2021

Mike Smith

A Music Seldom Heard

By Dale McCurry

with Bambi Grinder

"Mike is a talented man, and I have always considered him a friend ... He’s done a lot for the music, which is why I wanted him to be the first one to air this new album ..." ~ Rodney Dillard on the occasion of Mike premiering the latest Dillards album Old Road New Again.

Published May 1, 2021

Mike Smith and Rodney Dillard | Photo by Steven Spencer
Mike Smith and Rodney Dillard | Photo by Steven Spencer

The Vinyl Kings:

Love and Desire

by Larry Lee

Introduction by Dale McCurry

The genius of the Vinyl Kings is that they managed to create a chronological album echoing the evolving sound and feel of the Beatles—neither impression, tribute, nor caricature, but a pure, loving homage.

Published April 23, 2021

The Vinyl Kings

The Vinyl Kings

Walking the Woods with Larry Lee

by Bambi Grinder

Larry's reserved, respectful, and relaxed nature at once set me at ease, as he enfolded us welcomingly into his space and the story of how he came to find it.

Published April 14, 2021

Larry Lee

Larry Lee | Photo by Bambi Grinder

A Musician's Manifesto

by Sara Shiloh Rae

In a post-COVID musical universe, we are about to see artists breaking alllllllllll kinds of previously unspoken rules about what we do and don't get to do.

Published March 10, 2021

Sara Shiloh Rae | Photo by Max Hoetzel

Sara Shiloh Rae | Photo by Max Hoetzel

The Premiere of David Starr’s
“These Days”

From David’s Touchstones Project

January 14, 2021

“For as long as I can remember, this Jackson Browne song has been part of my soundtrack. The plaintive lyrics, simple melody, and beautiful chord structure make it a great song to adopt and interpret. And the fact that the songwriter was only 16 when he wrote it makes it all the more poignant.” ~David Starr

David Starr | These Days | Photo by Jeff Fasano

David Starr | These Days | Photo by Jeff Fasano

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