If the albums scheduled for release over the next few months are any indication, there’s a great year of music ahead of us. Here are just a few forthcoming long-players that we are eagerly anticipating in 2020. BROKEN AT THE BREAK OF DAY by FRUITION (17 January) Fruition are releasing their third album in just […]
Greg Klyma talks about the love/hate relationship that he has with his ride and free range organic cashews.
I wish that I could tell you that I was well-versed in David Olney’s music. I’m certainly familiar with him, both via his songwriting reputation and his relentless touring and festival appearances. Olney passed away this weekend while performing at the 30A Music Festival. The outpouring of memories from the Americana community has been heart-wrenching. […]
I am continually fascinated how some bands hew to the same sound in their music for decades, and yet it somehow still sounds fresh. Other bands wander the musical landscape and manage to make many genres their own. Such is the case with the latest from Colorado’s Thunder And Rain, entitled Passing In the Night. […]
If you have ever listened to The Marcus King Band, you know that the group’s namesake has some serious Electric Blues chops on the guitar. He also exhibited solid vocal skills and songwriting on the band’s recent release “Carolina Confessions”. However, his power as a vocalist has never been put on display as it is […]
There’s something about city life that shapes and reshapes a person’s perspective. Sights, sounds, smells – really the totality of a city environment – have an influence, whether instilling a sense of excitement and wonder or causing anxiety and unhappiness. Few cities have a more dramatic effect than New York City. Just ask singer-songwriter Kevin […]
G. Love talks about rehearsing in a 200 year old garden shed and finding the balance between business and music.
Eleven Hundred Springs are something of a Dallas institution. Heck, they’re country music stalwarts, mining the depths of the genre’s traditions and legacy. The group is gearing up to release a fine new album, entitled Here ‘Tis., this Friday . For those in Dallas, come join me for the album release party at the Granada […]
Here, in no particular order, are more favorites from 2019. Ted Russell Kamp, Walking Shoes Will Kimbrough, I Like It Down Here Eilen Jewell, Gypsy Jesse Dayton, Mixtape Volume 1 Austin Plaine, Stratford Ariana Gillis, The Maze Dalton Domino, Songs from the Exile Fruition, Wild as the Night Eli “Paperboy” Reed, 99 Cent Dreams Jimbo […]