I’ve missed you. I don’t really know what to do with my Tumblr now, considering that the whole New Orleans worship thing was such a huge part of it, and now I live in bumfuck middle America. But you know, it’s not so terrible. Practically everyone I know here is an amazing musician. Shit’s cheaper. Not as hot, theoretically (aside from that month of 110-degree hell...
Mumford and Sons on Kentucky
Ben Lovett: this is our first time in Kentucky! we have so much to thank you guys for like bourbon and bluegrass--
Winston Marshall: and chicken.
Ben Lovett: ...chicken, eh?
Winston Marshall: yeah! fried chicken! (pause) I love chicken
audience member: GET THE MAN A DRUMSTICK!!!
wwnorton: Why not wet our wings with wine, Sirius is coming on, the dog days are upon us, streets and alleys warping in the swelter, cicadas in acacia trees, artichokes in flower. For now it begins, the drawn-out quarrel that, mounted in the blood, makes young girls turn lascivious, and men stand stunned scalded by the light of the midday sun. -Alcaeus, translated by Sherod Santos. From...
The Voyageurs (a.k.a Marshall and I) play the beautiful duet “Kate and the Ghost of Lost Love,” written by the late, great Dave Carter.
I grew up reading Ayn Rand and it taught me quite a bit about who I am and what...– Paul Ryan, Romney’s running mate (via ugly-nakedguy) Hahahahahaha
As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.– Thoreau
Once you’ve been to the venue and done your soundcheck, you’ve got to get out of...– Ryan Adams
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jessicabrokaw: jessicavalenti: Fuck self esteem. (My latest at The Nation) I love when someone puts into words the vague feeling I have about an issue. Valenti is so right on about this.
sea-of-joy asked: As a musician, are you scared? I am completely frightened by making music for a living. It's why I don't do it. But I still write a lot. See you, you make it look effortless and unintimidating. Any advice for the timid?