"The music was good, but I think the real headliner was the fact the festival was happening at all. Everyone just seemed so buzzed to be back."
Longtime scribe and Riffs & Rhymes columnist Oliver Cable shares his latest dispatch from a near post-pandemic London in a special "letter to" our editor.
The second single from the Santa Barbara-based starlet's debut EP offers another glimpse at the budding songwriter's intimate style with a stunning video that takes after the goth-inspired imagery of cult TV and cinema classics Twin Peaks and The Virgin Suicides.
Spencer Cullum's 'Coin Collection' will receive a UK release through Full Time Hobby on September 21.
The third single from his forthcoming LP, Cormier's new music video is a cartoonish portrayal of isolation and late 20s ennui.
The new covers record pays homage to the highly coveted, lone solo album from legendary Detroit artist Ted Lucas.
Our running playlist is back and revamped with a fresh new look!
The greatest running list of walk up songs on the internet has returned to coincide with the start of MLB's highly anticipated 2021 season.
An in-depth recap of what it was like to listen to and write about a new album for 28 consecutive days.
A track by track review of Crosby's 1971 masterpiece in collaboration with Petal Motel.
Presenting ABC's favorite projects of the year.
We teamed up with Petal Motel to put together a list of 15 albums that capture the essence of modern California country-rock in all its variations.
The iconic poet and punk-rocker turns 74 today.
The 40-minute concert features performances of "Pancho & Lefty," "Tulsa Queen," and other country and rock classics.
The new albums that moved us most this year. Starring Blu & Exile, Colter Wall, HAIM, Jess Williamson, North Americans, Tan Cologne, and more.
Releases that, while short in length, made bold artistic statements, splashing introductions, and exciting forays into unique sounds.
We asked our staff, friends, and other fellow writers to chime in on the new albums they loved most this year.
Ironic memes are the new anger.
The Cosmic American singer and songwriter would have turned 74 today.
Guitar riffs, drum fills, beer cans opening: life started again here. These were the sounds of liberation.
Musicians and event organizers have utilized the digital space so that audiences from all over the world can enjoy live music from the comforts of their homes. Are online concerts and virtual festivals the future or just another passing fad?
While the white t-shirt has been a cultural staple for decades, Dem Franchize Boyz turned the unassuming article of clothing into a statement piece and became a permanent part of the hip-hop lexicon.
A personal anecdote on coming to know the iconic album and its enduring brilliance.
Socially-distanced live music is slowly appearing in certain corners of the world. In a new column, Oliver Cable writes of the fleeting feeling we've missed since early March.
The visual project includes a series of live performances and ambient scenes inspired by meditation, balance and tranquility.
Other people were the tastemakers for the first five or so years of my awareness of music. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 changed all that.
The possible return of a beloved red dirt band, a Nashville up-and-comer is back with a new song, a Bakersfield crooner reappears with an album of classic covers, and country radio’s rising star releases his latest single.
Each person who enters through the doors keeps the fear of failure at bay for another five minutes, and if you can do that enough, it starts to feels like a success. Yet those who come out saying: “I was really blown away" – those are the people I should be counting.
Gathering 25 of our favorite releases so far in a year of pain, growth and unity.
I was too young to see my favourite band when they were my favourite band. I look back with fondness on that youthful obsession, but will I ever be that invested in a band again?