Boone, North Carolina-based Shay Martin Lovette talks about working at a vaccine clinic and blowing out a tire outside Asheville.
Let’s start the week with some classic soul, courtesy of the late, great Bill Withers. This 1973 performance for the BBC includes “Ain’t No Sunshine” and “Lean on Me”.
UK trio The Wandering Hearts talk about mud at summer festivals and Doris, the cat at their favorite studio.
Rosie Flores talks about her first band (whose name was inspired by Greek mythology), her first original composition (written on her toy piano at age 5), and the mission that the Twangville interview inspired.
Sure, the holiday weekend is behind us. That doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy this Shooter Jennings holiday gem.
After a number of years spent living in New York City, singer-songwriter Kevin Daniel decamped for Asheville last year. One listen to his forthcoming album Been Here Before and one can hear the influence of both locations. The collection of songs combines the rootsy mountain air of Asheville with the gritty edge of NYC, with […]
Rubinoos guitarist Tommy Dunbar talks about empty Dannon yogurt containers and dissects the first song that he wrote.
Adam and Blake Williamson of The Williamson Brothers and Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires talk about the sound of old dirty bass strings, broken drum sticks, and the wild time capsule where the band rehearses.
Long-time readers may recall that I like to listen to my iPod on shuffle. I love the surprise when it randomly reminds me of a favorite song from years gone by. Last week it pulled out this gem from Ireland’s Hothouse Flowers. I’m particularly enamored with this live version circa 2014, complete with a horn […]
Lara Hope (of Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones) talks about the problem that never ends and the line between serious and not so serious