We have a video for “Back Against the Wall” – check it out!
Jay talks Uncle Tupelo, history, and blues guitar greats with No Depression.
“Jay Farrar is what you might call the archetypal journeyman. At age 50, he remains an architect of modern Americana as he continues to fuse the disparate genres of rock, roots, folk, blues and country into his musical amalgam.”
Son Volt’s Notes of Blue pre-sale is live in the Son Volt store! In the pre-sale, we are pleased to present signed photographs from Jay Farrar which capture a slice of Americana and life on the road. The pre-sale also features the album download as well as standard and exclusive releases on cd and vinyl. The exclusive release is limited. Various bundles also feature a special woodcut, letterpress poster as well as t-shirt options.… READ MORE
We are excited to announce the release of Son Volt’s new album, Notes of Blue (Thirty Tigers), on February 17, 2017 (simultaneous release in UK, EU, Australia & New Zealand).
The 10 songs on Notes of Blue are inspired by the spirit of the blues, but not the standard blues as most know it. The unique and haunting tunings of Mississippi Fred McDowell, Skip James and Nick Drake were all points of exploration for Farrar for the new collection.… READ MORE