Burn It, Joshua Ray Walker (from the State Fair Records release Wish You Were Here) Texas has a rich tradition of extraordinary storytellers. Writers who weave exceptional stories filled with colorful characters that find themselves in situations both trying and humorous. With Wish You Were Here, his debut release, Joshua Ray Walker firmly establishes himself […]
With a resume that includes bass player, lead vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer, Ted Russell Kamp could be a contestant on The Most Interesting Man In the World. Most of those talents are on display on his latest record, Walkin’ Shoes. The first cut, Home Away From Home, sets the pace properly with a walking, […]
Slim Cessna of Slim Cessna’s Auto Club and DBUK reflects on an attempt to start a dance craze and why his mom is the best.
South Carolina guitarist Kenny George talks about rehearsing at a computer repair shop and the importance of networking.
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Willy Vlautin and Amy Boone of the Delines share an early gig that cleared the room and the need for artists to balance a social life with a solitary life.
If the albums scheduled for release over the next few months are any indication, there’s a great year of music ahead of us. Here are just a few forthcoming long-players that we are eagerly anticipating in 2019. WHAT WILL YOU DO by LULA WILES(25 January on Smithsonian Folkways)The Boston trio have taken their time […]
Ghostland Observatory’s Thomas Turner talks about touring in FBI cruisers and why it’s important for musicians to keep things in perspective.
Sylvia Rose Novak onn the first song she wrote (which appears on her second album) and why music can break your heart… but that there’s nothing in world like it.
1. Damien Jurado/The Horizon Just Laughed – After the Maraqopa trilogy with Richard Swift, Jurado self-produces the personal The Horizon Just Laughed. It’s vintage Jurado with biting lyrics and observations that leave plenty open to interpretation. 2. Michael Flynn/Pretend Like – A beautifully done album with strings-a-plenty and gorgeous images. 3. BRMC/Wrong Creatures – They […]