Monday, August 16 2010
Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.
Thursday, December 4 2014
If forced to define Americana, it's the one genre where honest craftsmanship is required, respected, and rewarded, something the best of 2014 lived up to.
Friday, November 21 2014
Angaleena Presley steps away from the Pistol Annies for a solo album that cements her status as country music's great moralist.
Wednesday, November 12 2014
A guitar-chugging good time, the latest tune by Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band, "Let's Jump a Train", is a rollicking blend of vintage and contemporary blues and country influences.
Thursday, November 6 2014
Neo-old-timey string band Old Crow Medicine Show released one of the best Americana albums of the year in Remedy.
Tuesday, November 4 2014
Plain Spoken's by-the-numbers approach to Americana kowtows to the idyllic Everyman version of Middle-American values.
Wednesday, October 29 2014
The Pine Hill Haints supply antique sounds, modern attitude, and a good time all around.
Thursday, October 23 2014
Cory Branan's brand of rocking country doesn't fit very well into music industry slots, but the Nashville-based songwriter is carving an idiosyncratic niche for himself regardless.
Wednesday, October 22 2014
New Grass Revival frontman John Cowan talks to PopMatters about the tricks of being a singing bass player, the new developments in folk music, and the career-spanning feel of his latest record, Sixty.
Friday, October 17 2014
Throughout her long and legendary career, Lucinda Williams has garnered a reputation for dismissing any notions of rules, expectations, or boundaries.