Sometimes you just have to give in to temptation and root for the favorite. That’s kind of how I felt when I heard Suzi Ragsdale’s new EP, Ghost Town. Suzi has toured with Guy Clark and Darrell Scott. She’s sang on over 60 albums from a who’s who of Nashville, and had her songs recorded […]
Curtis Grimes is an interesting guy. Besides being Male Vocalist Of the Year a couple of years ago for the Texas Country Music Association, he models jeans, sells bibles, and acts in national TV commercials. I guess that makes him kind of an all-American kid. A lot of his music reflects that idea of a […]
Jerry Joseph explains why he doesn’t rehearse with his band and considers the lack of correlation between high public visibility and peak income.
Eric Earley of Blitzen Trapper talks about guitar string math, his first gig (a grade school piano recital), and the geography of food in America.
You picked Carolina Story – Dandelion as your favorite new release for the week of September 4, 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 (134 […]
With Ain’t Done Yet, Savoy Brown frontman Kim Simmonds lays down the statement that his blues mastery will be around a while longer. And that’s saying something, since Savoy Brown have been around pretty much since the middle years of the British Invasion. In its original form, the band was comparable to the early Peter Green-led Fleetwood Mac, Cream and […]
With Labor Day now in the rearview mirror, life gets more serious. Students are back in school, work projects pick up, winter is coming. Even the chaos of 2020 isn’t changing that cycle. As it happens, singer-songwriter Garrett Owen is releasing a good accompaniment to buckling down, his second full length album, Quiet Lives. The […]
Devon Allman talks about working the problem, not pleasing everyone, and making smoothies for the crew.
Duane Betts talks about touring in “Big Blue” and rehearsals that are all business.
Fifteen years ago this week I published my first Twangville post. From then until now, the experience has been an absolute joy. I’m privileged to have developed so many tremendous friendships along the way, from the Twangville posse to the countless PR and industry professionals to, of course, the talented artists who continue to inspire […]