Moon Taxi’s Trevor Terndrup talks about playing high school talent shows and a desire to repurpose old guitar strings.
Marshall Crenshaw is going to help us kick off the week with this stripped down version of his power pop gem “Cynical Girl”. And what the heck, let’s throw in the Crenshaw classic “Someday, Someway”. Dedicated to the memory of SE.
When John Prine passed last spring, a lot of praise and admiration came out of tweets and web sites and publications that would never consider covering Americana, or folk, or whatever you want to call John’s music. His talent was so immense it surpassed a single genre and came to be a gold standard for […]
You picked Aaron Lee Tasjan – Tasjan! Tasjan! Tasjan! as your favorite new release for the week of February 5, 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 2021 Steve Earle & […]
Ten years ago producer Mark Hallman sent a new singer-songwriter duo out of his Congress House studio in Austin with a finished EP, their first recording. A decade on Hilary Kaufmann and Robert Watts as their nom de plume, These Fine Moments, have another record, this time full length and also produced by Hallman. In […]
Mark Bryan talks about covering the Scorpions in high school and converting his den into a home recording studio / rehearsal space.
Matt Lorenz, aka The Suitcase Junket, is a musical force. It’s more than just the racket that he can make, it’s the glorious songs that he creates. “When The Battle Is Won” is from The End Is New, his latest release.
You picked Lucero – When You Found Me as your favorite new release for the week of January 29, 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 2021 Steve Earle & The […]
I caught Selwyn Birchwood’s act a few years ago at the Philly Folk Festival (remember when we could go to festivals?), and I was immediately won over by the barefoot bluesman. Already an award winning guitarist, Living in a Burning House cements his credentials as one of the leading younger lights in the blues world. […]
Elizabeth Ziman of Elizabeth and the Catapult recalls her first song composition and talks about touring in other people’s buses and vans.