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Lucinda Williams Right at Home With Writing Partner for 'Good Souls Better Angels'

Able to write and sing the blues, gospel, folk, rock and alt-country with the same amount of true grit and passion, Lucinda Williams comes out swinging while discussing her explosive new album during these troubled times.


"Guitar Has Been My Savior": An Interview with Charlie Parr

After an accident that could have ended his career, folk blues artist Charlie Parr recovered and recorded an album comprised largely of older tunes. It marks a particular moment in the musician's life and his belief that songs never die.

Jedd Beaudoin

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band Pierce Through the Darkness with "You Can't Steal My Shine" (premiere)

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band deliver a hand-clapping, foot-stomping hymnal with "You Can't Steal My Shine".


The Sounds of the Mississippi Delta Radiate Through Luke Winslow-King's 'Blue Mesa'

Luke Winslow-King's Blue Mesa features his ever smoky vocals and sharp guitar playing while both lyrics and music ruminate deeply on inner journeying.


'Black Cowboys' and 'The Best Country Blues You've Never Heard' Chart New Trails through Old-Time Music

Black music's past is a rabbit hole more than big enough for these two vastly different excursions into its secret riches.


Brother Dege Gets Into the Deep Self and the Deep South With "Country Come to Town" (premiere)

Louisiana treasure Brother Dege offers a taste of upcoming effort, Farmer's Almanac, with a tale of what happens when you trade the dirt road for the paved one.

Jedd Beaudoin

J.D. Wilkes Takes His Southern Gothic Sound to Subtle Places on 'Fire Dream'

J.D. Wilkes' songs can come across as equal parts sermon and campfire story, where the modern world's rules are underpinned by something much older and more ghostly.

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