Speak the words those eyes are trying to say

There are musicians whose hearts’ antennae broadcast from dark and beautiful worlds. And then there is Sturgill Simpson, their legendary ronin. A hundred times I’ve watched this video, an acoustic “Oh Sarah,” the 8th track from Simpson’s...

How to Inhabit a Song

The main thing was I learned how to inhabit my song. Which means what? Well. Singers can have a wide range of…it can be John Lydon and the Sex Pistols or you can have Dylan’s voice or Neil Young’s voice, all very very unconventional voices. But they...