Monday, August 16 2010
Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.
Tuesday, February 25 2014
Contemporary honky-tonk hero Sturgill Simpson follows 2013’s successful debut with a new single and a forthcoming album.
Wednesday, February 12 2014
On her first album in more than a decade, the coal miner's granddaughter proves she's at her best when she pieces together her own story.
Tuesday, February 11 2014
This lively archival release captures the L.A. band in their early "cowpunk" stage before Geffen got '80s production all over them.
Monday, February 10 2014
Jamestown Revival turns out a collection of songs that truly lives up to the country-rock label, confidently toeing the line between genres.
Wednesday, February 5 2014
Road tunes and leavetakings are a fitting metaphorical trope for this album, because Millsap is clearly going places.
Thursday, January 30 2014
While they are still extremely technical and carefully arranged, it’s nice to see the Farewell Drifters let go a little bit, pushing themselves in a few different directions.
Tuesday, January 28 2014
PopMatters is pleased to premiere Parker Millsap's self-titled album, the latest from the wise-beyond-his-years 20-year-old Americana songwriter.
Tuesday, October 29 2013
The Devil Makes Three make a great album of high energy Americana that's just about perfect for all the disappointed Avett Brothers fans out there.
Friday, October 25 2013
This box set complicates the myth of Woody Guthrie by laying out his songs written for government programs and the war effort, and presents him as a man working for other men, working for those that had not, while also turning his own trade into a job.