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Gillian Welch

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Gillian Welch and David Rawlings (1996)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, December 1996

The Queen of nouveau bluegrass, Gillian Welch, and her guitar pickin' sidekick David Rawlings, talk about meeting at Berklee, making the fabulous Revival album, living in Nashville and more.

File format: mp3; file size: 33.2meg; Interview length: 38' 18"; sound quality: ***

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

Gillian Welch

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, February 1997

DETACH YOURSELF for a moment, and this here is a pretty rum scene. ...

Gillian Welch: As Real And As Raw As It Gets

Profile and Interview by Mark Cooper, Independent, The, June 1997

Mark Cooper samples Gillian Welch's alternative bluegrass ...

Gillian Welch & David Rawlings at Aberdeen Music Hall

Live Review by Andy Gill, MOJO, March 1999

ALL THINGS considered, the chilly, windswept environs of Aberdeen are probably not the best place to start your UK tour. At this remove from the ...

The Cost of Music

Essay by Michael Goldberg, Neumu, August 2001

"EVERYTHING IS free now," sings Gillian Welch. "That's what they say/Everything I ever done/ Gotta give it away." There is resignation in her voice. Though ...

Gillian Welch: Soul Journey (Acony)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, August 2003

GILLIAN WELCH, with her hard 'G', is indisputably a Good Thing. Tall and gawky, decidedly non-photogenic, Gillian gives hope to all of us who contend ...

Gillian Welch: A Kind Of Bluegrass

Interview by Rob Hughes, Uncut, September 2003

Don't be fooled by her old-time country music and rural folk imagery. Gillian Welch is no mountain girl… ...

Gillian Welch and David Rawlings: Shepherds Bush Empire, London

Live Review by Adam Sweeting, Guardian, The, August 2004

"WE LOVE PLAYING HERE," Gillian Welch told us more than once, and since she and her musical soulmate David Rawlings were on for more than ...

Gillian Welch finds new audience with old-time Americana music

Interview by Graham Reid, New Zealand Herald, The, October 2004

FOR SOMEONE WHOSE stark songs sound like they have come from the impoverished rural underbelly of Depression-era America, Gillian Welch seems as lively as a ...

Gilllian Welch: Revival/Hell Among the Yearlings/Time (the Revelator)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, March 2009

Reissues of first three albums by the high priestess of "American Primitive" and partner David Rawlings. ...

Dave Rawlings Machine: A Friend of a Friend

Review and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, January 2010

ANYONE WHO EVER felt that David Rawlings hid his light under Gillian Welch's bushel – never getting the full credit he merited as her partner ...

Air Miles: A Transatlantic Conversation with Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings

Report and Interview by David Burke, R2/Rock'n'Reel, Fall 2011

MOBILE PHONES, don't you just hate them? I know that to most of the Earth's populace they're as essential as a limb these days, but ...

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