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No Depression: Summer 2023

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No Depression is thrilled to welcome Dom Flemons as the guest editor for the Summer 2023 journal! The beloved singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, historian, and archivist — on the heels of his latest LP, Traveling Wildfire — will be featured with an exclusive profile in this issue. Additionally, Flemons helped devise a topic for one of the reported feature stories. Articles like these and others showcase how No Depression is committed to producing the best roots music coverage, both in print and online at

Included in this issue:

  • Blurring the Lines: ‘Ghost Tropic’ draws on Jason Molina’s fact and fiction - text by Ben Swanson and illustrations by Güido Ferro
  • Taming ‘The Monster’: Robert McCormick’s stories archive finally finds a home - Michael Elliott
  • Giving Back the Banjo: Through building instruments and community, the Black Banjo Reclamation Project aims to right past wrongs - Kalyn Oyer
    Keeping the Blues Alive: Buddy Guy’s last tour and lasting legacy - Jim Shahen
  • ‘It Was a Revelation’: 100 years after Doc Watson’s birth, his guitar playing resonations with new generations - Kim Ruehl
  • Like a Wrecking Ball: Gillian Welch and David Rawlings retrace 20 years of ‘Soul Journey’ - Will Hodge
  • Parallel Journeys: AlyssaBeth Archambault follows her family’s story through Hawaiian music - Devon Léger
  • Capturing a Moment: Roots musicians use tintype photography to bridge the old and the new - Hilary Saunders
  • Historical Jukebox: Guest editor Dom Flemons speaks through the past and the present - Lamont Jack Pearley
  • Monopoly Money: As fans tire of fees and sky-high prices, alternative concert ticket platforms help the show go on - Courtney E. Smith
  • Screen Door: A Role to Play - Billy Bragg

... And so much more!


  • Original design by Marcus Amaker
  • Original cover art by Dare Coulter
  • Original illustration by Joanna Sternberg