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Link Wray: "Rumble" in Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

on April 16, 2018 - 5:02pm

Congratulations to the late Link Wray, whose highly influential 1958 tune "Rumble" was inducted into the inaugural class of Rock & Roll Singles at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday!

Easy Eye Sound released "Son of Rumble," Link's intended but never released follow-up to the song that introduced the world to power chords and intentional distortion, on a vinyl 7" backed with "Whole Lotta Talking," another never heard track, on Friday. Get it today in the Easy Eye Sound Store.

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Link Wray: "Son of Rumble" 7" Out Now

on April 13, 2018 - 2:07pm

It's been 60 years since legendary guitarist Link Wray released his influential instrumental song "Rumble," and changed the face and sound of rock and roll forever. Today, Dan Auerbach's label, Easy Eye Sound releases "Son of Rumble," Link's intended but never released follow-up to the song that introduced the world to power chords and intentional distortion, on a vinyl 7" backed with "Whole Lotta Talking," another never heard track. Get it today in the Easy Eye Sound Store.

Said Auerbach about Wray's importance: "I saw him play in Cleveland at the Grog shop and he blew my mind.

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Dan Auerbach: NPR Tiny Desk Concert

on April 4, 2018 - 11:00am

Dan Auerbach returned to NPR's Tiny Desk to bring in the Easy Eye Sound Revue, what host Bob Boilen calls "an explosion of talent." The set includes the title track to Auerbach's album Waiting on a Song and album tracks "Never in My Wildest Dreams" and "Shine on Me," plus a special appearance from "powerhouse" Robert Finley on "Get It While You Can," the opening track to Finley's Dan Auerbach–produced Easy Eye Sound release Goin' Platinum!.

"It's an abundance of gifted musicians who have all played with a long, long list of legends, including Elvis, Don Williams and John Prine," says Boilen.

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Shannon Shaw (Of Shannon & The Clams)'s Debut Album, "Shannon In Nashville, Due June 8 on Easy Eye Sound

on March 29, 2018 - 12:28pm

"Shaw's voice is in a different universe…" —Noisey

"With this double whammy of albums, Shaw's star is certain to ascend dramatically in 2018." —Mojo

On June 8th, Shannon Shaw, the captivating vocalist, bassist, and founder of Shannon & the Clams, will strike out on her own for her first solo album, Shannon In Nashville. Produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach at his Nashville studio, Easy Eye Sound, the album features a cast of revered old-school session musicians which have breathed life into notable records by Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Willie Nelson, and John Prine, to name just a

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Robert Finley Confirms Headlining Tour & Dates Opening for Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

on March 26, 2018 - 12:32pm

Soul-singer Robert Finley announces new headlining tour dates throughout May in cities including New York City, Boston, and Atlanta. Finley will also open for Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats in Richmond, Washington, DC, Toronto, and Montreal earlier that month. Tickets for new headlining dates go on sale this Friday, March 30, here.

Finley is currently on the East Coast leg of the 20-date "Easy Eye Sound Revue Tour," with Dan Auerbach, Shannon Shaw, and special guests Shannon & the Clams. The extensive North American tour has remaining dates in Brooklyn, Boston, Chicago, and more.

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