The Civil Wars Album Review: Filled with inner turmoil and loneliness, The Civil Wars created a masterpiece

The Civil Wars’ latest album (last album?) is very appropriately titled “The Civil Wars.” I’d be remiss to not mention the civil war between band members John Paul White and Joy Williams, both of whom have not talked to each other since they abruptly cancelled their tour last fall. According to both Williams and producer […]

Here’s a New Song From The Civil Wars

Back in November, The Civil Wars abruptly cancelled all tour dates for the foreseeable future. Citing “internal discord and irreconcilable differences of ambitions,” we all thought the duo were finished. By the way — the irony in a band called The Civil Wars having “internal discord” is spot on perfect, however horrible the situation. Having […]

Austin City Limits Festival 2012: The Civil Wars and The Avett Brothers

THE CIVIL WARS: ACL is full of hidden treasures and delightful treats if you are simply willing to go off course and brave the elements. The Civil Wars set was not a White Rabbit set, it was surely planned, but the extremely intimate acoustic 4-song set we were privilege to witness the day before was […]

Austin City Limits Festival 2012: Intro and Weezer

(Photo Credit: Annie Parnell) Hello. My name is Jordan. *shakes hands with reader and exchanges pleasantries*. Now that we are rightfully acquainted, I want to get right to business. Because of course there is a great deal of business to be gotten to. Six weeks ago, I drove 5 and a half hours through the […]