Hey, folks, I've got a quick question for you all.Last night I was hanging out with my twin and we decided that we totally have to go to our favorite NYC bar (the one honky tonk in the city) for our…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Rachel C May 6, 2012.
If there's justice in this world, George Taylor will become a household name as a singular bluesman.
The Tennessee native's Americana roots pairs nicely with whiskey (or, in my class, aged rum that tastes like whiskey when I close my eyes.) Taylor has a playfulness in his lyrics and a clarity of purpose that reminds me of a young Roger Clyne (though maybe one from the Ozarks?) Taylor has spent the last few years studying blues in the Delta and it shows: these songs are…Continue
Posted on April 10, 2014 at 7:00pm
Considering I do this as a hobby, it sounds crazy to say, but I cannot stand music journalism. I recently read a piece where the writer breathlessly describes what the artist he interviewed had for lunch and what kind of tobacco he chewed. It must have been the guy's first time in a diner or something because the artist is not exactly a superstar...not that somebody's penchant for grilled cheese is fascinating fare regardless of who eats it. (That being said,…Continue
Posted on April 8, 2014 at 3:30pm
Sometimes all of the emails I get from hopeful musicians is tiring. But then there are gems like Honey Don't, a husband-wife duo from Colorado that just gets it. It makes sense; Bill Powers has his own folk music radio show on the local public broadcast radio station. He and Shelley Grey also play in a bluegrass band called Sweet Sunny South. Heart Like a Wheel is more squarely focused on folk and roots music and it hits every note.
The love ballads like "Heart Like a…Continue
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