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Irishman Carl Finlay due to release new single ‘So Hard to Be Happy’ 1st December

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  Irish born singer/songwriter Carl Finlay's music is guaranteed to be the most unique and infectious thing you are likely to hear this year. An unusual and fresh blend of Folk, Rock and Reggae delivered with a beautiful Irish accent. Citing an eclectic spread of influences from Bob Dylan and James Blake to obscure Reggae and Folk artists, his music manages to be at once strikingly individual while remaini...

Marca Cassity Releases “Songs from the Well” with Support from Osage Nation Foundation

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Marca Cassity's fourth independent release, "Songs from the Well" (Release date: Oct. 7, 2014) is a tribally-funded collection of 11 folk rock spirit songs, that delivers a positive message with Native nuances that speaks to overcoming hardship through resilience, in connection to nature, humor, love, compassion, spirituality, and heritage. The album, recorded at world-renowned Bay area based Fantasy Studios, and ...

The Oly Mountain Boys Release Bluegrass Concept Album/Box Set “White Horse”

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As lovers of traditional bluegrass, The Oly Mountain Boys have a deep admiration for the songs written by Bill Monroe and the pioneers of bluegrass: Ralph Stanley, Don Reno, Jimmy Martin, and Earl Scruggs to name a few. For their fourth album, “White Horse” (Release date: Sept. 25th 2014) they wanted to draw from the history of place, as their musical forefathers did before them when they wrote their classic blueg...

The Student Loan Releases New Album, “Moonlit Toasters”

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Portland Oregon based The Student Loan is a progressive-acoustic newgrass project known for their fun and funky originals, quirky covers, and knack for getting a crowd moving on the dance floor.  Moonlit Toasters is The Student Loan’s fourth independent release, recorded by prolific producer, engineer and session player Billy Oskay (Foghorn Stringband, Beppe Gambetta, Dan Crary) at his Big Red Studios in Corbett O...

Eight Dollar Mountain Releases New Album, “Tied To The Tracks”

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Rising from the Cascade-Siskiyou Mountain range of Southern Oregon comes Eight Dollar Mountain, an exciting, high-energy bluegrass quintet. Tied To The Tracks (Release date: June 25, 2014) the band’s third release  was produced by Vince Herman, the incomparable lead man of the progressive “Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass” band Leftover Salmon.  Herman, a recent transplant to Oregon from his longtime home amongst the pr...

Colin Clyne rides the ‘Merry Go Round’ – latest single on June 30th

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  Upbeat acoustic roots tune taken from album ‘The Never Ending Pageant’ – released 21st July  Scotland born folk singer-songwriter Colin Clyne, a versatile acoustic artist as comfortable spinning off an upbeat folk ditty as a heartrending dose of roots melancholy, returns this summer with excellent single ‘Merry Go Round’, taken from album ‘The Never Ending Pageant’. The single, a straight, driving example o...

Americana Wonder Jane Ellen Bryant Says “Farewell For Now” to Nashville

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Young Americana songwriter Jane Ellen Bryant will say goodbye to Nashville at the end of the month to migrate back to Austin, TX. Bryant has seen her music begin to come of age in the city, she says "Farewell For Now" to Nashville with a show next Thursday at the Rutledge. Though she is just out of school, Bryant's songwriting shows wisdom far beyond her years. The title track to her recent album Hourglass refl...

American Nomad Releases New Album, “Country Mile”

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Award winning Bay Area acoustic group American Nomad, the musical brain child of singer-songwriters Hassan El-Tayyab and Shiloh Parkerson, have just released their debut album Country Mile (Release date: May 1st, 2014). Drawing on influences ranging from bluegrass, folk, swing, blues, and soul, their music creates a classic sound that is brand new, while still embracing the Americana genre. Country Mile is the ban...

