Monday, June 3 2013
Former Replacements guitarist Slim Dunlap's roots run deeper than punk rock, but he's got an arty flare you might not expect from a man who loves Hank Williams and Chuck Berry.
Wednesday, October 12 2011
The only thing more exciting than the release of 12 previously unrecorded Hank Williams lyrics is the group of artists recruited to put them together.
Tuesday, October 4 2011
Their latest album was funded by their fans, Lucinda Williams stopped by to sing on a track, and the group's new record label is named after their dog. Welcome to the wonderful world of Over the Rhine ...
Sunday, August 7 2011
Kings and Queens is a collection just bursting to the seams with pure talent, and is the group's most ambitious statement to date.
Wednesday, July 27 2011
Bon Iver's "Beth/Rest" is just the latest song that beguiles as many fans as it detracts.
Sunday, April 3 2011
Ray Davies' latest album is part tribute compilation, part vanity project. Mark my words, no one will be discussing this a year from now.
Monday, February 28 2011
In her first ever interview with PopMatters, Lucinda Williams explains how her latest album, Blessed, was shaped by the dueling forces of love and death.
Monday, January 17 2011
No one moment on Split Heart really reaches out and grabs you; instead, the album ends up being the best kind of background music, like a soundtrack for your daily comings and goings.
Tuesday, October 27 2009
Words and Pictures by Allison Taich
Wednesday, December 17 2008
It did seem -- perhaps because of the genre's traditional real-world concerns -- like a lot of the year's best Americana releases sensed the storm clouds gathering.