“In an era where nobody creates a whole album of great songs, Drivin N Cryin just gave the music industry a big middle finger – and produced a killer record.” Icon Fetch reviews the upcoming Plowboy Records vinyl-only release ‘Best Of Songs’… http://www.iconfetch.com/…/860-drivin-n-cryin-best-of-songs… by Tony Peters for Icon Fetch Perhaps Drivin N Cryin are onto something here. Leader Kevn Kinney […]
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A Very Special Evening with Drivin N Cryin
We’re very pleased to announce a unique and intimate event with Drivin N Cryin. Please join us for an evening of dinner, drinks and a very special performance in the intimate setting of Atlanta’s Buckhead Tavern. Guests will dine with DNC, receive an autographed copy of the new Plowboy Records vinyl-only release ‘Best Of Songs,’ […]
Tour: Kevn Kinney & Tim Knol
Kevn and Tim Knol hit the road in February and March for several dates in the Southeast , including Charlotte NC, Charleston SC, Atlanta GA, Nashville TN, and more. A critically acclaimed Dutch singer and songwriter, Tim Knol’s roots rock style has drawn comparisons to American artists like Gram Parsons and Wilco. His self-titled debut album was released in 2010, followed […]
KK: Warren Haynes XMas Jam and Todos Santos Music Festival
2014 Warren Haynes XMas Jam Yes, it’s that wonderful time of year again when the busiest man in the music biz (Warren Haynes) throws his 3 day party in Asheville, NC to benefit Habitat For Humanity. Artists scheduled to perform (listed alphabetically) are Billy & The Kids (a new group formed by Grateful Dead founding […]
Ink19 Magazine Reviews ‘Scarred But Smarter: Life N Times of Drivin N Cryin’
Scarred But Smarter: Life N Times of Drivin N Cryin directed by Eric Von Haessler Shanzing Films by James Mann Finally one of Atlanta’s most beloved bands going on 30 years, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ get a proper reckoning in Scarred But Smarter: Life N Times of Drivin N Cryin. Directed by rabid fan and former radio […]
Relix Magazine Performance
On a recent run up the through the northeast, Kevn, Tim and Dave visited Relix Magazine’s NYC office in September to perform a couple of tracks from the DNC EP series. Check out “Love Is the World” from Songs for the Turntable and “The Little Record Store Just Around The Corner” from Songs From The Psychedelic Time Clock […]
Augusta Chronicle: Drivin N Cryin is example of success for musicians
August 13, 2014 by Steven Uhles for The Augusta Chronicle Twenty-five years ago, Drivin N Cryin was a band enjoying, by rock and roll standards, fairly significant success. The band, which had begun in 1986, had garnered a large regional following, released albums on a major label, had videos played on the then-music-centered MTV and […]
American Songwriter Magazine Guest Blog: Kevn Kinney – The Evolution Of My Fall With Archer
Written by Songwriter U for American Songwriter Magazine. April 1st, 2014 Kevn Kinney is not only the mastermind behind “Cherlene,” the soundtrack to the hit FX show“Archer,” but is the lead singer and guitarist of seminal southern rock band Drivin’ N Cryin’. Drivin’ N Cryin’s latest, ‘Songs For The Turntable,’ available on Blank Records, is the fourth in a series of as-promised […]
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USA Today Talks To Kevn About Producing For F/X’s ‘Archer’
Kevn Kinney’s ‘Danger Zone’ cover will be heard on FX’s hit animated series. March 3, 2014 by David Oliver for USA Today About six or seven months ago, Adam Reed, creator of FX’s Archer, took Kevn Kinney, lead singer of Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, to lunch to ask him to compose some country songs for a soundtrack (out […]
“…their best material in over two decades.” Music Enthusiast Magazine Review of ‘Turntable’
Drivin’ n’ Cryin’, ‘Songs for the Turnable’ – Album Review By: William Clark - February 6, 2014 Southern rockers Drivin’ n’ Cryin’ have taken a creative approach when it came down to releasing new music throughout these past twelve months. Whereas some groups have fallen into a habit of releasing a new studio album every three or four years, […]
Target Audience Magazine Reviews ‘Turntable’
Songs For The Turntable: The much anticipated EP from Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ February 5, 2014 By Moret Bonnie The new Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ EP Songs For The Turntable on Blank Records is fourth in a series of four EPs available on CD and for digital download. It contains five new songs, produced by Paul Ebersold at Nashville’s Sound Kitchen Recording […]
American Songwriter Magazine Debuts New Aaron Lee Tasjan Song
Video Premiere: Aaron Lee Tasjan, “Don’t Walk Away” You might not imagine that a founder and original guitarist of eyeliner-loving glam rockers Semi Precious Weapons might identify as a singer-songwriter who takes more from Tom Petty than T. Rex, but Aaron Lee Tasjan manages to squeeze the grit from a flamboyant past and turn it into folk-based rock ‘n’ […]
‘Songs For The Turntable’ Now Available on CD & for Download!
