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Monday, August 16 2010

Josh Ritter + Justin Townes Earle + Dawn Landes: 8 August 2010 - New York

Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.


Friday, September 19 2014

‘Producing Country’ Is Great Oral History

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

The Del McCoury Band and Hot Rize Talk Music and Share Tunes

In this amazing new video, bluegrass legends Del McCoury and Tim O'Brien chat about my hero Bill Monroe, the Del McCoury Band, and the importance of Hot Rize.


Tuesday, August 19 2014

Sons of Bill - “Brand New Paradigm” (audio) (Premiere)

Check out the latest tune from the Charlottesville alt-country/rock outfit Sons of Bill, the catchy and thoughtful "Brand New Paradigm".


Wednesday, July 30 2014

The 10 AC/DC Songs That Are More Important Than You Think

Jesse Fink, author of The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC, offers up his top 10 AC/DC songs, each seasoned with a dash of backstory.


Friday, June 20 2014

Counterbalance: Jason Isbell’s ‘Southeastern’

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

Hook & Anchor - “Concerning Spectral Pinching” (audio) (Premiere)

"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

John Fullbright: Songs

Songs is not so much a veering departure as it is a deliberately studied variation on a theme.


Thursday, May 29 2014

Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis: Our Year

Robison and Willis deliver the goods on Our Year, a beguiling mix of plain Western harmony and swampy groove.


Wednesday, May 21 2014

Jolie Holland: Wine Dark Sea

With Wine Dark Sea Holland has put her own enduring stamp on American music.


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