Tag: Patty Griffin

Music, The Vinyl Diaries, Year-End Best-Of Lists

The Vinyl Diaries: 2015—Death, Ignominy and Necessary Voices

Rob Smith reviews sounds that sustained him in 2015, in his new "Vinyl Diaries."...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: June 26, 2015

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Goin' Country

Goin’ Country: Favorite Country Albums of 2013

            I recently sat with my friends Annie and Matt and described my year of listening to country...

Year-End Best-Of Lists

Popdose 2013: Rob Smith’s Favorite Music of 2013

  If these records could talk … 1. Jason Isbell, Southeastern The last time I saw her, she was standing in a doorway, about to go...

Goin' Country, Music

Goin’ Country: Patty Griffin’s “Silver Bell” Finally Gets a Proper Release

Fans of Patty Griffin – and there are many – can tell you that the singer/songwriter’s story has had a missing chapter since the turn...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Jason Isbell, “Southeastern”

Since maybe late February (when it leaked online), my favorite record of the year has been the Flaming Lips’ The Terror. The...

Goin' Country

Goin’ Country: Patty Griffin at the Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles, 6/25/13

Patty Griffin brought her blend of country, folk and gospel to the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles....

Goin' Country, Music

Popdose Presents: Goin’ Country

Popdose is Goin' Country with a new weekly column...

Contests, DVD Reviews, Music

DVD Review: “Robert Plant & the Band of Joy: Live from the Artists Den”

Read the review and enter to win a copy of Robert Plant's new live DVD....

Music, News

Music News: Newport Folk Festival 2012

NEWPORT, RI, February 29, 2012 – The Newport Festivals Foundation™ has announced the lineup for the 2012 Newport Folk Festival®...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Buddy Miller, “Buddy Miller’s Majestic Silver Strings”

Buddy Miller has assembled a veritable guitar army for his latest effort, and matched the pickers with a talented roster of singers doing...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Drive-By Truckers, “Go-Go Boots”

Oh hey, this is weird, there’s a new Drive-By Truckers record, and it’s good. The Athens, Ga., rockers’ third set in the...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Robert Plant, “Band of Joy”

The combined talents of Robert Plant and Buddy Miller were bound to produce interesting results. Together they have made "Band of Joy" one...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: I’ll Need to See Some Identification

I’d like to start off by apologizing for my absence last week. After deciding to boycott all things Arizona from Bootleg City, I...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Arizona, It Was Nice Knowin’ Ya

On April 23 Arizona governor Jan Brewer signed into law the state’s controversial immigration bill, which aims “to identify,...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: Emmylou Harris, the Great Harmonizer

Emmylou Harris burst on to the music world when the late Gram Parsons brought her into his band. Over the course of two albums and an...

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Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Patty Griffin

To celebrate Tuesday's release of the new Patty Griffin album Downtown Church, Popdose looks back at the catalog of one of...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Patty Griffin, “Be Careful”

Since the day we moved into our house, I have regularly snuggled my daughter Sophie for about 10 minutes before she goes to sleep at night....

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Shawn Colvin

Popdose favorite Shawn Colvin has a new live album out -- and to celebrate, she spoke with ace reporter Jon Cummings....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Buddy and Julie Miller, “Written in Chalk”

It certainly wouldn’t be accurate to say that Buddy and Julie Miller have bad luck. After all, each of them has had wonderful career...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Heartless Bastards, “The Mountain”

Erika Wennerstrom is a genuine force of nature. If you’re hearing her voice for the first time, you quickly realize that it qualifies...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Brandi Carlile, “The Story”

My father was admitted into the hospital this week complaining of chest pains; because he’d had bypass surgery in 1992, the doctors...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Patty Griffin, Pt. 3

As I mentioned last week, an anonymous donor sent me disc two of Patty Griffin’s “Love From My Lips” bootleg after I...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Patty Griffin, Pt. 2

By “2,” I mean “3,” of course. But if you’re having trouble following my byzantine internal logic, then allow...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Patty Griffin

If you live in Las Vegas, be sure to catch either of Kathy Griffin’s two shows tonight at Mandalay Bay Casino, where I presume...

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Meta, Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/31/08 — Everybody’s Doing Springsteen Except Bruce (But He Has a Mean Woody)

Badly Drawn Boy – Thunder Road from Uncut Magazine Bruce Springsteen Tribute Volume 1(2003) The Knack – Don’t Look Back...

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Patty Griffin, “Heavenly Day”

Slow dancing. It was something Julie and I did more frequently in the early years of our marriage. There we’d be, alone in our...