Ben de la Cour is one of my favorite discoveries this year. His album “Shadow Land” oozes raw emotion and was my introduction to one of the most authentic singer-songwriters around. Twangville is pleased to premiere his video from this album, “Last Chance Farm”. This song stands out in contrast to the other songs on […]
Ronnie Earl is has long been regarded as being among the best blues guitarists alive today, having won the Blues Music Award for “Guitar Player of the Year” four times. But Earl is also an earnest cheerleader for advancement of the human condition. Rise Up effectively lashes his interests in social justice with great music. […]
Drummer John Perrin of NRBQ talks about getting banned from Enterprise rentals, bothering his parents, and double espressos.
Singer-songwriter Dawn Landes talks about a favorite NYC bookstore and a tour breakdown in the midst of a blizzard.
Here’s what happens when you turn Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings loose on one of the great American folk songs.
You picked Front Country – Impossible World as your favorite new release for the week of October 30, 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 Summer & Fall 2020 Peter Himmelman – Press On […]
First up is the debut record from North Carolina couple Emma & Tyler Millard, who go under the band name The Ghosts Of Liberty. My favorite song on the 3-tune EP is Roanoke River. It’s a tension-filled, country-pop story about society’s biases and love’s ability to overcome them. With Tyler’s rootsy edge on guitar providing […]
Joe Funk, bassist for progressive bluegrass band Kitchen Dwellers, talks about tour meal strategies, moonlighting as a structural engineer, and the band’s hourly wage.
Lucy Wainwright Roche talks about teaching elementary school and the one time that she broke a guitar string (and the guitar tech who fixed it).
Yeah, it’s cliche to share this song to honor the memory of Billy Joe Shaver. There really isn’t a more fitting tribute as the song is as much an institution as was the man. Nobody here will ever find meBut I will always be aroundJust like the songs I leave behind meI’m gonna live forever […]