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Della Mae: Della Mae

Thrusting, driving, rootsy, and gutsy, Della Mae hit home on their self-titled sophomore album.

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Pokey LaFarge: Something in the Water

New album from Midwest heroes Pokey LaFarge mines a rich seam of roots styles, on a record which is joyous, musically seamless, progressive, and celebratory all in one.

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Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys: Ionia

Michigan-based four-piece Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys routinely mix roots, bluegrass and Americana influences into their own distinct sound on new album Ionia.

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Greensky Bluegrass: If Sorrows Swim

Some interesting questions, and some worthy answers from bluegrass country rockers Greensky.

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Sam Amidon: Lily-O

Singer, guitarist, fiddler, banjo player, Sam Amidon's sixth album is a patchwork of delights.

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Locust Honey String Band: Never Let Me Cross Your Mind

A warm and emotional record, this is the product of the band's collective knowledge and lives steeped in music.

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Mac Wiseman: Songs From My Mother's Hand

Direct, beguiling and brilliant, songs from Wiseman's family history realised in accessible, caring ways which reflect and bring forward mountain traditions.

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Martyn Bennett: Grit

A reissue of a beautiful yet tragic album which, as now as on its original release, unites a nation and a world with its mixture of traditions, sounds and stories.

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Ricardo Lemvo and Makina Loca: La Rumba SoYo

Veteran Congolose singer and band's seventh album, a gloriously international affair.

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Jim Lauderdale: I'm a Song

A fine, fine record which could do with a little more pep down the stretch, or a slightly stronger editing hand.

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T Sisters: Kindred Lines

A great package of fine instrumentation, interesting voices and very good songs.

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Handsome and Gretyl: Miles and Miles

Music of the earth, emotion and community, Handsome and Gretyl talk love, hope, optimism, and life.

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Hollie Cook: Twice

Treating listeners to tropical pop reggae and dub, this record resoundingly contains all of these elements, and more.

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Bryan Sutton: Into My Own

Bryan Sutton is somewhat more than your average guitarist. Here, he puts together a glorious, joyous album for all the world to enjoy.

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The Henry Girls: Louder Than Words

A record of family and togetherness, uplifting as well as contemplative.

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Joe Louis Walker: Hornet's Nest

An album of contrasts with some killer moments, but lacking a bit of a sting.

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Bobby Rush with Blinddog Smokin': Decisions

A somewhat disjointed, but still enjoyable set from the veteran blues and funk man.


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