Category Archives: From where I sit

Todd Snider and Sara Watkins Ready New Releases

Paste Magazine used to trend more toward No Depression Americana coverage than Spin-style indy-pop coverage that they’ve moved toward over the last couple of years. This may explain what they’re still in print and No…

Paste Magazine Reviews The Flatlanders Newest

Remember when Paste Magazine was more Americana and roots music focused, in other words, good? They harken back to those  halcion days by reviewing the Lloyd Maines produced release by Americana super group The Flatlanders…

Plant and Krauss Back In The Studio

Country Standard Time and Rolling Stone posts that Robert Plant and Alison Krauss are back in the studio with T Bone Burnett working on the follow-up to their platinum-selling, five Grammy winning album Raising Sand.…

John Doe and The Sadies Collaborate for Country Club

From JamBase – John Doe (X, The Knitters) and The Sadies join forces for Country Club, an album of classic country covers and originals due out April 14, 2009 on Yep Roc Records. “Country Club…

Roy Clark, Barbara Mandrell and Charlie McCoy Headed to the Country Music Hall of Fame

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt will appear on the Late Show with David Letterman tonight (2/4.) This morning the Country Music Association announced that Roy Clark, Barbara Mandrell and Charlie McCoy will become the 105th,…

The Best of 2008 (For Reals)

Propaganda has been honed to a fine art in the last half century. Americans have been convinced to fight wars, hand over civil and employee rights and consume ever crappier beer, food and, alas, music.…