Don Dixon talks about his four different income streams and why it’s better to not have known the pitfalls of a musician’s life when he started his career.
Singer Jamie Barrier of The Pine Hill Haints talks about playing “off of the books” and for the love of music.
The band Glorietta was billed as a one-time collaboration among singer-songwriters Noah Gundersen, Matthew Logan Vasquez, Kelsey Wilson, David Ramirez, Adrian Quesada, Jason Robert Blum. I’m hoping that they go back on their word and re-convene for a second album. In the meantime, here’s a beauty from their self-titled first release.
You picked C.E. Jones – Goldberg Variations as your favorite new release for the week of May 7, 2020. 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 Winter & Spring 2021 Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band […]
All across America, in places where the asphalt having a shoulder elevates it to highway status, there stand big metal buildings with gravel parking lots. Twenty-first century honky-tonks, they feature cheap beer, fried food, and a band playing country music. Besides the style of music, a differentiator of those bands is their enthusiasm. You don’t […]
Emerging from the depths of the 2019 #MeToo scandal, Ryan Adams is back and ready to rock. While his most recent record, “Wednesdays,” was a lesson in acoustic soul-baring, “Big Colors” goes in a completely different direction with it’s 80s rock vibes. I’ve had it on repeat for the past 4 days straight (this is […]
Blues artist Selwyn Birchwood talks about why blues music is about heart and the blessing of performing for a crowd.
Cole Quest talks about bar buy backs at the Quays Pub in Queens, NY, racing to catch a flight home, and splitting his focus between the arts and science.
We lost a legend last week with the passing of Lloyd Price. The Louisiana native was a rock and roll pioneer, writing and recording storied classics like “Stagger Lee”, “Lawdy Miss Clawdy”, and “Personality” (the song that inspired his nickname “Mr. Personality”). We had the chance to interview Price several years ago and it remains […]
You picked Amy Speace with The Orphan Brigade – There Used to Be Horses Here as your favorite new release for the week of April 30, 2020. 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 Winter […]