We’re very pleased to announce the release of the new Drivin N Cryin CD EP ‘Songs For The Turntable’ on Blank Records!! This fourth in a series of as-promised four EPs is now available on CD and for digital download. Five new songs, produced by Paul Ebersold at Nashville’s Sound Kitchen Recording Studios and Memphis’ […]
Relix Magazine Debuts 1st Track From ‘Songs For The Turntable’
Relix Magazine Audio Premiere: Drivin N Cryin “Strangers” December 20, 2013 Songs For The Turntable is the fourth and final recording from Drivin N Cryin’s EP series. The new EP followsSongs From The Laundromat, Songs About Cars, Space and The Ramones and Songs From The Psychedelic Time Clock. Today we premiere “Strangers” from Songs For The Turntable, which will be released on January 14, 2014 […]
Drivin N Cryin Featuring Aaron Lee Tasjan
We’re very pleased to welcome Aaron Lee Tasjan to the DNC family as lead guitarist and all around kick-ass musician! Songman and guitarist Aaron Lee Tasjan, now living in Nashville, TN, has had his songs recorded by Jack White & BP Fallon, Pat Green and Semi Precious Weapons. Tasjan’s songs have appeared in major motion pictures […]
Review: Kevn Kinney & Peter Buck at The 40 Watt
By Chris Sikich for The Philadelphia City Paper Vacation in Athens was calling last week (Georgia, not Greece) as a rare convergence occurred at the legendary 40 Watt Club: one member of defunct hometown heroes R.E.M.was going to be performing for certain: Peter Buck. In a slot opening for Kevn Kinney and The Roaming Countrymen, Buck brought his merry […]
‘Songs For The Turntable’ Release Date
Blurt Magazine Reveals EP4 Release Date
Drivin’ N’ Cryin’Preps 4th (and final) EP in Year-long Series More bands should follow this one’s lead and release more concise records with more specific themes…. Just sayin’… By Blurt Staff Following up 2012′s Songs From The Laundromat, the Paul Ebersold-produced Songs About Cars, Space and The Ramones and April 2013′s Songs From The Psychedelic Time Clock – produced by Kevn […]
In Loving Memory Of Arturo Vega
In loving memory of our friend and brother, Arturo Vega… Every band has, or had an Arturo Vega. Someone to champion the band through it’s early days not quite a manager or a&r or producer but kind of all of them as well the inside friend ambassador peacemaker soldier artist confidant road warrior i feel […]
Drivin N Cryin Daytrotter Session
On May 29, 2013 Drivin N Cryin entered the Daytrotter studios in beautiful Rock Island, IL to debut a few new songs from their upcoming August 2013 release and revisit a new classic from June 2012′s release Songs From The Laundromat. Recorded and streamed live in an intimate concert-like setting, this five song collection is […]
The Big Takeover Reviews ‘Psychedelic Time Clock’
by Joseph Kyle Drivin’ n’ Cryin’ offer salvo number three in the EP series they launched last year, and like the other two, this third installment is an excellent collection of songs. Whereas the previous records paid tribute to garage rock, roots rock, and punk, it should be obvious by the title (Songs From The Psychedelic […]
Blurt Magazine Reviews ‘Psychedelic Time Clock’
BY MICHAEL TOLAND The third of four projected EPs, Songs From the Psychedelic Time Clock explores a heretofore buried side of Atlanta rock icon Drivin’ N’ Cryin’: psychedelia. It probably goes without saying that none of these six songs sound likes the Beatles’ “Tomorrow Never Knows” or Jimi Hendrix’s “Are You Experienced” (to name a pair of […]
Music Enthusiast Magazine Reviews ‘Psychedelic Time Clock’
Drivin’ n Cryin’ Unleash Songs From The Psychedelic Time Clock by William Clark for Music Enthusiast Magazine 80’s hard rock icons Drivin’ n Cryin’ have recently been taking a creative approach when it comes to making new music. Throughout the past 10 months, Drivin’ n Cryin’ have been releasing a series of four EPs, with […]
The Examiner Reviews ‘Songs From The Psychedelic Time Clock’
Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ go back in time with their ‘psychedelic time clock’ by Chris Martin for The Examiner To say the last couple of years have been kind to Atlanta rockers Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ (DNC) would be an understatement. Through incessant touring, a tell all documentary and a wealth of new music the veteran band has excited the diehard fans, herded […]
CL Reviews ‘Scarred But Smarter’ Documentary
Drivin’ n’ Cryin’ documentary makes hometown premiere by Hal Horowitz for Creative Loafing Nobody said it would be fair They warned me before I went out there There’s always a chance to get restarted To a new world, new life Scarred but smarter It’s likely that Atlanta’s Drivin’ n’ Cryin’ never imagined the opening track […]
Blurt Magazine Debuts New DNC Track!