Mason Jar Fireflies

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Mason Jar Fireflies have a sound that feels like Detroit meets Nashville. One part Acoustic-Pop, one part Americana, the Tennessee trio's music comes together with a splash of R&B for full bodied flavor. Popular in the mid-south for their unique stage presence, the outfit realizes that they bring something totally unique to the table, referring to their sound as being based in "Rhythm & Greens". Comp...

Town in the City – “Open Air”

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Town in the City is an indie/folk rock band from Los Angeles, California. Their music has its roots in acoustic, harmony-driven folk music, while simultaneously incorporating classic rock grooves, experimental recording techniques, and an exhilarating live show. "As folk music has made a strong resurgence in the mainstream in recent years, I have countless bands to add to my playlists for driving around in the ...

Matthew And The Atlas release “Other Rivers”

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Here are a couple songs from the new album coming out April 15th! Counting Paths Pale Sun Rose Out Of The Darkness 'Another Way' feat Matt Corby Nowhere Now Into Gold Other Rivers is due out April 15th on Communion Records. Pre-order your copy on his site matthewandtheatlas.com Other Rivers Tracklist: 1. Into Gold 2. Pale Sun Rose 3. To The North 4. Out Of The Darkness ...

‘Debutantes & Dealer’ the debut album from Seattle-based band Vaudeville Etiquette

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Seattle-based Americana band Vaudeville Etiquette will release their debut album 'Debutantes & Dealers' on Tuesday, April 15. The album will be released via Sunyata Records, the indie label owned by Mad Season/Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin, who also produced the album. The record was mixed by Jack Endino (Mark Lanegan, Nirvana). Check out the four-song sampler as a preview:  https://soundcloud.c...

West My Friend Releases New Album, “When The Ink Dries”

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Victoria B.C. Canadian folk and roots based quintet, "West My Friend" have just released their sophomore album "When The Ink Dries" (US release: April 6th 2014/Canadian release: March 6th, 2014.)  The Vancouver Island-based West My Friend formed five years ago through music school at the University of Victoria. By 2011, they had released their first full-length album Place, which garnered multiple Canadian awa...

Irishman Carl Finlay due to release new single ‘So Hard to Be Happy’ 1st December

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  Irish born singer/songwriter Carl Finlay's music is guaranteed to be the most unique and infectious thing you are likely to hear this year. An unusual and fresh blend of Folk, Rock and Reggae delivered with a beautiful Irish accent. Citing an eclectic spread of influences from Bob Dylan and James Blake to obscure Reggae and Folk artists, his music manages to be at once strikingly individual while remaini...

Kate Callahan Stuns With New EP, Aha!

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Proving that obstacles can become a thriving motivation is the folk singer Kate Callahan. Her collection of work on her latest EP "Aha!" stands above her previous work, as her voice soars and captivates from start to finish. Her voice is the perfect juxtaposition of simple beauty and elegance. Not only can you hear the emotions behind each word but you can feel it as well. Backing up to her personal story, Kate w...

Cody Pennington dares you ‘To Be Me’ with new EP

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Stylish five song acoustic collection out now having been released August 16th   A singer-songwriter who was born in Nashville, Tennessee, but now residing in Suffolk, Cody Pennington is an acoustic guitar based musician with a taste for a classy turn of lyrical phrase and some effective instrumental melodies.   Nominated at the NMG awards for ‘Best Male Solo Artist 2014’ this year, he’s clearly an art...

Singer-songwriter River Child set to ‘Start Over Again’ with debut EP

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                         Ex-busker takes to the studio and creates a gem – released 3rd November   Based in North London, River Child is a solo singer-songwriter who specialises in classy, soulful indie/folk. With an off kilter, rare and distinctive voice, he is an ex-busker who has swapped the streets for the studio after getting some incredible feedback for his live performances.   For a taste of w...

Marca Cassity Releases “Songs from the Well” with Support from Osage Nation Foundation

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Marca Cassity's fourth independent release, "Songs from the Well" (Release date: Oct. 7, 2014) is a tribally-funded collection of 11 folk rock spirit songs, that delivers a positive message with Native nuances that speaks to overcoming hardship through resilience, in connection to nature, humor, love, compassion, spirituality, and heritage. The album, recorded at world-renowned Bay area based Fantasy Studios, and ...

