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
Lydia Loveless stopped by WNYC's Studio 360 during her tour with Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven and performed several (rare) solo acoustic tunes, including "Blind" (the Kesha cover), "Verlaine Shot Rimbaud," and "Everything's Gone" (which you can WATCH below).
It's in your best interest to watch and listen. Lydia knocks these songs out of the park here....Read more
Last night JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound were featured on Chicago PBS WTTW Channel 11's flagship show Chicago Tonight! Click below to watch J.C., Billy, and Ben talk about the band's history, their creative process, and Chicago in the summer. Plus, you'll hear a few clips of some new tunes they're writing...
"I was trying to write the word "tour," because that was the first thing I was concerned about when I woke up - if I was still going to make my tour." - Scott H. Biram on his first moments waking up after the horrific car accident he suffered in 2003
Hear Biram tell the full, frightening story, as well...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.
Watch the entire set here:
Bobby Bare Jr. and his Young Criminals' Starvation League appeared on the ever-popular public radio show Michael Feldman's Whad'ya Know? while stopping in Madison on their tour with Guided by Voices. They performed several songs and chatted with Feldman.
Michael and Bobby chat about his mother, her unfortunate tornado accidents and how god protected or targeted her....Read more
Today CMT (and CMT Edge) premiered Scott H. Biram's new music video for "Never Comin' Home," from his 2014 Bloodshot album Nothin' But Blood. The video features a pensive, introspective Biram performing the song in an old house with a vintage film aesthetic. The video captures the haggard self-awareness and thin-veiled hope of the song.
The premiere is...Read more