No Depression has been serving the Americana, alt-country and roots music community since 1995.
A couple of weeks ago, we announced a contest to give away some copies of the Jayhawks' remastered and reissued editions of Sound of Lies, Smile, and Rainy Day Music. In the process, we asked you to pose questions you'd like to see Jayhawks founding member Gary Louris answer. Fifty folks entered and Jayhawk Gary Louris…Continue
The usual pleasantries open the interview with Lake Street Dive's singer extraordinaire, Rachael Price. There’s a mention of a shared acquaintance and a nod to the band's previous appearances in town, the first before a tiny crowd at Norfolk's Taphouse in 2011. "Oh, I recall," Price says. "That was a very memorable show."
I push the comment aside, deciding to return to it at the end of the interview. It's been a memorable year since Lake Street Dive played Norfolk in the…Continue
Posted by Jim Morrison on July 22, 2014 at 11:00am
For the last six years, my husband Dave and I have been involved in a funky little homegrown festival called the Far West Fest in Pt. Reyes Station, Calif. For us, it’s a great way to get back to our theatrical roots while helping to support live music. We have stage-managed at least one of the three stages and been involved in set-up,…Continue
“Stop Runnin,” the first track, launches in with a very Tom-Petty-esque guitar part. Shortly after, Crosby’s gruff vocal hits it and I am listening. You got me, Jeff. Full band, rock and roll. Its good. The second track has a little bit of a Swinging Steaks feel to me, with the lead line of the electric guitar. I like the Steaks, this again, is good and I am hooked.
Subtle harmonies on the chorus just plain work. It’s a quick-fire lyric-verse situation. Crosby’s vocals have…Continue
Posted by Red Line Roots on July 18, 2014 at 6:30am
Posted by Bill Frater on July 18, 2014 at 7:00am
I first got to hear Jesse Terry at NERFA (North East Regional Folk Alliance) two years ago. I was captivated by his songs and he had such a nice, easy rapport with his audience that it was impossible to ignore his presence at a conference full of hundreds of other singer-songwriters. One listen wasn’t enough. Two listens wasn’t enough. You get the…Continue
Posted by Kathy Sands-Boehmer on July 18, 2014 at 4:30am