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The Making of: The Far West “Bitter, Drunk and Cold”

The Making of: The Far West “Bitter, Drunk and Cold”

The Far West go vintage for their new video, “Bitter, Drunk & Cold.” Find out how they drew inspiration from George Jones and brought back  Nudie suits to LA with this TJ exclusive, behind the […]

The O’s: Life is a Nonstop Walk in the Park

The O’s: Life is a Nonstop Walk in the Park

  The O’s: Life is a Nonstop Walk in the Park A Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview by Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer On a typical day back home in Dallas, friends and band-mates, John Pedigo and Taylor […]

Guy Clark & His Craft: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview

Guy Clark & His Craft: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview

Guy Clark – “Sis Draper” (Sugar Hill Records) Guy Clark and His Craft: The TJ Interview By Courtney Sudbrink, Editor   Guy Clark is a writer’s writer. He puts the work in. But somehow it […]

Sin City Spotlight: The Far West

Sin City Spotlight: The Far West

“Bound to Lose” by The Far West Sin City Spotlight The Far West Texas Twang meets California Country Rock By Courtney Sudbrink, Editor This is an exciting time for Los Angeles music.  On the outside […]

Sin City Spotlight: Matt Cartsonis

Sin City Spotlight: Matt Cartsonis

04 When I Was A Cowboy, Ledbelly cover by Matt Cartsonis Sin City Spotlight: Matt Cartsonis Sin City’s Sideman by Courtney Sudbrink, Editor Whether he’s pickin’ Pete Seeger’s banjo, singing with Emmylou Harris or rescuing […]

Sin City Spotlight: The LA Hootenanny

Sin City Spotlight: The LA Hootenanny

Sin City Spotlight: The LA Hootenanny Don’t close up the honky-tonks just yet… Take four guitars, electric bass, washtub bass, drums, piano, harmonica, fiddle, banjo and what do you get? Only some of the members […]

Sin City Spotlight: Mark W. Lennon

Sin City Spotlight: Mark W. Lennon

As part of Turnstyled, Junkpiled’s new monthly installment on LA based Americana artists called “Sin City Spotlight,” we are featuring roots singer/songwriter, Mark W. Lennon, whose new album,  Home of the Wheel is on heavy […]

Carmageddon Playlist

Carmageddon Playlist

If you live in LA, the closing of the 405 is being talked about like the apocalypse. So here’s some songs to listen to whilst hiding in your house this weekend. Carmageddon Songs… Guy Clark […]

AMA Song of the Year Nominees

AMA Song of the Year Nominees

This year’s AMA song of the years nominees (with the exception of Justin Townes Earle) go to show how many great Americana musicians there are that go unrecognized in lieu of hyped up garbage. In […]

Americana Music Awards Nominees 2011

Americana Music Awards Nominees 2011

This year’s Americana Music Awards Nominees include big names like Robert Plant (who leads with the most nods) and Lucinda Williams. In the coming weeks, I will dedicate a post to each nominee and give […]

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