by Sean Jewell :: The history of mountain punk is simple. Lonesome tales of bygone times and persistent hurt accompanied by banjo, dulcimer, and other stringed demons was played by women in the Appalachian back country, colloquially known as Freakwater. Eventually the haunting sound slithered from the holler into a Pentecostal church two young Kentucky women attended. Janet […]


This is my last show for awhile! As you’ll hear me say on this show, starting this week I’ll be off to the hinterlands (Methow Valley on the Eastern slopes of the N. Cascades) to write my Woody Guthrie book and that Hans will be filling in for the rest of the year. However I’ll […]