We sit down with Curtis McMurtry, to discuss his excellent album The Hornet’s Nest and the issue of authenticity in American music.
We’ve been in shock over the sudden death of writer and friend Marc Spitz, who passed away suddenly at the age of 47. This is the conversation that introduced us, and it’s one of my favorite interviews.
We have a conversation with Kristin Hersh about her latest book/album, Wyatt At The Coyote Palace, the inspiration behind it, and the artist who most inspires her.
In reviewing the deluxe anniversary edition of Hammock’s sophomore album, Raising Your Voice…Trying To Stop An Echo, I was reminded of an interview I did with leader Marc Byrd, wherein we discussed said album. Here is said interview, reprinted in its entirety.
We sit down with the delightful Kim Shattuck to discuss the making of The Muffs’ seminal sophomore album, Blonder & Blonder.
An in-depth discussion of the reviewing process, authenticity, and what yours truly looks for when he experiences art.
What happens when a good for nothin’ autistic redneck picks up the phone and has a conversation with a Rat Girl who’s been one of his near-lifelong artistic inspirations? It’s a conversation thirty years in the making, folks. Read on…
We sit down to a long, compelling conversation with Mike McCartney about his delightful one-off album, McGough & McGear and the era that produced it.
In the 1980s, Sid Griffin fronted The Long Ryders, who have recently released Final Wild Songs a comprehensive box set that has renewed interest in this brief but hard-working band. We sat down with Mr. Griffin to discuss the band and the box set.
The latest album by veteran country musician Paul Burch is a different sort of record–a concept album based on the life of Jimmie Rodgers. It’s a years in the making labor of love, and is easily the finest album in Burch’s career. In this first of a two-part interview, we discuss the making of that album and what goes into creating a fictional account of your hero’s life.