PLAYBACK available until 11/25 via KEXP:: Without a doubt, Allen Toussaint was one of my favorite musicians. He was a writer, producer, arranger, and on occasion performer and recording artist in his own right. He had a gift. His golden touch is unparalleled. He was shrewd enough to know that to maximize his amazing gift as […]

by Sean Jewell:: You know how some records are. By effort or by accident the band’s first notes immerse you in their world, their stories; their sound carves indelible grooves into your mind and it plays there on loop. I’m not sure if it’s Jeremy Pinnell‘s sonorous baritone mixing the honey and vinegar of life into […]

via KEXP: Greg Vandy explores that summer feeling on this two-hour mix and nod to Barna Howard‘s new album, plus 18 other road trip worthy songs from up-and-comers like Banditos, Leyla McCalla, The Deslondes, Benjamin Booker, Saun & Starr, Steve Gunn, and Spirit Family Reunion, to name a few. Download the podcast here. Tracklist: 1. Benjamin […]