"If you’re trying to write as somebody else, it’s not going to sound like you, and it’s probably going to sound terrible" — words to live by from Ha Ha Tonka's Brian Roberts, which he expands on in this interview with American Songwriter Magazine about the band's new album Heart-Shaped Mountain, out one week from today on...Read more
Hi-ho Silver! Bloodshot Records is saddling up for its 22nd SXSW excursion to Austin! We're wrangling up seven of Bloodshot's rootin-est, tootin-est musical gangs: Scott H. Biram, Cory Branan, Ha Ha Tonka, Banditos, The Yawpers, Sarah Shook & The Disarmers, and the undisputed, undefeated SXSW champions ...Read more
Here's some demented fun for your Friday. See Al Scorch lets his freak flag fly high in the new music video for "Everybody Out," directed by Everything Is Terrible and now playing via The Bluegrass Situation! The song is from Al's album Circle Round the Signs, out now on CD, vinyl LP, and digital.
Here are some shiny gems from the big Grammy weekend. Grammy nominees Robbie Fulks and Lori McKenna played Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty's classic "You're the Reason Our Kids Are Ugly" (with improvised insults at the end - one of them rhymes with "election") at the Americana Music Association Pre-Grammy Tribute to Loretta Lynn at the historic Troubadour. As you can imagine, they...Read more