TODD SNIDER, Eastside Bulldog beats out SHOVELS AND ROPE, Little Seeds as your favorite for the week of October 7, 2016. Poll Results New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us know in the comments. Readers’ Tops Fall 2016 TODD SNIDER, Eastside Bulldog […]
Oakland singer-songwriter Joe Rut may not be a household name, but fans of alt-country, Americana, and folk will quickly find themselves drawn to the creative ramblings of this quirky character. Rut counts acts like Todd Snider, Jason...Show More Summary
“Hard Working Americans,” featuring Todd Snider, Duane Trucks (yes, of Southern rock royalty) and others, just put out their second album, “Rest in Chaos.” Here’s a…
"Sometimes I feel like, I'm so uninvited, like something so out of touch. They tell me depression runs in the family, well that doesn't help me much." ~Todd Snider My wife likes to joke that I have no soul, because I don't cry. She, for the record, weeps at the drop of a hat: during movies, a commercial, while reading... Show More Summary
Behold! The opening of City Winery is finally upon us. The oft-delayed new winery/restaurant/venue in Ponce City Market received its certificate of occupancy on Wednesday and will open for its first concert, Todd Snider with Rorey.....
A few years ago, country-folk road-warrior Todd Snider abandoned his acoustic guitar and formed a new supergroup – Hard Working Americans – with veteran instrumentalists from the jam-band scene. Their 2014 debut was a surprisingly pointed post-Occupy covers collection centered around working class consciousness. Show More Summary
Like the innumerable brethren within the demographic to which their name alludes, Hard Working Americans are an amalgam of distinct personalities, united within a bond of support around Todd Snider’s keenly wrought songs. The strength...Show More Summary
Town Mountain‘s new album, Southern Crescent, will be out on April Fools’ Day 2016 on Todd Snider’s new record label, Lo Hi. We previously featured this IBMA Award winning band just prior to the release of Leave the Bottle. When we talked for this podcast at Revelator Coffee in Nashville during AmericanaFest, the band had […]
Americana and country music aren’t know for providing the world with the the lightest subjects in the music universe (Roger Miller and Todd Snider excluded). The Late Show With Stephen Colbert has underlined this truth by creating this fantastic infomercial with “alt.country troubadour” Jason Isbell, you know, from “music.” Its a send up of common [...]
What say you, townsfolk of Twangville, is Todd Snider an alright guy?
On a chilly evening in early December, the East Nashville skyline was aglow in a bright, periwinkle haze. Not the haze that neighborhood troubadour Todd Snider sang about on one of his many tributes to his side of the Cumberland River, the kind that emanates from a tightly rolled joint smoked next...
The Philadelphia Flyers fired head coach Craig Berube after the end of the regular season, and there were many who thought that team owner Ed Snider would bring in a big name like Mike Babcock or Todd McLellan to replace him. TSN's Darren...Show More Summary
In 2013, tenacious troubadour Todd Snider called some friends to help play some songs he’d been collecting by some of his favorite writers. Answering that call were Dave Schools from Widespread Panic (bass), Neal Casal of Chris Robinson...Show More Summary
Todd Snider “Is This Thing Working”/”Mission Accomplished” from Peace Queer Justin Townes Earle “White Gardenias” from Single Mothers Guns of Navarone “You Used To Be” from Prize & Battlefield Sparklers “Weren’t For Bars” from Crying...Show More Summary
“Blackland Farmer” is a wonderful reverb drenched stomp-blues rock number by Hard Working Americans featuring Todd Snider, Dave Schools (Widespread Panic), Neal Casal (Chris Robinson Brotherhood), Chad Staehly (Great American Taxi) and Duane Trucks. Show More Summary
A few album premieres: John Fullbright – Songs Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison – Our Year Amy LaVere – Runaway’s Diary Bronwynne Brent – Stardust Sturgill Simpson performs “Time After All” in the Nashville Scene’s “Live in the Morgue” video series. Show More Summary
Sometime in the fall of 1994 I was sixteen years old with a job at McDonald’s, a hand-me-down 1981 Honda Accord and a healthy addiction to music. There was a fairly new radio station out of Atlanta, the early wave of X stations, that started playing an acoustic song. It reminded me of Tom Petty [...]
By Al Kaufman Like his friends Todd Snider and Hayes Carll, Will Kimbrough is a man who can tell a magical story about everyday people doing everyday things in four minutes or less. Sometimes the story is funny, sometimes it is sad. Sometimes it is both. But it is always insightful. It is always clever […]
Regular readers may know that I’m a big fan of the US alt-country-folk singer Todd Snider. I’m not alone, he’s a beer drinking buddy of Rahm Emanuel. Todd’s new band is called Hard Working Americans, and their self-titled new album … Continued
TRACK 8 "Mr. President Have Pity on the Working Man" From Hard Working Americans (self-titled) MELVIN/THIRTY TIGERS Liner notes: "We just can't make it by ourselves," wheezes Todd Snider, as searing slide guitar recasts Randy Newman's...Show More Summary