour solo. The folk punk singer will be stopping through Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, and bookending the short tour with both Chicago’s Riot Fest and Colorado’s Riot Fest. It’s been almost two years since his […]

Riot Fest Lineup Announced, Fall Out Boy And Blink 182 To Headline

You know when a “scene” festival lineup is pretty damn strong? When you have Taking Back Sunday, Say Anything, and Saves the Day below the halfway mark of your poster and Brand New on the third line. As announced by our fellow AbsoluteVoices website PropertyOfZack, this year’s Riot Fest will feature (and take a big […]