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About: A native of Buffalo, NY, Courtney began her writing career at the Arts Desk of The University at Buffalo Spectrum. She is the Founder and Editor of Turnstyled Junkpiled, is a regular contributor/Featured Writer on NoDepression.com and contributes to Lone Star Music Magazine and Texas Music Magazine. A descendant of legendary songwriter, Stephen Foster, Courtney is a unique and strong voice in the roots community, whose cutting-edge journalistic approach has drawn comparisons to counter-culture writers such as Lester Bangs & Hunter S. Thompson.
Likes: Gonzo Journalism, Creem Magazine, Bob Dylan, Townes-Guy-Steve, The Hag, Pet Sounds, trains, Texas, banjos, rock n’ roll.
About: A modest Southern dandy, Squirrel helped build Turnstyled, Junkpiled from the ground up. He can be credited for the site’s design, management and day to day. He is Buffalo Badass’s sidekick and co-host of Turnstyled Junkpiled‘s Pimp Podcast. Feel free to contact him with any questions, issues, compliments or complaints.
Likes: Bluegrass, BBQ, three-piece suits, & Gone With the Wind.
Born and raised in Southern California on cosmic Americana, canyon country singer-songwriters, the bakersfield sound, punk, brown-eyed soul and Mexican food. Gerry fronts the Damngivers (facebook.com/damngivers, damngivers.com) who are right at home in the electronic pages of Turnstyled Junkpiled. He freelances in marketing and advertising/design and sits on the board of artsandservices.org, a non-profit benefiting mentally disabled adults through art and music therapy.
Likes: going horseback riding with the family, free drinks, a good rhythm section, western design, musical instrument pornography, enlightened people.
About: Terry Paul Roland was born in West Texas, grew up in Southern California absorbing music as diverse as Buddy Holly, Love, The Doors, Hanks Williams, The Beach Boys and Woody Guthrie. His past features and interview subjects have included country and roots singer-songwriters Jimmie Dale Gilmore, John Prine, Butch Hancock, Iris Dement, Ricky Skaggs, Blame Sally, Peter Case, Mary Gauthier, The Jayhawks, Taj Mahal and David Lindley. His articles and interviews have been prasied for their insights and unique perspective on some of today’s finest singer-songwriters. He also publishes with San Diego Troubadour, FolkWorks, No Depression and Sun209.
Likes: John Prine, The Band, Larry McMurtry, Dylan, Townes and Texas Blues
About: A native of the Haliburton oil camps in Oklahoma, Texas and California, Gary Austin is the founder and original director of LA’s legendary Groundling Theatre. He is currently creative director for all courses and shows at Gary Austin Workshops. An acclaimed singer/songwriter, Gary’s contributions to the world of Country music include songs in film and television, as well as opening for Charlie Daniels, Sweethearts of the Rodeo and The Marshall Tucker Band, among others. A Legend in his own right, Gary’s column “Austin’s Legends” is a sounding board for all things Texas and Country.
Likes: Trains, Texas outlaw songwriters, dogs, old pickup trucks, black Gibson guitars, beer, & providing the world with quality improvisational theatre.
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