Shelby Lynne has been making music since 1988 and she has seen the way the industry has changed, how making records has changed and how much she as a person and an artist has changed. One thing for certain is the same, her drive, honesty and voice.
“Many many things have changed, my hair for instance, you’ve seen all the facets of what I’ve done musically and otherwise. I was just telling a friend that what Taylor Swift has done, the way she’s handled herself and her…Continue
Shelby Earl insists she's not a country singer. Good luck with that. When you're name's Shelby Earl, you could perform nothing but Pointer Sisters covers and likely still get branded with a banjo; such a moniker earmarks you for a career spent evoking hay bales and wide-open spaces, whether you like it or not.
But, in truth, Shelby Earl is not a country artist, even if her rich, assertive voice is often--and accurately--compared to that of Neko Case. Yet Earl's…Continue
By Tom Semioli
Stop, look and listen to Jessie Torrisi, the sultry, sexy, super-charged singer / songwriter / guitarist / band leader of Austin trio Please Please Me and you’d think she was born and raised to be a roots rocker ala Shelby Lynne, Lucinda Williams, or Ryan Adams. Now for the truth – she’s from Philadelphia, and made her bones playing drums in one of New York City’s most notorious glam / punk / shock-rock outfits in the 00’s– Unisex Salon. “I woke up one day…Continue
FTB podcast #142 features the new album by SHELBY LYNNE called Revelation Road. Also new music from JIM CUDDY, BOCA CHICA and GREENSKY BLUEGRASS. Here's the …Continue
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