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Rod Kennedy’s legacy is incalculable for those who truly love music, he departed this earthly plane on Monday 14th April 2014. R.I.P.
The following “warts and all” late May 1986 interview with Mr. Kennedy, the founder of the Kerrville Folk Festival, was the lead feature in the debut issue of the Kerrville Kronikle fanzine sometime around 1988. No serendipity, that placement was intentional. The 1986…Continue
Posted by Folk Villager on April 16, 2014 at 10:00am
Jeff Black’s tenth album, another self-release was recorded at his rustic Arcana Studios as were recent predecessors PLOW THROUGH THE MYSTIC (2011) and B-SIDES AND CONFESSIONS, VOL. 2 (2013). Produced by Black, the sessions took just two days and the sounds captured were mixed, once again, by Dave Sinko (Chris Thile & The Punch…Continue
Posted by Folk Villager on April 13, 2014 at 6:30am
Herzig's new collection, Walk Through Walls, is a song cycle that is as musically complex as it is emotionally…Continue
Posted by Kelly McCartney on April 14, 2014 at 10:30am
On episode 187 of the Americana Music Show, Reagan Boggs plays 3 tracks from Quicksand and talks about writing songs about tough ladies and the value of simple songs.
Also on this episode, heartland rock & roll from Chuck Ragan, indie rock from Jonny Two Bags, southern rock from Jimbo Mathus, honky…Continue
Posted by Americana Music Show on April 14, 2014 at 12:30am
BLAZE, solo album # 18, David Patrick Wilcox traverses a broad thematic gamut, his words at times thoughtful, occasionally provoking it’s simply another classic song collection.
BLAZE was recorded and mixed at former Over The Rhine guitarist Ric Hordinski’s Monastery Recording Studio – a deconsecrated church - in the Walnut Hills suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. In the album press release Wilcox sums up collaborating with Hordinski as “like hiking a new trail and seeing a vista…Continue
Welcome to the 42nd installment of random thoughts, trivial facts. occasional fiction, poetry, haikus, photos, artwork, stories of fleeting fame and dastardly deeds, and videos or tunes that may have caught my attention or fancy of late. As you can see by the picture at the side, I've got dessert on my mind, and in particular...pies.
The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink has this to say about the origin of how pies ended up in America: The surrounding…Continue