Tom Lanham

Pete Yorn calls his new songs ‘caretakers’

Rocker references sounds on popular 2001 debut

Role Model’s music comes from loneliness

Composer records distinctive sparse tunes in a closet

Michael Koppy sounds out on bad songwriting

‘Words and Music’ a vigorous critique of the sorry state of pop offerings

JD McPherson’s got the holiday spirit

‘Socks’ serves up retro rockin’ Christmas originals

Los Straitjackets celebrating 25 years of surf sounds — with masks

Instrumental band’s signature look inspired by luchador culture

Of Monsters and Men inspired by the inexplicable

Icelandic band on tour with new recording ‘Fever Dream’

MisterWives’ Mandy Lee writes songs from the heart

New York band on tour with EP ‘mini bloom’

Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard goes solo

Eclectic album ‘Jaime’ pays tribute to singer’s late sister

Stars aligned for Geowulf’s Star Kendrick to make music

Dream pop duo tours with ‘My Resignation’

Chelsea Wolfe returns to nature

Gothic folk artist creates new album at secluded home

UK’s Blossoms unspoiled by success

Band members stay close to family, friends at home

Charley Crockett back on the road after heart surgery

Alt-country crooner tells autobiographical stories on ‘The Valley’

Peter Hook soldiers on with New Order music

Uniquely melodic veteran bassist pleased ‘just to be appreciated’

Natasha Bedingfield back on radar with ‘Kick It’

Songwriter stays busy with numerous collaborations

Penelope Isles a fun brother-sister act

Lily and Jack Wolter grew up in unique Isle of Man

Justin Townes Earle looks at downtrodden in ‘Lost Causes’

Songwriter also discussing duets album with his dad

Lucy Dacus tackles fear on ‘Historian’

Indie rocker calls sophomore album ‘hopeful’

Michaela Anne takes a risk with ‘Desert Dove’

Songwriter expands country horizons on new album

Tom Speight starts his American journey

Folk rock artist back in action after dealing with health concerns

Maisie Peters takes her tunes from pubs to clubs

Young YouTube artist signs with major label