Articles tagged rose hill drive | psychedelic rock | hard rock | blues rock | slow and shirley | colorado | americana

Mark Erelli - “Analog Hero” (video) (premiere)

Mark Erelli's direct and seemingly simple style of writing and telling a story compares favorably to the work of Guy Clark.

READ more

18 May 2016 // 2:12 PM

The Last Gunfighter: Songwriter Guy Clark Passes Away at 74

The man whose songs were recorded by Johnny Cash, Alan Jackson, Ricky Skaggs, David Allan Coe, The Highwaymen, and countless others succumbs to time’s cruel cue that the only token of permanence we have to offer are the effects of shared moments and memories.

READ more
Bonnie Bishop - “Mercy” (audio) (premiere)

The gentle grooves of Bonnie Bishop's music and her gorgeous vocals remind one of Dusty Springfield at her best as you'll hear on the new single "Mercy".

READ more
Levi Parham - “These American Blues” (audio) (premiere)

Levi Parham's freewheeling "These American Blues" and its false promises could stand as a rootsy election year anthem.

READ more
Chris Cohen: As If Apart

As If Apart isn’t that much different than his debut, 2012's Overgrown Path, though it lends an additional vivacity that enhances Cohen’s knack for compositional balance.

READ more
Haroula Rose: Here the Blue River

Haroula Rose writes and sings about ways of escape on a record that doesn't offer easy answers but does give us hope.

READ more
Moreland & Arbuckle: Promised Land or Bust

Blessed with an independent spirit and clear vision, Moreland & Arbuckle continues to walk the thin line between tradition and something yet to be defined.

READ more

3 May 2016 // 11:10 AM

Moreland & Arbuckle - “Mean and Evil” (video) (premiere)

Kansas trio Moreland & Arbuckle plays a smokin' bluesy brand of roots rock that's so hot it could burn the house down.

READ more
Various Artists: Another Splash of Colour: New Psychedelia in Britain 1980-1985 (take 2)

This is a thorough, satisfying, and surprisingly scholarly cross-section of British New Psych in the early '80s.

READ more
Various Artists: Another Splash of Colour: New Psychedelia in Britain 1980-1985

This thorough three-disc history will make you an instant scholar of a movement that many don't know about, but should.

READ more

26 Apr 2016 // 10:01 AM

Greyhounds - ‘Change of Pace’ (album stream) (premiere)

Austin's funky duo of Anthony Farrell and Andrew Trube -- aka Greyhounds -- have their sophomore album Change of Pace releasing this Friday.

READ more
Wild Ponies - “Graveyard Train” (audio) (premiere)

East Nashville's Wild Ponies are a rockin' Americana band with one hell of a lead singer.

READ more
Yarn - “Now You’re Gone” (audio) (premiere)

Yarn offers up a great Americana song with killer riffs as they ruminate on the end of relationships.

READ more

18 Apr 2016 // 2:39 PM

Jared Deck - “Grace” (audio) (premiere)

Singer-songwriter Jared Deck labels his music "Midamericana", a term which accurately describes his blend of Southern roots music, Americana, and heartland rock.

READ more
The Lumineers: Cleopatra

The trio’s three year hiatus complimented their songwriting, but their recent effort to provide less singalongs and more authenticity feels too tempered.

READ more
Nate Currin - ‘The Madman and the Poet’ (album stream) (premiere)

Southern singer-songwriter Nate Currin writes poetic, plain-spoken, emotionally charged songs that are deeply affecting.

READ more
Keb’ Mo’: That Hot Pink Blues Album

Hot Pink essentially proves that all Keb' Mo' albums should be live albums.

READ more
Cheap Trick: Bang, Zoom, Crazy… Hello

On album number 17, the new Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees show just why they got there.

READ more
Hayes Carll: Lovers and Leavers

Hayes Carll returns a bit wiser and in a pensive mood on Lovers and Leavers.

READ more

7 Apr 2016 // 10:38 AM

Clarence Bucaro - “Tragedy” (audio) (premiere)

Americana singer-songwriter Clarence Bucaro's songs possess a craftsmanlike sophistication in their seeming simplicity and spareness.

READ more
More Recent Articles
//Mixed media
//Blogs

You Should Dance Like Gene Kelly Today

// Global Graffiti

"In the glut of new "holidates", April and May offer two holidays celebrating the millions who preserve and promote the art of dance

READ the article