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"Why Don't You Try Writing Your Own Songs?": 'The Bends' and Its Cover Songs
16 Apr 2015 // 9:10 PM
Three unique takes on tracks from The Bends, spanning the stripped-down acoustic to the full-fledged orchestral, represent how these songs still have the power to stun two decades later.
The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 20-1
9 Oct 2014 // 9:13 PM
These top 20 records of the '00s feature some familiar faces, but also several that, over time, have grown more fondly in memory.
A Wheel Inside a Wheel: Gillian Welch's 'Time (The Revelator)'
18 Jun 2014 // 9:30 PM
Time (The Revelator) conjures a hazy post-millennial American dream of disappointment and ambition that's disturbed by what it sees and hears.
Gillian Welch and David Rawlings: 21 August 2011 - Greenville, SC
5 Sep 2011 // 5:00 PM
Welch and Rawlings may have experienced a creative drought, but they were getting better the entire time.
Gillian Welch: The Harrow & The Harvest
7 Jul 2011 // 5:00 PM
Ten more examples of what make Welch & Rawlings great: high lonesome harmonies, beautifully judged musicianship, exquisite songcraft, and a relationship with tradition that is both serious and playful.
Pine Hill Project - "Wichita (Gillian Welch cover)" (video) (Premiere)
12 May 2015 // 8:00 AM
Americana supergroup Pine Hill Project, helmed by Richard Shindell and Lucy Kaplansky, takes on a Gillian Welch song in their latest music video, "Wichita".
Dave Rawlings Machine: 2 June 2010 - New York
3 Jun 2010 // 2:29 AM
The musically gifted, and symbiotic, Dave Rawlings and Gillian Welch led his Machine through two great sets at the Bowery Ballroom Wednesday night.