Kasey Anderson | February 21, 2010
To me, you either love Los Angeles or you hate it. I don't know anyone who has vanilla feelings about the city. There was a time, not long ago, when I found myself in the latter camp. But, the older I get, the more often I visit, and the more I find the patience to seek out likeminded people, [...]
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Kasey Anderson | February 16, 2010
It will be a rare occurrence that I use this blog for any kind of personal promotion but I would be remiss if I didn't note that my new album, Nowhere Nights, is available today on Red River Records.
The album is an incredibly personal work for me - it took two years to write and ten [...]
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Kasey Anderson | February 11, 2010
I know that I covered Townes already in relation to Steve Earle, but he is a figure that looms so large over songwriters, his influence bears mentioning again, this time not as much in terms of music, but in terms of dedication to the craft and absence of pretense. So, here goes.
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Kasey Anderson | February 6, 2010
My fourth album, Nowhere Nights, will be released February 16 on Red River Records. If I seem more personally invested in this album, that's because it is a far more personal record than I have ever made, than I ever thought I would make. Ten years ago, I moved from Portland, Oregon to [...]
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Kasey Anderson | February 2, 2010
Watching Steve Earle perform is like taking a masters class in what it means to be a songwriter. Watching Steve Earle perform the songs of Townes Van Zandt, and candidly discuss his relationship with Van Zandt, is like being let in on some kind of mythical secret. To use words like [...]
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