Sam Baker Provides No Doubt
Aug26

Sam Baker Provides No Doubt

Read our review of Texan Sam Baker‘s potent new release Land of Doubt. Sam Baker’s Hushed Power Pierces Through  ‘Land Of Doubt’  By Rob Dickens Sam Baker hails from the small prairie town of Itasca, Texas, and now lives in Austin. His new album Land of Doubt is his first in four years.  It is a compelling testimony from a songwriter who has plenty to say. A cornerstone event in his life has been how he...

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Lucinda Williams Re-Imagines A Sweet Old World
Aug25

Lucinda Williams Re-Imagines A Sweet Old World

Read about Lucinda Williams’ new project – a surprising reworking of an oldie   Sweet Old World Gets A Make-Over   Grammy-winner and alt.country/Americana icon Lucinda Williams has done something quite unusual.  She has re-recorded an earlier album and will release a new version next month. Sweet Old World was released in 1992, between the classic 1988 Lucinda Williams album and the game-changing Car Wheels On A...

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What If Jerry Douglas Formed A Band?
Jun26

What If Jerry Douglas Formed A Band?

  Read about dobro maestro Jerry Douglas’s new album and watch new video Jerry Douglas Band Jerry Douglas is regarded as one of the greatest dobro players of all time.  On top of that, he has been at the forefront of many projects exploring new musical territory as his influence in contemporary roots music continues to grow. His bio is outstanding – fourteen-time Grammy winner, long solo career, member of Allison...

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Whoop It Up and Regret No More!
Apr25

Whoop It Up and Regret No More!

  By Rob Dickens They have done it again. Not surprising really. The masters of the meld of cow punk power and anthemic twang return and delight us yet another time. For over twenty years and through ten studio albums, Dallas alt-country dynamo outfit Old 97’s have charmed and spurred us on. Their new album Graveyard Whistling (ATO Records) maintains the lofty standards that were set with the band’s iconic major label...

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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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