TJ WEST

TJ West: Landing with Moonsville Collective

TJ West: Landing with Moonsville Collective

By Kim Grant Moonsville Collective is an Americana String Band that is based on the traditions of Appalachia, Old Time, Folk, Country & Rhythm and Blues. Forming in 2011, the band is comprised of six members […]

TJ WEST: Storming Through SXSW

TJ WEST: Storming Through SXSW

By Kim Grant Apparently, I’ve been going to SXSW for over 10 years, as my music-loving friend, Rob McCann reminded me when he celebrated his 10th year at the music conference recently.  This doesn’t hold […]

TJ West: Fairbanks and the Lonesome Light

TJ West: Fairbanks and the Lonesome Light

By Kim Grant Erik Flores and Amelia Rose Logan are the core of Fairbanks and the Lonesome Light, an indie Americana band (and sometimes duo) who base their music foundation on contemplative storytelling and stunningly […]

TJ WEST Talks with Dale Watson Before Thursday’s Echo Show

TJ WEST Talks with Dale Watson Before Thursday’s Echo Show

By Kim Grant Texas based honky tonk artist, Dale Watson has a new album titled, Call Me Insane and is currently on tour in support of the record. Call Me Insane is his 29th record and proves he is […]

TJ West: Introducing Andrew Sheppard

TJ West: Introducing Andrew Sheppard

Former frontman for the band, Gypsy River Haunts, Andrew Sheppard has gone solo on, Far From Here, an honest and soulful country rock album. Once an Angeleno, and now living in Idaho, TJ West catches […]

TJ West: LA Songsmith, Kip Boardman releases Boardman

TJ West: LA Songsmith, Kip Boardman releases Boardman

By Kim Grant Kip Boardman isn’t given nearly enough credit for the amazing body of work that he has produced.  Adept at creating imagery with his lyrics, he also has a gift for melody and […]

TJ West: Sarah Gayle Meech

TJ West: Sarah Gayle Meech

TJ West: Sarah Gayle Meech By Kim Grant Former Los Angeles country artist, Sarah Gayle Meech has been based in Nashville for the past five years. Her second album, Tennessee Love Song was just released […]

TJ WEST: Charlie Faye

TJ WEST: Charlie Faye

TJ WEST: Charlie Faye By Kim Grant Singer-Songwriter, Charlie Faye is an artist who has received accolades from the likes of American Songwriter, CMT Edge, the Austin Chronicle and The Bluegrass Situation. She has been […]

TJ WEST: SAN FRANCISCO ARTIST, JORDANNAH ELIZABETH TO RELEASE A RUSH

TJ WEST: SAN FRANCISCO ARTIST, JORDANNAH ELIZABETH TO RELEASE A RUSH

TJ WEST: SAN FRANCISCO ARTIST, JORDANNAH ELIZABETH TO RELEASE A RUSH By Kim Grant A Rush was produced by Breck Omar Brunson (Apes) and Steve Kille (Dead Meadow). The record is more experimental in nature […]

TJ WEST: Rockin’ Johnny Burgin

TJ WEST: Rockin’ Johnny Burgin

TJ WEST: Rockin’ Johnny Burgin By Kim Grant It was only recently that I became acquainted with Rockin’ Johnny, the “Modern King of the West Side Chicago Blues Guitar.” I was having an email exchange […]

TJ WEST: Sara Petite

TJ WEST: Sara Petite

TJ WEST: Sara Petite By Kim Grant Over the years, Americana music starlet, Sara Petite has established a solid name for herself in her adopted home of San Diego as well as in Nashville and […]

TJ WEST: Janiva Magness opens up on Original

TJ WEST: Janiva Magness opens up on Original

TJ WEST: Janiva Magness opens up on Original By Kim Grant Los Angeles resident, Janiva Magness is an award winning singer-songwriter who recently released her 11th album, Original, which was co-produced by long-time collaborator, Dave […]