The always knowledgable Juli Thanki gives us a history lesson of the banjo (Happy-Go-Plucking) at ther new Torch & Twang column at PopMatters.com.
Andrew Gilstrap, also at PopMatters.com reviews the excellent 2008 Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson release Rattlin’ Bones.
The Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel collaboration Wille and the Wheel has launched thier new website. The site allows pre-orders for the CD and lists tour dates. (via stillisstillmoving.com)