At one point early in his set Ray Wylie Hubbard borrowed a line form one of his songs and said, “Any day my gratitude is above my expectations is a good day. Today has been a good day”. It was indeed a good night. The event took place at Songbirds in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Songbirds is […]
TERRA LIGHTFOOT If there was one artist on my “do not miss” list this year it was Terra Lightfoot. I first saw her at SXSW a few years back and she just keeps getting better and better. The combination of her voice, songs and guitar playing makes for a potent rock and roll cocktail. JAIMEE […]
You picked Tell The Devil I’m Gettin’ There As Fast As I Can by Austin-based americana artist, Ray Wylie Hubbard, as your favorite new release for the week of August 18, 2017. Poll Results New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us […]
The Mavericks – Mono More than their previous albums I felt like Mono showcased the band more than the individuals in it. They”re not breaking any new ground here, but that”s like dinging someone for being the best in the world at something. This stayed in the disc changer in my car for about 6 […]
ALBUMS OF THE MONTH Windfall, by Joe Pug It has been three years since Joe Pug’s last release, a time that found the singer-songwriter coping with the burn-out that comes from years of continuous touring. Sharing one’s music with audiences around the world may be joyous, but the life can be arduous. In that context, […]
RAY WYLIE HUBBARD, Ruffian’s Misfortune beats out WILL HOGE, Small Town Dreams by 17 votes as your favorite for the week of April 7, 2015. Poll Results Readers’ Tops – Spring 2015 RAY WYLIE HUBBARD, Ruffian’s Misfortune (22) WILL HOGE, Small Town Dreams (5) DELTA RAE, After It All (2) JOSH ROUSE, Embers […]
Ray Wylie Hubbard talks about a memorable (but profitable) first gig, a unique job as a bank robbing gun fighter and what he wishes he knew when he started a career in music.
Producing some stellar, if not downright seminal, works can be a real pain for an artist. Ask Lucinda Williams what’s it been like to answer questions about why each of her albums can’t be Car Wheels on a Gravel Road? Ryan Adams has tried for years to overcome the “Where’s the next Heartbreaker?” stigma. Classic […]