The month of March in North Carolina has brought an early spring, shifting political tides, and a long-awaited album by the band Time Sawyer. Early in the band’s career, they recorded an album per year. But for this, their […]
If less is more, then it can easily be said that Bombadil’s latest offering, Fences, provides an abundance of musical wealth with an economy of means. Utilizing a small group of instruments – guitar, piano, upright bass, smatterings of percussion […]
If you are looking for some new tunes to accompany your last car trip of Summer 2016, try Grand Shell Game’s EP “Man on a Wire.” This roots-rock band displays their versatility and creativity throughout six unique songs, each much […]
When author Eddie Huffman was approached about contributing a book to “The American Music Series” published by University of Texas Press, he thought, “Who can I listen to as much as I’d have to for a book and not get […]
Not long ago Bombadil sang “Learning to Let Go;” now their upcoming fifth album is called Hold On, and with it comes themes of clinging to memories while grasping for meaning. Many of the songs express discontent, but the lyrics are […]
Scott Avett is well-accustomed to crowds. He and the rest of The Avett Brothers have been performing for arenas full of fans for years now. And Scott is used to baring his soul; his songs are personal and hold no punches. It was […]
The Merlefest organizers in Wilkesboro recently announced performers for 2015. And, of the new bands added to the lineup of the illustrious festival, none is more deserving than Mipso. This Chapel Hill, NC-based group made a name for themselves while […]
David Childers has been treading a winding musical path between secular and sacred for decades. His latest album, Serpents of Reformation takes a detour deep into the gospel side of the road with a fascinating grittiness. After years of music-making, the prolific Childers was […]
It was kind of David Childers to invite me over for a visit after I broke my promise to him. I had conducted a backstage interview with David not just once but twice with the intention of writing a newspaper […]
Sign up for our twice-weekly email newsletter for roots music reviews, stories, columns, and more from No Depression.
We respect your privacy and will never sell our email list to a third party.