John Cowan
Features // 2 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles

The Best Americana of 2014
3 Dec 2014 // 9:20 PM

If forced to define Americana, it's the one genre where honest craftsmanship is required, respected, and rewarded, something the best of 2014 lived up to.

"Music Requires a Journey Out of You": An Interview with John Cowan
22 Oct 2014 // 4:16 AM

New Grass Revival frontman John Cowan talks to PopMatters about the tricks of being a singing bass player, the new developments in folk music, and the career-spanning feel of his latest record, Sixty.


John Cowan: The Massenburg Sessions
9 May 2010 // 5:00 PM

No edits, no overdubs, no headphones, no mixing. For the John Cowan Band: No problem.

John Cowan: Comfort and Joy
14 Dec 2009 // 4:00 PM

The Voice of Newgrass takes on Christmas and belts out a new yuletide classic.

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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