Singer-songwriter Ben de la Cour talks about early days touring in his sweet 2003 Dodge Neon and his trick for eating cheaply, if not healthy, while on tour.
Because some times – and some weeks – you need a rock and roll adrenaline shot to kick-start the week. Here’s a favorite go-to of mine: The Posies “Dream All Day”.
FEATURED ALBUM I’m Learning How to Tell Myself the Truth, John Moreland (from the Old Omens/Thirty Tigers release LP5) John Moreland is still searching for that which eludes him. I wouldn’t call it happiness, but rather contentment. It’s a quest to find understanding, if not meaning, in the world. Much of his latest release centers […]
Andy Frasco reveals how many pianos he destroys a year and how many miles he drives each year while touring.
Another legend gone…
It is times like these where we most need artists. And they are rising to the occasion. Many a music fan has watched some of the flood of online streaming shows that have – and continue – to occur. While these events are a crucial source of income to artists in an era where most […]
Nashville-based Ben de la Cour may have ventured north to Canada to record the forthcoming Shadow Land, but the album is steeped in the Southern gothic storytelling tradition. De la Cour’s songs are filled with troubled souls, sometimes the result of their environs and other times the consequence of questionable decisions. While the lyrics – […]
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 […]