Son Volt has released 2 From the Vaults CDs via the Son Volt store. Volume One features demo recordings of 12 songs including “Cherokee St”, “Hearts and Minds,” and “Medication”. Volume Two features cover songs including “Tomorrow Never Knows” (The Beatles), “White Freightliner Blues” (Townes Van Zandt), and “Child of the Moon” (The Rolling Stones).… READ MORE
COVID ALERT: Well, we gave it the old college try! Due to positive Covid tests within our touring party, we are forced to pull the plug on these dates (through Colorado Springs, CO on February 4). We really tried to make a go of it and are so bummed to have to do this.… READ MORE
The Bluegrass Station has premiered the new single and lyric video for the third single off ‘Electro Melodier’.
“The song didn’t start out as an intentional homage thing, but in retrospect I see it as a nod to Springsteen’s ‘Born in the USA’ or Neil Young’s ‘Rockin in the Free World.’… READ MORE
Son Volt’s tenth album, Electro Melodier, will be available on July 30. The first two singles “Reverie” and “Diamonds and Cigarettes” are out now. The title ‘Electro Melodier’ is taken from the names of two vintage amplifiers from the late ‘40s and early ‘50s, also describes the album’s unique blend of folk, country, blues, soul and rock – an electric troubadour with melodies that hit and stick.… READ MORE
Son Volt’s live album, Live at the Orange Peel, was originally pressed on transparent orange vinyl for Record Store day. We pressed an additional 500 copies on black vinyl for our store and tour. Recorded live at The Orange Peel in Asheville, NC on September 23, 2005, this double LP features 21 tracks, spanning Jay Farrar’s career with Son Volt and as a solo artist.… READ MORE