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 […]
I’m fortunate to be able to explore and enjoy the music scenes of two cities – Boston and Dallas. Artists from both metropolitan areas have released some exceptional music this year. Here are a few favorites. Love it local. DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS Quiet Lives by Garrett Owen Gorgeous and entrancing are the […]
Singer-songwriter talks about why he he shops at local health food stores while on tour and time spent making tall rhinestone shoes by hand.
Tom Waits presents two holiday classics – one an original and one a cover.
Here, in no particular order, are more favorites from 2020.