It feels like Ryan Bingham is a touch underappreciated. Yes, that’s kind of a crazy thing to say about someone who’s won a Grammy, Golden Globe, and Academy Award for one of his songs (“The Weary Kind,” in the motion […]
Ryan Bingham told me last year, “There’s a group of guys out here that call themselves The Americans. Some of the best song writing I’ve heard in years.” It’s strong praise indeed, but Bingham (with whom the group has toured […]
Sharp blue streaks of light define the stage’s interior in stark relief against the darkened stage where the Sons of Bill wield their instruments to bless their hometown of Charlottesville, VA, with a year’s end finale of rich celebration. For […]
When taking considerations for the best album releases of 2015, this year it came down to vinyl. From Pledge, Kickstarter, local record shops, Nashville road trips, or by mail as far away as Europe and Australia new releases on a vinyl record […]
In two weeks, a patch of pastureland near a small Montana town will be transformed into one of the premier music festivals in Big Sky Country, as the Red Ants Pants Music Festival kicks off in White Sulphur Springs. This […]
This summer has been a tumultuous one for the nation. As our birthday approached it seemed like tragedies were only piling higher, due to the racial tension across the south and police brutality seemingly everywhere it didn’t feel like there […]
It was Ryan Bingham’s visit to Australia last year that made me a believer. Prior to that I’d shown mild interest but I’d written him off as something of a generic journeyman troubadour. On stage he flipped that preconception and […]
So often, you get a tune stuck in your head, which could be a good or bad thing. “I’ve been carryin’ my trouble / I’m this pack strapped to my shoulder.” Out of nowhere, you begin to hum it or sing a […]
Patron saints of the fiddle. The ebb and flow of trends and success in country music aren’t what one would call natural. Especially these days. No cycle of spontaneous order or an unintentional order out of chaos really exist in […]
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