You picked Skywriting by, The Yearlings, as your favorite new release for the week of November 16, 2018. Poll Results 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, Children of Paradise (196 […]
For the next week, we’ll be taking your nomination to supplement our Readers’ Pick: Best Album of 2018 poll. The rules: You get one nomination — choose wisely. If you mention more than one, we’ll only take your first mention. Nominate by adding a comment to this post. It has to be a full length […]
Shawn Underwood (pictured left of alien). Here we are again… Thanksgiving 2018, y’all… which means we’re celebrating 13 years of Twangville’s existence. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been writing a Thanksgiving toast each year to thank our contributors, our community, and the artists who give us something to listen to and write […]
Songwriters as a general rule are better at identifying difficulties and apprehensions than they are pointing out the positive aspects of life. Maybe it is because truly good art exists in the margins of American society and not the mainstream. It could also be the current political climate or possibly even too much Gluten. In […]
Singer-songwriter Emily Scott Robinson talks about her unique touring strategy, why she’s never broken a guitar string and how she developed her live performance chops.
Singer-songwriter Carter Sampson talks about leading Rock & Roll Camp for Girls OKC and finding success in Europe.
There are so many great songwriters criss-crossing the highways of Texas but Adam Carroll is among the elite. With a gentle and reserved style, he tells richly textured stories often filled with colorful characters. The tales are set to simple yet infectious melodies that he picks out on an acoustic guitar. Here are two gems […]
You picked The Messenger by, Rhett Miller, as your favorite new release for the week of November 9, 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, Children […]
Last year I had the fortune to discover Rachel Baiman. I noted at the time she had a knack for subtly inserting parables in her snap-your-fingers or turn-around-the-dance-floor bluegrass numbers. She’s at it again with Thanksgiving, a just released EP. Tent City is an upbeat tune with lots of great banjo and guitar picking. It’s […]
Australian singer-songwriter Katie Cole talks about the path to finding her songwriting voice, the one “real” day job that she’s ever had and the importance of finding people that you can trust.