Bad Times & Good Music

Listen to Vol. 2

It's out NOW. Right here. Enjoy!

Who would have guessed that we really nailed the vibe of these godforsaken times?

When we released Vol. 1 of "Bad Times & Good Music" earlier this year, we could not have imagined in our wildest dreams that this was just the beginning. This year might have brought you more madness, more mayhem, and more mediocracy, but we're bringing you more blues. When times keep getting worse, our music keeps getting better.

So here we go again, not by popular demand, but by necessity. When the world goes to shit, sit back, relax, pour yourself another whisky, light one up, and join us for another round of good ole blues.

Released on December 23, 2023.

A-Side
1. Stealin' by Will Shade
2. Ramblin' by Johnny Guitar
3. Forever Young by Bob Dylan
4. After Midnight by JJ Cale

B-Side
5. Till My Tears Run Dry by J. Guitar
6. Baltimore by Randy Newman
7. Tall Boy by Widespread Panic
8. Far Away by Katun Luc
9. Going up by J. Guitar

C-Side
10. Big Boss Man by Jimmy Reed
11. Astronaut Song by J. Guitar
12. Never Trust a Woman by Brent Mydland
13. Epilogue (Bonus Track) by K. Luc

Johnny Guitar, vocals & acoustic guitar
Katun Luc, electric guitars & bass, acoustic bass
Track 4 featuring Slapstick Bill on drums
Cover design by Raban
Produced by Katun Luc in Berlin, 2023

December 2023




About Bad Times & Good Music

We live in bad times, a new war in Europe, crises everywhere, our children are protesting angrily in the streets for their future without anyone listening, and we have witnessed a pandemic as never seen before.

Or you just had a bad day, bad luck, greetings from Murphy, or whatever other shit life throws at you.

You go to the Harlem river to drown, you lose your job one day before Christmas, you find out about that other man at your lover's place, or your head hurts as never before โ€“ just because you took the wrong turn the other night.

But still, that good ol' music, man. Whatever that is for you.

For us, it's that bluesy vibe when everyone is down for it. Hand me an axe, and let's sing that blues. Let's hear it one more time.

To quote the immortal Ry Cooder: "Bad times + good music โ€“ always a winning combination."

โ€“ Johnny Guitar & Katun "Lucky" Luc




Vol. 2 will be released on 23.12.2023

Our new album with over 60 minutes of amazing music is on the way. We are thrilled to present it to you very soon.

Here are some tracks for you before we reveal everything:

After Midnight

by JJ Cale

Forever Young

by Bob Dylan




Listen to Vol. 1

Released on May 11, 2023

Johnny Guitar, VOCALS AND ACOUSTIC GUITAR
Katun "Lucky" Luc, ELECTRIC AND CLASSICAL GUITAR, ELECTRICAL BASS

TRACKS 2, 3, 4 & 8 WRITTEN BY J. Guitar "CROSS THE RIVER" WRITTEN BY J. Guitar & K. Luc, WHEN THE WORK'S ALL DONE" WRITTEN BY K. Luc, "HARLEM RIVER BLUES" WRITTEN BY Justin Townes Earle, "PROUD MARY" WRITTEN BY John Fogerty, "ATLANTIC CITY" WRITTEN BY Bruce Springsteen, "BLIND WILLIE MCTELL" WRITTEN BY Bob Dylan, "CORRINA, CORRINA" WRITTEN BY Bo Carter, TRACK 4 FEATURING BACKGROUND VOCALS BY Julian Hackstette

ART DESIGN BY Johannes Mohr
MUSIC RECORDED IN 2022 AND 2023
MUSIC PRODUCTION BY K. Luc, BERLIN 2023




Special note

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear friend and financial wizard, Sebastian, who has left this world and ventured on to the great beyond.

Sebastian was always up for a good time, ready to take on the world with a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eye. His presence will be sorely missed by all of us.

Rest easy, Sebastian.