The Billboard-topping songwriter talks about his early years in the Boston folk scene, accidentally recording a hit, and his relationship to a song that has become a part of the American cultural fabric.
The Red Dirt icon stops by the show to talk about his formative years playing clubs, signing with a major label in Nashville, and the way that fan support has fueled his entire career.
On this special episode of the podcast, the tables are turned and Joe is interviewed by BJ Barham of American Aquarium about his new album "Nation of Heat | Revisited".
The iconic singer songwriter reflects on her last few decades at the vanguard of American folk music.
The Memphis born troubadour talks about his time as a staff writer in Nashville and carving out an artist career of his own with new release "Anthems".
This California transplant living in Nashville TN describes her early days in music touring relentlessly, learning to collaborate with other writers, and growing as a person along with her art.
The renowned Irish songwriter joins the show to talk about the creative process that earned him a spot on stage with Ed Sheeran, Bonnie Raitt, Elton John and many others.
This legendary songwriter who co-founded the seminal LA punk band X, stops by the show to talk about artistic collaboration, an outsider mentality, and continuing to release vital work many years into his career.
Brendan B. Brown, the creative force behind this long-running New York band, stops by the show to discuss the writing and producing of their platinum hit, dealing with the politics of a major label record deal, and his songwriting philosophy.
This songwriter has spent the last few decades building a devoted following with Hot Water Music and also with his own solo project. He discusses getting his start in the 1990s Florida Hardcore scene, getting his legendary Revival Tour off the ground, and some of his creative practices.
Fresh on the heels of his latest album hitting #1 on the UK Charts, this journeyman songwriter and performer stops by the show to discuss his beginnings in Hardcore music, many years of touring, and writing methods.
The creative force behind Against Me!, describes founding the band, working with producer Butch Vig, and navigating the waters of the major label system in the late 2000s.
This legendary troubadour from Mississippi has seen the heights of the Billboard charts and been nominated for a Grammy, he stops by our show to discuss his many decades of vital, creative work.
This artist from West Texas discusses his writing style, his process in the studio, and his time on the road.
Ketch Secor is the founder of this iconic American band that has won several Grammy's, gone platinum, and become an important of our nation's musical firmament.
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This Grammy and Oscar nominated songwriter stops by our show again to discuss her new memoir, "I Dream He Talks to Me", and her creative process in general.
This group from North Carolina has drawn comparisons to Hank Williams, Elliot Smith, and the Sex Pistols.
This critically acclaimed songwriter from West Texas has toured with Billy Joe Shaver, Patty Griffin and Hayes Carll, he stops by the show to discuss his years on the road and his writing techniques.
Ray Benson, the leader of this iconic Western Swing band, discusses moving to Texas upon Willie Nelson's advice, being a bandleader for over five decades, and his creative spirit that has led to 9 Grammy awards.
This folk blues artist who originally hails from Milwaukee has been acclaimed by Rolling Stone and NPR and now records for Fat Possum records. He stops by the show to talk about his musical journey and his creative process.
This "bonafide underground folk hero" talks about breaking into music, the different skill sets it takes to be a working artist, and co-writing a Billboard smash hit with Jewel.
One of the standard bearers of American bluegrass music stops by the show to talk about getting his start in Baltimore, playing in Bill Monroe's band, and his six decades in music.
This two time Grammy nominee and Austin Songwriter Hall of Fame member reminisces on the high and low points of her iconic career in American folk music.
This Grammy nominated songwriter talks about the musical journey that led him to the producer's chair for artists such as Bon Iver, The War On Drugs, Ani DiFranco, and many more.
This legendary songwriter and producer who originally hails from Georgia, talks about some of the artistic lessons he's learned from working with artists such as Pink, Taylor Swift, The Wallflowers, Green Day and many others.