A recent conversation with some music friends was a welcome reminder of the greatness that is The Waterboys. Here are two favorites to start the week. First is the Waterboys performing “The Whole of the Moon” in Germany back in 2007. Second is The Waterboys’ Mike Scott and Steve Wickham joining James Maddock at New […]
The most indelible musical memory is the ubiquitous SXSW theme music that opened every event. That aside, here are some musical favorites from SXSW 2021 Sir Woman Wild Child’s Kelsey Wilson steped out with a beautifully soulful set that highlighted tracks from her debut EP. Wilson, accompanied by two background vocalists, an electric guitarist and […]
Kimon Kirk talks about a breakdown in Joshua Tree, avoiding deli platters, and the fun of surprises.
America co-founder Gerry Beckley on nightly “rehearsals”, covering the Ventures, and his first (and last) day job.
Back in “normal times”, Kimon Kirk was an in-demand bassist with quite the musical resume. The LA-based Kirk has toured and recorded with the likes of Aimee Mann, Alejandro Escovedo, Gaby Moreno, and Grant-Lee Phillips, to name just a few. That busy calendar has kept Kirk from releasing much of his own music, something he […]
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 […]
Now Austin based, Geoff Bradford grew up in New York City before living in locales as different as France and Venezuela. That diversity no doubt influenced his musical tastes, as evidenced in his new EP, Texas Psychedelic. If there’s a musical theme that runs through the record, I’d have to say it’s 70’s pop, with […]
Marshall Crenshaw is going to help us kick off the week with this stripped down version of his power pop gem “Cynical Girl”. And what the heck, let’s throw in the Crenshaw classic “Someday, Someway”. Dedicated to the memory of SE.
Elizabeth Ziman of Elizabeth and the Catapult recalls her first song composition and talks about touring in other people’s buses and vans.
A.J. Croce talks about playing bat mitzvahs and piano bars and shares a favorite band rehearsal story.