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  • 13 years ago | Music News

    Tracing the arc of Richmond Fontaine's career, you can't help but notice that while the band's sound has evolved from brash to more subdued, confessional-style country rock, its subject matter has essentially stayed the same. Fontaine's ethos was ...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    "I don't really like storytelling or straight narratives," Jay Farrar says halfway into a conversation about his new solo album, Sebastopol. The co-founder of legendary alt-country band Uncle Tupelo and its celebrated offspring, Son Volt, Farrar i...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    A couple of years ago, Richard Buckner's wife was fumbling through the Toyota truck in which Buckner regularly logs 70,000 miles a year touring, when she came across a curious-looking cassette tape and popped it into the deck. The tape held five b...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    The rise of alt-country music in the early '90s was inextricably linked to the legendary band Uncle Tupelo, which before its demise gave birth to a lineage complicated enough to warrant a Ken Burns documentary. One of the better bands Tupelo inspi...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    The first thing listeners will notice about Lucinda Williams's new album, Essence, is how dramatically it differs from her 1998 Grammy-winning classic Car Wheels on a Gravel Road. The rich narratives and roadhouse swagger have given way to a stark...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    Pneumonia was a long time coming. Recorded in 1999, it was a casualty of the Universal-Polygram merger that killed the group's Outpost label and left the alt-country standard-bearers in limbo for the better part of three years. The good news: Pneu...