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Son Volt | American Central Dust

With American Central Dust , Jay Farrar has now accomplished something he was unable to do either during Son Volt's initial run (1995-99) or his evidently aborted solo career (2001-04): released three consecutive albums of undeniable quality.
Rounder (2009)
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  July 17, 2009


The convo is already off to a bumpy start with one Lou Barlow of Dinosaur Jr., phoning in from his Los Angeles residence at 10:30 am PST.
Dinosaur Jr. will roam the earth forever
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 31, 2009

VIDEO: Son Volt at the Museum of Fine Arts

Son Volt, "Methamphetamine (Live at Museum of Fine Art, Boston, May 24, 2008)" Son Volt, "Highways ...
By Carly Carioli  |  June 01, 2008

We're all the Hold Steady

When’s the last time you fell so hard for a band you drove 339 miles — alone — to see them?
Fans’ notes on the band that’s sharing joy and changing lives, one gig at a time
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  October 17, 2007

Son Volt

The usual rap against Son Volt is that the group adhere too tightly to roots-music orthodoxy — in other words, that they’re dead boring.
The Search | Transmit Sound/Legacy
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  April 10, 2007

Flashbacks: June 2, 2006

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Jessica Coughlin and Sam MacLaughlin.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
By EDITORIAL  |  May 31, 2006