The Oly Mountain Boys Release Bluegrass Concept Album/Box Set “White Horse”

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As lovers of traditional bluegrass, The Oly Mountain Boys have a deep admiration for the songs written by Bill Monroe and the pioneers of bluegrass: Ralph Stanley, Don Reno, Jimmy Martin, and Earl Scruggs to name a few. For their fourth album, “White Horse” (Release date: Sept. 25th 2014) they wanted to draw from the history of place, as their musical forefathers did before them when they wrote their classic blueg...

The Student Loan Releases New Album, “Moonlit Toasters”

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Portland Oregon based The Student Loan is a progressive-acoustic newgrass project known for their fun and funky originals, quirky covers, and knack for getting a crowd moving on the dance floor.  Moonlit Toasters is The Student Loan’s fourth independent release, recorded by prolific producer, engineer and session player Billy Oskay (Foghorn Stringband, Beppe Gambetta, Dan Crary) at his Big Red Studios in Corbett O...

Eight Dollar Mountain Releases New Album, “Tied To The Tracks”

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Rising from the Cascade-Siskiyou Mountain range of Southern Oregon comes Eight Dollar Mountain, an exciting, high-energy bluegrass quintet. Tied To The Tracks (Release date: June 25, 2014) the band’s third release  was produced by Vince Herman, the incomparable lead man of the progressive “Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass” band Leftover Salmon.  Herman, a recent transplant to Oregon from his longtime home amongst the pr...

Fireproof Giant find ‘A Place to Start’ with debut EP

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Hot off the Circus, the EP is now available from bandcamp.com  Having been described as a “terrific four piece band” (The Times) whose music is “intense, haunting and pulsating” (The Independent), it is sure enough that Fireproof Giant are experiencing a whirlwind of recognition with the release of highly anticipated EP ‘A Place to Start’. The EP has a refreshing, poignant sound with honest lyrical and musical...

Colin Clyne rides the ‘Merry Go Round’ – latest single on June 30th

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  Upbeat acoustic roots tune taken from album ‘The Never Ending Pageant’ – released 21st July  Scotland born folk singer-songwriter Colin Clyne, a versatile acoustic artist as comfortable spinning off an upbeat folk ditty as a heartrending dose of roots melancholy, returns this summer with excellent single ‘Merry Go Round’, taken from album ‘The Never Ending Pageant’. The single, a straight, driving example o...

The Gardener’s Son – Mary EP

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Earlier on this year we mentioned that The Gardener's Son would be releasing a short EP. And here it is. Emotionally captivating lyrics, smooth melodic sounds and a raw natural voice complete this lovely piece of self produced music. Nothing more we can say than.... Give it a listen. Share. Download for free or name your price. And keep spreading love for great music. Download the EP for the EP here! The Gar...

Faraway Neighbours – I May Never Find Home

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I took I May Never Find Home, the sophomore release from alt-folk trio Faraway Neighbours of North Bay, Ont., on a drive yesterday, and it didn’t take me long to decide that it’s a perfect driving CD. Music that often feels dreamy and wistful combine with reflective lyrics to make it the perfect soundtrack for a long drive alone where you can really soak up the beautiful writing on this album. I loved the earli...

Marca Cassity Releases “Songs from the Well” with Support from Osage Nation Foundation

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Marca Cassity's fourth independent release, "Songs from the Well" (Release date: Oct. 7, 2014) is a tribally-funded collection of 11 folk rock spirit songs, that delivers a positive message with Native nuances that speaks to overcoming hardship through resilience, in connection to nature, humor, love, compassion, spirituality, and heritage. The album, recorded at world-renowned Bay area based Fantasy Studios, and ...

