Monthly Archives: February 2015

This Week on The Americana Pulse

I didn’t get to write this post last week… and this week looks like it’s gonna run a little short. It’s amazing what power outages, short work weeks, shorthandedness at work, and various other wintery woes will do to your … Continue reading

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The Americana Week that Was: 2/15 – 2/21

Weekly roundup time again. News, links, streams… all ahead. First of all… Congratulations are in order for Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires. Late Wednesday night (about an hour after I got off the air), the couple announced on Twitter that … Continue reading

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Every Song Has a Story: Mercy Now

Before we start, here’s a video of Mary Gauthier singing the title track from her 2005 CD Mercy Now¬†for anyone who has never heard it. It’s a simple and beautiful song that serves as a prayer of sorts for peace … Continue reading

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The Americana Week that Was: 2/8 – 2/14

It’s time once again for our weekly look back on some cool events, stories, and sounds from the week that was in Americana music. First off, the Grammy Awards were handed out Sunday, and several roots and Americana based artists … Continue reading

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This Week on The Americana Pulse: 2/11/14

Sunday was a fairly big day for Rosanne Cash. After hosting a portion of the pre-telecast Grammy Awards ceremony, Cash walked away with three trophies herself. In a flurry of announcements and flustered acceptance speeches Cash was handed awards for … Continue reading

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The Americana Week That Was 2/1 — 2/7 2015

Something I’d like to do here on the new site is take a look back at some things that happened each week in the worlds of WDVX and Americana music in general. It might include links to interesting articles, videos, … Continue reading

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Angaleena Presley: American Middle Class (WDVX First Friday 2/6/15)

Angaleena Presley is from where I’m from. That is to say that her hometown in Martin County, Kentucky is just on the other side of the hills from my hometown in the bordering Johnson County, Kentucky. Of course, the latter … Continue reading

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