Whiskeytown – Don’t Be Sad

Whiskeytown – Don’t Be Sad Whiskeytown – “Don’t Be Sad” This song, from 2001’s critically acclaimed Pneumonia, was released after the band had broken up. Produced by Ethan Johns (Counting Crows, Ray Lamontagne, Kings of Leon), this swan song is considered by many to be the finest example of Ryan Adams’ early songwriting and his […]

Ryan Adams – Answering Bell

Ryan Adams – Answering Bell Ryan Adams – “Answering Bell” This song, from Adams’ sophomore solo record Gold features Adam Duritz of the Counting Crows on background vocals. After his debut solo record Heartbreaker caught critics’ ears with its folk-rock sound, Adams expanded his sound to include a distinct rock and roll references, emphasized here […]

Laura Marling – Rambling Man

Laura Marling – Rambling Man Laura Marling – “Rambling Man” This 20-year old British folk singer has a sound that recalls music made long before she was born. This track, from her latest I Speak Because I Can, features KXT favorites Mumford and Sons as her backing band, and is produced by Ethan Johns (Ben […]