Still Being BoDeans

Still Being BoDeans

Decades after their first record, the Bodeans are still bringing it. By Steve Houk So it’s the early 80’s, and a couple of aspiring teenage musicians stumble upon Max Weinberg — Bruce Springsteen‘s E Street Band drummer — in a local cafe...
Remembering Rory

Remembering Rory

A modern day blues master finds joy paying homage to a late rock legend he’s idolized since youth. By Steve Houk No matter what field it is, or what aspirations you may have, most people have their influences. Those folks who have made a mark on them,...
Richard Thompson: He Feels So Good

Richard Thompson: He Feels So Good

One of music’s most prolific and gifted songwriters still finds joy in familiar spaces while exploring new ones. By Steve Houk So what does Richard Thompson, one of music’s most unique, gifted and eclectic singer/songwriters — and lest we forget, an...
Steve Earle: A Fearless Heart Survives

Steve Earle: A Fearless Heart Survives

Making better music than ever and actually enjoying his life, an Americana legend finds his way past the darkness. By Steve Houk   Yes, Steve Earle‘s early life does read like some tragic yet ultimately triumphant Wild West novella. Picture this. It’s...