Started this discussion. Last reply by Sibylle on Monday.
Started this discussion. Last reply by Kyla Fairchild Jul 13, 2009.
Cowboy Jack was one of the most beloved country and Americana artists of his generation. For proof, just look at the list of artists who showed up to lend a hand on his final album: John Prine, Emmylou Harris, Bobby Bare, Duane Eddy, T Bone Burnett, Vince Gill, Marty Stuart, Rodney Crowell, Buddy Miller, Dan Auerbach, Leon Russell, Gillian Welch, Dave Rawlings, Dickie Lee, Shawn Camp, Dierks Bentley, Jim Rooney, Jim Lauderdale, Will Oldham, his daughter Allison Clement, and more.…Continue
Posted on April 14, 2014 at 5:00am — 2 Comments
Leon Russell's career as musician and singer-songwriter has spanned roughly a half-century, from his teen years playing in a band with JJ Cale, to backing up everyone from Freddie King to the Byrds and Glen Campbell; collaborating with Newgrass Revival, Nashville Symphony, and Elton John; and, of course, a slew of incredible solo albums.
This week, he releases his 37th album, titled aptly Life Journey, one…Continue
Posted on April 1, 2014 at 1:00am — 86 Comments
In the week or so since we announced that FreshGrass has acquired No Depression, our growing team has been working hard to make sure this transition goes as smoothly as possible. First off, we would like to echo all of the praise and appreciation that you have expressed regarding the amazing job Kyla and Kim have done over the last five years (and, in Kyla’s case, many more). Their contributions to the roots music world will be felt for a long time to come. The good news is that we do not…Continue
Posted on March 18, 2014 at 12:30am — 36 Comments
Every year for the past five years, we have taken some time at the end of February to thank you all for showing up; to give shouts out to our bloggers and the people who post videos, comment, subscribe to our newsletters, follow us on various other social media outlets, support us with advertising, and so on. This year, we decided to wait a few days before sharing our gratitude and marking the special occasion of our fifth anniversary as a community-focused website, because…Continue
Posted on March 7, 2014 at 12:30am — 46 Comments
The Drive-By Truckers have always been a favorite here at ND. They appeared on the cover of the print magazine back in 2003 and have been featured in its pages nearly a dozen times in as many years. This week, they're releasing their 12th studio record, English Oceans, and we've teamed up with the fine folks at ATO Records to give away two copies to two lucky ND Community members.
Posted on March 4, 2014 at 12:30am — 87 Comments
The past year has been interesting in the Americana and indie roots music realm. Mainstream pop and country music, for example, made stars out of artists like Brandy Clark, Kacey Musgraves, and the Lone Bellow, but you'll see below that those artists were also heavily embraced by the ND community. Reliable favorites and giants of the genre - Guy Clark, Steve Earle, Richard Thompson, Mavis Staples, the Mavericks, Patty Griffin - all delivered exquisite work this year. But there was…Continue
Posted on December 26, 2013 at 6:12am — 31 Comments