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No Depression has been the foremost journalistic authority on roots music for well over a decade, publishing 75 issues from 1995 to 2008. No Depression ceased publishing magazines in 2008 and took to the web. We have made the contents of those issues accessible online via this extensive archive and also feature a robust community website with blogs, photos, videos, music, news, discussion and more.
Back in June, NPR's Ann Powers declared 2013 to be the Year of the Woman, pointing to the runaway success of Miranda Lambert and Kacey Musgraves, among others. Yet last night, CMT apparently forgot female… […]
‘I Dreamed I Saw St Augustine’ is a gem: a beautifully controlled and nuanced piece of writing, delivered on record with both power and restraint. Its spare and apparently straightforward language is woven around an ultimately mysterious core. We are left unsure just what we supposed to glean from the apparent vision that the singer describes. But, as we sha […]
Each year, Country Fried Rock does a special radio program of our listeners’ favorite programs, determined largely by the number of podcast downloads and a weird math formula involving website traffic for online listening via our audio stream — basically, which … […]
Since well before it rised to the status of Music City as David Cobb dubbed it in the '50s, Nashville TN has always and constantly been welcoming flocks of musicians that arrive for shows and some even settle in, everybody in search of a spotlight in the country music scene or simply to get inspiration for making their favorite kind of music. Having alr […]
On episode 168 of the Americana Music Show, Doug and Telisha Williams talk about the origin of the name Wild Ponies, what they learned living on the road, and their radio show. They also set up and play three tracks from the Wild Ponies debut album, Things That Used To Shine. Also on this episode, heartland rock from the Bottle Rockets, honkytonk from Stu […]
We helped Portland songwriter Ashleigh Flynn to get out her latest album, A Million Stars, after falling in love with her songs that rewrote the standard Wild West narrative from a feminine perspective. Knowing that she identified as gay, I was curious to know more about how the characters she found in the Wild West may have related to her own worldview, and […]
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