When we last checked in with our intrepid heros, musicians and banjo builders Pharis and Jason Romero, they were celebrating the release of a new album two years after losing their shop and cabin to a fire. The trauma had helped them appreciate some of the simpler things in life and they put that feeling […]
Singer-songwriter Ben de la Cour talks about early days touring in his sweet 2003 Dodge Neon and his trick for eating cheaply, if not healthy, while on tour.
Christopher Paul Stelling has just released a wonderful video for “Something in Return”, a beautiful ballad from his recently released Best of Luck. ain’t just lucky to be here to see what it isall the love and the chaos and the coincidencepraying for the patience for the trustwe have to earnif you give a little […]
FEATURED ALBUM I’m Learning How to Tell Myself the Truth, John Moreland (from the Old Omens/Thirty Tigers release LP5) John Moreland is still searching for that which eludes him. I wouldn’t call it happiness, but rather contentment. It’s a quest to find understanding, if not meaning, in the world. Much of his latest release centers […]
It is times like these where we most need artists. And they are rising to the occasion. Many a music fan has watched some of the flood of online streaming shows that have – and continue – to occur. While these events are a crucial source of income to artists in an era where most […]
Irish singer-songwriter Mick Flannery talks about working as a stonemason and shares some sage life advice.
The White Buffalo talks about testing out new songs and his method for selecting restaurants and bars on tour.
Dave Wilson of bluegrass band Chatham County Line talks about how the band won the 2004 Rocky Grass Band Competition, rehearsing in an abandoned tire factory, and the tax benefits of buying guitars.
Larkin Poe have an on-going series where the duo post videos of cover songs. They tend to be rooted in classic rock but they also venture into everything from blues to heavy metal to country. Here are a trio of gems from the collection: Van Halen’s “Runnin’ with the Devil”, John Denver’s “Thank God I’m […]
I realized recently that I think maybe a duo is the optimum configuration for a “band”. I’m sure some psychologist could explain it, but it just seems the shared sound comes through more purely. Bands tend to have a leader and it’s generally obvious who that it is. With a duo, everything just seems more […]