These guys are crankin' out the tunes like nobody's bidness! By Blurt Staff Following up June 2012's Songs From The Laundromat and September 2012's, Paul Ebersold-produced Songs About Cars, Space and The Ramones, Drivin N Cryin releases Songs From The Psychedelic Time Clock, the third of four EPs to be created and released over a 12 month period. We […]
Relix Magazine Talks About DNC EP3: Songs From The Psychedelic Time Clock
Last year Drivin N Cryin released Songs From The Laundromat and Songs About Cars, Space and The Ramones as the first two of four EPs slated to appear over a 12 month period. Next up is Songs From The Psychedelic Time Clock. As the name suggests this recording with explore the group’s experimental side and features an array of instrumentation, including 12-string […]
Drivin N Cryin Documentary World Premiere!
We're very pleased to announce the world premiere of 'Scarred But Smarter (life n times of drivin n cryin) on March 22, 2013 at the Plaza Theatre in Atlanta, GA during the Atlanta Film Festival. Almost 3 years in the making, 'SBS' tells the story of filmmaker Eric Von Haessler's personal discovery of legendary Southern alternative […]
The Prosecutors CD Now Available!
Milwaukee's three-chord heroes, The Prosecutors were Kevn Kinney of drivin' n' cryin's first band. From 1980-1983, Kevn cut his songwriting and performing teeth in the band with bassist Doug LaValliere (brother of the Haskels/Oil Tasters' Richard LaValliere and Haskels/Dominoes' Gerard canada pharmacy LaValliere) and drummer James “Tess” Tessier. They played the now iconic Starship nightclub […]
The Great Southern Brainfart Talks About DNC Documentary
Drivin’ N Cryin’ Finally Get to Tell Their Story With “Scarred but Smarter: Life & Times of Drivin’ N’ Cryin’.” For 27 how to improve credit score years, a little band based out of Atlanta, GA called Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ has been delivering their own brand of punk infused southern roots based hard rock music. […]
Kevn Talks To Stomp and Stammer's Jeff Clark…
Ain’t Waitin’ on Tomorrow Kevn Kinney Shares His Thoughts on a Rejuvenated Drivin’ n’ Cryin’ by Jeff Clark for Stomp and Stammer November 12, 2012 During the second half of the 1980s, I’d go see nearly every local show they played. Scarred But Smarter remains one of my favorite albums by an Atlanta band. Even through the […]
Sadler Vaden Releases 'Radio Road' EP
Assuming the multiple roles of songwriter, engineer, producer and multi-instrumentalist, Sadler began recording Radio Road during the summer of 2011. This 7 song EP, also featuring background vocals from special guests Shovels & Rope, was a true labor of love… “My dad, who passed away in 2004, always wanted me to make a record buy […]
DNC Throws Free Halloween Concert In Cleveland, TN!
