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Promised Land Sound: For Use and Delight

If your promised land is full of warm harmonies, rich guitar, and well-crafted songs of cosmic country rock, then you’ve died and gone to heaven.

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Scorpions: Return to Forever

The German veterans sound remarkably like their classic selves on their new LP.

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Stephen Kellogg - “The Open Heart” (audio) (premiere)

For an album with such a high concept, its songs are so simple in their beauty.

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10 Americana Fest Bands to Fall in Love With Right Now

In addition to well-established headliners, 10 up-and-coming artists stood out at the 2015 Americana Music Festival in Nashville.

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Blitzen Trapper: All Across This Land

As the Portland band continues to log miles across the country, a new collection of tunes proves to be reliably comforting, adventurous, and wildly literate.

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The Los Lonely Wolves, Los Lobos, Is Still Brilliantly Defying Classification

It's hard to imagine an American band that's more inventive, death-defying and affable as Los Lobos. A new book and record reveal why.

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8 Oct 2015 // 2:20 AM

Dungen: Allas Sak

Dungen have mastered the subtle art of moving on sonically while still remaining true to their aesthetics.

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Moonsville Collective - “Blue Money Grove” (video) (premiere)

The LA band is all about chemistry, which you hear and see in their new video.

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Monster Magnet: Cobras and Fire (The Mastermind Redux)

Monster Magnet re-imagine one of their existing albums for the second time in two years, playing up the psychedelia without sacrificing the heaviness.

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Chron Goblin - “Give Way” (audio) (premiere)

The Western Canadian foursome return with a commanding new track.

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The Wood Brothers: Paradise

Brothers Chris and Oliver Wood and their friend Jano Rix gather for another impossibly good set of songs that make you wonder how they do it all so well.

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Turnpike Troubadours: Turnpike Troubadours

The red dirt stalwarts return with a rollicking collection of songs featuring a bigger, brawnier sound and further lyrical brilliance from Evan Felker.

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Nikki Hill - “(Let Me Tell You Bout) LUV” (audio) (premiere)

When you have a powerful Southern soul singer with a penchant for AC/DC, you know you're going to get something badass.

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Slocan Ramblers: Coffee Creek

Coffee Creek is one of those albums you might find yourself returning to when the tired trappings of modern music demand something more honest and unaffected.

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The Farwells - “Sugar Baby” (audio) (premiere)

The duo turn in a spellbinding rendition of an American folk classic.

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Aaron Lee Tasjan - “Made in America” (audio) (premiere)

The young New York Dolls alum sets off on his own with a terrific roots rock album.

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Last Good Tooth - ‘And All Things on the Scales’ (album stream) (premiere)

Last Good Tooth delves even deeper into dark Americana on their second album.

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Ted Z and the Wranglers - “Go Find Your Heaven” (audio) (premiere)

The California band is sure to appeal to Americana fans everywhere.

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Nadia Kazmi - “Haunting” (video) (premiere)

The searing, dark blues rock of this track lives up to its title.

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Led Zeppelin: In Through the Out Door (Deluxe Edition)

Led Zeppelin's final album proves to have more symbolic value than actual musical value.

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"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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