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Scott H. Biram: The Bad Testament

Scott H. Biram is a filthy-ass peacock in full bloom on this record, kicking arse and not even bothering to take names.

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The Wood Brothers: Live at the Barn

In the world of new live records, you could do far worse than Live at the Barn, but it would be quite the task for you to find far better.

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Greg Jones Project - “House Not Home” (video) (premiere)

Philadelphia’s Greg Jones provide an escape back into true, bonafide songwriting more akin to an amalgamation of American roots in rock, blues, country, folk, and soul.

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William Matheny: Strange Constellations

Beside his seasoned piano chops, Matheny makes for a compelling debut.

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AJ Hobbs: Too Much Is Never Enough

As a backroads country outlaw and a soulful modern gentleman altogether, Hobbs makes a compelling case.

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The Sadies: Northern Passages

Veteran Canadian rockers return from a multi-year hiatus stronger than ever.

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Whitney Rose: South Texas Suite

Like the flower from which she takes her name, Rose may be thorny, but it’s her showy blossom that gets one's attention.

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Out of the Living Room: An Interview With the Generations Frontman, Petie Ronstadt

Ronstadt sees his band at the precipice of a major shift on the promise of festivals and national tours, but he's never forgotten his roots.

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Chuck Prophet: Bobby Fuller Died for Your Sins

Chuck Prophet is a novelist in a Nudie suit composing sun-splashed California gothic snippets.

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8 Feb 2017 // 10:38 AM

Grammy Preview: Tired of ‘Bro’? Try Americana

Americana fans seem to be an album-based audience, which translates into greater sales if somebody is going to buy a record.

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Steve Poltz - “Hey God, I’ll Trade You Donald Trump for Leonard Cohen” (premiere)

Americana singer-songwriter Steve Poltz has written the folk anthem that we need right now: "Hey God, I'll Trade You Donald Trump for Leonard Cohen". Indeed.

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20 Questions: The Accidentals

The 20-something renegades may be gearing up for a major label debut in 2017, but at the end of the day, they'll be good with some grilled goat cheese sandwiches.

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The Mavericks: All Night Live, Vol. 1

All Night Live, Vol. 1 offers a wildly eclectic, highly enjoyable set of songs performed by the legendary group.

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Mary Chapin Carpenter & Peter Wolf - “Cry One More Time” (audio) (premiere)

Amazon is releasing two playlists for Valentine's Day with more than 70 new recordings from many indie and Americana favorites.

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The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band - “We Deserve a Happy Ending” (audio) (premiere)

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band returns with a new album of more stripped-down, casual performances, The Front Porch Sessions.

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Heartache Is an Uphill Climb: An Interview With Tift Merritt

Tift Merritt opens up on the joys of motherhood, life on the road with her new daughter in tow, and what the future might hold for them both.

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31 Jan 2017 // 11:01 AM

Nikki Lane - “Jackpot” (Singles Going Steady)

What sets Nikki Lane apart from all the other chanteuses wandering the desert lately is how she revels in the grit.

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Brigitte DeMeyer and Will Kimbrough: Mockingbird Soul

DeMeyer and Kimbrough are resolute artists who observe the world through their five senses. They see, hear, touch and even smell the people and places around them.

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The Sadies - “Another Season Again” (audio) (premiere)

The Sadies rock out on their latest single "Another Season Again" from their upcoming album Northern Passages.

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The Infamous Stringdusters: Laws of Gravity

They aren't reinventing the laws of gravity on this release, but the Infamous Stringdusters put out yet another masterful collection of bluegrass songs.

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Learning the Barbarian in 'Conan Exiles'

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"There's no one better than a barbarian to teach you how to become civilized.

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