NEW MUSIC: Griffin Winton – Blockbuster Blues
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NEW MUSIC: Griffin Winton – Blockbuster Blues

A very cool slice of talking blues with a country folk heartbeat courtesy of Griffin Winton out of middle Tennessee. You can hear Blaze Foley, Townes Van Zandt and Dylan running through Winton’s delivery on the track, accompanied by a perfect blend of strummed acoustic guitar and a chorus that’s right on the money. Winton … Continue reading

SONG PREMIERE: The Weeping Willows – Long Black Veil
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SONG PREMIERE: The Weeping Willows – Long Black Veil

The Weeping Willows are Australia’s finest exponents of the stripped-down duo format. One guitar, two superb harmony-rich voices and a talent for both their own songwriting and the interpretation of other’s songs. They’ve just announced the release of a brand new EP called Southern Gothic, which is out this Friday (June 4th), and it finds … Continue reading

NEWS: David Ferguson steps out of the producer chair for his solo LP
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NEWS: David Ferguson steps out of the producer chair for his solo LP

For fans of John Prine, Steve Earle, Lyle Lovett, Townes Van Zandt; Album out Sept. 3rd via Fat Possum Records “The Ferg is a bonafide card-carrying legendary hillbilly genius, and when he talks you better shut up and listen.” -Sturgill Simpson A Grammy Award-winning recording engineer, studio owner, video game soundtrack composer, and collaborator with … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Pawns or Kings – No Way Home (Where Did I Go Wrong)
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NEW MUSIC: Pawns or Kings – No Way Home (Where Did I Go Wrong)

I love the laidback, lilting melodic sway of this slice of mellow honky tonk flavoured country-folk from Ozark Mountains group Pawns or Kings. The song has a touch of Townes and Blaze Foley about it too. Above all it’s the sweet vocal hooks of ‘No Way Home…’ that work their way deep into your short … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Georgia State Line – Every Time
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NEW MUSIC: Georgia State Line – Every Time

There’s a heavy, dreamy ambient country intro to this brand new single from Georgia State Line. That evocative beginning gives way to urgent acoustic guitar and upbeat drums, perfectly countered by the devastating heartache of Georgia Delves‘ voice. Streaked in melancholy and yearning, it’s the centrepiece of the song and an impressive first taste of … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Ghost Prom – Sunset Yesterday
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NEW MUSIC: Ghost Prom – Sunset Yesterday

This new single from Ghost Prom is a wonderfully unassuming slice of country folk that rides some sweet melodies and harmonies over a shuffling backbeat and loosely strummed guitars. There isn’t much info on the Hurley, New York band but their Bandcamp page does state that “two kids from a missing milk carton never got … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: The Deltaz – I’ve Been Rejected
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NEW MUSIC: The Deltaz – I’ve Been Rejected

Who woulda thought rejection could sound like so much fun. That’s what Los Angeles duo The Deltaz have done on this slice of 70s style country funk. Check that bass-line and try not nod along as a smile slowly spreads across your face. ‘I’ve Been Rejected’ was inspired by a night of drinking and line … Continue reading

VIDEO PREMIERE: Katie Brianna – Running Disaster
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VIDEO PREMIERE: Katie Brianna – Running Disaster

Following the highly successful launch of her new album This Way Or Some Other, Katie Brianna and Stanley Records have released the video clip for the new single ‘Running Disaster’ which is released digitally tomorrow (May 7th). It’s a song that perfectly combines Brianna’s effortless way with a sublime melody and the way she complements … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Cory Grinder & The Playboy Scouts – Drinkin’ Lots Of Wine
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NEW MUSIC: Cory Grinder & The Playboy Scouts – Drinkin’ Lots Of Wine

Fans of James Ellis & The Jealous Guys, Charley Crockett, Dale Watson and Michael Carpenter & The Banks Brothers will dig the top-notch playing and honky tonk sound on this new Cory Grinder & The Playboy Scouts single from their forthcoming new LP Honky Tonkin’ Beauty Supreme available June 11th 2021. Cory and the band … Continue reading

VIDEO PREMIERE: Natalie Henry – Weed, Wine and Women
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VIDEO PREMIERE: Natalie Henry – Weed, Wine and Women

Natalie Henry returns with a brand new single that touts some of life’s essentials… ‘Weed, Wine and Women’. With a sweet and sassy, honky-tonk saloon swing the song hits one hell of a great 70s country vibe. It’s a tongue- in-cheek song that possesses a standard of songwriting that the likes of Nikki Lane, Jaime … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Sam Newton – Burning Bridges
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NEW MUSIC: Sam Newton – Burning Bridges

Sydney songwriter Sam Newton continues his run of impressive singles in 2021 with ‘Burning Bridges’. The soulful Americana track has a classic Ryan Adams feel in the music, with gentle organ notes ringing out amid the delicate yet ornate percussion of Reuben Alexander and the sweetly balanced backing vocals by Rebecca Ursino. Newton knows how … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Charley Crockett – Midnight Run
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NEW MUSIC: Charley Crockett – Midnight Run

Charley Crockett has released a clip from his recently released Lil’ G.L. Presents: 10 For Slim Charley Crockett Sings James Hand, a tribute to the Texas country/honky tonk artist James Hand who died last year. Crockett says of Hand “I felt like James Hand was the greatest living country singer in the old-school style, somewhere … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Melissa Carper – Back When
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NEW MUSIC: Melissa Carper – Back When

Authenticity and originality are key ingredients in the country and folk music that catches our ears and Melissa Carper‘s songwriting and voice immediately caught our attention when we heard ‘Back When’. The song comes from her new album Daddy’s Country Gold (released last Friday), one of the finest vintage country albums we’ve heard so far … Continue reading