It was a rumor, it was an Instagram post, and then it was real: A supergroup of Amanda Shires, Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, and Natalie Hemby — The Highwomen — has formed and is making its debut with a fiery […]
EDITOR’S NOTE: Tui — the old-time duo of Jake Blount and Libby Weitnauer — is No Depression’s Spotlight band for July 2019. Read more about them in our feature story here, and watch a video of them performing “Went Up […]
I am sure that you have been in this situation before. You have two friends and you love them both, but for almost completely different reasons. Taken individually, there’s no problem, but you worry about how it’d feel to see […]
The rattling in my chest started at a show. Steve Poltz, Joe Pisapia, John Strohm, and I were playing “in the round” at The Basement East in Nashville. The show was great but at a point late in the set […]
It’s been a busy year for roots music releases, in terms of both quantity and quality. Now that we’re just past the halfway point of the year, we wanted to pause, take a breath, and appreciate all the good stuff […]
As Tui, Jake Blount and Libby Weitnauer play songs that capture the rich diversity of old-time music and that tell stories of real people and real struggles. To find songs for their new album, Pretty Little Mister, they looked for […]
Tift Merritt and Andrew Bird met as fellow singer-songwriters early in their careers in New York City. Through the years, they’ve played together as busy schedules and lives have allowed, including a breathtaking appearance on an audience-less The Late Show […]
This is an expanded version of the introduction to our Summer 2019 print issue, whose theme is “Folk.” Learn more about the issue here and get it delivered right to your door with a subscription to No Depression’s quarterly print […]
In July 2013, George Zimmerman was acquitted for the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. It threw Jake Blount into crisis. Blount, like Martin, was a teenager at the time. And Blount, like Martin, is African American. Growing up in the […]
So much of the magic Buddy and Julie Miller make emanates from their charming Nashville home. Their latest album, Breakdown on 20th Ave. South, was recorded in their bedroom there, and Buddy’s downstairs studio (which you can tour here with […]
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