Articles tagged roots

The Lonesome Billies - “1922” (audio) (premiere)

The Portland band breathe life into traditional American country on their new album.

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The Grahams - “Gambling Girl” (video) (premiere)

According to Alyssa and Doug Graham, Delia's not gone. Not by a long shot.

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Various Artists: Buy This Fracking Album

As Buy This Fracking Album makes clear, a common cause can garner considerable attention if the right mix of artists are involved.

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Kevin Gordon - “Church on Time” (audio) (premiere)

Kevin Gordon's blend of blues and poetry is especially appealing on this fantastic new track.

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Jesse Payne - ‘Heirloom’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Alabama singer-songwriter's latest album offers a contemplative take on Americana.

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Crow and the Canyon - “Gentle on My Mind” (audio) (premiere)

The new track by the Portland band feels like a gentle respite from the modern world.

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6 Aug 2015 // 2:15 AM

Zachary Cale: Duskland

Zachary Cale's excellent new record is full of travelers at rest, people taking stock of what already was and caught between worry and hope over what comes next.

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3 Aug 2015 // 2:05 AM

HoneyHoney: 3

As evidenced by her authoritative drawl and smart sexuality, it is immediately clear Suzanne Santos is no damsel in distress.

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Ana Egge - “Bright Shadow” (audio) (premiere)

The North Dakota-raised singer-songwriter finds heart in the sparse arrangement on her endearing new track.

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Fantastic Negrito: Fantastic Negrito

The immediacy and disjointed nature seems fitting, in tune with Xavier Dphrepaulezz’s rebellious nature and his disregard for formulaic music.

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Susie Glaze and the HiLonesome Band: Not That Kind of Girl

The fourth album from the neo-traditionalists finds them continuing to mine and hone their Celtic and bluegrass influences to appealing and dynamic effect.

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Kaia Kater - “Oh Darlin’” (audio) (Premiere)

The Toronto-based Americana artist Kaia Kater may only be 21 years of age, but her chops in the field of roots music show study and skill of someone far beyond her years.

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Pokey LaFarge: Something in the Water

New album from Midwest heroes Pokey LaFarge mines a rich seam of roots styles, on a record which is joyous, musically seamless, progressive, and celebratory all in one.

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Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys: Ionia

Michigan-based four-piece Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys routinely mix roots, bluegrass and Americana influences into their own distinct sound on new album Ionia.

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Dana Sipos - “Portraits” (audio) (Premiere)

The gorgeous nocturne "Portraits" is but one of many reasons to check out the new LP by Canadian roots musician Dana Sipos, Roll Up the Night Sky.

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Pokey LaFarge: Something in the Water

The music sounds old, as if it was meant to be played on a 78 rpm turntable, but without the scratchiness.

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13 Oct 2014 // 12:30 PM

JW-Jones: Belmont Boulevard

With some luck, we’ll be talking about JW-Jones in the same breath as we do Johnny Winter and Jimmie Vaughan.

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Della Mae: This World Oft Can Be

This World Oft Can Be is the rarest kind of roots album: The past grounds it, but so too does the present, and the result illuminates both.

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The Dirt Daubers: Wake Up, Sinners

The bluegrass outfit, led by Legendary Shack Shakers frontman (and Kentucky colonel) J.D. Wilkes, offers up an express train of an album.

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The Dustbowl Revival: Holy Ghost Station EP

Holy Ghost Station is exceptional considering the wide range of musical territory that is covered.

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