Smoke Season Releases “Badlands” Video

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Los Angeles indie-Americana duo, Smoke Season recently unveiled the music video for their new single, "Badlands." The video was shot in the desert of Joshua Tree, CA and plays like an old Western movie. Stocked with Western staples such as revolvers, card games, cowboy boots and jean fringe, this video doesn't disappoint. The duo's haunting and sultry vocals create the perfect musical soundtrack for a drive throug...

Fireproof Giant find ‘A Place to Start’ with debut EP

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Hot off the Circus, the EP is now available from bandcamp.com  Having been described as a “terrific four piece band” (The Times) whose music is “intense, haunting and pulsating” (The Independent), it is sure enough that Fireproof Giant are experiencing a whirlwind of recognition with the release of highly anticipated EP ‘A Place to Start’. The EP has a refreshing, poignant sound with honest lyrical and musical...

Rob LaFond twists his roots on ‘When we Fly’

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First, the business: Rob LaFond's new EP, 'When we Fly' offers an exciting new twist on a vintage sound! It nods to Ryan Adams and Jamestown Revival, was produced by Raymond Richards (LOCAL NATIVES), and features a rumbling and humbling rhythm section: Jesse Ingalls (BEN HARPER, RICKIE LEE JONES) on bass and Adam Topol (JACK JOHNSON, MASON JENNINGS) on drums. The EP reflects Rob's transition from scr...

Nettie Rose – “To The West”

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Folk songstress Nettie Rose released her album, PEOPLE I KNOW earlier this year. Based out of Santa Monica, California, Nettie is the granddaughter of the legendary DJ Alan Freed. The 11-track album plays like the soundtrack to an old Western novel, with vivid characters and detailed storytelling. Nettie has a sound that is rarely heard in mainstream music today, especially for someone so young. Her unique voice i...

Plastic Stars by Sea for Miles

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Plastic Stars by Sea for Miles Sea for Miles is a collaborative project between Maine based musician Matt McInnis and his father and producer Michael McInnis. The album Sultans So Old So Cold will be digitally released at www.seaformiles.bandcamp.com on April 15th. The project is a lyrical journey through winter depression, neocolonialism, the Arab Spring, and the heartache caused by distance. Sultans mix...

Born Standing Up – Album and Music Video Premier

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We are pleased to present the debut album by Oxford, Mississippi's Born Standing Up. A Rock N' Roll band gone old time folk that centers around lead singers, Patton Ford and Allison Quick's beautiful lush harmonies. Having just finished their debut album this past fall, which was recorded in a very DIY fashion, this band is doing exactly what is right with folk music these days. Accompanied with their album for do...

Prisms in the Dark by Noble Kin – Music Video Premiere

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We are pleased to be able to share Prisms in the Dark, the first single from Noble Kin's forthcoming EP Cornish Litany (available April 1, 2014).  The Brooklyn based group, led by singer and multi-instrumentalist Keith Polasko, pays respect to a varied heritage of folk, blues, and rock nobility in the brief and densely packed collection of songs that is “Cornish Litany,” while managing to create something wholly r...

Campbell Young

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Campbell Young is an independent solo folk artist from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He started his "career" in 2012 at age 15, and now, at almost 17, he released his first non-bandcamp release (iTunes/Spotify). Campbell is said to sound like a cross between Bob Dylan, The Lumineers, and Green Day. His DIY EP released in January features three songs of various different folk styles. The first song "Never Die" ...

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Common Folk Music & Larcenist

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Common Folk Music is our second featured music blog. I highly recommend you checkout Common Folk Music if you're someone who likes finding new music. I've been a follower of Common Folk Music for over a year now, and they have consistently been putting up some of the best music I've heard. They post often, are excellent writers, and feature interviews, behind the song, and even do some PR work for artists as well....

Marca Cassity Releases “Songs from the Well” with Support from Osage Nation Foundation

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Marca Cassity's fourth independent release, "Songs from the Well" (Release date: Oct. 7, 2014) is a tribally-funded collection of 11 folk rock spirit songs, that delivers a positive message with Native nuances that speaks to overcoming hardship through resilience, in connection to nature, humor, love, compassion, spirituality, and heritage. The album, recorded at world-renowned Bay area based Fantasy Studios, and ...

