All posts by: Kevin Carr

Debut album, ‘Aspen Artichoke’ finds the folk artist vulnerable, intentional and patient....
BtS editor Kevin Carr tries to make sense of a senseless month. ...
In Spokane, James Mercer revisits his catalogue with a renewed sense of urgency (and a killer backing band)....
Frontman Brett Emmons on the band’s latest album, strange tour stories and his secret to what makes a great setlist....
Au Revoir Simone’s Hart on her new solo record, her approach to songwriting and, of course, her performance on 'Twin Peaks.'...
Editor Kevin Carr returns from paternity leave with a new theory about newborns. ...
A chaotic chat with the ever-busy artist manager, A&R exec, musician and podcast host. ...
The accomplished saxophonist steps into the spotlight with new alt-R&B record ‘Broken Land.’...
Co-founder Chris Messer on (re)building a lasting community, his journey back into the scene and why 360 record deals are the devil....
We sing the praises of Safe Passage’s Creative Expression children’s program and its thoughtful program coordinator, Noel Arévalo....
Heading into our fourth month, BTS editor defines the odds of 'Behind the Setlist.'...