Interview: NHD

What would life be like without friends? Your “squad,” your “posse,” your “tribe”— the group of folks who share their lives with you, join in on your weirdness, and open your refrigerator without asking? Great accomplishments can happen through relationships… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: JD McPherson Record Release

The intensity of a show in a record store is much more than I imagined. So close to the band. So loud. So amazing!  For those of us that remember when record store showings were more common, the word “treat”… Continue Reading

MCP Exclusive: Behind The Scenes with JD & The Straight Shot

New York City-based Americana outfit JD & The Straight Shot is gearing up to release its sixth studio album Good Luck And Good Night on September 15th. The dynamic group, which includes vocalist/guitarist Jim Dolan, guitarist Marc Copely (B.B. King,… Continue Reading

Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 9/1/17

Penny & Sparrow – Wendigo Kyle Jahnke and Andy Baxter follow up their acclaimed 2015 release, Let A Lover Drown You, with Wendigo, their brand new album out today via I Love You. Known for their cerebrally poignant lyrics and aching harmonies, this… Continue Reading

Premiere: “The Fisherman” by Sarah Lou Richards

Inspired by the story unfurled in “The Lacemakers Of Glen Mara“ by Heather Barbieri, Nashville twangy folkstress Sarah Lou Richards penned “The Fisherman,” a track from her new album, Someone Who Gets Me, set for release on September 29th. Set… Continue Reading

Premiere: “The Alley Walker” by Dan Blakeslee & The Calabash Club

“Hey Dan, where’s my art?” the people of Portsmouth, New Hampshire would shout at award-winning singer/songwriter Dan Blakeslee, who, in addition to crafting thoughtful and poignant music, is a maker of visual art. Fifteen years ago, Blakeslee had deeply overcommitted… Continue Reading

Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 8/11/17

Ben Sollee and Kentucky Native – self-titled With his new album, internationally acclaimed cellist, composer, singer-songwriter, and environmentalist Ben Sollee pushed the boundaries of our bluegrass-leaning imaginations; with his stellar accompanying string band, Kentucky Native, Sollee has corralled and incorporated… Continue Reading