You picked Butch Walker – American Love Story as your favorite new release for the week of May 8, 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 Robert Vincent – In […]
It’s strange to say a 32-year-old returned to form, but that’s exactly what Robert Francis just did. His first three albums, One by One, Before Nightfall, and Strangers in the First Place, were brilliant beyond Francis’ years. Each one showed a unique and progressing voice. The next three records, Heaven, Fire Engine Red, and Indian […]
Less is more. People talk a lot about that, but I find more often less is simply less. Not so for the new record from Marshall Chapman, Songs I Can’t Live Without. These aren’t her songs, but they’re all meaningful to her from various points in her life. Some of them so interwoven into her […]
FEATURED ALBUM I’m Learning How to Tell Myself the Truth, John Moreland (from the Old Omens/Thirty Tigers release LP5) John Moreland is still searching for that which eludes him. I wouldn’t call it happiness, but rather contentment. It’s a quest to find understanding, if not meaning, in the world. Much of his latest release centers […]
Andy Frasco reveals how many pianos he destroys a year and how many miles he drives each year while touring.
Jesse Daniel talks about his steady upward climb in both life and tour vehicles.
Another legend gone…
You picked Steve Forbert – Early Morning Rain as your favorite new release for the week of May 1, 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 Robert Vincent – In […]
It is times like these where we most need artists. And they are rising to the occasion. Many a music fan has watched some of the flood of online streaming shows that have – and continue – to occur. While these events are a crucial source of income to artists in an era where most […]
Nashville-based Ben de la Cour may have ventured north to Canada to record the forthcoming Shadow Land, but the album is steeped in the Southern gothic storytelling tradition. De la Cour’s songs are filled with troubled souls, sometimes the result of their environs and other times the consequence of questionable decisions. While the lyrics – […]