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A year after the death of cult singer-songwriter JJ Cale, his close friend Eric Clapton has launched a tribute with an album and documentary, featuring the likes of Willie Nelson and Mark Knopfler. The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale features 16 interpretations of Cale's typically laid-back repertoire and is named after a 1972 release Call Me The Breeze. The…Continue
Posted by Jeremy Gaunt (music JJMG) on July 29, 2014 at 12:30pm
Robby Hecht sings like a whisper, like a hesitant truth that simply can’t go unsung anymore. His songs can invoke starry nights and fog rolling in on the beach. Lights turning off. Front porch silences and morning walks alone. Holding hands for the first time, letting go for the last.
Across his three indie releases, Hecht has distinguished himself as the second coming of James Taylor, a gentler Damien Jurado. But, whatever the comparison, it’s hard to miss that his…Continue
Posted by Kim Ruehl on July 30, 2014 at 8:00am
The Infamous Stringdusters tour so much that they even have their own festival, the Festy, with a fabulous lineup including our alumni, New Country Rehab. Chris Pandolfi and Andy Hall are so in sync that they alternate answering questions and finish each others' sentences. For their fifth album, Let It Go, the…Continue
Posted by Sloane Spencer on July 29, 2014 at 10:00am
Let’s talk about the music behind Jillpoke Bohemia. Webcomics don’t typically have soundtracks, but one can imagine that a Jillpoke Bohemia soundtrack might sound pretty cool.
Sure. Maybe the comic could be represented by a virtual band, in the tradition of the Archies and the Gorillaz. If we could find a couple of unknown musicians who sound the way I imagine Darby and Kieran might sound together, and if they were willing to work for free -- why…Continue
Posted by Shawn Edward Cote on July 29, 2014 at 1:00am
Wendy Cahill has a voice. She’s got a voice that is captivating and beguiling. She’s got soul. And like I said above, man-oh-man, she has got a Voice. It’s raw and powerful and is definitely meant to be heard!
Wendy Cahill is one of 24 Emerging Artists chosen for this year’s Falcon Ridge Folk Festival. The Emerging Artist showcase is always one of the highlights of the festival. The musicians are chosen by a three-member…Continue
Posted by Kathy Sands-Boehmer on July 28, 2014 at 6:00pm
For Poor Old Shine, it started with a song… a traditional prison work song of the American South, called “Ain’t No Cane on This Brazos.” It’s been interpreted by everyone from Dylan and the Band, to the Low Anthem, Lyle Lovett and the Wood Brothers. And it was the song in one of the great scenes in the movie “Festival Express,” as a completely blotto Rick Danko and Janis Joplin warbled their way through it with the help of Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir on…Continue