Daniel Lanois wrote this song and it’s on his album For the Beauty of Wynona, which also has “Sleeping in the Devil’s Bed.” It can’t be easy to be a great producer, guitarist, and songwriter, but somehow he manages. If you’re ever in need of evidence of good in the world, pick up a record … Continue reading Fall Up North
Down Home 10-10! Continue reading Falling Leaves
Our friends Greg and Linda Wallace stopped by rehearsal Tuesday to shoot some video. This may seem like a lot of trouble to promote our show at the Down Home October 10, but one time my buddy Colin and I were starting a new band and we spent a whole night making demo tapes … Continue reading A Seasonal Number
Happy October! Tis the season to play music, and we have a show at the Down Home October 10. It’s an honor to play one of the country’s great music rooms, and it puts us in the awkward position of having to promote ourselves. Though many people do this with considerable confidence and enviable panache, … Continue reading If You Don’t Feed October, It Dies
By Brandon I always wanted to be in a band. I like the idea of a group of people making something cool together. Near the end of the last millennium, Megan Gregory and I played in a band called the Jelly Roll String Band with Colin Roberts, Mikey Baines, Eric Brown, and Chad Light and then … Continue reading What’s in a Name?
By Nathan I read a fantastic article in the NY Times heralding the .3% increase in overall revenue in 2012. .3% is infinitely small but when we’re talking about a 16.5 BILLION dollar industry we’re still talking in millions. The article uses the words, recovery, buzz and Compact Disk? Is the music industry STILL out … Continue reading Fixing the Music Industry in Five Minutes
By Mariel Anyone who came to a Symphony Rags gig this fall will remember that I was having trouble holding the accordion because I was pretty pregnant. Our joke was that we are a family band. Now that Sam is here, I’m enjoying maternity leave and taking some time to see how everything fits together—faith, … Continue reading Of Song and Sons