Matt Hillyer of Dallas country outfit Eleven Hundred Springs talks about playing his first gig at age 13 and the importance of being kind to people.
Jesse Daniel talks about his steady upward climb in both life and tour vehicles.
From Boston to New York City to Los Angeles, Kyle LaLone has played lead guitar and been a sought-after session man for bands probably too numerous to count. Along the way he’s mastered numerous styles and played everything from dive bars to stadiums. All those life experiences have finally pushed LaLone to release an EP […]
One of the other covers that Larkin Poe have included in their series is the Dolly Parton classic “Jolene”. Here’s their version, as well as a wonderful string-laden version by Parton herself.
There’s something about driving cross country at night that focuses your mind. A big part of it probably is the lack of distraction from the landscape. There’s also a heightened awareness that comes from the lack of visual queues. The result is a very different radio experience. That’s the premise of the new album from […]
The only good thing about being quarantined from the rest of humanity is seeing some of live via the web shows that so many artists are doing. The ones doing it well are being genuine with their fans. They are sharing personally and bringing a little levity to add some fun to the isolation. BJ […]
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 […]
FEATURED ALBUM I Was Hurt Today But I’m Alright Now, Robert Vincent (from the self-released In This Town You’re Owned) Robert Vincent has a few things to say. In This Town You’re Owned is an expansive meditation that finds the Liverpool-based songwriter reflecting on religion, war, relationships, and struggles in a way that is both […]
Country singer Pam Tillis talks about the first management contract that she was offered and why she researches the towns that she visits while on tour.
Let’s kick off the week with another John Prine classic. “You Never Even Called Me By My Name” was written by Prine and his good friend Steve Goodman. It later became a hit single for David Allan Coe, no doubt earning Prine and Goodman some fine mailbox money. It is humorously referred to as the […]