This is a conversation you want to hear! Legendary punk innovator Mike Watt interviewed Lydia Loveless about her musical upbringing (including "creepy church hymns" and Gorillaz), being a bass player at her core, and her evolution from album to album. Watt also lays down some wisdom and tells some great stories. What, you didn't expect a conversation between these two to be...Read more
Hear garage legend Dex Romweber's version of the song "I Don't Know," originally performed by Jeff Bridges and Ryan Bingham, and written by T Bone Burnett for the film Crazy Heart. The Bluegrass Situation is streaming the song now ahead of this Friday's release of Dex's new album Carrboro. Dex certainly put his stamp on this one.
No, we are not messing with you. This actually happened. Robbie Fulks duetted a song with TINA FEY(!) Tuesday night at City Winery in New York. (Robbie was one Tina Fey's guitar teacher at Old Town School of Folk Music while Tina was in the Second City Chicago ensemble. The New Yorker has the scoop on that.) Tina & Robbie...Read more
MTV News's review of Lydia Loveless's Real, written by fellow Ohioan Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, is an honest, geographical, and personal take on the album. Read it here.
"What I appreciate about the music of Lydia Loveless, even after all these years, is that I am being sold nothing. Saying “the work speaks for itself” is a cliché that...Read more
Paste Magazine interviewed Lydia Loveless about the process behind her new album Real. She discusses the writing process, the band's studio dynamic, and the new territory crossed in the creation of the song "Heaven."
"It’s a record about what it means to be authentic, what it means to me, and that stuck. I’ve always been pretty honest lyrically. Maybe...Read more