Posts Tagged ‘Americana’

The Pragmatist: Three Songs for Drinking Cheap Beer

With the summer wind-down in progress, it's time to finish off the last of those Coronas in the back of the fridge to make room for darker beer. Maybe it's just the years I've spent in Virginia, or maybe it was the time I spent touring with this guy, but for me, nothing pairs better [...]

The District Sleeps Uneasy Tonight: The Builders and the Butchers @ Rock & Roll Hotel

It is an odd phenomenon that ex-punk rockers sometimes make great roots musicians. The Builders and the Butchers may not make pretty crossover folk pop like Ryan Adams or the Avett Brothers, but since frontman and erstwhile punk brat Ryan Sollee emerged from the cocoon of Portland’s folk scene, the Builders and the Butchers have [...]