Drivin’ N Cryin’ To Play Free Halloween Concert Tuesday, October 16, 2012 Drivin' N Crying' will perform a free public concert at the downtown Cleveland Halloween Block Party on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Sharon Marr, executive director of Mainstreet Cleveland, announced recently that Atlanta-based Drivin’ N Cryin’ — best known for their 1991 hit “Fly Me […]
‘Songs About Cars, Space and The Ramones’
The second installment in our four EPs over twelve months master plan, “Songs About Cars, Space and The Ramones,” is now available everywhere! This nod to the early DNC punk influences contains 6 songs produced by underground superhero Paul Ebersold (Paul’s worked with Keith Richards, Spacehog, 3 Doors Down, Clive Davis, Slobberbone, et al) and recorded […]
BLURT Magazine Debuts New DNC Track!
Our Georgia heroes Drivin' N Cryin' are just about ready to release their new EP – the second in a series of four slated to come out this year; go here to read our review of the first one, Songs From the Laundromat - and we're stoked to unveil a brand new tune to help stimulation your musical salivation. […]
Relix Mag: Drivin’ N’ Cryin To Release Songs About Cars, Space and The Ramones
Published: 2012/08/12 Drivin’ N’ Cryin To Release Songs About Cars, Space and The Ramones Drivin’ N’ Cryin has confirmed some additional information aboutSongs About Cars, Space and The Ramones, the second album in their series of EPs. Produced by Paul Ebersold, the album features a special guest appearance by Dead Boys/Rocket From The Tombs founder/punk icon Cheetah Chrome. Songs […]
'REM' Video Contest Grand Prize Winner
Drivin N Cryin is pleased to announce the Grand Winner of the DNC 'REM' Video Contest. But first, a BIG thank you to all the 'REM' video creators! We appreciate the creativity and the effort put forth. Each cheapest cialis one of them will receive will receive an autographed CD of 'Songs From The Laundromat'. […]
Get Your ‘Songs From The Laundromat’!!
Here are just a few of the places you can listen/download/purchase the new Drivin N Cryin EP “Songs From The Laundromat”: iTunes: LISTEN/DOWNLOAD DNC Store: PURCHASE CD AOL Listening Party (streaming in its entirety all week beginning June 11, 2011): STREAM IT NOW Amazon: PURCHASE CD OR DIGITAL DOWNLOADS The first Drivin N Cryin release since 2009! Produced by […]
Relix Magazine Debuts New DNC Song: REM
Relix Magazine 5/17/12 Over the viagra next twelve months Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ will release four new EPs.The first of these, Songs From The Laundromat will be available on June 12. The group’s Kevn Kinney, explains, “This first EP, Songs From The Laundromat, contains 5 songs reflecting the rock side of DNC. EP2, Songs About Cars, Space and The Ramones, will […]
Drivin N Cryin Video Contest!!
Create a video for DNC's new song 'REM' and win cool prizes! In recognition of R.E.M.'s pioneering contribution to independent film and music video, we want our fans to create videos for our online YouTube gallery. So let's take that Super8 to the kudzu-draped trestles and let's have some fun!! And in the spirit of […]
Blurt Magazine: Drivin N Cryin Prep 4 New EPs!
“Come on, man, come on!” Kevn Kinney Talks To Dirty Impound
April 10, 2012 by Dennis Cook for Dirty Impound Kevn Kinney can look at people and really see them. His songs, both as a solo artist and as the helmsman of Drivin’ ‘N’ Cryin’ for the past 27 years, are filled with bloody knuckled truthfulness, real deal streetwise stories of the overlooked and overworked, the scrapers and […]
Magnet Magazine’s Q&A With Kevn Kinney
March 26, 2012 by Jud Cost, for Magnet Kevn Kinney’s music has always been lurking in the cobwebbed corners of your mind, even if you weren’t aware of it. After making the big viagra from canada move from Milwaukee to Atlanta back in the ’80s, he happened to be close to Athens, Ga., the birthplace […]
Insite Reviews KK’s ‘a good country mile’: “Stellar!”
