The passing of Jason Molina in March was met with much sadness amongst the musician community of Texas -- Molina had a wide influence on many in the state. Now a group of Texas based artist have teamed with curator Randy Reynolds to create Lone Star Horizons: A Texas Tribute to Jason Molina.
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Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
Jason Molina of Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Company died after years of alcohol addiction at the age of 39 on Saturday, March 16, 2013.
He was born in a factory town in Ohio. Industry was in his blood; it was in his songs. When some of us were in grade school, he was staring down the white li ... More >>
On September 11, Will Johnson will release Scorpion, his first solo full-length record since 2005. It comes after a four-year stretch in which Johnson has seen his profile heightened by collaborations with Monsters of Folk (Jim James, M.Ward, Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis), New Multitudes (Jay Farrar, An ... More >>
Welcome to My First Show, where we
give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended --
no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be. Tre Orsi. That's Matt on the far right.When he isn't recording, tour managing, or running sound for other bands, Matt Barnhart has ... More >>
Molina and Johnson, hiding in shame. The almighty Pitchfork reviews the new collaborative record from Jason Molina and Will Johnson today, and, uh, it ain't so pretty. Writes Pitchfork scribe Stephen M. Deusner:The 14 tracks on Molina and Johnson comprise an especially slow drive through somber c ... More >>
Jonathan Cargill The ghosts of Will Johnson and Jason Molina. Earlier this month, we passed along news of the release date for Centro-matic frontman Will Johnson's collaboration with Magnolia Electric Co.'s Jason Molina called...wait for it... Molina and Johnson. Well, with under a week remaining ... More >>
The cover of Jason Molina and Will Johnson's new collaborative disc.We've been waiting on this one for a while--pretty much a year and a half now, actually--so pardon us if we geek out here for a moment. But, this week, we finally heard some official news on the new collaborative project from Cen ... More >>
Some interesting Will Johnson news pouring in this week, as the Centro-matic frontman's keeping himself quite busy these days. Just a couple nights ago, in fact, a little birdie told me that Johnson, always the busy touring musician, is the newest addition to the Monsters of Folk lineup, jo ... More >>