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Monday, August 16 2010

Josh Ritter + Justin Townes Earle + Dawn Landes: 8 August 2010 - New York

Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.


Friday, February 27 2015

The Last Bison - ‘Dorado’ (EP stream) (Premiere)

Following their sharp VA album in 2014, the Last Bison are releasing an EP of tracks culled from that time in the studio.


Thursday, February 26 2015

Elana James: Black Beauty

The Hot Club of Cowtown fiddler Elana James makes it a point to let her folk flag shine high and mightily in her solo debut, Black Beauty.


Wednesday, February 25 2015

Blackberry Smoke: Holding All the Roses

Blackberry Smoke's fourth studio album is appropriately named after an analogy meaning "you're the winner".


Tuesday, February 17 2015

Wrinkle Neck Mules: I Never Thought It Would Go This Far

Wrinkle Neck Mules take their Southern pedigree seriously, mining a rural sound that's chock full of back porch sensibilities.


Tuesday, February 10 2015

Rhiannon Giddens: Tomorrow Is My Turn

Everything works on Tomorrow Is My Turn, an album that heralds the arrival of a major American artist.


Monday, February 2 2015

Heaven Don’t Call Me Home: An Interview With the Lone Bellow

Rewriting the rules of Americana, the Lone Bellow are ready for their mainstream moment, working with Aaron Dessner of the National and releasing one of 2015's most anticipated albums.


Thursday, December 4 2014

The Best Americana of 2014

If forced to define Americana, it's the one genre where honest craftsmanship is required, respected, and rewarded, something the best of 2014 lived up to.


Friday, November 21 2014

Angaleena Presley: American Middle Class

Angaleena Presley steps away from the Pistol Annies for a solo album that cements her status as country music's great moralist.


Wednesday, November 12 2014

Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band - “Let’s Jump a Train” (audio) (Premiere)

A guitar-chugging good time, the latest tune by Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band, "Let's Jump a Train", is a rollicking blend of vintage and contemporary blues and country influences.


John Mellencamp: Plain Spoken (Reviews) [4.Nov.14]
Ry Cooder: Soundtracks (Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
Field Report: Marigolden (Reviews) [10.Oct.14]
The Fauntleroys: Below the Pink Pony EP (Capsule Reviews) [8.Oct.14]
The Mastersons: Good Luck Charm (Reviews) [7.Oct.14]
The Last Bison: VA (Reviews) [2.Oct.14]
John Fullbright: Songs (Reviews) [30.May.14]
Jolie Holland: Wine Dark Sea (Reviews) [21.May.14]
Horseback: Piedmont Apocrypha (Reviews) [13.May.14]
The Baseball Project: 3rd (Reviews) [23.Apr.14]
Rodney Crowell: Tarpaper Sky (Reviews) [17.Apr.14]
Driftwood: Driftwood (Reviews) [21.Mar.14]
Irene Kelley: Pennsylvania Coal (Reviews) [12.Feb.14]
Jamestown Revival: Utah (Reviews) [10.Feb.14]
Parker Millsap: Parker Millsap (Reviews) [5.Feb.14]
Moreland & Arbuckle: 7 Cities (Reviews) [10.Sep.13]
Jason Isbell: Southeastern (Reviews) [18.Jun.13]
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