You picked Love’s Middle Name by, Sarah Borges & The Broken Singles, as your favorite new release for the week of October 12, 2018. Poll Results New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us know in the comments. Readers’ Tops Summer & […]
Berkeley, CA rapper/MC Lyrics Born explains why he’s permanently ineligible for traffic school, leaving the funk on the stage and why he had an Egg McMuffin before his first gig.
Graham Sharp of Steep Canyon Rangers reflects on making the jump from an RV to a tour bus (and strategies for stocking it) and getting paid in beer and chili cheese fries at their first gig.
Peter Holsapple (dBs, Continental Drifters) talks about touring with a heavily laden snack drawer and reflects on his first experience “living the dream” of a rock and roll lifestyle.
Whitey Morgan on the value of throwing oneself into the fire, repairing the van in the Autozone parking lot, what he wishes he could remember from the early days of his career and cherishing time spent with family, friends and bandmates.
Singer-songwriter Brett Dennen explains why he splurges on healthy food, recalls a favorite day job at a natural history museum and shares his garage rock origins.
Several years ago Twangville had a cousin blog that ran an artist interview series called “Why It Matters”. The interview questions were somewhat light-hearted but served a real purpose: to shine a light on the investments and sacrifices that artists make to build sustainable careers and why fan support matters. More than 80 artists participated […]
There are worse ways to start the week than with a drinking tune. Brooklyn-based Leland Sundries unleash a fun one with “If You’re Gonna Drive, I’m Gonna Drink” a digital single scheduled for release this Friday (with an equally entertaining cowboy folk song cover as the b-side). The song is a welcome addition to the […]
Rod Picott and Slaid Cleaves have one of the more enjoyable – and long-standing – partnerships in Americana. The two are childhood friends who grew up (and played in bands) together in Southern Maine. In the years since they’ve collaborated on some wonderful songs that capture the blue-collar life with both charm and honesty. It’s […]
You picked Pop-N-Downers by duo, Hymn for Her, as your favorite new release for the week of October 5, 2018. Poll Results New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us know in the comments. Readers’ Tops Summer & Fall 2018 WILLIE NILE, […]