Catching up for a chat with Holler, Kelleigh Bannen discussed how she navigated her major label deal before going independent, her new career as a host of Apple Music Country’s The Kelleigh Bannen Show and Today’s Country Radio, and why she’s still trying to find herself.
Rhiannon Giddens searched for a salve in the one place she knew where to find it: music. But it wasn't enough to write her way through her feelings of longing and loss. She needed the community that collaboration offered — the way that it, too, could be a home.
“New Orleans is a metropolis in the middle of a swamp, that also serves as the womb of American music" - a definitive guide to the Soul, Cajun and Zydeco legacy of Louisiana, through 11 songs that galvanize the rich cultural tradition.
It's impossible to overstate what The Band did to bring rural North American musical tradition and time-honoured instrumentation into the rock world. To celebrate their legacy and the 50th anniversary re-release of The Band's third album Stage Fright, Holler took on the (rather daunting) task of capturing their lightning in ten momentous instalments.
Neither man ever tried to hide the complexities and difficulties in their relationship, yet there are certainly moments when their stars and paths aligned.