Tuesday, December 20 2011
If you ask a critic or music fan to define Americana, be prepared for an avalanche of diverse responses of opinion. Still, there remain some constant benchmarks, such as pedal steel, fiddle, acoustic guitars -- and good songwriting.
Wednesday, March 30 2011
In 2007, PopMatters named Ha Ha Tonka's Buckle in the Bible Belt one of our Albums of the Year. Now, prior to the release of new album Death of a Decade, the band reveal some surprising things, like that time they made hand-farts at B.B. King's club ...
Thursday, April 21 2011
Springfield, MO's favorite sons take a look at where they've been and where they're going on their mature, nuanced third record.
Tuesday, June 16 2009
In crafting a more challenging album -- a more mature album -- Ha Ha Tonka have, against the odds, crafted a much better album, too.
Thursday, September 13 2007
Clever but never smug about it, melodic yet pleasingly rough around the edges, reasonably diverse and cohesive, and smart enough not to wear out its welcome.
Thursday, May 21 2009
Last autumn, this vidblogger caught Ha Ha Tonka's stunning show at a Bloodshot Records showcase in Brooklyn. They didn't disappoint in Austin, either. Here, guitarist…
Monday, March 23 2009
Photos: James Edward Crittendon