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Tortilla Soup

10 hours agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

creative commons licensed ( BY-ND ) flickr photo shared by mealmakeovermoms So I know this isn’t technically tacos but it’s close enough and it involves tortillas. Besides it’s my site and I’ll post all of the close-enough-to-taco recipes I want to. I’m testing this new recipe plugin which ought to make actually using a recipe [...]

Monday Morning Video: Matthew Ryan “The World Is”

12 hours agoMusic / Country : Twangville

I generally focus on live performance videos for our Monday Morning Video series however I’m going to make an exception this week. Longtime Twangville fave Matthew Ryan will be releasing a new album on October 14th. We’re beyond excited for it but, not surprisingly, the anticipation has sent us back into his archives. “The World […]


When I was cleaning up the old server I found a bunch of mixes I had done and thought were deleted. Some of them I posted here and some of them I didn’t. I thought these should see the light of day again. I have enough to last for a fairly long time posting one [...]


2 days agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

I haven’t put one of these together in a couple of weeks due to party plans (it was amazing in case you were wondering) and I don’t feel bad about it. But now that I have no excuse left here are some links to get you through the weekend! Autopsy IV Gillian Welch covers As [...]


3 days agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

said you’d love me for a week or more  that’s a week I cannot afford There’s a high-profile release coming down the pipes wherein a bunch of pale dudes take unrecorded Basement-Tapes-era Dylan lyrics and make new songs out of them the way Bragg & Wilco did with Guthrie. The Basement Tapes (and the entire Band [...]

John Fullbright Plays Letterman; The Punch Brothers Want You; Little Richard in Car Accident

3 days agoMusic / Country : The 9513

Everyone’s doing the ALS ice bucket challenge, but Dolly Parton’s is the best. Don’t forget to set your DVRs for George Strait’s concert special on CMT this evening. Little Richard was in a car accident in Murfreesboro on Monday when an SUV he was riding in was hit by another car. Show More Summary

Friday Five: Songs About Lynching

3 days agoMusic / Country : The 9513

Normally our Friday Fives revolve around silly topics, like “Country Singers Who Appeared on Sesame Street” or “Hookers with Hearts of Gold.” But today we’re going to look at a horrifying chapter in American history. You can find references...Show More Summary

Watch Out! John Fullbright: “Happy” – Late Show with David Letterman

3 days agoMusic / Country : Twang Nation

John Fullbright, Grammy-nominee and the pride of Beardon, OK, entranced the David Letterman audience last night with an excellent rendition of his song Happy.” The man spins off these gems with seeming ease, even under the glare of television lights. “Happy” if from Fullbright’s latest, sophomore release Songs

Sugar Ray & the Bluetones – Living Tear to Tear

3 days agoMusic / Country : Twangville

Sugar Ray & the Bluetones have added an entertaining gem to their long list of album releases with Living Tear to Tear.   From the first notes blown through Sugar Ray Norcia’s harmonica on “Rat Trap,” the album is a pleasure to hear. It’s not surprising that harpist Sugar Ray Norcia, a former member of Roomful […]


4 days agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

Cory Branan needs no introduction in even the least educated of Americana music circles. The kid has been touring the country playing his heart out for the better part of a decade. Those who have seen his live show know how just close to literal the term “pouring his heart out” actually is. We’ve all [...]


4 days agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

Benjamin Booker, it is important to say, is from Florida. Last year he played the Ninebullets Anniversary party on the same day he found out he got signed to a little label named ATO. Around the same time he picked up and moved the band to New Orleans, where he currently resides. This record, self-titled, [...]

Marty Raybon Rejoins Shenandoah; Lee Ann Womack, John Legend to Tape CMT Crossroads; Bob Dylan Announces Tour

4 days agoMusic / Country : The 9513

Lee Ann Womack and John Legend will tape an episode of CMT Crossroads that’s scheduled to air on September 26. Marty Raybon has rejoined Shenandoah after 17 years; the newly reunited band will go on tour beginning in late October; they’re also working on some new music. Show More Summary

Photos that ROCK! Newport Folk Festival 2014

5 days agoMusic / Country : Twangville

When the e-mail arrived confirming my press credentials for the Newport Folk Festival, I did a little dance around my living room. Not only is this the holy grail of music festivals (you may remember an incident with Bob Dylan and an electric guitar in 1965…), but I have been not-so- patiently waiting 12 years […]

Listen Up! Hal Ketchum – ‘I’m the Troubadour’

5 days agoMusic / Country : Twang Nation

Hal Ketchum has known the road as a veteran of the Texas honky-tonk circuit. He’s also known commercial success a with his 1991 certified gold release “Past the Point of Rescue.” Ketchum has also known hardship. In June 1998, Ketchum was diagnosed with a neurological disorder called acute transverse myelitis, an ailment of the spinal [...]

[Playlist] Ajax Diner Book Club – 8.25.14 – KRFC Ft. Collins CO

5 days agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

The Clash “Clash City Rockers” from The Clash Sebadoh “Weird” from The Sebadoh Micah Schnabel “I’m Dead Serious” from I’m Dead Serious Charley The City Mouse Fasano “Gasoline Fumes” from Retrospect/ed The Minutemen “Jesus And Tequila” from Double Nickels on the Dime John KaSandra “The Natural Do” from Single John R. Show More Summary

[Playlist] Ninebullets Radio – 08.23.2014 – 88.5FM WMNF Tampa

5 days agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

We did the damn thing. If you wanna hear it, put your ears on the archive of the show. Below is the playlist for August 23, 2014 [Artist - Song (Album)] 01. Drive-By Truckers – Where The Devil Don’t Stay (The Dirty South) 02. Otis Gibbs – With A Gun In My Hand (Souvenirs Of [...]

Nickel Creek Surprised With Platinum Records

5 days agoMusic / Country : Twang Nation

It took a while, but it couldn’t have come at a better time. Following their taping for an upcoming Austin City Limits Live the legendary newgrass trio of Nickel Creek was presented with the band’s first platinum record for its Sugar Hill Records debut, Nickel Creek. The band was surprised with special plaques to commemorate [...]

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Lineup Revealed; Stream New Lucinda Williams, Hal Ketchum Songs; Jim Lauderdale Documentary Due in September

5 days agoMusic / Country : The 9513

There’s a feature on Mac Wiseman in the new issue of Country Weekly; you can also stream a song from his new album here. Dolly Parton is going to appear on The Foo Fighters’ new HBO series, Sonic Highways, which premieres October 17....Show More Summary

Album Review: Paul Thorn — Too Blessed to Be Stressed

5 days agoMusic / Country : The 9513

The phrase “feel-good album” conjures up memories of subpar songs about people bravely fighting cancer or disability while dispensing wisdom. Good thing you can always rely on Paul Thorn to keep things from getting too mawkish. The soulful...Show More Summary

Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson – For Pops: A Tribute to Muddy Waters

5 days agoMusic / Country : Twangville

Larry “Mud” Morganfield and Kim Wilson have put together a collaboration that features 1950s Chicago Blues akin to Morganfield’s famous father, McKinley Morganfield – Muddy Waters. And the surprisingly good tribute album by Waters’ eldest son and the frontman from the Fabulous Thunderbirds, For Pops: A Tribute to Muddy Waters, captures that Muddy Waters feel without […]

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