Louisiana slide guitarist Sonny Landreth is a great musician who doesn’t get nearly enough attention. Blacktop Run is a great addition to Landreth’s prolific output. Originally from Lafayette, Louisiana, Landreth got his first gig in the 1970s as a sideman to zydeco king Clifton Chenier. It was that job that prepared him for a lifetime […]
Guitarist Larry Keel talks about writing his first song while sitting in a corn field, the time that his van transmission went out, and the weekly pickin’ jams that took place in Fauquier County, VA.
Dustbowl Revival’s Zach Lupetin talks about the band’s castle-like rehearsal space and why music is a long game.
I’ll take unexpected collaborations for $1,000, Alex. Here’s the Reverend Al Green, with David Gilmour on guitar, performing his R&B classic “Let’s Stay Together”.
You picked Robert Vincent – In This Town You’re Owned as your favorite new release for the week of February 14, 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 2020 Robert Vincent […]
Some songwriters have a sort of osmosis whereby they can synthesize wonderful stories from the lives of people they meet, or sometimes just read about. Others are destined to write about the life they live and live the life they write about. Glenn Jones seems to be cut from the cloth of the latter. He […]
Singer-songwriter Robert Vincent talks about overcoming self-doubt and shares tips for touring Scotland.
Folk singer Vance Gilbert talks about why he buys guitar strings by the pack and why songwriters should pay close attention to the melodies of the greats.
Too much music, too little time. At least that’s my explanation for not giving Ric Robertson’s debut album a proper listen when it was released last year. The Fool, The Friend mixes pop melodies with jammy rock and a touch of New Orleans funk while the fragility of Robertson’s voice softens the musical edges and […]
You picked K.C. Clifford – K.C. Clifford as your favorite new release for the week of February 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 2020 K.C. Clifford – K.C. Clifford […]