Marcus King has a raw ache in his throat that makes him sound as if he's coarsely whispering the words. Even when he's singing about a "Young Man's Dream", King's vocals suggest the experience of age.
Americana rocker Tyler Boone wraps up a successful year with a video for "Jealousy" while growing his second career in the bourbon business.
'Big Band of Brothers: A Jazz Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band' Is Essential Listening (album stream) (premiere)
Big Band of Brothers is a truly remarkable and imaginative take on the music of the legendary Allman Brothers Band, rendered with affection and imagination, it asks us to appreciate the true genius of Macon, Georgia's finest.
On their sophomore album, Trigger Hippy cement their reputation as a hard-working American rock band with a bright future. Co-founder Steve Gorman says, "This feels special and that's worth protecting."
Doug Clifford and Stu Cook look back on the bright-burning Creedence Clearwater Revival Woodstock set from August 1969, and talk about the decision to get off the road after 25 years as Creedence Clearwater Revival.
Fifty years after the iconic Woodstock festival, fans finally get to hear Creedence Clearwater Revival's storied set.
Putting two of America's top emerging songwriters of the past decade together makes for arguably the best combo tour of 2019.
Aaron Lee Tasjan talks about producing Drivin N Cryin and recognizing the importance of Kevn Kinney's lyrics: "There were a few lines that jumped out and said, 'Kevn's singing about something super-personal right now.' As soon as I realized that, I said, 'My approach has to be that people can hear and understand what he's saying clearly.'"
North Carolina's Reese McHenry is a force of nature with a whiskey-soaked, Southern-fried rock 'n' roll sound that will make you a convert on the first listen of "Detroit".
Camper Van Beethoven's Victor Krummenacher issues a great song about the need for escape and the beauty of those big engines. His new album, Blue Pacific, arrives March 1st.
A band born in Alabama but playing its own brand of "New South Rock" is going places in 2019, and provides proof in this new music video from one of the eight songs on their recent release.
The Pollies' brand of forward-thinking Southern indie rock takes a leap forward on Transmissions.
The Marcus King Band fuses stellar musicianship and imaginative songwriting to create their electrifying new album, Carolina Confessions.
Culled mostly from a series of sold-out 2017 Nashville shows, Live from the Ryman confirms Jason Isbell's status as a mesmerizing performer, and will likely convert new fans.
Singer-songwriter Will Hoge's My American Dream is a timely protest album with the 2018 mid-terms in view by confronting mass shootings, gun control, and politics of modern American society.
One of the most talented voices in Americana today, Jason Isbell's debut solo album Sirens of the Ditch receives a proper reissue.
Atlanta outfit Nikki & the Phantom Callers makes you wanna break out your transistor radio with new tune, "Prodigal Daughter".
North Carolina's the Nude Party prove there is still lots of life left in good old rock 'n' roll on their debut album releasing this Friday.
The Nude Party's songwriting is very good and they vary their '60s touchstones just enough to make their debut album lively and fun.
BJ Barham assembled a new line-up for American Aquarium's seventh album Things Change to reflect and share thoughts on changes in his personal life and the American landscape.
Lake Street Dive wanted to capture the energy of its live shows as well as its unique at its finest. So the quartet went into the studio without a producer and leaned on each other instead.
The 'Smoke move forward by digging down further into country and folk and then step a little harder on the fuzz pedal for album #6.
Sam Morrow has crafted a deep and heavy album that indicates his maturing songwriting, performing, and attention to themes apparent in American society and his own life.
Chicora is a perfectly serviceable throwback rock record that's easy to listen to; it's fine. But fine doesn't move the needle.
On his sophomore effort, Kyle Craft creates an album from another era that still manages to sound fresh, unique and inspired.
Chris Robinson Brotherhood takes fans on a festive three-night ride to conclude their 2017 fall tour in triumphant fashion at rock's most sacred venue.
Guitarist Warren Haynes always brings a fiery rock 'n' roll show to town, but he's also carved out a well-earned reputation for delivering music that taps into the current cultural zeitgeist.