Basic Folk 205 – Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek

March 23, 2023

Nickel Creek, the bluegrass trio who’s been in existence for almost 35 years, returns with their first original release in nine years. It’s brainy, it’s theatrical, its twists and turns are not predictable from its authors, who have entered mid-life. To that point, there is lots of middle on this album. The middle’s not the most exciting or thrilling part (see: beginning or ending), but there is plenty happening and plenty to celebrate. The band says that’s the feeling they…

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Basic Folk 196 – Tom Wilson

January 19, 2023

By the mid-2010’s Canadian rock legend Tom Wilson’s life was already pretty epic: he had perfected his blue collar roots…

Basic Folk 195 – Anthony D’Amato

January 12, 2023

Lizzie No interviews Anthony D’Amato: When I first moved to New York City in 2015 to make my fortune as…

Basic Folk 194 – Courtney Marie Andrews

January 5, 2023

Courtney Marie Andrews seems anciently wise in general, but on her new album Loose Future, she’s particularly tapped in to…

Basic Folk 193 – Zach Williams of The Lone Bellow

December 15, 2022

The latest from Nashville-based, New York-bred and Georgia-born trio The Lone Bellow, Love Songs for Losers, was recorded at Roy…


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