Monthly Archive: April 2015

HOLLIS BROWN announces massive tour schedule

HOLLIS BROWN has announced an extensive tour schedule (see below) in support of their new album “3 Shots” (not on Alive Naturalsound but you should get it anyway!). If you’re not hip to their sound check their music here, on the Alive site. May 6 Record Release Show at The Studio at Webster Hall // […]

DATURA4 debut album “Demon Blues” coming in July

The debut album of psychedelic rock “Demon Blues” by Australian outfit DATURA4 (Datura is a toxic flower and there are 4 guys in the band) will be released worldwide in July on Alive Naturalsound. The band includes veteran rockers Dom Mariani (Stems, DM3), Greg Hitchcock (New Christs), Warren Hall (The Drones), and Stu Loasby. The […]

JOE EVANS (Left Lane Cruiser) & VAN CAMPBELL (Black Diamond Heavies) have been recording an album in Los Angeles

JOE EVANS (Left Lane Cruiser) & VAN CAMPBELL (Black Diamond Heavies) have been in Los Angeles doing a session for Alive Naturalsound. The album of gritty punk-ass blues is due early 2016. In the meantime dig LEFT LANE CRUISER’s new record “Dirty Spliff Blues” to be released in June! Photo shoot with Robert Matheu A […]

LEFT LANE CRUISER new song “Tres Borrachos” featured on CLASSIC ROCK “Tracks Of The Week”

Left Lane Cruiser – Tres Borrachos Scuzzy bluesy rock’n’roll, straight from the Mississippi swamp, via a punk club. Now on their fifth album, Left Lane Cruiser have mastered the art of “hillbilly punk-blues” that “roars like a modal, tweaking chainsaw”. No actual chainsaws were involved in the making of this, as far as we know, […]

ALIVE 20th ANNIVERSARY : ROLLING STONE – Record Store Day 2015: The Ultimate Guide

Alive Naturalsound records 20th Anniversary double album – Record Store Day 2015 Rolling Stone magazine – the ultimate guide Sun Records will compile deep cuts from artists like Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and Charlie Rich into the Curated by Record Store Day Vol. 2 double-album. Meanwhile, the newer L.A. label Alive Naturalsound will be celebrating […]



PURE VOLUME premieres LONESOME SHACK’s “Sexual Release” from the ALIVE 20Th ANNIVERSARY album

Alive Naturalsounds Records are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year and releasing Rock & Roll Is A Beautiful Thing on Record Store Day to commemorate the milestone. The limited edition double vinyl includes rarities from blues and roots icons like the Black Keys and T-Model Ford, and today we’re excited to premiere Seattle-based blues rockers […]

The BLOODHOUNDS live at Origami records

When listening to the Bloodhounds, my whole collection of oldies went through my mind in a few minutes, not that it is a bad thing, on the contrary, the quartet is a true-to-the-core 60’s R&B revival and they play it with a real conviction. The Bloodhounds were playing an in-store at Origami Vinyl on Saturday […]


Alive Naturalsound Records is celebrating their 20th anniversary as a label with a special vinyl release called Rock & Roll Is a Beautiful Thing on Record Store Day. The compilation will feature rarities from the label’s roster of blues artists like the Black Keys, Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires and local trio John […]