Watch Sarah Shook & The Disarmers take shots, shoot pool, and live the touring band life in the new music video for "Nothin' Feels Right But Doin' Wrong,' now playing via The FADER. It's coupled with a worth-a-read story about Sarah's music and activism. The song is from the band's debut album Sidelong, out...Read more
Hear Sarah Shook & The Disarmers' "The Nail," a "deceptively cheery-sounding drinking song" right now via She Shreds. You can also read Sarah's chat with She Shreds about balancing family and touring life, community activism, and playing her Gretsch guitar.
"The Nail" is from Sarah Shook & the Disarmers' upcoming Bloodshot debut album ...Read more
Paste Magazine's Geoffrey Himes caught Ha Ha Tonka's set at our SXSW party at Yard Dog Art and notes in this wrap-up piece that the band has evolved into "something with the pop power of the early Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers."
"The songs from their new album Heart-Shaped Mountain were more sharply focused, both lyrically and musically, and they...Read more
Cory Branan conversed in-depth with Coco Hames (of The Ettes) for The Bluegrass Situation, in which they talk about their respective new albums, living in Memphis vs. Nashville, writing about loss, and Fond Object Records. Read the piece here.
"My music is all over the place. I don’t really play a particular genre... My music is more about Big
Lydia discusses the rock, pop, and country influences on her music, her songwriting style, and music in today's socio-political climate....Read more
CNN (yeah, that CNN!) interviewed Banditos vocalist/percussionist/kazoo-ist Mary Beth Richardson about music's importance in this political era and making music that's political by default. Read it here.
"You never really think (that) you're in a movement until its gone, until it's passed. This is so transparent and so powerful that you know you're in something huge. It's exciting and it's...Read more
The Bluegrass Situation highlights the brilliance of the new Ha Ha Tonka album's centerpiece "Height of My Fears" in its Song of the Week feature! Heart-Shaped Mountain is out now on CD, vinyl LP, and digital.
"Ha Ha Tonka shows us a way to keep climbing. Our feet may drag, the air may thin, and the...Read more
Cory Branan takes police brutality head on in his new song "Another Nightmare in America," now playing via Alternative Press. Dave Hause lends vocals to the biting, punk-infused number from Cory's upcoming album ADIOS, out April 7th on CD, vinyl LP, and digital. Pre-order here.
"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
"No speech. I’ll have to make it up. I’m counting on not winning, so no need to write one. But I’m gonna keep at it. Maybe I’ll write a speech for the sixth time I’m nominated. I guess it’s a little validating. Everybody’s nicer to me all of a sudden. Maybe I’m a little more popular now." —Robbie Fulks...Read more
Hear brand new Scott H. Biram song "Red Wine" along with an excellent interview via Texas Monthly right here! It's from The Dirty Old One Man Band's upcoming album The Bad Testament. Pre-order on CD, vinyl LP, or digital.
"Songs like this one ensure Biram’s place at the table among country’s best songsmiths—despite his fondness...Read more
Scott H. Biram talked to The Bluegrass Situation about how legendary blues singer/songwriter Lead Belly has influenced his own life and songs. They go in depth and far out.
"We had this vinyl record that was the soundtrack to the film 'Lead Belly' which is a pretty obscure movie...They filmed it in the little town that I lived in and I was...Read more
Hey look at (Grammy nominated!) Robbie Fulks sidled up between Loretta Lynn and Beyonce! He's a diva in our hearts.