In the second of a three-part series previewing artists playing at AmericanaFest, singer-songwriter Joshua Radin is eager to perform in front of crowds again while trying to be “the best version of myself”.
Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright discusses performing during a pandemic, returning to California, and his latest live album, The Paramour Session.
The legendary Joan Armatrading discusses her 22nd album Consequences, her songwriting philosophy, and the 40th anniversary of MTV.
Director Ruth Platt talks with PopMatters about women filmmakers using the system while subverting it to empower their voice.
Opening a three-part series previewing artists playing at AmericanaFest this month, Rachel Baiman lets the movements of two expressive dancers illustrate her beautiful song in this music video premiere.
Filip Jan Rymsza’s thriller Mosquito State amps up hyper-reality in a cautionary tale of what the 24-hour news cycle is doing to our brains.
Country singer Justin Moore loves an entertaining night out and the tight bonds that have come to typify the genre. He discusses songwriting and traditional country.
The Grahams take their cinematic approach to songwriting to new heights with “Pilgrims and Punks”, a song that’s more pop than Americana.
Colin Newman and Malka Spigel talk about moving to Brighton, the art of collaboration, and the new Immersion project Nanocluster, Vol. 1.
Bailey Bryan shifted gears after moving to Nashville and is making the most of a Fresh Start ahead of her first major tour as a pop-R&B headliner.