Oklahoma native Travis Linville’s love of music was ignited as a small child on the built-in stage in his grandparents’ music room, and since then, his thirty-something years of sweat equity have cemented him as “one of the most sought-after songwriters and collaborators in the Sooner State and beyond” (Wide Open Country) and “the Godfather of modern Oklahoma folk” (Oklahoma Gazette).
It’s been a real joy getting to play songs from Travis Linville’s upcoming album, I’m Still Here on WMOT. He’s a much sought after writing and musical collaborator in his native Oklahoma. The new album was recorded partly in Nashville and was produced by JD McPherson
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Tim Easton, who will release his tenth solo album in August of this year on Black Mesa Records, will perform all five Tuesdays in June at City Winery from 7 to 9 pm. The residency backing band are Nashville newcomers UPSTATE MOJO, who will play their own short set of original roots music before serving as the backing band for Easton.
The Alt Root Top Ten For April 14, 2021 Music went underground and behind closed doors in 2020, so The Accidentals E.P. title. Time Out (Session 1) (due 05-07-21), describes itself. During the forced focus the band developed strong songcraft, delivering the second single, “Night Train”, and gliding the track into the #1 spot on the weekly Top Ten for Wednesday April 14, 2021. Leftover Salmon perform a grassification on Seattle Rock when they cover Soundgarden with a Salmonized version of “Black Hole Sun” from their upcoming (05-07-21) release, Back to the Good Old Days. Texas songwriter Thomas Csorba rolls...