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Hackensaw Boys Capture the Loneliness and Happiness of a Musician's Life
InterviewJun 1, 2022

Artist: Cristina Vane Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee Latest Album: Make Myself Me Again Personal Nicknames: In college my friends called me X… it was the year DMX came out with a big hit and the name kinda just happened! Bluetip or Young Tippy happened when I first dyed my hair blue around 2014, and that was…

Hackensaw Boys Capture the Loneliness and Happiness of a Musician's Life
InterviewMay 25, 2022

Growing up in the southern Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina, Tray Wellington discovered the banjo as a teenager. Now in his early 20s with a full-length debut album titled Black Banjo, Wellington subverts the musical expectations he has felt as a Black musician by presenting banjo in a jazz-tinged, progressive style. While his influences include…

Hackensaw Boys Capture the Loneliness and Happiness of a Musician's Life
InterviewMay 24, 2022

Artist: Matt Koziol Hometown: Linden, New Jersey New Album: Wildhorse What rituals do you have, either in the studio or before a show? Rituals before a show are always pretty consistent. I have a glass of bourbon, then find a mirror in a quiet room, look in it, and go, “Hey, have some fun… and…

Hackensaw Boys Capture the Loneliness and Happiness of a Musician's Life
InterviewMay 23, 2022

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band frontman Jeff Hanna goes way, way back with the music of Bob Dylan -- to the very first time he ever saw him more than half a century ago. It was December 5, 1964, at Wilson High School in Long Beach, California. “Yeah, $3.50 advance, $4.50 at the door, just Bob…

Hackensaw Boys Capture the Loneliness and Happiness of a Musician's Life
InterviewMay 20, 2022

Artist: The Bros. Landreth Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Latest Album: Come Morning Answers provided by Joey Landreth What was the first moment that you knew you wanted to be a musician? The answer to this question is different for Dave than it is for me. Dave came to music when he was a little bit…