Glen David Andrews Project #2

New Orleans’ own Glen David Andrews, the charismatic performer and trombonist, has made a lot of changes in his life over the past 6 months.  After spending 3 months in the Boston area at Right Turn, an innovative recovery program geared to musicians, he returned to New Orleans a changed man and is moving forward […]

Sonia Tetlow’s “Own Way Home” Released

Own Way Home was recorded at Piety Studios over five days during the height of August heat and combines the rhythms and horns of Sonia’s New Orleans roots with the indie rock heart of her Atlanta musical history. Engineered by Wes Fontenot, the album includes 13 tracks that feature (in alphabetical order) Shamarr Allen on […]

Threadhead Artists Have 4 entries on 2012 Grammy Ballot

      Creole String Beans –  Shrimp Boots & Vintage Suits         Debbie Davis  –  It’s Not the Years, It’s the Miles         Paul Sanchez & the Rolling Road Show  –  Reclamation of the Pie-Eyed Piper         Honeypots – Something Sweet         […]

Offbeat Review: It’s Not The Years, It’s The Miles – Debbie Davis

by John Swensen Debbie Davis is generally recognized as possessing one of the most beautiful voices in a city filled with talented singers. Her work with the Pfister Sisters, on her own and with Paul Sanchez has demonstrated her wide-ranging taste and an ability to comfortably inhabit just about any musical environment. Her first solo […]

Arséne DeLay Project

New Orleans native Arséne DeLay is set to release her first solo album this fall. DeLay, youngest of the world-renowned Boutté vocalists, has spent her 12-year career performing in some of the most recognized projects and with some of the brightest stars in New Orleans and Los Angeles. Ready to forge out with her own […]

Threadhead Artists have 8 Entries on Grammy Ballot

  Full -Time Joann featuring Michael Cerveris –  From: Nine Lives – A Musical Adaptation Vol 1 Nine Lives – A Musical Adaptation Vol. 1 Fine in the Lower Nine featuring John Boutté & Wendell Pierce – From: Nine Lives – A Musical Adaptation Vol 1 Tom McDermott & Evan Christopher – Almost Native Spencer […]

Offbeat Review: Creole String Beans’ “Shrimp Boots & Vintage Suits”

By David Kunian October 2011 Issue Really, is there more to life than Shrimp Boots and Vintage Suits? The shrimp boots, a symbol of life here on the Gulf of Mexico, sum up that rocking Gulf Coast sound that made for hit after hit in studios from Rampart Street to Crowley. This quartet with honking […]

Sirius/XM’s Bob Edwards interviews John Boutté

Interview with John Boutté on SiriusXm’s Bob Edwards Show. broadcast on September 28, 2011. Part 1 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Part 2 [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

The Tip Jar: THR Is NOT A Traditional Record Company

One of the reasons we are not like traditional record companies…. From Blog reader Jackie Hanel Emerson: “I would like to hear from some of your artists about what it means to them to retain the rights & ownership of their songs when they record with Threadhead Records, vs what happens with a commercial record company.” […]

The Tip Jar – New THR Advisory Board

Back in December 2008, Offbeat Magazine wrote an article on Threadhead Records. Within the article there was this line: So far, the label has not turned away any interested artist. Three and a half years later….we get phone calls and/or emails from prospective artists and musicians almost every week.  Because of our size and limited […]