Magnetic and Magnificent

From the first notes out of her mouth, Ruby Amanfu makes it perfectly clear why everyone from Jack White to Weezer wants to sing with her. Quite simply, she's one of the most elegant singers and souls you'll ever encounter. And she pours herself into every single note of every single song. Such is...

Small Audiences, Big Talents

Here’s my latest look at new music from artists whose popularity isn’t commensurate with their talent. Heartbreaker of the Year, Whitney Rose. Rose calls her style “vintage-pop-infused neo-traditional country,” and that’s pretty close to the mark. You won’t be surprised to learn that this sultry-...


Elephant Revival ~ "Birds and Stars", Craig Young, September 2, 2015

Birds and Stars (Live at the Boulder Theater) - Elephant Revival - from "Sands of Now"

Delta Rae - "If I Loved You", Hubertus Kästlen, August 29, 2015

Delta Rae - If I Loved You - CARDINAL SESSIONS (Haldern Pop Special)

Tom Russell, Who's Gonna Build Your Wall?, Lost Hills, September 1, 2015

Tom Russell/Who's Gonna Build Your Wall?

The Blackberry Bushes ~ "Bridges", Craig Young, August 4, 2015

The Humboldt Live Sessions - The Blackberry Bushes Stringband

Iron & Wine & Ben Bridwell ~ "No Way Out Of Here", Craig Young, August 28, 2015

Iron & Wine and Ben Bridwell - Letterman - 2015.04.15 - "No Way Out Of Here"

Ben Glover - "Whatever Happens Will", Hubertus Kästlen, August 9, 2015

Ben Glover Plays Whatever Happens Will

Elephant Revival ~ "Birds and Stars", Craig Young, August 1, 2015

Elephant Revival - 'Birds and Stars' ::: Second Story Garage

Delta Rae - "Bottom Of The River", Hubertus Kästlen, August 29, 2015

Delta Rae - Bottom Of The River - CARDINAL SESSIONS (Haldern Pop Special)

Tedeschi Trucks Band ~ "The Letter", Craig Young, August 20, 2015

Tedeschi Trucks Band performs "The Letter" at Gathering of the Vibes 2015

The Black Lillies ~ "Mercy", Craig Young, August 24, 2015

'Mercy' - The Black Lillies - From The Extended Play Sessions