Angela Davis Added To Lineup Of PRISON PRISM: REFRACTING OUTWARD FROM THE PRISON MUSIC PROJECTJune 1-12, 2020 On Righteous Babe Radio

RIGHTEOUS BABE RADIO is broadcasting PRISON PRISM, REFRACTING OUTWARD FROM THE PRISON MUSIC PROJECT, a radio festival dedicated to discussions about our criminal justice system currently airing through June 12, 2020. We are hearing from incarcerated poets and lyricists offering their songs and stories and from some of the artists who helped bring those stories to life as part of …

Ani DiFranco’s “Righteous Babe Radio” features “Letters from an American” daily newsletter

Righteous Babe Radio, the 24-hour online radio station from singer/songwriter/feminist/activist author Ani DiFranco, has now incorporated Letters From An American, the daily newsletter from Heather Cox Richardson. DiFranco reads the daily news brief every day, which broadcasts at 6pm, 11pm and 8am CT the following day.  Richardson, a professor of American History, believes that you can’t get a grip on today’s politics without an …

Lucinda Williams’ “Good Souls Better Angels” Garners Unanimous Critical Praise

“…her Best LP since 1998’s ‘Car Wheels On A Gravel Road.” ★★★★ – Rolling Stone “Drawing as much from punk as roadhouse blues, Lucinda Williams’ loud and unsparing new album is some of the heaviest, most inspiring music of her career.” 8.0 – Pitchfork Nashville, TN – With a four-decade celebrated career, 14 acclaimed studio albums, three Grammy Awards, numerous …

“Long Time Gone” from the Prison Music Project, produced by Zoe Boekbinder and Ani DiFranco, Out June 5 on Righteous Babe Records

Today, Righteous Babe Records is proud to announce the label’s next release, Long Time Gone from The Prison Music Project, out June 5. This collaboration is produced by Zoe Boekbinder and Ani DiFranco and features incarcerated writers and musicians from New Folsom prison in Folsom, CA. This project began in 2010 when Boekbinder volunteered in New Folsom, playing concerts and teaching workshops …

John Craigie Shares Single “Don’t Ask” from “Asterisk the Universe” out June 12 via Thirty Tigers

Today, John Craigie releases his track “Don’t Ask” from his upcoming album Asterisk the Universe, out June 12th via Thirty Tigers. Originally released as a solo version in 2018, the song quickly became a live fan favorite. Craigie reimagined the track with a full band arrangement, featuring a funky groove underneath Motown-inspired vocal arrangements. Listen to “Don’t Ask” HERE and …

Hayes Carll Releases Powerful Reimagined Version Of “Times Like These” For…Times Like These

Award-winning singer/songwriter Hayes Carll has released a new recording of his provocative song “Times Like These.” Originally a topical, honky-tonk fueled rocker that appeared on his acclaimed 2019 album What It Is, this re-imagined version receives a new stripped down treatment that allows the nuances of the message to be at the forefront of the recording. Listen HERE. Carll’s protagonist …

Out Today “Shelby Lynne” Self-Titled Release From Grammy Winning Singer/Songwriter

Today, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Shelby Lynne releases her self-titled album via Thirty Tigers. Critics and fans alike have praised the powerful release which finds the celebrated artist as her most vulnerable self. Billboard called the album a “spare and emotionally weighty, introspective set.” American Songwriter raved, “[The songs] …reaffirm the authenticity and integrity that’s marked her trajectory every step of …