Records

Album | Sam Lee – The Old Wow

Sam Lee is a man who needs no introduction to anyone reading these pages. This is his fourth solo record and deserves as much recognition as his Mercury Award debut effort, Ground of its Own. This song hunter extraordinaire has…

Album | Drive-by Truckers – The Unraveling

“This madness has to stop.” Those words by Patterson Hood are at the emotional core of the Drive-by Truckers new record, The Unraveling. Coming almost four years after American Band, this is a record that nobody really wanted to make. “They’re…

Album | Graham Norwood – Out of the Sea

Out of the Sea is the debut album from singer-songwriter Graham Norwood. Despite its being his first release, Graham is clearly a very experienced and observant musician. From beginning to end Graham displays the diversity of songwriting and composition of…

Album | Pinegrove – Marigold

I’ve always rolled my eyes a bit at Pinegrove’s designation as a country/emo band. Emo has become a catchall (like “alternative” in the 90s), and it always seemed to me that attaching this to Pinegrove was more a function of…

Single | Stephen Babcock – Willow Tree

Stephen Babcock began as a fledgling singer-songwriter at 13-years-old. Growing up in a large family with three siblings, he had plenty of inspiration to build upon his art form early-on between his older brother, a music enthusiast, and his father,…

Album | Ikes Creek – Up, Rising

When Ikes Creek first came to be, Korey Simeone, Mark Sanfilippo and Gabe Davis claim that it was entirely by chance. Still, in those initial moments, a creative fire must’ve been stoked. Rounded out now by Thomas Moose and Cori…