MAVIS!, Jeff Tweedy, and The Hideout

Martha already posted here on the fabo Mavis Staples and the Grammy she took home for her most recent record, You Are Not Alone. Here is the full story on Cross Rhythms outlining how Jeff Tweedy came to produce that record… after seeing her play The Hideout in 2008. “I had a concert on the […]


The indominable, incomparable Mavis Staples took home her first-ever Grammy Award on Sunday night, when You Are Not Alone won the title of Best Americana Album. That album, produced by Jeff Tweedy, is an amazing, soul-stirring collection. So we hope we will be forgiven if we admit to a preference for the album that preceded […]