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BROCK ZEMAN - THE CARNIVA...

BROCK ZEMAN - THE CARNIVAL IS BACK IN TOWN

Brock Zeman (from the album The Carnival is Back in Town)

Brock Zeman rolls the wagons into a circle and sets up a tent full of songs as he unleashes a side show full of characters to announce “The Carnival is Back in Town”, letting the title track open his recent release. Donning the crown of king of the midway, “Percy Jones” shuffles in on snake-skin boots as three-foot tal...

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DANNY BARNES - STOVE UP

DANNY BARNES - STOVE UP

Danny Barnes (from the album Stove Up)

Often described as a ‘banjo virtuoso’, Danny Barnes’ chief asset is his ability to mentally erase the established lines that divide musical genres. Danny translates styles, utilizing banjo strings as his primary language on his latest release, Stove Up . The album rapidly heads down the hills on mountain music to keep pace with the flash fire pl...

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THE HOOTEN HALLERS - THE ...

THE HOOTEN HALLERS - THE HOOTEN HALLERS

The Hooten Hallers (from the album The Hooten Hallers)

Nestled into the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, The Hooten Hallers use words and music to reflect sight and sound. The Columbia, Missouri-based band bury their Roots into the life around them, their stories welcoming characters from surrounding agricultural and river communities as well as the college kids and tweakers that travel in the same...

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LEEROY STAGGER - LOVE VER...

LEEROY STAGGER - LOVE VERSUS

Leeroy Stagger (from the album Love Versus on True North Records )

Leeroy Stagger kicks off his recent album release, Love Versus , with a small personal request. He sends out “I Want It All” as a wish, a resume, and the opening track on Love Versus . Leeroy Stagger recorded Love Versus in his home studio, teaming with producer Colin Stewart on the project, and enlisting an A-list backing band, ...

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ERIC BIBB - MIGRATION BLU...

ERIC BIBB - MIGRATION BLUES

Eric Bibb (from the album Migration Blues on Stony Plains Records )

Eric Bibb makes map trails for the nearly constant stream of refugees that have crossed the earth for centuries with his latest release, Migration Blues . Eric see no difference for the reasons that guide feet to leave homelands whether the causes are related to feeding or saving a family. Eric Bibb feels that ‘whether you’r...

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TIM O'BRIEN - WHERE THE R...

TIM O'BRIEN - WHERE THE RIVER MEETS THE ROAD

Tim O’Brien (from the album Where the River Meets the Road)

West Virginia provided the musical backdrop for Tim O’Brien in his early years. Tim returns to the sounds that are part of the experience of West Virginia on his recent release, Where the River Meets the Road . On his personal journey, Tim O’Brien headed west, forming Hot Rize in Boulder, Colorado, and coming back east to ta...

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AMILIA K SPICER - WOW AND...

AMILIA K SPICER - WOW AND FLUTTER

Amilia K Spicer (from the album Wow and Flutter)

Americana tours west coast highways on Wow and Flutter , the recent release from Amilia K Spicer. From farmlands to the mountains, from the stark sand landscape of the deserts to the salt air sand of the beaches, Amilia K Spicer stiches the sound of California Country into each note on Wow and Flutter . As temperatures drop, the cold desert night touches ...

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VINTAGE #18 - GRIT

VINTAGE #18 - GRIT

Vintage #18 (from the album Grit)

Vintage #18 collects the heart of 1960’s Rhythm and Blues classic tracks for the Soul of their music in Grit , the recent release from the Washington, DC-based band. Originally based in Northern Virginia, Vintage #18 plugged into the DC, Maryland, Virginia Blues and Soul circuit to carve out a spot for their music, representing the Central Virginia Blues Society...

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TAARKA - FADING MYSTERY

TAARKA - FADING MYSTERY

Taarka (from the album Fading Mystery)

Taarka use Fading Mystery , their recent release, to blur the lines between Folk, Gypsy Jazz, Bluegrass and Chamber Rock in their music as their words see how far the characters in the stories can take passion, love, loss, and grief. Fading Mystery examines the potential of the human heart over a caffeinated beat (“Sun and Rain”), gently plucks acoustic...

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THE DRUGSTORE GYPSIES - T...

THE DRUGSTORE GYPSIES - THE DRUGSTORE GYPSIES

The Drugstore Gypsies (from the album The Drugstore Gypsies)

Self-confidence is the amplifier that The Drugstore Gypsies plug into on their self-titled release. The Texas band embody a Southern Rock heritage in the music as well as being well-versed in the smile with a smirk that is the birthmark of English Rock bands such as Led Zeppelin and The Rolling Stones. The Drugstore Gypsies showcases songs f...

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JC BROOKS - THE NEON JUNG...

