Honor the fallen on Memorial Day with Jason Isbell’s poignant elegy “Dress Blues”.
Jesse Dayton shares some songwriting tips before launching into “Take Out the Trash,” a stand-out from 2018’s The Revealer. A live version appears on the feisty On Fire in Nashville, released earlier this year.
One of an artist’s most meaningful – and noble – purposes is to reflect on the times in which they live. Sometimes it’s a deliberation on things personal, a relationship or individual struggles; other times it’s a consideration of the larger social and economic forces shaping the world. Matthew Ryan has long followed this artistic […]
Mother’s Day was yesterday but we’re celebrating today with this incredible new track from Australian legend Paul Kelly. The song, a collaboration with singer-songwriter Dan Sultan, is another instant Kelly classic. The song was written for the soundtrack for the forthcoming documentary about Australian Football League star and Indigenous Australian leader Adam Goodes. It reflects […]
I’ve been digging back into the Brent Best catalog lately. Here are two songs that I somewhat overlooked in the past but are in heavy rotation now: “Crudely Drawn” from The Drams 2006 release Jubilee Dive. and “Sweetness, That’s Your Cue” from Slobberbone’s 2002 release Slippage.
Twangville is hosting a sweet, sweet house show in Dallas this coming Saturday afternoon. We’re thrilled to have four incredible artists – Jaimee Harris, Joshua Ray Walker, Stine Andreassen and Ronnie Fauss joining us to share their songs and perhaps a few stories. As we count down the days until the show, here’s a video […]
There’s a talented group of young musicians establishing themselves in Dallas. Their choice of musical genre may vary but they share a determined commitment to craft that shines bright in their music. If they are any indication, our musical future is in good hands. Have a listen to Parker Twomey, Remy Reilly, Frankie Leonie and […]
Life on the road is hard. As the glass of water metaphor describes, though, optimists and pessimists see that challenge differently. You can put Ted Russell Kamp firmly in the former. Between his own performances and as a long-time member of Shooter Jennings’ band, Kamp gets double the opportunity to travel. On his latest record, […]
The Last Bandoleros passed through Dallas on their way to this past weekend’s Old Settler’s Music Festival. Technical difficulties at times got comical but the band brushed it off while unleashing a rip-roaring set that included several new songs and covers that ranged from Billy Joel to Buck Owens. Here’s a triple play that includes […]
Bob Mould passed through Dallas last week to play one of my favorite rooms, the Granada Theater. The setlist was as career-spanning as it was spectacular. And loud. Here’s “See a Little Light”, a favorite from the Mould catalog. As a special bonus, Will Johnson opened the show and played “Flashes and Cables”, a classic […]