Tag: Sara Watkins

  • Album Review: I’m With Her – See You Around

    Album Review: I’m With Her – See You Around

    See You Around, the much-anticipated debut album from I’m With Her, sounds as natural and opiate as one would expect of a release combining the talents of three of folk music’s most accomplished musicians, songwriters, and vocalists.  What’s more is that the trio, comprised of Sara Watkins (Nickelcreek, Watkins Family Hour), Aoife O’Donovan (Crooked Still), and […]

  • MCP’s 2016 Year-End Roundup

    MCP’s 2016 Year-End Roundup

    Many sites have crafted all manner of “Best Of 2016” lists, reviews, and other musical offerings–we decided not to partake this year, because honestly, we go to great lengths to feature only the best music all year long–and what a year it’s been! In 2016, Mother Church Pew reviewed over 40 stellar releases from amazing […]

  • Album Review: Sara Watkins – Young In All the Wrong Ways

    Album Review: Sara Watkins – Young In All the Wrong Ways

    I’ve always had an affinity for Nickel Creek; when Chris Thile headed out on his own, his was the path I followed. Sara Watkins was an impressive fiddle player, but in some oddly-misplaced notion that the fiddle is not a songwriter’s tool, I never listened to her solo work until now—something that was, simply put, […]

  • Album Review: The Grahams – Glory Bound (Deluxe Edition)

    Album Review: The Grahams – Glory Bound (Deluxe Edition)

    While I’ve been a fan of Americana music for quite some time, I was recently introduced to the work of Nashville-based husband-wife duo, The Grahams, who released a deluxe edition of their latest album, Glory Bound, on March 25th.  I became enamored the moment I heard the first and title track, “Glory Bound”, a witty, upbeat tune […]

  • Watkins Family Hour at City Winery Nashville

    Watkins Family Hour at City Winery Nashville

    World-renowned musical collective Watkins Family Hour released their acclaimed self-titled debut album on July 24th via Family Hour Records, and recently appeared at Nashville’s City Winery for two special performances to celebrate the release, joined by artists Fiona Apple and Benmont Tench.  Watkins Family Hour began in 2002 as a monthly musical residency held exclusively at Los Angeles’ […]