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 […]
You picked Heidi Newfield – The Barfly Sessions, Volume 1 as your favorite new release for the week of August 28, 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 […]
Regret is an interesting emotion. For some people, it’s a melancholy tickle in the back of their mind. For others, it’s a pair of blinders that forces them straight ahead when they have so many choices. Finally, some use regret as the engine that propels them to greater heights. On her new album, You Can […]
It’s funny how you can get attached to an item over time, appreciating it first for what it physically is, and then over time for what it represents. South Carolina natives Becca Smith and Coty Hoover had that experience with a 1941 Admiral Radio. As they learned more about the antique and how it related […]
The Grahams don’t write songs, they share experiences. After cruising the Mississippi on a riverboat and riding the American railways, they quite literally hit the road. With a camera crew in tow, The duo of Alyssa and Doug Graham jumped on a motorcycle and headed out to explore legendary US Highway 66. Seems kinda idyllic, […]
When Mayer emailed the team asking if anyone wanted to interview Bill Frisell, my response was “F*&k Yes!” I’ve been a fan ever since hearing his 2001 album simply titled With Dave Holland and Elvin Jones. That’s probably still my favorite album after all these years, with Disfarmer, Nashville, and others somewhere up there as […]
Tanya Donelly talks about being rescued by Radiohead while touring in the midst of a blizzard and recalls some favorite day jobs.