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Little Tybee’s Label-Free Approach to Creativity

Originally published with Bandcamp on August 29, 2016. Little Tybee makes feel-good music that’s marvelously complex. Those two qualifiers may seem contradictory, but Little Tybee— Brock Scott (vocals/acoustic guitar), Josh Martin (eight-string guitar), Nirvana…

Not Fade Away: The Beatles’ ‘Revolver’ Turns 50

Originally published with Radio.com on August 4, 2016. Revolver and I first crossed paths in the second grade when my musicteacher Ms. Soleil (what a perfect name) played “Yellow Submarine” one day during the…

Aaron Neville: Sharing Edifying Messages in a Dark Time

Originally published with The Bluegrass Situation on August 3, 2016. If musical styles were counted as lifetimes, then Aaron Neville has lived several. Known for his almost instantly recognizable falsetto, Neville has sung in…

Judy Collins: Singing Through the Memories

Originally published with The Bluegrass Situation on July 6, 2016. Judy Collins has a gift for determining what songs to record. Call it gut instinct, call it intuition, call it what you will, because…

Label Profile: Dualtone Records

Originally published with Bandcamp on June 27, 2016. As an indie label based out of Nashville, Dualtone’s catalog tends to favor the musical styles that dominate the city. Classic country, folk, and the singer-songwriter…

Mary Chapin Carpenter: Residing Within the Questions

Originally published with The Bluegrass Situation on May 4, 2016. It’s been said with age comes wisdom, but for Mary Chapin Carpenter, it’s more likely to deliver questions. Where wisdom does arise for the…

Graham Nash: Pursuing the Hopeful Path

Originally published with The Bluegrass Situation on April 6, 2016. It’s been 14 years since Graham Nash released his last solo album, Songs for Survivors. In the interim, the 74-year-old has experienced rather significant…