Luke Winslow-King's smokin' new tune "Swing That Thing" is streaming via American Songwriter Magazine! This is a bona fide rug-cutter if we ever heard one. Listen HERE. There's an excellent story behind the song, so read the write-up as well, as told by Luke.
The career-spanning editorial along with interviews with Cory, Bloodshot Rob, and Tim Barry is quite the enlightening read. Noisey covers everything from the beginning of Cory's career to the current No-Hit Wonder phase. Great reading for lounging by the pool (or the drainage ditch) this holiday weekend.
Here's a link to listen to Cory Branan's feature from last night's episode of NPR's All Things Considered. Cory talks about his new album The No-Hit Wonder, "preposterous happiness," and how his music doesn't go well with bachelorette parties.
"Roots music is a little more like a bourbon," Branan says. "In that world, some people are...Read more
You've likely seen all the rave reviews of Cory Branan's The No-Hit Wonder pouring in all week since it hit stores on Tuesday. Now you can get a peek inside the mind of the man responsible for the album via this interview with CMT Edge.
Cory touches on the album's title and theme and how happenings in his...Read more
Get a sneak peek! Click below to listen to Cory Branan's new album The No-Hit Wonder in its entirety RIGHT NOW via The Wall Street Journal! The album is out next Tuesday, so be the cool kid on the street and hear it first right now.
CMT Edge carefully and scientifically put together a list of the 10 Essential Alt-Country Albums.
Robbie Fulks, Jon Langford, and Sally Timms are setting sail for Scotland next month to join select members of The Mekons for the Hideout in the Highlands tour, bringing Chicago's (and ultimately, Leeds's) underground punk-infused country scene to remote parts of the land of mountain hares, bagpipes, and haggis.
This Sunday night, Robbie, Jon,...Read more
Curious what Robbie Fulks eats on the road and cooks at home? Of course you are! Paste Magazine interviewed the Chicago country troubadour about his culinary tastes and adventures. Robbie even shares a favorite recipe for spaghetti and meatballs.
You can now listen to Cory Branan's new single (and your new summer anthem) "You Make Me" via Rolling Stone & Rolling Stone Country! The song, which features our friend Jason Isbell on guest vocals, is the opening track from Cory's upcoming album The No-Hit Wonder, out August 19th!
"A country boy with a punk-rock heart, Cory Branan fires twin...Read more
"The first time I heard this I thought, 'Wow, that’s the best song Jay Farrar has written in years.' Now I think, 'Jay Farrar needs to write more Cory Branan songs.'" - Grantland on Cory Branan's "The No-Hit Wonder"
We're halfway through this grand year of 2014, so some premature "Best-of" lists are popping up on the ol 'net. SPIN posted its list, and our own Lydia Loveless is included. Only six months left until we see if Somewhere Else stays in the top 50. Jack White and Modest Mouse got nothin' on her. ...Read more