All Blog Posts Tagged 'taproot' (41)

TPR#91 Bob Woodruff - Interview and Music

On episode 91 of the Taproot Music Show, Rick Cornell interviews Bob Woodruff. They talk about how Bob Woodruff’s Lost Kerosene Tapes came to be published by Sound Asleep Records and why these songs were never released by…

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Added by Americana Music Show on June 8, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

TPR#90 Moot Davis - Interview and Music

On episode 90 of the Taproot Music Show, Moot Davis talks about why he had to go to New Zealand to start work on his new album, Man About Town; why he's a suit and tie kind of country singer; and the importance of being in control of your own destiny.

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Added by Americana Music Show on June 1, 2012 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

TPR#89 Allison Russell and Dom Flemons of Sankofa

On episode 89 of the Taproot Music Show, Allison Russell and Dom Flemons from the jug band Sankofa talk about how they and their band mates Sule Greg Wilson and Ndidi Onukwulu put together this unique collection music. They talk about the history of jug band music, the instruments and culture it was built on in the early 20th century.

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Added by Americana Music Show on May 25, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

TPR#88 Addam Scott - Interview and Music

On episode 88 of the Taproot Music Show, Addam Scott, the musician, not the actor, talks to Calvin about his latest CD, San Diablo. He discusses the concept of conflict that runs through the CD and how he likes ““I like to move forward that contradiction and show the best of who we are as people and the worst of who we are as people.” He discusses his musically formative…

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Added by Americana Music Show on May 18, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

TPR#87 MC Taylor from Hiss Golden Messenger - Interview and Music

On episode 87 of the Taproot Music Show, MC Taylor visits the studio to play acoustic versions of songs from Hiss Golden Messenger's latest release, Poor Moon. He talks to Calvin about how he and Scott Hirsch got started writing music together back in their college days at University of California at Santa Barbara; describes this CD as a sort of gospel CD but that Jesus only has "a cameo or two"; talks about his roots in…

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Added by Americana Music Show on May 11, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

TPR#86 Milagro Saints - Interview and Music

On episode 86 of the Taproot Music Show, Steve Ineson, Berto Morales, and Lee Kirby join Calvin in the studio to perform acoustic versions of three tracks from their latest release, Chance and Circumstance. Steve tells the story of his Pennsylvania Rose, Berto Morales talks about how he came to be the mandolin player for the band. Lee Kirby impresses everyone with his ability to switch…

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Added by Americana Music Show on May 4, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

TPR#85 Dave Willis from Possum Jenkins - Interview and Music

On episode 85 of the Taproot Music Show, Dave Willis from the Possum Jenkins band talks about how humbling it was to have their latest album Carolinacana fan-funded through a Kickstarter campaign, how they were able to keep the band together for 8 years even while everyone in the band was having lives outside of the band, and playing bards where they have…

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Added by Americana Music Show on April 27, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

TPR#84 Mike June and the Wilson Street Refugees - Interview and Music

On episode 84 of the Taproot Music Show, Mike June talks about his new band, The Wilson Street Refugees got its name; how the Grateful Dead became a bonding point for him and his Dad; how his album Exile on Wilson Street was made even though he was broke; the surreal moment he had during SXSW; and how many of his songs are “usually finishing…

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Added by Americana Music Show on April 20, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

TPR#83 Chris Castle - Interview and Music

On episode 83 of the Taproot Music Show, Chris Castle talks about how he lined up the stellar group of musicians for his latest project Last Bird Home and managed to get it recorded in Levon Helms studio; how he got started in song writing and landed his first job working for music publishers on Music Row, and how he connects the dots from Sublime to Lefty…

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Added by Americana Music Show on April 13, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

TPR#82 Beth McKee - Interview and Music

On episode 82 of the Taproot Music Show, Beth McKee tells us and talks about the different styles of southern music on her latest CD, Next To Nowhere; tells us about fishing or redfish near Port Sulfer, Louisiana and its metaphorical implications; and tells us how her "Swamp Sistas" movement got started.…

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Added by Americana Music Show on April 6, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

