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Jay Farrar Talks Pedal Steel Guitar, Open Tunings, and Jerry Garcia
5 May 2017 // 4:11 AM

Son Volt's Jay Farrar opens up about the impetus of the new album, another new record about a half a year out, and how Tom Brumley and Ralph Mooney are probably his favorites on the pedal steel guitar.

Seeing Traces With Son Volt's Jay Farrar
29 Oct 2015 // 6:02 AM

As Rhino Records prepares to release the 20th anniversary set of Son Volt’s classic debut, Farrar relives the success of Trace.


Son Volt: Trace
10 Nov 2015 // 9:30 PM

In 1995 Jay Farrar was viewed as one of the most promising voices in American music. He didn't disappoint.

Son Volt: Honky Tonk
3 Mar 2013 // 5:06 PM

True to its title, this is a somewhat particularly old-timey countrified record, full of squeaky fiddles and luscious lap steel.


Son Volt: 17 September 2009 - Fillmore at Irving Plaza, New York City
17 Sep 2009 // 6:35 PM

Words and Pictures by Thomas Hauner

Son Volt - "Down to the Wire" (MP3)
1 Jun 2009 // 2:00 AM

Son Volt American Central Dust (Rounder) Release: 7 July 2009 SONG LIST 1. Dynamite 2. Down to the Wire 3. Roll On 4. Cocaine and Ashes 5. Dust of Daylight 6. When the


Son Volt gives its Americana sound an energizing jolt
22 May 2007 // 10:00 AM

Since seminal alt-country band Uncle Tupelo broke up in 1994, the critics' line has been that bassist Jeff Tweedy's next band Wilco was much more experimental,

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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