Singer-songwriter Christopher Paul Stelling talks about going through tour vehicles like Kleenex, reusable water bottles, and the musician’s waiting game.
One of the benefits of being part of the Twangville posse is getting periodic emails about an artist that might not otherwise cross my radar. I first learned about Harrison Whitford when his label reached out about Afraid of Everything, his debut release, last July. It took me some time to dig into it but […]
You picked John Dennis – Mortal Flames as your favorite new release for the week of January 31, 2020. New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us know in the comments. Readers’ Tops Winter & Spring 2020 John Dennis – Mortal Flames […]
You can picture it, the big old Impala cruising slowly down the street, spring humidity from the nearby river making late spring feel like mid-summer, the music from the radio originating from the nearby Stax Studio. Memphis in the late 60’s gave rise to a soulful line of rock, resplendent with horns and electric organ. […]
At some point, most everyone comes to the realization they should be spending more time doing what they want instead of what others want. The title track from the Flying Buffaloes debut album, Loaded And Rollin’, takes that sentiment and interweaves a musician’s perspective, laid to a rock and roll beat. The band went out […]
Jano Rix of The Wood Brothers talks about the song he wrote when he was 4 years old, taking a (few month) break from music, and surrounding himself with the right people.
For every artist who has found critical and commercial success, there are countless others of immense talent who sit just under the radar. Count Pinto Bennett among them. The Idaho native has been plying the songwriting trade for decades, including a stint in Nashville where he was befriended by the likes of Chet Atkins, Lyle […]
You picked The Wood Brothers – Kingdom in My Mind as your favorite new release for the week of January 24, 2020. New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us know in the comments. Readers’ Tops Winter & Spring 2020 The Wood […]
With 10 simultaneous official stages and over 80 private ones across 4 nights and 8-10 hours per night, there’s no shortage of music at FAI. There are a number of strategies you can employ, from just picking a room and letting the curator’s choices wash over you, to a mad-dash scramble after every couple of […]
One of the things I look forward to coming out of the holidays is the annual Folk Alliance conference. It’s equal parts business conference and music festival: so work and play together. This year it was held in New Orleans, where the food added a third segment that was a big part of many conversations. […]