Singer-songwriters

Luke Reynolds, singer-songwriter: Something Else! Interview

Luke Reynolds, singer-songwriter: Something Else! Interview

Luke Reynolds joins us to talk about his deeply intriguing new album ‘After the Flood,’ and how it advances his well-respected career.

Graham Nash, “Simple Man” (1971): Forgotten Series

Graham Nash, “Simple Man” (1971): Forgotten Series

Graham Nash doesn’t dilute “Simple Man” with wish-fulfillment fantasies. There’s just this: a heart that longs for what’s been lost.

How Bob Dylan inspired Lloyd Cole to a stirring comeback: ‘That gave me some momentum’

How Bob Dylan inspired Lloyd Cole to a stirring comeback: ‘That gave me some momentum’

Lloyd Cole just released his best album in 30 years. We have Bob Dylan to thank.

Nick Drake, “Day is Done” (1969): One Track Mind

Nick Drake, “Day is Done” (1969): One Track Mind

One of Nick Drake’s most haunting songs, “Day is Done” is blessedly free of the overdone production that marred many of his early recordings.

James Taylor, November 4, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

James Taylor, November 4, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

James Taylor, even at 66, takes the stage with a voice as clear and recognizable as if you were playing one of his early albums.

Thirty Steps to Forward – The Bird and The Fool (2009): On Second Thought

Thirty Steps to Forward – The Bird and The Fool (2009): On Second Thought

Warm, tranquil, and making do with minimal fuss, Thirty Steps to Forward’s ‘The Bird And The Fool’ is immaculately alluring.

Lucinda Williams – Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014)

Lucinda Williams – Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014)

Lucinda Williams’ ‘Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone’ is an expection to the rule of double albums being full of filler. This one is all killer.

Amanda Kravat, “Wouldn’t Be This” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Amanda Kravat, “Wouldn’t Be This” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Amanda Kravat crafts a billowing dream of what could be — for herself, and for this song.

On Second Thought: David Ackles, “Montana Song” from American Gothic (1972)

On Second Thought: David Ackles, “Montana Song” from American Gothic (1972)

Bombastic and wildly ambitious, but also deeply moving.

Leonard Cohen – Popular Problems (2014)

Leonard Cohen – Popular Problems (2014)

He remains a mystery, as misunderstood as his most famous song, as purposeful in his third act as he is utterly aware of the creeping shadows all around.