This week’s Off-Ramp song of the week is “The Right Stuff, the latest single by the Los Angeles band The Americans. True to their name, "The Right Stuff" is American as apple pie — or Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty, at least.
Formed in 2010, the Americans have served as the backing band for Lucinda Williams, Nick Cave, and Courtney Love. They've performed on the Late Show with David Letterman, and you can hear their music on PBS's upcoming documentary American Epic.
Check out a video of The Americans performing "The Right Stuff" live for Oregon Public Media: