by Noah Kucij Call it acoustic roots-rock or slowgrass or modern folk, but the music of Gillian Welch (pronounced like the gills on a fish, as she sometimes tells audiences in a conspiratorial stage whisper) is less interesting to classify than it is to hear. She’s better known for the traditional elements of her sound […]Read more "Top 5 Gillian Welch Songs"
This week on Old School Record Review, The Sorry Devils Skyped into the show both from Portland, Oregon and an undisclosed location in Montana. Their album Peace in the Valley was the main topic of discussion, but, as usual, there were some fun tangents including The Band, whiskey and battle rapping. Download Podcast Here Stream […]Read more "Old School Record Review #36- The Sorry Devils"
Dave headed up to Saratoga County to catch up with Tim Whalen of Ray Murray & The Bomb Squad. Two men sitting down with some fine bourbon and talking music, politics and religion always seems to be a excellent recipe for an entertaining podcast. Tim’s Americana/roots style, mixed with his lyrical explorations of the darker […]Read more "Old School Record Review Interview Series Ep. #13 Tim Whalen of Ray Murray & The Bomb Squad"
Dave interviewed folk/alt country musician Traverdan(Travis Nelson) and discussed his EP Shadows on the Street. They covered everything from Travis’s early influences and songwriting approach to the inspiration for and meaning of his songs. It was a tremendous conversation and Travis’s willingness to be completely open about his passion and drive for creating music was […]Read more "Old School Record Review Interview Series #10- Traverdan"
Dave sat down with singer/songwriter Tom Mercoglan to talk about his experiences playing music in various parts of the United States and break down a few songs from his recent and upcoming album releases. They also discussed how technology has changed the recording process and the way music is distributed. Tom tells a few stories […]Read more "Old School Record Review Interview Series Episode 7 Tom Mercoglan"