This Texas native has spent much of his career in the liner notes of other artists' albums as a songwriter, having penned songs for Lee Ann Womack, Miranda Lambert, Midland and many more. Now he's back with a renewed focus on his own career as an artist.
This writer of idiosyncratic American folk has toured with Levon Helm, Bon Iver, and My Morning Jacket. He stops by the show to talk about his years on the road and his creative process in the studio.
This auteur of what has been called "murderfolk" music, discusses the origins of his dark musical tone and building an audience through relentless touring.