- Carly Rae Jepsen is in the studio with Jack Antonoff, where they are “having absolutely no fun”:
- Tom Petty’s website is currently counting down to something, most likely a retrospective box set or re-pressing.
- The last two episodes of Steven Hyden’s Celebration Rock podcast featured lead singers of two of my favorite bands. The most recent is with Adam Duritz of Counting Crows as he kicks off his band’s 25th anniversary tour, while last week’s was a discussion with Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes about fame, influences, and the band’s newest album, Passwords.
- Husky-voiced Canadian folk-singer Colter Wall (pictured) has released his first single from his as-yet-unannounced sophomore LP, a cover called “Calgary Round-Up.” The song was originally performed by the father of Canadian country music, Wilf Carter.
- Check out the new music video for John Prine’s “Knockin’ On Your Screen Door,” featuring all his famous friends from the newest generation of Americana music stars like Margo Price, Amanda Shires, Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Dave Cobb, Dan Auerbach, and Elizabeth Cook.
Header image courtesy of Whiskey Riff.