The Darkness Dressed in Colored Lights shows a sonic expansion for Sean Rowe, whose previous albums leaned more toward a minimal folk sound. Nothing is minimal about this album.
Pokey LaFarge’s mix of esoteric styles takes him all over the planet, from the doo-wop city streets of big cities to the tropical climate of the Caribbean.
Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Dean DeLeo and Nashville session ace Tom Bukovac mesh seamlessly on their remote collaboration, Trip the Witch.
Fans reveled in the return of the 15-year-old Roots N Blues Festival and its celebration of roots music women amid a sun-drenched weekend in Missouri.
Moody guitar licks and sauntering percussion pave the way for Ian Jones on “Born Again Sinner”. Then, he wraps his raspy tone around the tune.
Country music’s Mercy Bell talks about finding a home in Nashville, the need for queer and nonwhite perspectives, and the transformative power of storytelling.