JOHN MORELAND - BIG BAD LUV

JOHN MORELAND - BIG BAD LUV

John Moreland (from the album Big Bad Luv)

John...

MEET MATT JAFFE AND THE DISTRACTIONS

MEET MATT JAFFE AND THE DISTRACTIONS

MEET MATT JAFFE AND THE DISTRACTIONS

Vivid imag...

STAGECOACH FESTIVAL 2017 - APRIL 27, 28, 29

STAGECOACH FESTIVAL 2017 - APRIL 27, 28, 29

STAGECOACH FESITVAL 2017

The folks at Stagecoac...

MEET CARRIE ELKIN

MEET CARRIE ELKIN

MEET CARRIE ELKIN - Carrie Elkin Talks About The...

THE MAVERICKS - BRAND NEW DAY

THE MAVERICKS - BRAND NEW DAY

The Mavericks (from the album Brand New Day)

Th...

NEW AND NOTEWORTHY

NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTAR...

NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS - PRAYER FOR PEACE

North Mississippi Allstars (from the Prayer for Peace on Legacy Recordings)

The shakey wobble of the rhythms in “Prayer for Peace”, the title track from the recent North Mississippi Allstars release, gives the impression that the petition might be tentative. The listen belies that notion, the wish for a better world and the soft reserve of the song is its power as North Mississippi Allstars take charge of our future direction. They make the request a demand as they shake their hea...

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ADAM EZRA GROUP - HURRICA...

ADAM EZRA GROUP - HURRICANE WIND

Adam Ezra Group (from the album Hurricane Wind)

Over the course of their career, the Adam Ezra Group has built a solid foundation for their music and career on the fans that they have drawn into their audio flame. The band’s recent release, Hurricane Wind, brings The Group and The Fan together into the project. Hurricane Wind is fully fan-funded and fan-produced. To show their appreciation for the group effort, Adam Ezra is offering the album as a free download for a few weeks, and unti...

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SARA PETITE - ROAD LESS T...

SARA PETITE - ROAD LESS TRAVELED

Sara Petite (from the album Road Less Traveled)

Heartbreak and happiness share the front seat with Sara Petite as she makes her way along Road Less Traveled, the latest release from the SoCal songstress. Sara Petite catches air on south of the border horns, choir loft organ swells and harmonies, chugging punk rock guitar riffs, and a salvation-seeking story line as she mounts a pulpit soapbox to inspire with “I Will Rise”. Road Less Traveled moves over the highways and byways of C...

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NEW VIDEO FROM THE ETHER

LILLY HIATT - TRINITY LAN...

The days go by slowly as Lilly Hiatt sits at home in her East Nashville digs making peace with a former life. Lilly wakes up on “Trinity Lane” playing at home with her cat and cruising the streets in the video for the title track from her upcoming (August 25, 2017) album.

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DANNY AND THE CHAMPIONS O...

Setting to play in a local pub, Danny and the Champions of the World debut a track from their upcoming (June 30, 2017) album, Brilliant Light. Filmed at The Betsey Trotwood in London, Danny and The Champs take to the stage with “Waiting for the Right Time”.

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WOLF CREEK BOYS - THIS IS...

The Wolf Creek Boys are clear with how they can change their day around and have no interest in hearing about their methods. The band spells it out in a lyric video for “This Isn’t 81”, directed by Devan Power (Jason Isbell, Chuck Ragan, Sons of Anarachy).

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MOVERS AND SHAKERS

ED DUPAS - TENNESSEE NIGH...

ED DUPAS - TENNESSEE NIGHT

Ed Dupas (from the album Tennessee Night)

Speaking directly to the human condition, Ed Dupas uses two paths to reach the masses on Tennessee Night, his latest release. His voice has the honest urgency of a Folk Singer as Ed backs the stories with the blue collar beat of Rock’n’Roll on the album. Tennessee Night tears down dead-end signs with the teeth of feral guitars on opening cut “Love Too Big to Fail”, gently strums a thank you to past lessons learned with “H...

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RAGING FIRE - THESE TEETH...

RAGING FIRE - THESE TEETH ARE SHARP

Raging Fire (from the album These Teeth are Sharp)

In 1983, Music City showed favoritism for only one musical child. Country music wore the crown in Nashville and while other sounds made themselves heard in the local scene, getting label attention for anything that did not fit into the mold was tough. Raging Fire were a local Nashville alternative band combining Punk Rock and Roots in their music. The success of an E.P. and album gave Raging Fire a tour base that extended throughout the south...

