Rachael Price couldn’t spend Valentine’s Day at home in Brooklyn with her sweetheart, so she sang her heart out instead. Thus, another in a series of torrid love affairs between performer and audience was unleashed.
Yet Price’s most enduring relationship began as a childhood crush.
“I never wanted to do anything else but sing,” said Price, the breathtaking voice behind Lake Street Dive, one of the busiest, buzziest,…Continue
Posted on February 19, 2014 at 9:30am — 11 Comments
Mary Fahl didn't need to become a vampire to achieve pop culture immortality. Famed author Anne Rice gave it to the enduring singer-songwriter by sinking her teeth into one memorable passage in her latest novel, The Wolves of Midwinter:
The radio was playing an old dreamy melodic song from the nineties. He…Continue
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Todd Snider was rummaging through his mail during a three-way cross-country phone conversation in early December, when Christmas apparently came early.
“Holy shit, I think someone just sent me a bunch of drugs,” the funky folk singer-songwriter announced from Nashville. “That’s mushrooms.”
David Schools, Snider’s quick-thinking partner in the…Continue
Posted on January 11, 2014 at 12:16pm — 21 Comments
This year in music was all about playing favorites.
Oh, occasionally a few artists who were a delightful pleasure to hear for the first time managed to move in among the familiar faces. But, for the most part, this top 13 of ’13 list includes players I either reviewed and/or interviewed during the past year for The Huffington Post and No Depression, the…Continue
Posted on December 27, 2013 at 11:00am — 5 Comments