As the son of musician Steve Earle, Justin Townes Earle crafts songs infused with country, blues and folk music, and shared his unique sound at the KXT studios.
Justin Townes Earle, son of musician Steve Earle and the namesake of Townes Van Zandt, is no stranger to the troubled times he sings about in his songs. The singer-songwriter struggled with drug addiction most of his life, but ultimately kicked the habit and put his life back in order. His blend of folk, blues, […]
Justin Townes Earle – Harlem River Blues Justin Townes Earle – “Harlem River Blues” The first track off of his upcoming third release Harlem River Blues, this song finds Justin Townes Earle investigating the sound of the deep South, complete with a full-on gospel choir. Though the rest of the record covers more country and […]
Justin Townes Earle – Can’t Hardly Wait Justin Townes Earle – “Can’t Hardly Wait” This killer track from Earle’s 2009 release Midnight at the Movies finds him covering Paul Westerberg’s Replacements classic, albeit with a woozy mandolin-fueled arrangement. Not content to merely follow the paths of his namesakes, Earle has blazed his own trail that […]
Chicago’s Joe Pug dropped out of playwriting school the day before his senior year, packing up his car and heading to Chicago. Working a carpentry job and writing songs, he quickly churned out an EP, Nation of Heat. An innovative marketing scheme that sent copies of the record to anyone that asked gained him some […]