The Deslondes Newbie
Apr18

The Deslondes Newbie

  The Deslondes hail from New Orleans and demonstrate an inventive mix of r ‘n’ b/Americana.  This interesting collective are set to return with their second album Hurry Home, out on June 23 2017 via New West Records. The thirteen-song set reportedly exhibits a more electrified sound, compared with their critically acclaimed 2014 eponymous debut. For Hurry Home, the band split up songwriting and lead vocal duties...

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New Music From Chris Stapleton – From A Room Vol. 1
Apr13

New Music From Chris Stapleton – From A Room Vol. 1

  Multi-Award Winner Chris Stapleton Second Album Announced Out May 5 2017 Another Release To Follow     Last week at a listening party for industry insiders in Nashville Tennessee, Kentucky singer songwriter Chris Stapleton marked the release of a new collection From A Room: Volume 1 (Mercury Records). Like its multi-award winning predecessor (Traveler), the new tracks were recorded in Nashville’s historic RCA Studio...

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Angaleena Presley – Wrangled
Apr12

Angaleena Presley – Wrangled

  Angaleena Presley To Release ‘Wrangled’ April 21 2017 Kentuckian Angaleena Presley will follow her acclaimed 2014 album American Middle Class with Wrangled, her second full-length solo album, on April 21 (via Mining Light Music/Thirty Tigers). The album is co-produced by Presley and Oran Thornton and features twelve tracks, all of which were co-written by Presley.  One of the album’s tracks is ‘Cheer Up Little...

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Kronos Quartet Release Collaboration Folk Songs
Apr11

Kronos Quartet Release Collaboration Folk Songs

  ‘FOLK SONGS’ Kronos Quartet and Singers Sam Amidon, Olivia Chaney, Rhiannon Giddens and Natalie Merchant, Out June 9 2017  Nonesuch Records celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2014, with festivals at London’s Barbican Centre and New York’s Brooklyn Academy of Music, the dazzling Kronos Quartet joined forces with four label mates—Sam Amidon, Olivia Chaney, Rhiannon Giddens and Natalie Merchant—to perform a concert...

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John Moreland’s Big Bad Luv
Mar17

John Moreland’s Big Bad Luv

  By Rob Dickens Oklahoman John Moreland Big Bad Luv Out May 5 2017   Intense.  Brilliant. Compelling. I have seen John Moreland perform live at least a half-dozen times. Never have I seen a more honest and humble individual. He once said he wrote songs during the ads while watching television.  And what songs they are. I have seen him trudge off stage with a tumultuous standing ovation without looking up. I have...

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Jemma & The Clifton Hillbillies – ‘Sleeping’ Swan Song
Mar08

Jemma & The Clifton Hillbillies – ‘Sleeping’ Swan Song

  Melbourne’s Own Jemma & The Clifton Hillbillies Record ‘Sleeping’ in Nashville TN Jemma Rowlands is known as the principal of Melbourne alt. country/Americana band Jemma & The Clifton Hillbillies. ‘Sleeping’ was written by Rowlands and recorded at the end of the band’s journey to Nashville in late 2016. With a few days up their sleeve in Nashville, Cal Walker, Sean McMahon and...

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