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More love for Sun Kil Moon cover

Our cover of “Salvador Sanchez” found itself among some very fine company on this mixtape from Wake the Deaf. It truly is an excellent mix. It kept Erika in the house for almost a full day, listening, when it first came out….

Little Silver opening for Hem!

Worlds will collide, heavens will shine (or at least instrument cables will be shared and backstage will be crowded) this next month when Little Silver shares the stage with Hem for the first time. Philly and D.C., come see what will be a great double bill! Full details on our calendar.

“Little Silver Rocked – Yes Rocked – The Glasslands Gallery”

Speak Into My Good Eye ran this review of our show at Glasslands, which, it must be noted, was a very very fun night for us. Many thanks to The Inner Banks and Yellowbirds for helping cram a chilly night with great music.

Secret Sound Shop – Basement Tapes

Our buddies from Secret Sound Shop spent some time with us in a dim and echoey basement a few months back, and they wrote this good post as record of the event. We served up renditions of Sleep til Morning and Food From the Cow, all amidst some real basement flotsam.

Texan Thanksgiving

We were in Austin and environs for the Thanksgiving holiday this year — seeing family, playing a few shows, and washing ourselves in wond’rous Texan goodness. Here are a few photos from the trip.

My Guitar Rental

Steve and I trundled off the plane in Austin two days ago with a few suitcases full of clothes, pedals, cords and merch, our computers, a toddler and one guitar. Yes, only one guitar. I made the executive decision that I would rent an electric guitar down here from a local store because we had so much to bring with us, what with the kid and all.  So last night my brother in law, Bruce, drove me across town to make my selection. I walked in, and a guy at the front desk asked what he could help me with. I told him that I was here to rent a guitar for the week.  Here’s how that conversation went….

Bruce Blog

Erika’s still reeling. Read on.

The Living Room, Cold Spring, NY

We’ve got a show on Saturday 9/8 at The Living Room, a gorgeous gallery space up the Hudson in Cold Spring. NYC’ers: come make a day of it! DIA Beacon, Breakneck Ridge, whatev’s, then an evening with us. Sound good? Swear and Shake will playing as well. It’ll be grand.

Sounds of Summer: Imaginary Cuba

It’s really hot. Here’s a new blog about an absolutely amazing feverdream of a summertime album. I can’t imagine a better way to spend one hour at 95 degrees.

Doc Watson

Here’s a piece I just wrote on Doc Watson. It’s nearly a month overdue. My shot at ever working the obituary post of an editorial board is growing pretty slim. Hope you like the piece, though, ye editors and all.