New Slang
New Slang
Thomas Mooney
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New Slang is (mostly) an interview-based podcast hosted by music journalist Thomas Mooney. For the most part, it's an hour-long conversation with singer-songwriters, musicians, and bands within the Americana, country, folk, and rock realms. We discuss influences, albums, songwriting, and all things within that artist's life. Thomas Mooney has been published in the likes of Texas Monthly, Rolling Stone Country, Lone Star Music Magazine, Texas Music Magazine, Wide Open Country, and several other music publications.
New Slang: 140 Sadler Vaden & Andrew Nelson
On Episode 140, I'm joined by Andrew Nelson, vocalist/guitarist of Great Peacock, and Sadler Vaden, singer-songwriter and guitarist of Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit. This episode is more of a roundtable conversation where Nelson, Vaden, and I discuss...
Nov 22
1 hr 51 min
New Slang: 139 Ward Davis
We're closing the week being joined by Ward Davis. The country singer-songwriter is releasing Black Cats and Crows tomorrow, Friday, November 20. These haunting undertones are a real driving force for the album. They mainly come in the brooding baritone...
Nov 19
1 hr 7 min
New Slang: 138 Bo Armstrong
We're kicking off the week being joined by singer-songwriter Bo Armstrong, who next week, Tuesday, November 24, will be releasing his full-length debut album, Chasing Ballads. The Nashville via Dallas songwriter collaborated with producer Brian Douglas...
Nov 16
1 hr 15 min
New Slang: 137 Strung Like A Horse
On Episode 137, I'm joined by Clay Maselle, the lead vocalist of Strung Like A Horse. The Chattanooga, Tennessee outfit released the excellent new album Whoa! a couple of weeks back (Friday, Oct 30). With producer/engineer Matt Ross-Spang at the helm,...
Nov 12
1 hr 20 min
New Slang: 136 Josh Abbott
This week, we kick things off with Texas singer-songwriter Josh Abbott, who at week's end will be releasing his sixth full-length album, The Highway Kind (Friday, Nov. 13). I feel that The Highway Kind not only has some of Abbott's best songwriting to...
Nov 9
1 hr 11 min
New Slang: 135 Stephanie Lambring
On Episode 135, I'm joined by singer-songwriter Stephanie Lambring. She released the excellent and intimate album Autonomy a few weeks back (October 23) to critical acclaim. Revolving around bold and direct storytelling, Lambring has crafted some of the...
Nov 5
1 hr 24 min
New Slang: 134 Cam
On Episode 134, I'm joined by singer-songwriter Cam, who released the exceptional, genre-transcending The Otherside this past Friday (Oct 30). Cam has long been one of my favorite artists due to her refreshing pop sensibilities, lyrical (and vocal)...
Nov 1
1 hr 7 min
New Slang: 133 Sam Morrow
We're closing out the week with Episode 133 with songwriter Sam Morrow. Morrow is releasing the country-funk rock album Gettin' By On Gettin' Down this Friday, October 30. The greasy groovers of the nine-track Gettin' By finds Morrow embracing more and...
Oct 29
1 hr 29 min
New Slang: 132 Rachel Brooke
On Episode 132, I'm joined by Michigan singer-songwriter Rachel Brooke. Brooke just released the excellent country standout The Loneliness in Me this past Friday. Full of high and lonesome, Brooke delivers on the 12-song collection with velvety vocals...
Oct 25
1 hr 3 min
New Slang: 131 Lera Lynn
On Episode 131, I'm joined by singer-songwriter Lera Lynn, who at the end of the week (Friday, Oct 23), is releasing her excellent new full-length, On My Own. As the title alludes, On My Own is just that. It's a singular vision with Lynn doing all of...
Oct 22
1 hr 8 min
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