Articles tagged alternative country

Christian Lopez - “1972” (audio) (premiere)

Americana/alt-country artist Christian Lopez sings an ode to his 1972 International Scout truck on the new single "1972".

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A Look Back but a Step Forward: An Interview with Steve Earle

Steve Earle has blazed his own trails but now, at 62, he reflects on fallen heroes, chance encounters, and how he'll always be a political rabble-rouser.

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Ryan Adams & The Unknown Band Take the Berkeley Greek Prisoner

Ryan Adams rocks the People's Republic of Berkeley for his "best show ever"?

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On the Heels of Big Hits, Jason Isbell Keeps Up the Momentum on ‘Nashville Sound’

Jason Isbell: “I’m not trying to sell X amount of records... I’m trying to write a certain amount of really, really strong songs every time."

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Steve Earle: So You Want to Be an Outlaw

Steve Earle reaffirms his country outlaw status with the appropriately titled, outlaw country primer So You Want to Be an Outlaw.

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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit: The Nashville Sound

The 400 Unit join Jason Isbell on a personal and strong set of songs tuned to modern American life and the past we can never recapture.

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The Lone Bellow Announce New Album ‘Walk Into a Storm’ and Tour

The Lone Bellow are back with their third album and it's been produced by Dave Cobb.

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Daniel Romano: Modern Pressure

Daniel Romano continues to confound expectations with yet another stylistic shift, this time into widescreen indie rock cut through with a cluttered, ramshackle charm.

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Justin Townes Earle: Kids in the Street

Alt-country troubadour Justin Townes Earle returns with a mature batch of tunes centered around changing landscapes and the promise of the future.

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18 May 2017 // 1:30 PM

Justin Townes Earle - “Maybe a Moment” (Singles Going Steady)

Justin Townes Earle doesn't preach. He shows you how it's done as the words and lyrics invite gentle reflection.

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The Whiskey Gentry: Dead Ringer

This solid country-rock record keeps getting distracted by singer Lauren Staley Morrow's lyrics about her insecurities.

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The Mastersons: Transient Lullaby

Each of the 11 cuts on this album share an emotional core about the search for a heart of gold ... oops, I mean peace of mind.

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Jay Farrar Talks Pedal Steel Guitar, Open Tunings, and Jerry Garcia

Son Volt's Jay Farrar opens up about the impetus of the new album, another new record about a half a year out, and how Tom Brumley and Ralph Mooney are probably his favorites on the pedal steel guitar.

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John Moreland: Big Bad Luv

Big Bad Luv might just turn 2017 into the Year of John Moreland.

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John Moreland’s Feeling Some Big Bad Luv

With a voice like early Springsteen and lyrics that put this Tulsa songwriter right up there with the Boss, John Moreland’s new album, Big Bad Luv, is gonna make your sad bastard ass get up and dance.

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Blackie and the Rodeo Kings - “Beautiful Scars” (video) (premiere)

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings pen a stunning song about a young mother and release the affecting new video.

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Sarah Shook and the Disarmers: Sidelong

Sarah Shook is a honky-tonk badass with a chip on her shoulder and a kickass back-up band dedicated to the beauty of the profane.

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Malcolm Holcombe - “Pretty Little Troubles” (video) (premiere)

Americana's Malcolm Holcombe shares a great new country blues tune "Pretty Little Troubles" ahead of Friday's LP release.

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6 Apr 2017 // 2:20 AM

Cory Branan: Adios

Not content to follow the rules of a single genre, Cory Branan expects his fans to work a bit at keeping up with him. With Adios, he proves worth the effort.

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John Moreland - “It Don’t Suit Me (Like Before)” (Singles Going Steady)

This Oklahoma native is one of the finest voices in contemporary alternative-country.

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