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The Band of Heathens - “All I’m Asking” (audio) (premiere)

Americana's the Band of Heathens share a poppy new song "All I'm Asking" ahead of Duende releasing in January.

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1 Dec 2016 // 2:05 AM

Paul Cauthen: My Gospel

Paul Cauthen’s personal gospel comes off as a belief in youthful innocence corrupted by the passage of time. His songs are rooted in the past.

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Ryan Bingham: Ryan Bingham Live

A well-rounded live collection from one of today's best Americana artists.

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Brigitte DeMeyer and Will Kimbrough - “Rainy Day” (audio) (premiere)

Brigitte DeMeyer and Will Kimbrough's upcoming album IS Americana in every sense of the word. We eagerly await its release.

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All Acoustic Instruments and Kitchen Utensils: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band History With Jeff Hanna

With half a century of music and friendship, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band continues forward with Circlin' Back.

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Alejandro Escovedo: Burn Something Beautiful

Alejandro Escovedo's latest release is easy on the ears and surprising in-between them.

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James McMurtry - “Remembrance” (audio) (premiere)

Texas singer-songwriter James McMurty has written a song called "Remembrance" just in time for election day tomorrow.

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3 Nov 2016 // 1:20 AM

Mandolin Orange: Blindfaller

The duo of Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz enlist the help of a quartet of instrumentalists to help flesh out their acoustic-based bluegrass/folk on their lovely fifth album.

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2 Nov 2016 // 1:25 AM

Johnnyswim: Georgica Pond

Johnnyswim's Georgica Pond situates catchy refrains across many different genres and moments of intimacy, honing their rich hooks with more sophisticated musical accompaniment.

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Guy Clark Biography ‘Without Getting Killed or Caught’ Is Worthy of the Late Singer-Songwriter

Anecdotes that peel back the curtain from Clark’s neatly arranged processes really add value to his story.

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27 Oct 2016 // 11:04 AM

Adrian + Meredith - “Bank” (Audio) (premiere)

East Nashville's Adrian + Meredith offer up more roots goodness with a compelling set of folk, old-time, swing jazz with a punk sneer and a good healthy dose of rock 'n' roll energy.

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Luke Winslow-King: I’m Glad Trouble Don’t Last Always

A break-up album that covers both a map of the heart and America’s musical heartland.

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25 Oct 2016 // 10:50 AM

Jackie Bristow - “Whistle Blowin’” (video) (premiere)

Jackie Bristow seems primed for success on the now global Americana scene with beautifully composed music and straight from the heart lyrics

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25 Oct 2016 // 9:35 AM

Grant-Lee Phillips - “Smoke and Sparks” (video) (premiere)

Grant-Lee Phillips releases a beautiful new video for The Narrows album highlight, "Smoke and Sparks".

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The Band of Heathens - “Oklahoma Gypsy Shuffler” (audio) (premiere)

The Band of Heathens thrill with their take on Texas singer-songwriter Adam Carroll's tribute to Leon Russell.

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Jamestown Revival: The Education of a Wandering Man

Jamestown Revival’s second album celebrates a fully realized and eclectic sound that is uniquely theirs.

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21 Oct 2016 // 8:32 AM

Shovels and Rope - “Botched Execution” (Singles Going Steady)

A refreshing shift from summer pop and an outlaw ballad worth retelling over and over again.

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Hiss Golden Messenger: Heart Like a Levee

Arrayed next to 2013's Haw and 2014's Lateness of DancersHeart Like a Levee proves that M.C. Taylor and his morphing cadre of supporting musicians are on an impressive roll.

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19 Oct 2016 // 11:00 AM

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, Singing Their Way Across America

At stops along the way, Bragg and Henry hopped off the train long enough to quickly record classic acoustic songs in railroad stations and on train platforms.

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Jason Isbell Chats Solo Career and Song Craft at the New Yorker Festival

Grammy-winner Isbell sat down with John Seabrook for a humorous, "college-y song-writing seminar" followed by a short acoustic set.

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Emerging from My Hiatus from Big Budget Games

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"I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.

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