Along for {the ride}.

Leftover Salmon on Longevity, Inspiration, and “Bluegrass Aesthetic”

Leftover Salmon on Longevity, Inspiration, and “Bluegrass Aesthetic”

[and Star Lake, Kinfolk Magazine, Wendell Berry + Gin and Juice] By Ashley M. Halligan | October 20, 2015 “I was at the Smoky City Folk Festival in Pittsburgh in 7th or 8th grade, and I saw a group of maybe forty people with instruments playing this tune. It looked like none of them knew […]

Leftover Salmon on Longevity, Inspiration, and “Bluegrass Aesthetic”

Leftover Salmon on Longevity, Inspiration, and “Bluegrass Aesthetic”

[and Star Lake, Kinfolk Magazine, Wendell Berry + Gin and Juice] By Ashley M. Halligan | October 20, 2015 “I was at the Smoky City Folk Festival in Pittsburgh in 7th or 8th grade, and I saw a group of maybe forty people with instruments playing this tune. It looked like none of them knew […]

Walter “Yukon” Yates | Returned to the Post River, The Last True Frontier {Eulogy}

Walter “Yukon” Yates | Returned to the Post River, The Last True Frontier {Eulogy}

By Ashley M. Halligan | March 6, 2015 Photography & map courtesy of Yukon Yates, trailer courtesy of Alyson Landry, cover design courtesy of Daniel Ramirez, Breakaway documentary materials courtesy of Warren Skaaren and The University of Texas’ Harry Ransom Center I first met Walter in 2012 when writing a feature about him and his […]

Anders Osborne—Journeyman, Wanderer & Badass Musician

Anders Osborne—Journeyman, Wanderer & Badass Musician

On Hitchhiking, Ouzo Sippin’ & Tiger Rugs By Ashley M. Halligan | June 2014 “Climbing Mount Olympus really changed me in a lot of ways. I was 18 and drinking Ouzo with the villagers—getting hammered, having a blast—it was a painful experience. I made it to the summit, but I was too hungover and fucked […]

California Wine, Dusty Vinyls, Jasper the Dog, Apple Groves & LSD

California Wine, Dusty Vinyls, Jasper the Dog, Apple Groves & LSD

Colorful Nights at Alexander Cockburn’s Estate By Ashley M. Halligan | March 2014 It had been four years since I’d visited Petrolia, California—a quiet town in a hillside pocket of the Pacific Ocean’s Lost Coast. One road in, and one road out, it’s a quaint town mostly unimpacted by the past four, hell, maybe five […]

Telluride Blues & Brews | A Mountain Fest Filled With Fine Craft Brews + Even Finer Music

Telluride Blues & Brews | A Mountain Fest Filled With Fine Craft Brews + Even Finer Music

A Mountain Fest Filled With Fine Craft Brews & Even Finer Music By Ashley M. Halligan | August 15, 2013 With just one road in and one road out, Telluride, Colorado is a {sometimes} quiet town snug between soaring Rocky peaks. Loved for its summer festivals, folks from across the globe make the trek to […]