Monday, August 16 2010
Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.
Wednesday, October 1 2014
Both familiar and challenging, Williams' new record invites her audience to dance slow and close to a set of adult songs for adult listeners.
Tuesday, September 30 2014
Luke Winslow-King furthers his explorations of pre-war American music on his latest for Bloodshot.
Thursday, September 25 2014
All Them Ghosts is smoky Americana by way of Germany.
Friday, September 19 2014
This is an exceptional read on how records get made. We learn how producers coaxed great performances, made power deals, and generally had a good time.
Friday, September 5 2014
Tuesday, August 19 2014
Check out the latest tune from the Charlottesville alt-country/rock outfit Sons of Bill, the catchy and thoughtful "Brand New Paradigm".
Friday, June 20 2014
You should know compared to people on a global scale our kind has had it relatively easy. Jason Isbell gets that -- and a lot more as well. His 2013 release is this week’s Counterbalance.
Wednesday, June 18 2014
"Concerning Spectral Pinching," one of the standout tracks off of the Portland, Oregon, folk and Americana group Hook & Anchor's self-titled debut, is available to stream exclusively at PopMatters.
Friday, May 30 2014
Songs is not so much a veering departure as it is a deliberately studied variation on a theme.