Appalshop, in Whitesburg, Kentucky, is a great resource for anyone interested in Appalachian music, culture and history. It’s dedicated to giving voice to people of the region to tell their own story. You can watch lots of great performances and clips from documentaries they’ve made on their website and stream their radio station as well. [...]
Arriving two years after their debut, Settle Down City, Old Wounds completes Young Widows’ transformation into a top-shelf rock band firing on all cylinders. Forging the best parts of Nirvana, The Jesus Lizard, Nick Cave, PJ Harvey, Fugazi and The Melvins, Old Wounds is a series of dynamic, thoughtful tunes anchored by cavernous grooves that will certainly push most speakers to their breaking point.