Posts Tagged americana

Jason Eady presents his self-titled album released on the 21st of April.

On his last two albums, Jason Eady earned major acclaim for his ahead-of-the-curve take on classic country, a bold departure from his earlier excursions into blues-infused Americana. Now with his sixth album, the Mississippi-bred singer/guitarist merges his distinct sensibilities into a stripped-down, roots-oriented sound that starkly showcases the gritty elegance of his songwriting. The follow-up […]

The Weatherman cometh…


 “There’s a gentle, comforting ease to Gregory Alan Isakov’s songs on The Weatherman, at times recalling the likes of Bob Dylan or Paul Simon with a little more banjo. But the […]

Top Americana duo Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis release ‘Our Year’ ‘A modern take on classic country music.’

If Austin’s happily egalitarian music scene suddenly switched to a monarchy, Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis might have to learn to perform while balancing heft crowns. The two already reign as one of Americana music’s coolest couples, and their latest release, Our Year, elevates them closer to the lofty territory once occupied by beloved royals, Johnny […]

Stephen Kellogg returns to the land of ‘Blunderstone’ to release new single, ‘Forgive You, Forgive Me,’ and to play some dates!

“Ask any group of people if their life has gone ‘exactly as they planned’ and one person (usually recently engaged) will raise their hand and say ‘yes’. Well this song is for everybody else! In my own search for forgiveness for the things I’ve done of which I’m not proud, I’ve found that it usually […]

BEX MARSHALL TO TOUR UK April including 100 club

  Bex will also be on tour in the UK and live in session with Bob Harris Radio 2 upon her return from the States,  in April,  to play the following shows including the 100 club in London. APRIL 2013. Saturday 6th April Theatre Of Blues Festival (solo) Theatre Severn Frankwell Quay Shrewsbury Shropshire SY3 8HQ Tel: 01743 […]

Bex Marshall releases House of Mercy in the US and announces Tour…

Bex Marshall – Releases New Album ‘HOUSE OF MERCY’ 12th February 2013 in USA and announces her first tour in 2013. ‘… She does down n dirty blues, evokes Janis Joplin, goes acoustic for the tender, and contributes tasty slide and knopfleresque runs. Marshall’s powerhouse persona dominates,winningly…Uncut Magazine UK Bex Marshall’s unique style of guitar playing is […]

Son Volt to release New Album March 2013 entitled Honky Tonk

  SON VOLT’S NEW ALBUM “HONKY TONK” TO BE RELEASED ON ROUNDER RECORDS : ELEVEN NEW SONGS ABOUT “HEARTACHE, HEARTBREAK, AND THE ROAD” On March 18th 2013, Son Volt will release Honky Tonk, the highly anticipated follow-up to 2009’s critically lauded American Central Dust. The album features eleven new Son Volt songs that are inspired […]

The Steeldrivers announce a new album

OCTOBER 17, 2012 GRAMMY® NOMINATED BLUEGRASS-MEETS-SOUL BAND THE STEELDRIVERS RELEASING NEW HAMMER DOWN “They’re a blues, country, bluegrass, swagger band and they are brilliant.” ~ Adele “Whether it was older songs such as ‘Drinkin’ Dark Whiskey’ or newer songs such as ‘Guitars, Whiskey, Guns and Knives,’ the new lineup earned the respect of the most […]

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