No Depression has been serving the Americana, alt-country and roots music community since 1995.
Allen, Reynolds, and a laid-back, masterful collection of familiar Clement-penned country classics.
A decade of Clement-penned originals plus a pair of co-writes grace this late music legend’s third solo collection, released just short of a year after his passing aged 82. Memphis-raised Jack Henderson Clement launched his career with the renowned imprint Sun Records, as producer, musician, songwriter, and recording artist. His 1950s sides for the label were included…Continue
Posted by Folk Villager on July 17, 2014 at 12:30pm
Have you ever had the feeling that a musician may have traveled through space and time during a recording project? Music critics and fans are hailing Ashley Sofia as a 21st century reincarnation of the Laurel Canyon folk-rock sound on the early 1970s. Ashley’s songwriting and captivating voice make for a great combination; she’s definitely worth a…Continue
Posted by Kathy Sands-Boehmer on July 18, 2014 at 4:30am
West Virginia has a long, rich history of music festivals. Most notably the Vandalia Gathering, The Augusta Heritage Festival and the Appalachian String Band Festival. Those three are centered around Appalachian traditions, music being a primary, but not necessarily only, focus. The Music in the Mountains Bluegrass Festival serves up, as its name implies, straight ahead bluegrass.
Wise Old Moon. Sounds like a tall tale from an old children’s story book. Perhaps the namesake of a tavern or bookstore in a New England town that hasn’t quite caught up with time yet? But in this case it’s the name of a young and truly gifted roots music outfit from the Connecticut area. Every so often a record comes along that makes you happy this kind of music exists, truly happy. Not simply a “hey that’s a good record” but a “this is a pure example of
Posted by Red Line Roots on July 17, 2014 at 6:30am
Ever since we announced that No Depression had been acquired by FreshGrass back in March, we’ve heard from many of you with questions, concerns, and ideas about the future of this website and the community that gathers here. We created a forum topic at that time so we could organize these comments and refer to them frequently, which we have done as we’ve developed…Continue
Has any music reviewer ever missed the mark more than John Mendelsohn in his 1969 Rolling Stone critique of Led Zeppelin’s scorching, finely honed debut? After calling the album self-indulgent, he labeled Jimmy Page “a very limited producer and a writer of weak, unimaginative songs” and dismissed Robert Plant’s “strained and unconvincing shouting.” The album, Mendelsohn concluded,…Continue