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