You picked Leeroy Stagger – Strange Path as your favorite new release for the week of September 13, 2019. 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 2019 Ben Davis Jr. and The […]
Leeroy Stagger talks about his multi-purpose tour vehicle, vague recollections of the first song that he wrote and visiting a Wendy’s drive-thru after his first gig.
Austin’s Shinyribs talks about maintaining a tour van repair savings account, his “shared” rehearsal studio and his counterintuitive lesson on booking gigs.
I’ve been revisiting some of my favorites from years gone by and have been reveling in the Doc Dailey catalog. Dailey introduced himself back in 2010, sending along the just released Victims, Enemies & Old Friends. One listen and I was hooked – the album made my top ten list that year. Here’s a triple […]
You picked The Highwomen – (self-titled) as your favorite new release for the week of September 6, 2019. 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 2019 Ben Davis Jr. and The Revelry […]
When you’re a mom of 2 young kids, you don’t get out often. Luckily, a neighbor stepped up to the plate to babysit (thanks Donna!) and I got to enjoy a rockin’ night of music. I’ve been going to see Ward and the boys (Cody Nilsen, Paul Dilley, and Josh Kiggans) for several years now […]
I’m convinced the hardest thing to do as a producer is to extract the maximum essence of a musician in a recording session and not allow production sparkle to gloss over the natural talent. Ben Winship produced (he just released a recording of his own, Toolshed, that I recommend) the new album from Natalie Padilla, […]
L.A.-based musician King Commoner is also a filmmaker. I’ll explain why that matters in a minute. He recently dropped a new EP entitled Peril & Woe. The first song, Winter, is a rootsy rock piece with a serious snap-your-fingers-to-it beat. Run My Son drives a little harder and injects a more Southern rock flavor. The […]
Country singer Vincent Neil Emerson talks about getting stuck in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, writing his first song (covered by Charlie Crockett on his forthcoming album) and filling a football stadium with his friends.
Drew Holcomb talks about choosing wine over beer, his scariest day while touring, and why he feels lucky.