Joe Pug will be releasing The Diving Sun, his latest album, on 19 March 2021. As we eagerly await its arrival, here’s a favorite from the Pug catalog: “If Still It Can’t Be Found” from 2015’s Windfall.
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 […]
Adam and David Moss – The Brother Brothers – talk about tending bars and pedi-cabs, keeping their instruments working right, and touring with a box of Triscuits.
Although I never wrote about Reassure Me There’s a Window, the 2020 release by Glenn Thomas, it has maintained a place in my musical rotation. The album version of this stunning song about confronting loss is lush and string-laden. This acoustic version, however, lays bare the song’s raw emotion.
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.
Singer-songwriter Ana Egge talks about playing “Pick-A-Mania”, working construction, and writing one’s own story.
Happily, 2021 is upon us! Here are just a few forthcoming long-players that we are eagerly anticipating in the coming months. J.T. by STEVE EARLE AND THE DUKES (4 Jan) Steve Earle pays tribute to his late son – and raises funds to support the late artist’s wife and 3-year-old daughter – by recording a […]
Light a Candle, The Suitcase Junket (from the Renew Records / BMG release The End Is New) Matt Lorenz – aka The Suitcase Junket – has always had a penchant for great melodies, but he rachets it up a notch with a particular focus on sing-alongs with The End Is New. As notable, he continues […]
I posted my list of favorite from the first half of 2019 back in July (here). Rather than replicate that list for my full year review, consider this a continuation — the best songs from the second half of the year. I Remember Everything, John Prine I Don’t Want This (Job Interview), Jackson Emmer (from […]