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Uncle Lucius - “Don’t Own the Right” (audio) (Premiere)

Honky-tonk piano and reflective lyrics highlight the stellar new track by Austin's own Uncle Lucius.

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Moa Bones - “Take It All Away” (audio) (Premiere)

"Take It All Away" may evoke tumbleweeds pitter-pattering across American desert landscapes, but it's the creation of the Greek folk musician Moa Bones.

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Sugarcane Jane: Dirt Road’s End

Dirt Road’s End is a guidebook that simulates a fusion of past and present, as interpreted by two musicians blessed with a clear-eyed perspective and the ability to bring it all about.

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My Morning Jacket: The Waterfall

The Waterfall continues My Morning Jacket’s reign as a Grateful Dead for the 21st century.

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Sam Lewis: Waiting on You

Waiting on You is the kind of album that resonates well, one that will likely be a listening staple for some time to come.

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Josh Rouse: The Embers of Time

The 11th album from Josh Rouse continues in a relaxed and chilled-out manner, with some high quality material.

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28 Apr 2015 // 1:06 AM

Brown Bird: Axis Mundi

Brown Bird's final album finds them expanding their sound without sacrificing their personality. And using drums played with hands, not just foot pedals.

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The Dirty Aces: From the Basement

Raucous and debauched, From the Basement has the strut and swagger of Stevie Ray Vaughn and the decadently ragged appeal of ‘70s Rolling Stones.

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Martin Sexton: Mixtape of the Open Road

Mixtape of the Open Road is as cohesive and dynamic as the road itself.

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Flash Bang Band - “Spooky Action at a Distance” (video) (Premiere)

Pink-soaked absurdist visuals meet psychedelic rock in this delightful oddity from the Brighton, UK trio Flash Bang Band, "Spooky Action at a Distance".

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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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24 Apr 2015 // 1:02 AM

Steve Howe: Anthology

Anthology serves its purpose -- that is, to compile Howe’s solo stock and spotlight him outside the confines of his day job.

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John Moreland: High on Tulsa Heat

John Moreland proves there's nothing sanctimonious about singing the truth on High on Tulsa Heat.

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Chris Stapleton, Country’s ‘Baddest Voice’, Defies Categories

Chris Stapleton (formerly of the SteelDrivers) is readying the release of his debut solo album, Traveller, due May 4, and he’s continuing to swim against the country tide.

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Alabama Shakes: Sound and Color

What makes the Alabama Shakes sound new is that they’re evidently devoted to their musical forebears -- everyone from Etta James and Aretha to Bowie and Zeppelin -- yet also coquettishly unfaithful to each one of them.

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21 Apr 2015 // 11:04 AM

Danko Jones: Fire Music

Another day at the Rock and Roll Office for one of the genre's true believers.

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21 Apr 2015 // 9:54 AM

The Honeycutters: Me Oh My

A tempest formed on a Thursday night, Me Oh My unfurls throughout the weekend, leaving nothing but wreckage come Sunday.

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Country Fried Rock: Mic Harrison and the High Score

Knoxville, Tennessee country legend Con Hunley, collaborated with roots rock regional favorites, Mic Harrison and the High Score, on a special 7" for charity with Waynestock.

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The Gibson Brothers: Brotherhood

Eric and Leigh Gibson continue to innovate with a collection of bluegrass covers dedicated to fellow bands of brothers.

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20 Apr 2015 // 1:04 AM

Bombadil: Hold On

Hold On is full of perky, precocious and thoroughly engaging intent, an album with a more experimental nature that doesn’t diminish ample accessibility. Consider it a must-hear, even if for its sheer ingenuity alone.

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