Son Volt’s new release, American
Central Dust, its third in four years, finds alt-country purveyor
Jay Farrar embracing the band’s new-found focus.trademark raw and plaintive sound with bar stool prophesies, Son Volt
once again tackles complex contemporary issues through the aural
simplicity of the heartland. Taking a break from tour rehearsals,
Farrar caught up with Paste to talk about kids, Keith Richards and
the inspiration to return to his musical roots.
Paste: How are the kids?