A Songwriter’s New York City Survival Guide

It isn’t Bob Dylan’s or Simon & Garfunkel’s New York anymore. Nor that of Lou Reed, Rosanne Cash, Leonard Cohen, or Patti Smith. (It’s definitely not the fictionalized, drab NYC of Inside Llewyn Davis.) Hell, it’s not even the same NYC from when Ryan Adams, Norah Jones or Sharon Van Etten made waves. New York […]

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Song Premiere: Old Man Markley, “Rehearsal”

Old Man Markley

Here’s a great track from alt-country/bluegrass/punk outfit Old Man Markley — the plaintive “Rehearsal,” which hails from the seven-piece Cali band’s upcoming LP Downside Up (co-produced by Fat Mike of NOFX). Fiddle-player Katie Weed sets the scene: “‘Rehearal’ tells the tale of an immigrant who came to the U.S. at the turn of the last […]

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Watch Videos From Taylor Swift’s Rehearsal Show

taylor swift pr image rehearsal

Calling all Taylor Swift fans: watch a special video of the philanthropic country star from Saturday’s Speak Now…Help Now rehearsal show at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, an event which raised 750,000 dollars for tornado victims. Read our new Taylor Swift cover story The new clip features footage from the two-hour performance, as well as a special […]

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