One Song: In the Mountains

MA_cover_FINAL copy

Returning?to Western?North Carolina, singer and songwriter Sarah Siskind found herself inspired?in ways she never expected.?“What started as a move to live a simpler life and raise my family among the…

One Song: All I Ever Wanted

Photo by Kristina LeBlanc.

Dori Freeman was a newly single momma living in a small town?when her first album dropped in 2016. “There was a bitter taste in her songwriting,” said her publicist Devon…

One Song: I’ve Endured

b0797313-c81f-4fa6-baa4-43ab155a0547

If you ever doubt Appalachia’s?influence, just look at Che Apalache. Based in?Buenos Aires, this four-man string band calls themselves Latingrass—a fusion of bluegrass and Latin American musical styles. With tight…

One Song: This Little Light of Mine

10-AH

Musical legends?Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard are revered as pioneering women in bluegrass. Their partnership directly inspired Naomi Judd, Emmylou Harris, Tim O’Brien, and even Bob Dylan. But in Baltimore…

One Song: Time Is Everything

Vivian Leva with Riley Calcagno, who is featured on Vivian's new album and will be touring with her.

New classic country—that’s what you might call this tune. From Vivian Leva’s forthcoming album of the same name (iTunes), “Time is Everything” was recorded in the mountain town of Floyd,…

Know What a “Luthier” Is?

Website-slide-IMG_7217

Time to flex those vocabulary muscles: Is a?“luthier” A) one of Lex Luther’s henchmen,?B) someone?who makes string instruments, or C) a Lutheran using?a silly nickname? If you said B, you’re…

One Song: Ern & Zorry’s Sneakin Bitin Dog

Dori

Dori Freeman’s new album,?Letters Never Read (iTunes/Amazon), is full of delights.?With?transcendent melodies and gentle?ballads, it’s inspiring rave reviews from big publications?like Rolling Stone, The New York Times, and Spin, which…

Post navigation