Top 5 Gillian Welch Songs

by Noah Kucij Call it acoustic roots-rock or slowgrass or modern folk, but the music of Gillian Welch (pronounced like the gills on a fish, as she sometimes tells audiences in a conspiratorial stage whisper) is less interesting to classify than it is to hear.  She’s better known for the traditional elements of her sound […]

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Old School Record Review Interview Series Ep. #13 Tim Whalen of Ray Murray & The Bomb Squad

Dave headed up to Saratoga County to catch up with Tim Whalen of Ray Murray & The Bomb Squad. Two men sitting down  with some fine bourbon and talking music, politics and religion always seems to be a excellent recipe for an entertaining podcast. Tim’s  Americana/roots style, mixed with his lyrical explorations of the darker […]

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Old School Record Review Interview Series #10- Traverdan

Dave interviewed folk/alt country musician Traverdan(Travis Nelson) and discussed his EP Shadows on the Street. They covered everything from Travis’s early influences and songwriting approach to the inspiration for and meaning of his songs. It was a tremendous conversation and Travis’s  willingness to be completely open about his passion and drive for creating music was […]

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