Jason Ringenberg talks about beating back the encroachment of touring fog, letting Avis and Enterprise support the arts, and how his chickens helping out with album pre-production.
Today feels like a day to crank up some guitars. Loud. And who better to help us out than Dan Baird and Warner Hodges. Baird got his start with the legendary Georgia Satellites before embarking on a solo career. Along the way he has played with Will Hoge and released two albums with the Yayhoos […]
Not So Sure and How Good You Are, Joe Pug (from the Lightning Rod Records release Messenger) Quite simply, I couldn’t decide which of these songs I liked better so called it a draw. Both are shining examples of Pug’s songwriting prowess: thoughtful lyrics, engaging melodies and a captivating performance. Audio Download: Joe Pug, “Not […]
For all of you youngsters out there who love the history of alt-country, the first fact to know is that Uncle Tupelo started it all. Wrong Answer!!!! Before there was something called alt-country, there were many in the field. Rank & File (an early Alejandro Escovedo project), X was heavily roots influenced, The Blasters just […]