Oftentimes the term “Americana” is used as a catch all phrase. It can often refer to to “edge of country” kinds of music like The Drive By Truckers or Jill Andrews– acts that are definitely not mainstream country, but twangy […]
Today one of my favorite bands, Lohio, is setting off on tour in support of their brand new album, Family Tree. Taking a look at their schedule, you’ll notice a lot of small cities on the list– Louisville, Kentucky; Bloomington, […]
There are a lot of iconic songs about getting from one place to another. Moving from place to place plays a larger-than-average role in the musician’s mind because musicians spend a hell of a lot of time getting from one […]
You know I have loved Sufjan Stevens ever since a Michigan-native roommate let me listen to his collection, way back in the day. My favorite album to date has been Seven Swans, a delicate, beautiful EP, all awash in ethereal […]
“Like Sheep in the Night” music by Boca Chica animation by Eric Arnstein & Jeff Ryan at Maplewing Studio http://www.ericarnstein.com http://www.myspace.com/bocachica http://www.maplewing.com http://www.bocachicamusic.wordpress.com
Ben and Bruno New Friend Song A lovely Michigan duo. Their sad harmonies are sad. They will make you sad too. Great Lake Swimmers She Comes to Me in Dreams Tony Dekker melts hearts and minds with his otherworldly voice. […]
Last night I had the good fortune to be interviewed by Draw Us Lines, a newish music blog based out of Pittsburgh, PA. They have a segment called “A Few Pints” where they take bands out for beers and interview […]
Just a little Friday post to remind you that Dolly Parton is the best, now and forever. Amen. Also, “Jolene” has an incredible arrangement. How wonderfully 70s. That little string echo (and is it overlaid with pedal steel?) is the […]
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