The Student Loan Releases New Album, “Moonlit Toasters”

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Portland Oregon based The Student Loan is a progressive-acoustic newgrass project known for their fun and funky originals, quirky covers, and knack for getting a crowd moving on the dance floor.  Moonlit Toasters is The Student Loan’s fourth independent release, recorded by prolific producer, engineer and session player Billy Oskay (Foghorn Stringband, Beppe Gambetta, Dan Crary) at his Big Red Studios in Corbett O...

Colin Clyne rides the ‘Merry Go Round’ – latest single on June 30th

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  Upbeat acoustic roots tune taken from album ‘The Never Ending Pageant’ – released 21st July  Scotland born folk singer-songwriter Colin Clyne, a versatile acoustic artist as comfortable spinning off an upbeat folk ditty as a heartrending dose of roots melancholy, returns this summer with excellent single ‘Merry Go Round’, taken from album ‘The Never Ending Pageant’. The single, a straight, driving example o...

The Gardener’s Son – Mary EP

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Earlier on this year we mentioned that The Gardener's Son would be releasing a short EP. And here it is. Emotionally captivating lyrics, smooth melodic sounds and a raw natural voice complete this lovely piece of self produced music. Nothing more we can say than.... Give it a listen. Share. Download for free or name your price. And keep spreading love for great music. Download the EP for the EP here! The Gar...

The Moonshine

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You may know Michael Gerard Levasseur as Michael the Blind, described as “without a doubt one of Portland’s most exceptional musicians” by the Portland Mercury. Let us introduce you to the new project from the classically-trained musician, who released two solo records as Michael the Blind. Levasseur's band, The Moonshine, has released a hard-to-put-down album filled with catchy folk songs that bring together fant...

American Nomad Releases New Album, “Country Mile”

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Award winning Bay Area acoustic group American Nomad, the musical brain child of singer-songwriters Hassan El-Tayyab and Shiloh Parkerson, have just released their debut album Country Mile (Release date: May 1st, 2014). Drawing on influences ranging from bluegrass, folk, swing, blues, and soul, their music creates a classic sound that is brand new, while still embracing the Americana genre. Country Mile is the ban...

AMERICAN SONGSTER DOM FLEMONS HEADS OUT FROM GRAMMY-WINNING CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS FOR DYNAMIC NEW SOLO ALBUM ‘PROSPECT HILL,’ OUT JULY 22 ON MUSIC MAKER RELIEF FOUNDATION

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Dom Flemons – founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and American Songster – will release his third solo album 'Prospect Hill' on July 22 on Music Maker Relief Foundation. 'Prospect Hill' finds Flemons digging deeply into ragtime, Piedmont blues, spirituals, southern folk music, string band music, jug band music, fife and drum music, and ballads idioms with showmanship and humor, reinterpreting the music ...

Introducing: The Gardeners Son

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THE GARDENERS SON  Oliver Budd has recently taken the alias of The Gardener's Son for his latest endeavour, the Mary EP. With his emotionally vulnerable lyrics and infectious melodies with a modern folk twist, the EP gives an almost biographical look on the young musician's life as he enters adulthood and experiences all the new things that come with it. After travelling Europe and spending a lot of time in G...

West My Friend Releases New Album, “When The Ink Dries”

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Victoria B.C. Canadian folk and roots based quintet, "West My Friend" have just released their sophomore album "When The Ink Dries" (US release: April 6th 2014/Canadian release: March 6th, 2014.)  The Vancouver Island-based West My Friend formed five years ago through music school at the University of Victoria. By 2011, they had released their first full-length album Place, which garnered multiple Canadian awa...

The Oly Mountain Boys Release Bluegrass Concept Album/Box Set “White Horse”

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As lovers of traditional bluegrass, The Oly Mountain Boys have a deep admiration for the songs written by Bill Monroe and the pioneers of bluegrass: Ralph Stanley, Don Reno, Jimmy Martin, and Earl Scruggs to name a few. For their fourth album, “White Horse” (Release date: Sept. 25th 2014) they wanted to draw from the history of place, as their musical forefathers did before them when they wrote their classic blueg...

