America co-founder Gerry Beckley on nightly “rehearsals”, covering the Ventures, and his first (and last) day job.
Nashville-based duo Anana Kaye and Irakli Gabriel talk about the kind people of Virginia, the cat and dog in their rehearsal space, and going from zero to not being broke.
I love it when an artist takes someone else’s well-known song and so transforms the piece that they start to own it more than the original artist or songwriter. Ervin Stellar, the stage name of Andrew Jordan, does that on his new EP with Shanty, the Jonathan Edwards classic. Stellar injects such a nonchalant tempo […]
Austin-based singer-songwriter Beth Lee talks about touring with a broken gear shift cable, touring solo to fund the band tours, and working on a food truck.
Blue Water Highway’s Zack Kibodeaux talks about home-cooked tour meals and getting the band started with a bang.
Joe Pug will be releasing The Diving Sun, his latest album, on 19 March 2021. As we eagerly await its arrival, here’s a favorite from the Pug catalog: “If Still It Can’t Be Found” from 2015’s Windfall.
Far Away In Another Town, Steve Earle & the Dukes (from the New West Records Release J.T.) Chances are you might already be aware of the story behind J.T., Steve Earle’s tribute to his late son Justin Townes Earle. The younger Earle tragically passed away from a drug overdose in August of 2020, leaving behind […]
Adam and David Moss – The Brother Brothers – talk about tending bars and pedi-cabs, keeping their instruments working right, and touring with a box of Triscuits.
Jason Ringenberg talks about beating back the encroachment of touring fog, letting Avis and Enterprise support the arts, and how his chickens helping out with album pre-production.
Although I never wrote about Reassure Me There’s a Window, the 2020 release by Glenn Thomas, it has maintained a place in my musical rotation. The album version of this stunning song about confronting loss is lush and string-laden. This acoustic version, however, lays bare the song’s raw emotion.