Ken Stringfellow has quite a musical resume. After firmly establishing his power pop credentials as co-founder of The Posies, he has gone on to perform with everyone from R.E.M. to the re-formed Big Star. In between these and several other collaborations, he’s released a couple of stellar solo albums. Stringfellow is about to launch a […]
Luther Russell and Jody Stephens of Those Pretty Wrongs share stories about their tour strategies, varied rehearsal studio experiences and songs written together and alone.
Have You Seen My Girl, Todd May (from the self-released Let’s Go Get Lost) There are certain albums that were meant to be heard on vinyl. While the latest from Todd May isn’t available in that format, one can hear both its inherent warmth and insistent crackle in every song – even when streamed or […]
Several years later I still remember seeing them do it. The Blind Boys Of Alabama, that night accompanied by the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, doing Amazing Grace, set to the tune of House Of the Rising Sun. It was the first 20 years of gospel influence in rock boiled down to its essence in a […]
LA-based singer-songwriter Rob Laufer talks about the melancholy of the first song that he ever composed, never breaking guitar strings and time spent writing music for advertising.
Love Is Dangerous, Dalton Domino (from the Lightning Rod Records release Songs from the Exile) Dalton Domino does more than wear his heart on his sleeve; he lays it bare. Much of his latest release finds him cycling through the various stages and emotions of heartbreak, from bitterness to self-reflection. He opens with the brooding […]
Surprise guests are really nothing new at Newport Folk Festival but the 2019 edition highlighted a particularly timely legendary performer in Dolly Parton. The emcee of the Saturday night performance was Newport Folk Festival stalwart Brandi Carlile (introduced by Executive Produced of the Newport Folk Festival Jay Sweet) who introduced the country legend. Parton regaled […]
It’s hard to argue with the man – this is indeed a summer jam.
Andy Baxter talks about touring in “Cerebro”, the first song that the band wrote and sharing the stage with a giant papier-mâché elephant.
We had so much fun in Boston this past Friday that we’re hosting an encore, this time in Dallas. On August 8th we’re teaming up with our friends at Sundown at Granada for a special show featuring Pedigo’s Magic Pilsner and Ronnie Fauss. Adding to the fun – the fine folks at Oak Cliff Brewing […]