The Student Loan Releases New Album, “Moonlit Toasters”

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Portland Oregon based The Student Loan is a progressive-acoustic newgrass project known for their fun and funky originals, quirky covers, and knack for getting a crowd moving on the dance floor.  Moonlit Toasters is The Student Loan’s fourth independent release, recorded by prolific producer, engineer and session player Billy Oskay (Foghorn Stringband, Beppe Gambetta, Dan Crary) at his Big Red Studios in Corbett O...

Eight Dollar Mountain Releases New Album, “Tied To The Tracks”

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Rising from the Cascade-Siskiyou Mountain range of Southern Oregon comes Eight Dollar Mountain, an exciting, high-energy bluegrass quintet. Tied To The Tracks (Release date: June 25, 2014) the band’s third release  was produced by Vince Herman, the incomparable lead man of the progressive “Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass” band Leftover Salmon.  Herman, a recent transplant to Oregon from his longtime home amongst the pr...

David Benedict – Into the True Country

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Mandolinist David Benedict is a performer and composer seeking to blend tradition and innovation through his music.  Over the years, David’s broad tastes have led him to push the conventional boundaries of the mandolin by exploring a variety of musical styles. David’s debut solo album, Into the True Country, offers a fresh and compelling display of these diverse acoustic instrumental styles. Standing firmly on ...

David Benedict

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David Benedict is currently completing a unique degree in mandolin music performance at Bryan College in Dayton, TN. David is planning to record his first full-length album filled with original progressive bluegrass. He hopes to have the album recorded in a Nashville studio with the help of several world-class musicians. He needs your help though, and thus has a Kickstarter campaign in the works.. BIO: Davi...

Spirit Family Reunion

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One of SXSW must see bands of 2013, Spirit Family Reunion is a blend of Americana, Folk, and Bluegrass and what pops out is some of that new-old-timey music. I highly recommend you check out the rest of their latest album, No Separation. Spirit Family Reunion play homegrown American music to stomp, clap, shake and holler with. Ever since they started singing together on the street corners, farmer's markets a...

TROUT STEAK REVIVAL

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If you love bluegrass and mountain music as much as I do, you probably won’t be able to stop yourself from playing Flight, the second album from Colorado’s Trout Steak Revival, on repeat. I know I can’t. Sparked by jam sessions with close friends during backpacking trips and backyard parties, Trout Steak Revival formed in 2009. Amongst the cool clear streams and lakes in the Midwest Great Lakes region, where tr...

Grace and Tony

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When Grace Shultz and Tony White met they began experimenting with an unlikely blend of genres. By mixing punk, folk, bluegrass and texas swing, they created something new. A blend of music for those searching for what’s beyond the norm. “Punkgrass” was born. "She played bluegrass. He played punk.." Tony sporting the perfect handle bar mustache plays the guitar and splits the vocals with his soon to be wife, Gr...

Cahalen Morrison & Eli West – Our Lady of the Tall Trees

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Some new old time, bluegrass music. I love these guys (not just because their based out of Seattle, WA), they have a new album that came out in September called Our Lady of the Tall Trees. The whole album is pure awesome, and I could listen to it all day long. The lrycs, rhythm and melody in Our Lady of the Tall Trees are beautifully done. Their previous album The Holy Coming of the Storm was also a big hit, and ...

Marca Cassity Releases “Songs from the Well” with Support from Osage Nation Foundation

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Marca Cassity's fourth independent release, "Songs from the Well" (Release date: Oct. 7, 2014) is a tribally-funded collection of 11 folk rock spirit songs, that delivers a positive message with Native nuances that speaks to overcoming hardship through resilience, in connection to nature, humor, love, compassion, spirituality, and heritage. The album, recorded at world-renowned Bay area based Fantasy Studios, and ...

