Rob Wasserman Talks Woody Guthrie, Note of Hope

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On September 27, 429 Records will release Note Of Hope, an album of Woody Guthrie’s writings set to music by artists like Lou Reed, Jackson Browne, Tom Morello and Pete Seeger, and spearheaded by Grammy-winning bassist Rob Wasserman. We spoke with bassist Wasserman about the ten years he spent working on the project, collaborating with […]

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New Woody Guthrie Tribute Disc Features Lou Reed, Jackson Browne, Ani DiFranco

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In the same vein as Wilco and Billy Bragg’s Mermaid Avenue albums, bassist Rob Wasserman will release Note Of Hope on September 27 via 429 Records, an album of collaborations made up of songs inspired by unpublished Woody Guthrie material. Wasserman and Nora Guthrie, Woody’s daughter, recruited over a dozen A-list artists including Pete Seeger, […]

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Video Premiere: Nellie McKay, “Beneath The Underdog”

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Check out this brand new video for Nellie McKay’s frankly gorgeous “Beneath The Underdog,” from her latest album, Home Sweet Mobile Home. We asked the quirky New York City songstress about the song’s origins, and filming the video. Did you know she was once expelled from clown school? I know, we can’t believe it either. […]

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