ALEXA RAY JOEL: Q&A

Like Sean Lennon and Jakob Dylan, Alexa Ray Joel has some big shoes to fill.

Daily Discovery: Mercy McCoy, “Brighter In The Dark”

MERCY McCOY (Stefan Scheuermann, Collin Ryan, and Eddie Entreken) is one of the finalists in the 2014 Durango Sole Performer Contest. Listen to the rock/blues/pop/americana band’s “Brighter In The Dark” below. You can also check out the video here. ARTIST: … Continued

Lucinda Williams To Release Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone

Lucinda Williams will release a double album, Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone, on September 30. It’s the 61-year-old Grammy winner’s first collection of new songs since 2011’s Blessed.  It will be released on her new label Highway 20 Records, via Thirty Tigers.  Down Where … Continued

Daily Discovery: Adam Hambrick, “How Many Miles”

Daily Discovery is presented by The Pub Deal. Win a $20,000 Publishing Contract from Secret Road Music Publishing, deadline April 2014. ARTIST: Adam Hambrick SONG: “How Many Miles” BIRTHDATE: 4/17/85 HOMETOWN: Conway, AR CURRENT LOCATION: Nashville, TN AMBITIONS: I want to write and play music that adds value: to … Continued

Mark Seliger Of Rusty Truck

Mark Seliger is used to photographing iconic rock stars for publications like Vanity Fair, Time, and Rolling Stone. But with his alt-country outfit Rusty Truck, he flips the tables, and makes a pretty convincing rock star in his own right. … Continued

The Top 50 Albums Of 2013: Honorable Mentions

When you’re putting together a Records of the Year list, you’re bound to leave off some worthy contenders. You wrote in and let us know who you thought should have been on our Top 50 List, and guess what. . … Continued

Song Premiere: Merriment, “Backwards”

When it comes to the music business, there are lots of examples of children successfully following in their parents’ footsteps — think Jakob Dylan, Rufus Wainwright — but rarely do you hear about younger siblings getting in on the act … Continued

Role Models: Neko Case

(This article appears in our September/October issue. Subscribe here.) Indie-rock siren Neko Case is back with the The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You (stream the album here). We talked … Continued