Members of The Walkmen, Dr. Dog, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, To Join Delta Spirit On Tour


Delta Spirit have announced the first round of guest musicians for their summer tour. The “An Evening with Delta Spirit and Friends” tour will include various members of The Walkmen, Dr. Dog, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and several other surprise artists along the way.  This will be the last chance to see Delta Spirit perform live for quite […]

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Writer of the Week: Delta Spirit’s Matt Vasquez

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Matt Vazquez, the singer and guitarist for Delta Spirit, recently spoke with American Songwriter about the band’s fourth studio album, Into the Wide, which comes out on September 9th. How would you describe Into the Wide? Looking inward to get outward. How would you compare it to your last album? Our last last LP had a lot […]

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Free Download: The Muse September 2014 Sampler

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In conjunction with the September/October issue, American Songwriter presents the The Muse September sampler, a free album available for download that features ten killer tracks from some of our favorite artists. Click here to download the sampler. Shovels & Rope, “The Devil Is All Around” Filled with hillbilly hymns, frenetic folk tunes and roughhewn roots rockers, Swimmin’ Time […]

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Bonnaroo In Photos: Sunday

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The Beach Boys, Phish, Kenny Rogers, The Civil Wars, Delta Spirit, The Black Lips, fun., Gary Clark Jr. and War on Drugs play Bonnaroo 2012.

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Alice Cooper, Fun., Feist Gear Up For Bonnaroo


Bonnaroo is less than two weeks away, and the fans aren’t the only one’s gearing up for the event. American Songwriter Magazine sat in on a conference call Wednesday with Alice Cooper, Leslie Feist and Jack Antonoff of fun., where the artists talked about their plans for the festival. Cooper said that he is excited […]

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Live From The Billy Reid & K-Swiss Shindig

Wednesday’s Billy Reid & K-Swiss Shindig, featuring Punch Brothers, Delta Spirit, Apache Relay, Shelly Colvin, Matthew Houck, Wild Cub and Jonny Corndawg, was a must-see event.

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Review: Billy Reid & K-Swiss Shindig With Punch Brothers, Delta Spirit And More

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(Chris Thile of Punch Brothers) Billy Reid, the South’s preeminent fashion designer, has more than a casual interest in music — his art is in fact inspired by the very artists on the bill. Here’s our review of the second annual Billy Reid & K-Swiss Shindig, which turned out to be one of the best line-ups […]

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Delta Spirit: Delta Spirit

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Delta Spirit Delta Spirit Rounder Records Rating: Delta Spirit is a band poised for arena rock – a statement, depending on your perspective, that is at once the most thrilling and damning thing that can be said about a band. It has implications denoting a band’s well-deserved success but connotes the possibility and inevitability of a loss of […]

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SXSW Preview: Delta Spirit

Delta Spirit plays the Billy Reid Shindig on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at Swan Dive. Click here to RSVP. Read reviews and get a free download of tracks from each of our Shindig artists, including Delta Spirit’s “California” by downloading our Sampler. We recently spoke with lead singer Matt Vasquez about SXSW and the band’s […]

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2012 Billy Reid Shindig Sampler and Santa Cruz Guitar Giveaway

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The Billy Reid and K-Swiss Shindig is back for a second year, and to help celebrate the news, we’re launching a free digital sampler, showcasing all the great artists on the bill. Click here to download the 7 song digital sampler. Be sure to join us at The Swan Dive on Wednesday, March 14th, from […]

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Austin City Limits Music Festival 2011 In Photos

Austin City Limits Festival Day 3 - September 18, 2011

  A comprehensive look at this year’s Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, TX. Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Stevie Wonder, Cold War Kids and many more performed during the 3-day festival.

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