After a failed attempt to enter an English PhD program, Eric fancied himself a playwright for a time. With music as his lifelong passion, he is an avid vinyl collector who works in corporate communications by day and moonlights as the sole proprietor of the music blog Bucket Full of Nails by night. Never straying far from his academic roots, his cats (living and deceased) are named after Faulkner characters. Follow Eric on Twitter where he discusses music, beer and Phillies baseball.
High Fidelity: Jay Gonzalez and the Crowdsourcing Renaissance | 14 Jun 2015 // 9:10 PM
Jay Gonzalez may be one of the more familiar faces of the Drive-By Truckers, but with a expansive new EP, he reflects on the sheer delight of crowdsourcing as a musician.
Poetry and Passion: An Interview with Rodney Crowell | 26 May 2014 // 9:14 PM
Rodney Crowell is a country legend in every sense of the word. He speaks with us about Tarpaper Road and the legends that inspired and influenced this stunning new album.
Sturgill Simpson: A Sailor's Guide to Earth | 13 Apr 2016 // 9:30 PM
Sturgill Simpson's latest musical offspring is a love letter we can all cherish.
Hayes Carll: Lovers and Leavers | 11 Apr 2016 // 9:15 PM
Hayes Carll returns a bit wiser and in a pensive mood on Lovers and Leavers.
Jeremy Squires - "Carry You" (video) (premiere) | 28 Apr 2016 // 4:12 AM
Imbued with ghosts and memories, Shadows delves deeper into Jeremy Squires' brand of mountain folk.
Daniel Markham - "Disintegrator" (video) (premiere) | 11 Apr 2016 // 10:30 AM
"I had a dream I wrote a song called 'Disintegrator' so I woke up and wrote a song called 'Disintegrator'" - Daniel Markham