JC BROOKS - THE NEON JUNGLE

JC Brooks (from the album The Neon Jungle)

The backdrop for JC Brooks in the creation of The Neon Jungle , his recent release, was a specific time and place. The Neon Jungle , as JC Brooks sees it, is ‘1987, you're going out on a Friday night and you're ready to lose yourself in the city, anticipating this unbelievable time and surfing the radio and stopping on whatever's gonna keep that tingle fl...

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LAUREN BARTH - FORAGER

LAUREN BARTH - FORAGER

Lauren Barth (from the album Forager on Horton Records )

In her role as Forager for her recent album release, Lauren Barth is the hunter/gatherer of songs that move through multiple genres and styles. On album opener “Want It Back”, Lauren Barth dials in a 1960’s rock’n’roll beat, backing the girl-group harmonies and a wall-of-sound instrumental barrage. Forager sees its lead...

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FRANK MIGLIORELLI AND THE...

FRANK MIGLIORELLI AND THE DIRT NAPPERS - BASS, DRUMS, GUITARS, AND ORGANS

Frank Migliorelli and the Dirt Nappers (from the album Bass, Drums, Guitars, and Organs)

Frank Migliorelli is a traditionalist, keeping the musical theme for his latest release with The Dirt Nappers simple with the title Bass, Drums, Guitars, and Organs . The marquee title is reflective of the path Frank Migliorelli takes to get to the songs on the album. The tracks follow a structure that leads along...

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OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW - ...

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW - 50 YEARS OF BLONDE ON BLONDE

Old Crow Medicine Show (from the album 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde on Columbia Nashville )

Old Crow Medicine Show captured their performance of Bob Dylan’s Blonde on Blonde when the band performed the album in its entirety at the CMA Theater, located inside the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee. OCMS has released live tracks from the show to tribute the fiftieth anniversary of th...

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THE ROAMIES - WE GOT LOVE

THE ROAMIES - WE GOT LOVE

The ROAMies (from the album We Got Love)

The ROAMies band moniker fits husband and wife duo Rory and Alexa nicely. Though comprised only of six songs, their recent E.P., We Got Love , was recorded in Los Angeles, Nashville, and Helsinki, Finland. The pair first met when Alexa was fifteen years old and when they both wound up in Tennessee at Nashville’s Belmont University, they began an on-again,...

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ZOE SCHWARZ BLUE COMMOTIO...

ZOE SCHWARZ BLUE COMMOTION - THIS IS THE LIFE I CHOOSE

Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion (from the album This is the Life I Choose)

Formed in 2007, Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion have hit a stride over the past few years, releasing four albums, including their recent This is the Life I Choose , and climbing a musical ladder that has taken them to the top of the British Blues scene. Zoe Schwarz releases her dusky vocal lazily over the title track as she claims &ldquo...

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GWYNETH MORELAND - CIDER

GWYNETH MORELAND - CIDER

Gwyneth Moreland (from the album Cider)

The inspiration of art and music that was the backdrop for the formative years of Gwyneth Moreland becomes the same formula she uses to brew her recent release, Cider . After leaving the west coast to work as a veterinary technician in Denver, Colorado, Gwyneth returned to the artistic environment of family and hometown in Mendocino, California. Gwyneth Moreland...

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VARIOUS ARTISTS - FEEL LI...

VARIOUS ARTISTS - FEEL LIKE GOING HOME: THE SONGS OF CHARLIE RICH

Various Artists (from the album Feel Like Going Home: The Songs of Charlie Rich on Memphis International Records )

Made famous by Charlie Rich, the songs of the legendary Country music man come full circle, returning to the Phillips family fold with the release of Feel Like Going Home: The Songs of Charlie Rich on Memphis International Records. Originally signed by Sam Philips in the late 1950’s,...

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JOHN MORELAND - BIG BAD L...

JOHN MORELAND - BIG BAD LUV

John Moreland (from the album Big Bad Luv)

John Moreland shows Big Bad Luv on his latest release for the hard times. His words take the isolation out of heartbreak by showing it as a common thread that holds together human life. Big Bad Luv hears ‘the devil laughing from the ambulance passing’ in “No Glory in Regret” as it encourages the anger that rises as the siren fades to be ...

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JASON EADY - JASON EADY

JASON EADY - JASON EADY

Jason Eady (from the album Jason Eady)

To fulfill the sound of his own Roots, Jason Eady borrowed from multiple styles within the genre on his recent self-titled release. Jason sings to himself with on an easy Country Folk that matches the tire rhythms of a traveling troubadour (“Waiting to Shine”). Wishes become hard truths as Jason Eady drifts on dreamlike strums (“Where I’ve...

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