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JOE MAZZARI OF 61 GHOSTS ...

JOE MAZZARI OF 61 GHOSTS INTERVIEW

JOE MAZZARI OF 61 GHOSTS INTERVIEW

Joe Mazzari of 61 Ghosts talks about his ‘crazy and chaotic’ time in rock icon Johnny Thunders’ band by Suzanne Laurent - 61 Ghosts is about to hit the road nationally and abroad to promote their debut recording To the Edge. The three-member band is based in Clarksdale, Mississippi, and also perform as a high-energy duo. 61 Ghosts bills themselves as original rock ‘n’ roll, gritty Americana and garage blues. This trio is far fro...

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FROM THE VAULTS

YARN SERVES LEFTOVERS VOL...

YARN SERVES LEFTOVERS VOLUME TWO

Yarn (from the album Leftovers, Volume 2)

We’re very lucky. Blake Christiana is a prolific man. Leftovers Volume Two takes care of the album doldrums experienced between releases by offering Yarn music ‘left off’ earlier releases. On the heels of the success of Almost Home, Yarn presented Leftovers V2 as the second in a series of albums that focused on tracks that did not make the final selection for previous Yarn albums. Leftovers Volume One mined gems from the band’s...

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PLAINSONG - REMEMBERING R...

PLAINSONG - REMEMBERING RICHARD, THE SONGS OF RICHARD FARINA

Plainsong (from the album Reinventing Richard; The Songs of Richard Farina on Omnivore Recordings) - Plainsong assembles above average resumes for its three musicians, Iain Matthews, Andy Roberts (Richard Thompson, Roy Harper, Chris Spedding), and Mark Griffiths (Cliff Richard’s Shadows, Bonzo Dog Band). The collective has been an ongoing musical meeting place for Iain Matthews and Andy Roberts since 1972. The songs of Richard Farina were an integral piece of Folk Music, their author a c...

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TERRANCE SIMIEN AND THE Z...

TERRANCE SIMIEN AND THE ZYDECO EXPERIENCE - DOCKSIDE SESSIONS

Terrance Simien and Zydeco Experience (from the album Dockside Sessions) - Terrance Simien can claim the title of Zydeco legend. The man has been an ambassador for the genre, and a bridge that helps Zydeco get beyond its regional box, for over thirty years. Native Cajun and Zydeco has a stronghold in Louisiana and the Gulf states.Terrance Simien stays true to the style traditions, but like the man himself and his multi-cultural Créole heritage, the music of zydeco goes beyond the delta...

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MAKING THE LIST

TEN REASONS WE LOVE GREGG...

TEN REASONS WE LOVE GREGG ALLMAN

Top Ten Reasons We Love Gregg Allman (12-8-47 to 05-27-17)

Born in Nashville, Tennessee on December 8, 1947, Gregg LeNoir Allman will be forever linked to the group he co-founded along with his brother, Duane, and other players as The Allman Brothers Band. Gregg and Duane Allman heard music calling them while in their teens, forming The Allman Joys in mid-1960’s Florida before relocating to Los Angeles, California in 1967 and forming the band Hour Glass. After two album releases on Libe...

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TOP 40 MODERN BLUES ARTIS...

TOP 40 MODERN BLUES ARTISTS FOR 2015 - PART 1

In her recent Grammy winning album, The River and The Thread, Rosanne Cash points out that ‘there’s a million shades of Modern Blue’. We agree. The Blues is a genre that is in constant motion. Blues artists are creating a future for Blues that takes cues from the past in both playing and production of music. Artists are making their own instruments, blending Blues with Country, Folk, and Soul, taking the sound of albums back to analog recording days, mixing Rhythm with their ...

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TOP 40 MODERN BLUES ARTIS...

TOP 40 MODERN BLUES ARTISTS FOR 2015 - PART 2

In her most recent Grammy winning album, The River and The Thread, Rosanne Cash points out that ‘there’s a million shades of Modern Blue’. We agree. The Blues is a genre that is in motion. Blues artists are creating a future for Blues that takes cues from the past in both playing and production of music. Artists are making their own instruments, blending Blues with Country, Folk, and Soul, taking the sound off albums to analog recording days, mixing Rhythm with their Blues. I...

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