Archive for Eleanor Whitmore

Video Du Jour: The Mastersons

Posted in News with tags , , on June 27, 2012 by 30daysout

We had the privilege of interviewing the Mastersons around SXSW this year – Chris Masterson and his wife Eleanor Whitmore are well-known for touring with Steve Earle, but the duo have recorded a new album, Birds Fly South.

Masterson, who is from Houston, acknowledges a lot of influences in his music; one is certainly the Jayhawks. You can hear that influence and much more in “One Word More.”

The Mastersons official website

30 Days Out Interview: Steve Christensen, “Townes” engineer

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 13, 2009 by 30daysout


Last week my band, Orange Is In, was recording drums for our latest project at Rogers Recording in Houston when I stumbled upon some cool information about our engineer Steve Christensen. Steve has worked with Destiny’s Child, Jermaine Dupri, Ray Wylie Hubbard and countless others who have passed through Houston’s legendary Sugar Hill Studios. He also worked on our first two records and is┬ánot only a great engineer, but also a great guy.

During a break, we decided to go to Antone’s Famous Po’ Boys to pick up a sandwich. If you’re ever in Houston, I suggest you get the “Original.” It’s filledtownes300 with┬ásalami, ham and lots of relish, but I digress. Anyway, we’re talking and Steve proceeds to tell me that he worked on Steve Earle’s latest and greatest disc, Townes. Pleasantly surprised, I asked him if he would answer a few questions about his whirlwind trip to the Big Apple and the making of, in my opinion, the best album of the year.

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