The Oly Mountain Boys Release Bluegrass Concept Album/Box Set “White Horse”

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As lovers of traditional bluegrass, The Oly Mountain Boys have a deep admiration for the songs written by Bill Monroe and the pioneers of bluegrass: Ralph Stanley, Don Reno, Jimmy Martin, and Earl Scruggs to name a few. For their fourth album, “White Horse” (Release date: Sept. 25th 2014) they wanted to draw from the history of place, as their musical forefathers did before them when they wrote their classic blueg...

Teen Country Star, Abi Ann Releases One Last Tear

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Abi Ann is one of the rising teen stars who is currently dominating the country music scene. From the way I see it, it's only a matter of time until she become of the Nashville greats. From style, grace and vocal chops that awe, it appears that she has the world at her feet. Recently, she released her latest single "One Last Tear" which has more of a country element, than anything she has released before. Abi s...

Amanda Lamb Releases “We Were Here” Video

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Amanda Lamb has released the perfect summer song with her new single, "We Were Here". With lyrical imagery that will take you on a drive down the coastline, Amanda Lamb tells the story of living life to the fullest and celebrating the summer. She croons, "Life's too short to live it on the down low, I want the whole wide world to know, we were here." If you are looking for a fun summer country song, this is it! ...

The Student Loan Releases New Album, “Moonlit Toasters”

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Portland Oregon based The Student Loan is a progressive-acoustic newgrass project known for their fun and funky originals, quirky covers, and knack for getting a crowd moving on the dance floor.  Moonlit Toasters is The Student Loan’s fourth independent release, recorded by prolific producer, engineer and session player Billy Oskay (Foghorn Stringband, Beppe Gambetta, Dan Crary) at his Big Red Studios in Corbett O...

Eight Dollar Mountain Releases New Album, “Tied To The Tracks”

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Rising from the Cascade-Siskiyou Mountain range of Southern Oregon comes Eight Dollar Mountain, an exciting, high-energy bluegrass quintet. Tied To The Tracks (Release date: June 25, 2014) the band’s third release  was produced by Vince Herman, the incomparable lead man of the progressive “Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass” band Leftover Salmon.  Herman, a recent transplant to Oregon from his longtime home amongst the pr...

Elizabeth Carrigan “I Dreamed Last Night”

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Elizabeth Carrigan, a South Berwick, ME-based musician, artist and mother, had everything going for her.  She was happily working on her new CD and blissful after welcoming her baby daughter in January 2010. Life can change in an instant. Six days after delivering her baby, Elizabeth experienced major post-childbirth complications, including a brain hemorrhage that led to a massive stroke.  She has spent the past ...

Cody Pennington dares you ‘To Be Me’ with new EP

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Stylish five song acoustic collection out now having been released August 16th   A singer-songwriter who was born in Nashville, Tennessee, but now residing in Suffolk, Cody Pennington is an acoustic guitar based musician with a taste for a classy turn of lyrical phrase and some effective instrumental melodies.   Nominated at the NMG awards for ‘Best Male Solo Artist 2014’ this year, he’s clearly an art...

Smoke Season Releases “Badlands” Video

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Los Angeles indie-Americana duo, Smoke Season recently unveiled the music video for their new single, "Badlands." The video was shot in the desert of Joshua Tree, CA and plays like an old Western movie. Stocked with Western staples such as revolvers, card games, cowboy boots and jean fringe, this video doesn't disappoint. The duo's haunting and sultry vocals create the perfect musical soundtrack for a drive throug...

American Nomad Releases New Album, “Country Mile”

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Award winning Bay Area acoustic group American Nomad, the musical brain child of singer-songwriters Hassan El-Tayyab and Shiloh Parkerson, have just released their debut album Country Mile (Release date: May 1st, 2014). Drawing on influences ranging from bluegrass, folk, swing, blues, and soul, their music creates a classic sound that is brand new, while still embracing the Americana genre. Country Mile is the ban...