Chris Masterson

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Interview Outtakes: Son Volt's Jay Farrar

    In this week's paper, I interviewed Son Volt's Jay Farrar. SV's latest, American Central Dust, arrived in stores last week. He spoke about song inspirations (and a forthcoming project with Ben Gibbard) in print; below find more talk about side project Gob Iron, and the connection between Uncle Tupel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Son Volt Releases New Album, American Central Dust

    Received a press release yesterday that Son Volt is set to release a new album, American Central Dust, on July 7 via Rounder Records. Jay Farrar's band this time around is Dave Bryson (drums), Andrew Duplantis (bass guitar, backing vocals), Chris Masterson (lead guitar) and Mark Spencer (keyboards, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Report: Son Volt in Houston, February 24

    My comrade Chris Gray checked out Son Volt's show in Houston last night, February 24 -- and had some super kind words to say.For a good hour and a half, not counting a stomping encore of Waylon Jennings' "Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way," Farrar and his four companions - including Houst ... More >>

  • Music

    April 18, 2007

    Introducing Jay Farrar

    With a talented rotating cast of characters behind him, the local hero has never sounded more rejuvenated.

  • Music

    November 5, 2003