On the death of an icon, and our November 11th show to pay tribute with The Weeks, Escondido and more.
I’ve wondered; if I grew up in the cookie-cutter, cardboard cutout houses of a 1950’s Staten Island, would I have assumed a more normal identity, tried to fulfill a destiny that wasn’t shrouded by the seduction of a creative spark?
Old-school southern style done with modern hand, that is as equally informed by Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark as it is by the classic ladies of country
The next video in our acoustic backyard sessions series, with Joe Fletcher and his ingenious story-songs.
Escondido proves to be one of the newer bands whose originality and musical expertise blend to create a highbrow but tangible alternative-country sound.
“I’d much rather listen to a happy tune than a sorrowful one,” they remark, in response to my observation that most of their music bubbles safely on the latter side of bittersweet.
Music discovery and community as it should be with the UK-based initiative and record label, now growing firm roots in Nashville.
On making music, writing songs and the one summer I tried (and failed) to do both.
Lockeland Springsteen presents ::: The Lonely Wild at Exit/In on 10/11. Join us, kids.
Foreign Fields chronicles my return from a utopic future that I cannot yet accept.