Dave Rawlings Machine: Pilgrim’s Progress

First agenda item of the day: try not to kill Dave Rawlings. It is early afternoon in East Nashville, and Rawlings and I are cruising down Fatherland Street on a roundabout path to the house he shares with his creative … Continued

Dave Rawlings Machine Premieres Video for “The Weekend”

Dave Rawlings Machine has premiered the video for “The Weekend,” the opening track on the project’s latest album Nashville Obsolete. The clip features Rawlings and his musical partner Gillian Welch on a road trip across country, traveling from Nashville to a … Continued

Dave Rawlings Machine Announces Tour Dates

With their new album Nashville Obsolete coming out on Friday, Dave Rawlings Machine has announced a North American tour starting in October. The tour will run through January 2016 with stops in along the West Coast and the Northeast before heading … Continued

Dave Rawlings Machine Announces New Album

Nashville Obsolete, the second album from Dave Rawlings Machine, is set to drop September 18. Recorded on analog tape at Woodland Sound Studios, the album features seven original compositions co-written by Rawlings and his musical partner of two decades (not his machine) Gillian Welch. … Continued

Dave Rawlings Machine Tour Kicks Off In Knoxville

On November 20th, the Dave Rawlings Machine kicked off its seven-date tour with “Will the Circle be Unbroken” and ended with “The Weight.” They were appropriate bookends for a tour that looks overwhelmingly to be about the pleasure of American … Continued

DAVE RAWLINGS MACHINE > A Friend Of A Friend

DAVE RAWLINGS MACHINE A Friend of a Friend (ACONY) Rating: Dave Rawlings has been around the block a few times. The Gillian Welch guitarist and partner in song has also co-penned tracks for rootsy rockers Ryan Adams, Bright Eyes and … Continued