TPR#81 Parlor Soldiers - Interview and Music

On Episode 81 of the Taproot Music Show, Alex Culbreth and Karen Jonas are the Parlor Soldiers and they talk about the origin of their band name, how they manage to combine folk and alt.country into something that works, how they are able to write such gritty, detailed songs, their advice for aspiring singer/songwriters, and their Johnny Cash / June Carter song.…

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Added by Americana Music Show on March 30, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

TPR#80: Maynard and the Musties - Interview and Music

On episode 80 of the Taproot Music Show, Joe Maynard talks about his many-faceted art career in New York City; explains the name of his first band, the Millerite Redeemers; runs through the current band line up and explains how they became The Musties; the advice he got from Ryan Adams; and explains why his band is mapped out to "the rhythm…

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Added by Americana Music Show on March 23, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

TPR#79 Michael Rank and Stag - Interview and Music

On episode 79 of the Taproot Podcast, Snatches of Pink front man Michael Rank and Marc E Smith join Calvin in the studio live to play some acoustic versions of songs from Kin, the debut release from Michael Rank and Stag. Michael talks about the amazing line up of area musicians he's got on the new CD, why he decided not to do this as a CD as a Snatches of Pink CD,…

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Added by Americana Music Show on March 16, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

TPR#78 Tommy Womack - Interview and Music

On episode 78 of the Taproot Podcast, Tommy Womack talks about he was motivated to start writing songs about himself and "from the gut" on There I Said It and how he continues to write peronal songs on Now What because he could never go back to writing third person songs. his role of patron saint of 50 year olds with kids who don't make it to as many shows as they used to;…

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Added by Americana Music Show on March 12, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

"What Did I Used To Be" by Tokyo Rosenthal

Lots of songwriters have tried to give voice to the hard economic times experienced by so many people these days. Maybe the most famous is Springsteen's. And, frankly, Springsteen's is one of the worst. Tokyo Rosenthal has been around the block a few more times than The Boss, and is much more in touch with every day life than Bruce will ever be. Toke's given voice to the…

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Added by Americana Music Show on March 7, 2012 at 9:42am — 2 Comments

TPR#77 Becky Warren from The Great Unknowns - Interview and Music

On episode 77 of the Taproot Podcast, Becky Warren of The Great Unknowns talks about why there's almost always a geographic reference in all of her songs; her experience driving the Lewis and Clark Trail and what it mean to her; the long wait between their first and second CD; writing a song about a band that doesn't become that famous; the new line…

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Added by Americana Music Show on March 5, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

TPR#76 Bob Wooton, Brandon Sampson of Six Mile Grove - Interview and Music

On episode 76 of the Taproot Music Show, Brandon Sampson from Six Mile Grove and Bob Wootton tell the story of how they met and began their long time musical collaboration, talk about their mission to keep the Johnny Cash sound alive, give us a preview of Six Mile Grove's upcoming CD Secret Life In A Quiet Town, and explore the…

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Added by Americana Music Show on February 26, 2012 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

TPR#75 Red Molly - Interview and Music

On episode 75 of the Taproot PodcastLaurie MacAllister, Abbie Gardner, and Molly Venter of Red Molly talk about their music backgrounds, the appeal of female trios, the excitement of playing Merlefest, the appeal their music has for the NYC coffeehouse crowd, and the…

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Added by Americana Music Show on February 13, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

TPR#74 Hymn For Her

> On episode 74 of the Taproot Podcast, Lucy Tight and Wayne Waxing from Hymn For Her talk about how they met and started making music together; their evolution from folk duo to lo-fi rock band; and recording in their airstream trailer.

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Added by Americana Music Show on February 6, 2012 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

TPR#73 Lincoln Durham - Interview and Music

On episode 73 of the Taproot Podcast, Lincoln Durham talks about his residency at Gruene Hall, why he can't write love songs, his long path from playing fiddle to Son House and Fred McDowell, and why he wrote a creepy songs about ne'er-do-well characters playing forty two.

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Added by Americana Music Show on January 30, 2012 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

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