Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with the talented Tyler McWilliams of Assorted Orchids. Among other things, we touch on what he’s been up to during the lockdown, Assorted Orchid’s newest music, his opinion of the music scene today, and what he’s looking forward to the most once COVID-19 breaks.
From the deep woods, Beth Whitney emerges with a stunning follow up to The Wild Unrest. Recorded just weeks before lockdown in 2020, Into the Ground examines unlamented laments and uncovers wisdom from the wilderness.
Today, I’ve got Charlie Wolf with us from The Small Calamities. If you like 90s pop and folk music fused with a little bit of The Front Bottoms, then these guys are for you. Here we talk about Charlie’s musical upbringing and how the band came to be what it is today.
Coffee Project knows a thing or two about authenticity and passion. Jake Crown and Buddy Schaub write music from the heart and for the sheer joy of it. When you’re doing that, you simply can’t go wrong.
When you think of guitar, which artists do you think of? I suppose it’s all a matter of opinion, really. That said, Jerry Douglas is one of the top players out there today, and has been for 40 some odd years.
Fort Vine are an Indie Folk/Pop duo which consists of Trevor Tunison and Nyna Nelson. Together, they create beautiful, joyful and carefully crafted Folk music, which is filled with whimsical hooks and delicate melodies.
Lydia Luce is a Nashville based singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has been around for a few years now. In 2021, Lydia will kick things off the year with a new album called Dark River and it’s excellent.
Part of what makes interviewing artists interesting is that it allows me to take the time to reflect on my own musical journey. Chuck Regan is an artist whose music has rode shotgun with me for a long time now
Over the decade’s Bob Dylan has seen and sung on just about every important topic of the last half-century. We find ourselves as a nation collapsing unto itself, and directly into a great divide. It’s a chasm of our own doing. Our blatant refusal to be kind and decent to one another is coming to a head now. What happens next is in our hands.