As a songwriter, Barry Johnson is displaying more intuition than ever before
The songs come across as both cathartic and reflective
“I don’t have to have my singer sound like the guy; I’ve got the guy.”
“I know in a lot of different punk scenes, there’s this big machismo, anti-feminine, anti-woman pussy-fear, and we didn’t have that.”
“I’ve been obsessed with blues music for a long time.”
“My overarching sentiment about making music is: Do whatever you want.”
Even he, when talking about Poison Season, admits, “I’m still processing that one.”
The prolific Gunn is most at home as a collaborator, and the chemistry with his band is strong
“We want to play together, learn a bit more again about each other.”
A preview of VIA Festival 2016.
Inside the pastoral simplicity and nostalgia of folk-singer Joan Shelley.
A look at the past, present and future of Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society.
A review of Ryley Walker’s fourth album, Golden Sings That Have Been Sung.
“It takes time for the people to catch up and to appreciate and know what’s going on.”
“When we hit the stage, it’s pure energy and pure magic as far as I’m concerned.”
“I never found it difficult to find excellent musicians.”
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