Only a year ago, the Alabama Shakes were virtually unknown outside a couple of northern counties in their home state. Now they have a deal with Dave Matthews's ATO label, more than 16,000 fans on Facebook and a recent profile-raising tour opening for Drive By Truckers. Perhaps most importantly, their music was featured on a national television ad campaign by Zales jewelers that gave literally millions of people a small taste of their Muscle Shoals soul with a garage rock growl during the... More >>>