Interview: David Rawlings

“It’s always nice to play in the southeast,” says David Rawlings as he watches the snow fall outside of his east Nashville home and prepares to go on tour in support of his latest album, Poor David’s Almanack. “There are… Continue Reading

Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 1/20/17

Brushwood Songs & Stories – Norman Blake Brushwood Songs & Stories, out today via Plectrafone Records, highlights the celebrated and six decade-long career of prolific songwriter and master of all things stringed, Norman Blake, who has indicated that this may be his… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Should I” by 3hattrio

Southeastern Utah-based 3hattrio, makers of  “American desert music”, is comprised of Hal Cannon (co-founder of the Deseret String Band, founder of the Western Folklife Center, and the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering), Greg Istock (painter, producer, and scholar of experimental jazz and… Continue Reading

Preview: Charlie Parr at 12th & Porter on 4/11/16

Bluesy roots music revivalist Charlie Parr can play anything with strings like it ain’t nobody’s business, holler and howl like a Mississippi Delta blues originator, and looks like one of my family members who grew up in the Great Smoky Mountains of… Continue Reading