Susan Herndon and Friends on Sat, March 23, 2013

Susan Herndon

Susan Herndon’s latest album, All Fall Down, produced under the direction of Lloyd Maines, is a collection of songs that includes country, pop, blues, rock, reggae, bluegrass, jug-band, a ballad, a poetry-ramble, and a French song. (…always a French song thrown-in, car elle parle un petit peu de francais aussi…) The unifying thread being, “quite […]

Slaid Cleaves on Sat, January 12, 2013

Slaid Cleaves

When Slaid Cleaves moved from Portland, Maine, to Austin, Texas, at the tail end of 1991, he landed on South Lamar Boulevard, a few blocks from the legendarily seedy Horseshoe Lounge. But as he points out on his new live album, “It was many years of drivin’ by before I worked up the courage to […]

Trout Fishing in America on Fri, March 15, 2013

Trout Fishing in America

Trout Fishing in America is the long-standing musical partnership of Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet. The name, taken from a Richard Brautigan novel, seems almost as incongruous as a picture of this musical duo: Ezra Idlet (guitar) stands six feet nine inches and Keith Grimwood (bass), five feet five and one half inches. After three […]