Honeyhoney: An Insightful Q & A

Fresh off an eye-opening European tour and “smack in the middle of the process” of recording a new album, Americana duo Honeyhoney took time off from their busy schedule to have an insightful discussion about their music. The band, consisting of guitarist/percussionist Ben Jaffe and vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Suzanne Santo, was first covered in our “Outside the Lines” column last June. This interview, however, serves to paint a more complete picture of a very talented, honest, hard working, and humble roots rock band. After briefly discussing Jaffe’s self-proclaimed mystification with the Texas/Red-Dirt music scene and swapping a few stories about a certain

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Dallas in the Midwest: Adam Hood is “Much More Than Texas Country”

I tend to judge live performances pretty harshly. If an artist meets my expectations, they get a C. The only way for an artist to get a solid review from me is to exceed my expectations. On Friday night, Adam Hood did just that at Grady’s 66 Pub in Yukon, Oklahoma. It was my first time seeing Adam Hood, and I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. Hood is a prolific country songwriter in the Texas/Red-Dirt scene, but his own albums tend to rely heavily on his soulful vocal delivery. After seeing him live Friday night, the best way to

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A New Year’s Resolution for Music Fans

As genuine music fans, it is our job to use our passion to spread the knowledge we have to as many people as possible. If you’re reading this, it means that you are taking valuable time out of your day to read about the music you love. This means that you probably deem music as an important aspect of your everyday life. And if that is true, that must also mean that music (whether it be a song, an artist, a live concert, etc.) has changed your life at some point. And if you’re reading this and you think that

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Outside the Lines: October Album Releases

By: Dallas Terry The month of October saw the release of three really great albums by three really unique and unbelievably talented artists. Each one of these artists has a sound all of their own: Artist: The Wood Brothers Most Recent Release: The Muse – Oct 1 Record Label: Southern Ground Records There’s only one word to use to describe The Wood Brothers: unexplainable. The only way to capture the sound of the band in words is to give them a slew of oxymorons: they are just as much jazz as they are bluegrass, rock as they are folk, and

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Outside the Lines: Two Outstanding Album Releases

By: Dallas Terry The month of September saw many great album releases. Here are two great ones: Aritst: Tim O’ Brien & Darrell Scott Most Recent Release: Memories and Moments – September 17 For Fans of: Chris Knight, Jason Eady, Reckless Kelly http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GInMaWUud4 Just found out that @timobrienmusic & @darrellscott have a new record coming out. Last time they did this I listened for 2 straight years!! — Jason Eady (@jasoneady) September 7, 2012 These multi-instrumentalists are two of the most supremely talented and entertaining roots musicians today. Both of these artists have separate solo careers, but when they team up

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