Tylor and the Train Robbers are a family band that has toured relentlessly and been their own producers over two previous studio albums. Then, faster than you can say “pandemic”, things changed. Suddenly they were off the road and had a chance rethink their approach in their native Boise, Idaho. First hey jumped head first […]
Kentucky singer-songwriter Grayson Jenkins talks about the best investment that he’s ever made, working as a carpenter, and Krispy Krunchy chicken tenders.
Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel talks about the only day job that he’s ever had and opening for Hot Tuna, Alice Cooper, and Stoneground in Washington D.C.
Last week’s True Believers blast of rock and roll just wasn’t enough for me. Here’s a set from a band reunion at SXSW back in 2013. You better believe I was there in person to revel in the glorious wash of electric guitar. Well, make that guitars. I’ve queued it up for “Who Calls My […]
The feels like a week that calls out for rock and roll. One of the great shoulda been huge rock purveyors were Austin, Texas’s True Believers. Three singer-songwriters, three guitars, and a pounding rhythm section – it doesn’t get much better. Here’s a vintage clip of the group performing “The Rain Won’t Help You When […]
Chris J. Norwood has been known to tackle some serious and personal topics in his songs. He takes a slightly different tack on the latest single from his forthcoming I Am Not Cool. Well, sort of. “I Need You (To Quit Breaking My Heart)”, a duet with his wife Carrie, captures the back and forth […]
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.
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 […]