Album Review: Beth Bombara – Map & No Direction

In creating her new album, Map & No Direction, singer, songwriter, and guitarist Beth Bombara started deep within a battle against what she describes as “a couple months of a can’t-quite-get-out-of-bed, always-tired-but-can’t-sleep kind of depression.” The end result is a lyrical outpouring… Continue Reading

Interview: Luke Winslow-King

“I went on a musical pilgrimage after high school and ended up in New Orleans; it was like all my interests had come together in this one place,” says bluesy roots rocker Luke Winslow-King. The Cadillac, Michigan native was inspired… Continue Reading

Shovels & Rope Announces Surprise Album, Tour Dates with Jason Isbell

On Monday, November 16, NPR Music announced and premiered the surprise album Busted Jukebox, Vol. 1, a special, collaborative project from the acclaimed duo, Shovels & Rope. The album (via Dualtone Music) will be released November 20 and features Shovels & Rope joining forces with… Continue Reading