Pat Wolfe hosts the Interstate every Friday, 10 a.m.-noon Central on 88.1 KDHX. His specialty is Americana music ranging from alt-country, traditional country, bluegrass, folk and rock 'n' roll.
Like the masked Mexican wrestlers of lucha libre, the musical identity of Mariachi El Bronx is hard to pin down. The band will dazzle you with deft moves and put you in a paralyzing hold before you fully realize what's happening.
Like a bottle of scotch, age is a good thing in a singer-songwriter. The songs of David Olney are more than enough proof.
In the anatomy of roots music, the lipbone must be connected to the groove bone. That certainly seems to be true in regards to the sound of Lipbone Redding.
It was the canary in the coal mine that let miners know it was safe to be underground. The tiny yellow bird, known for its song, signaled that the atmosphere was safe to breathe.