Channeling the Voice of Anne Briggs: An Interview With Devin Hoff

There’s a certain magic to the music of Anne Briggs that’s hard to put a pin in. Her talents as a singer and songwriter are immense. Her voice carries so much weight, her songs are emotive and bewitching. When I heard that bassist Devin Hoff had made an album of interpretations of her music, I was intrigued, though a little skeptical. I should have known … Continue reading Channeling the Voice of Anne Briggs: An Interview With Devin Hoff

Video Premiere: Devin Hoff (w/ Julia Holter) “Let No Man Steal Your Thyme”

I’ve loved listening to Anne Briggs sing for over half my life. Whenever I think of her lilting, mesmerizing voice I go straight to this video of “Blackwaterside” with Bert Jansch. It’s utter perfection, just like that voice. So I admit, when I heard that bassist Devin Hoff made an album full of Anne Briggs songs with guest vocalists, I was intrigued yet skeptical. There are plenty … Continue reading Video Premiere: Devin Hoff (w/ Julia Holter) “Let No Man Steal Your Thyme”