Al Riggs :: Transmissions

Durham songwriter al Riggs returns with a new country music album, I Got a Big Electric Fan to Keep Me Cool While I Sleep. They joined us to discuss the album’s concept, finding your own way into traditional music, and of course, Robert Altman’s 1980 movie Popeye.

Al Riggs & Lauren Francis :: Bile and Bone

Keeping tabs on North Carolina’s Al Riggs hasn’t been easy. Visit their Bandcamp page and you’ll find that since 2016 they’ve released nine traditional albums, an “introduction”/best-of, two live albums, side projects, and a handful of singles. Now, partnered with musician/producer Lauren Francis, they’ve released their tenth and best album to date, Bile and Bone.