Annie Galvin writes regularly about music for PopMatters and Slant Magazine and has published on books, theater, and music for publications including the Los Angeles Review of Books and the Washington City Paper. She's also working on her PhD in English at the University of Virginia. She lives in Charlottesville, where she reads and writes for a living, roams free in the great outdoors, plays in a folk-ish band, and imbibes live music to a somewhat concerning extreme. You can find her on Twitter @anniehgalvin and Tumblr @anniegalvs.
Heaven Don't Call Me Home: An Interview With the Lone Bellow | 1 Feb 2015 // 9:19 PM
Rewriting the rules of Americana, the Lone Bellow are ready for their mainstream moment, working with Aaron Dessner of the National and releasing one of 2015's most anticipated albums.
Nate Ruess: Grand Romantic | 5 Aug 2015 // 9:10 PM
Nate Ruess anchors his first solo album by doing what he’s always done best: blowing the roof off the place with astronomically rangy, patently catchy hooks.
Torres: Sprinter | 13 May 2015 // 10:30 PM
The foreboding sonic weather systems that Mackenzie Scott summons in her songs give dimension to the complex topics she explores.
10 Americana Fest Bands to Fall in Love With Right Now | 7 Oct 2015 // 10:00 PM
In addition to well-established headliners, 10 up-and-coming artists stood out at the 2015 Americana Music Festival in Nashville.
15 Must-Know Artists from SXSW 2015 | 26 Mar 2015 // 5:30 AM
Amidst the many artists that flooded SWSX this year, these 15 new and rising talents stand out amidst the fray.