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David Rawlings and Gillian Welch perform on Mountain Stage.
July 19, 2013 Welch and Rawlings string together a mix of genre in this performance. Hear some of the duo's early work together, recorded shortly before the release of 1996's classic Revival.
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David Rawlings and Gillian Welch.
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April 9, 2013 Gillian Welch and David Rawlings were natural subjects for World Cafe's Sense of Place: Nashville series; They've lived in the city since 1993 and own the historic Woodland Studios. Listen to an extended conversation with the country-folk singers about how the city's changed over the past 20 years.
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Elizabeth Cook and Jason Isbell's 45rpm cover of Townes Van Zandt's "Pancho and Lefty" is literally hot off the press.
April 8, 2013 Nashville has the largest record pressing plant — United Record Pressing — in the country. Jay Millar shows us some literally hot records.
The wall at Hatch Show Print in Nashville, Tenn.
April 8, 2013 The business of making classic country concert posters is still going strong at Hatch Show Print. Manager Jim Sharraden shows us how it's done.
World Cafe hose David Dye and singer-songwriter Elizabeth Cook check out Grimey's Records in Nashville, Tenn.
April 8, 2013 Singer-songwriter, SiriusXM Apron Strings DJ and Grand Ole Opry performer Elizabeth Cook showed us her Nashville, from Grimey's Record Store to watching her new 45rpm get pressed at United Record Pressing — she even showed us her favorite hairdresser.
Dave Rawlings Machine performs at KEXP.
May 25, 2010 Rawlings arrived at KEXP with a big cowboy hat perched on his head, a guitar in his hand and a song in his heart. With his longtime collaborator Gillian Welch and a band in tow, Rawlings performed songs from his solo debut, A Friend of a Friend.
February 1, 2010 Rawlings is a gifted producer, session guitarist and singer known for his contributions to other musicians' work, and for his longtime partnership with folk and traditional country artist Gillian Welch. But when he and Welch stopped by NPR for this Tiny Desk Concert , it was to promote Rawlings' own album — the first he's ever made under his name.
Even with creative MP3 packaging for his music, Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes still believes in the concept of the album.
December 3, 2009 How has technology changed the relationship between musicians and their fans? While major record labels still struggle to grasp the power of the MP3, artists, including Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes, have embraced and even found creative solutions around file-sharing.
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David Rawlings and Gillian Welch perform at the Newport Folk Festival.
August 2, 2009 Gillian Welch and David Rawlings put out Soul Journey, their last record under Welch's name, in 2003, and since then have toured under the moniker David Rawlings Machine.
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August 10, 2001 Melissa Block is joined by singer-songwriters Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, who've just released a new album. Their stripped-down sound is a blend of bluegrass, old-time music and rock-n-roll. Welch and Rawlings sing a tightly entwined harmony. The CD, Time: The Relevator, by Gillian Welch is on ACONY records. See more at: http://www.gillianwelch.com.
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