KEVN KINNEY & THE GOLDEN PALOMINOS A Good Country Mile (Redeye) Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ front man turns out stellar solo effort by John B. Moore March 2012 Born out of friendship between Drivin’ N’ Cryin’s Kevn Kinney and The Golden Palominos drummer Anton Fier (who’s also worked with the Feelies, Bob Mould, etc.), A Good […]
&quot;Rampaging, blistering, plaintive, tender, endearing, searing, anthemic, and mournful.&quot; Blurt reviews KK's 'AGCM'
Blurt Magazine Reviews Kevn Kinney & The Golden Palominos' 'a good country mile' by Lee Zimmerman March 7, 2012 Kevn Kinney has followed a tangled path ever since his days with Drivin' N' Cryin', veering from plaintive folk to Dylanesque deliberation, without ever fully grasping that which was needed to reclaim his former glories. That's […]
Kevn Kinney &amp; The Golden Palominos: Performing Live on NPR
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BC Music: Kevn's AGCM &quot;is a brilliant recording.&quot;
Music Review: Kevn Kinney – A Good Country Mile by Rhetta Akamatsu March 1, 2012 If you are familiar with Kevn Kinney from his work with Atlanta rock band Drivin' and Cryin', you will immediately recognize and appreciate this CD. If not, A Good Country Mile will be a great introduction to his roots-rock style, given […]
&quot;Serious shit-kickin’&quot;: MOKB Reviews KK's 'a good country mile'
My Old Kentucky Blog Reviews Kevn's 'a good country mile' by Mary Leary February 29, 2012 Shucks! This is serious shit-kickin’ fodder. Musical rule-changerAnton Fier (Golden Palominos; Pere Ubu, the Feelies, the Bob Mould Band) generic cialis no prescription and Kevn Kinney of Drivin’ ‘n’ Cryin’ throw such a convincing bucket of sweat and emotion into A Good […]
Jambands reviews KK's 'AGCM': "nothing short of brilliant."
Jambands CD Review of Kevn Kinney & The Golden Palominos’ ‘a good country mile’ by Brian Robbins February 22, 2012 If A Good Country Mile is your introduction to the music of Kevn Kinney, then nothing more needs to be said. Welcome – you’re going to love this album. If you’re a longtime fan of Kinney […]
Blurt Talks To Kevn &amp; Anton About 'AGCM'
City Bars and Country Miles by Jennifer Kelly for Blurt Magazine February 22, 2012 “Nobody knows who I am in New York,” admits Kevn Kinney, the longtime frontman for Atlanta alt-rockers Drivin N Cryin.' “To me, a good country mile is all about selling my songs in a bar on a Monday night on the Lower […]
Atlanta Music Guide Reviews 'AGCM
“…the songs exhibit an energy like fire that can either smolder softly or blaze brightly.” By Ellen Eldridge for The Atlanta Music Guide The opening to “Never Gonna Change,” with its harmonica calling like a name in the wind, recalls Blind Melon until Kevn Kinney starts singing; at that point something that may sound like […]
Spartanburg Herald-Journal on KK's 'AGCM': The result is worth the wait.
Kinney, Fier promoting new album with tour by Jeremy L. C. Jones for the Spartanburg Herald-Journal February 23, 2012 Kevn Kinney of Drivin’ N Cryin’ and Anton Fier of the Lounge Lizards spent three years getting their new album, A Good Country Mile, just right. The result is worth the wait. The CD is “good […]
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San Francisco's East Bay Express Reviews Kevn Kinney & The Golden Palominos' “a good country mile” by Mark Keresman February 29, 2012 Like Jason & the Scorchers and Charlie order cialis Pickett, Atlanta's Drivin' n' Cryin' was ahead of the proverbial curve in the 1980s with its version of what's now called roots-rock or Americana. […]
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Creative Loafing Reviews Kevn Kinney & The Golden Palominos' “a good country mile” February 14, 2012 by Chad Radford There's a sense of circa 1969-'71 grit that defines A Good Country Mile — a sound that has eluded the album's songwriters Kevn Kinney (Drivin' n' Cryin') and the Golden Palominos' Anton Fier (Pere Ubu, Feelies, Bob […]
American Songwriter Magazine reviews AGCM
Kevn Kinney A Good Country Mile (Kevn Kinney) Rating: 3 Stars by Hal Horowitz February 9, 2012 Long time Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ mainstay Kinney has crafted a productive if not particularly commercially successful solo career away from the veteran Southern hard rockers. Now ensconced in New York City, Kinney joined with Anton Fier and his loose […]
Hits Daily Double reviews KK's 'AGCM'
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Kevn Kinney and the Golden Palominos “a good buy viagra online country mile” January 30, 2012 I’m excited by this mostly because I did not know that Kinney was still in the game and that his band drivin’ n’ cryin’ had released records as recently as 2009. I was a genuine obsessive about the band’s 1987 […]