Waitin’ Around To Die Column: Between The Pages
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Waitin’ Around To Die Column: Between The Pages

BETWEEN THE PAGES As any righteous fan and music nerd will attest, biographies and autobiographies of their favourite artists and albums are an invaluable insight into the life and creative journey of a songwriter. Even in this day and age of smorgasbord information access via the internet, an in-depth and well-researched book by a writer … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: River Tramps – Mare And The Maiden
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NEW MUSIC: River Tramps – Mare And The Maiden

River Tramps are a Floridian and Texan duo based in Nashville who have recently released their debut single ‘Mare And The Maiden’. Adam Cohen and Nikole Martine have a fine way with country folk phrasing, both old-timey in its western feel but also contemporary in the production sheen. The allowance of space in the song … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: The Golden Lancers – Tired Of Saying Goodbye
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NEW MUSIC: The Golden Lancers – Tired Of Saying Goodbye

This song caught our ear the other day, the new single from The Golden Lancers out of South Carolina. It’s a stripped back sound, capturing the honky tonk essence of the song that has one of those classic country lines in “I’m tired of saying sorry, so I’ll say goodbye.” We’re looking forward to hearing … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Roscoe Parker Band – Hurt Me One More Time
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NEW MUSIC: Roscoe Parker Band – Hurt Me One More Time

Roscoe Parker Band were founded in 2018 by Rickard Beurling and his friend Joakim Paulsson. The two met as teenagers living in (in their words) the “shittiest city of Sweden” Mjölby. Rounding out the band are pedal steel player Roger Gustafsson, bass player Lars Söderberg and David Pärsson on keys. The single ‘Hurt Me One … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC PREMIERE: Sunset Stranger – 60 Mile Yonder
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NEW MUSIC PREMIERE: Sunset Stranger – 60 Mile Yonder

A few years ago we posted a track by Melbourne singer-songwriter Eddie Nuardo that really caught our ear with its lilting country sound. Now he’s back under the name Sunset Stranger, with this great track, ’60 Mile Yonder’, from his forthcoming new album. Over a soft freight train shuffle, the guitars and fiddle lead the … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Christy Lynn Band – Checkin’ In
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NEW MUSIC: Christy Lynn Band – Checkin’ In

Asheville, NC’s Christy Lynn Band is the project of Christy Lynn and Ryan Schilling who hooked up musically back in 2011. Their full-length album, the cleverly titled, Sweetheart of the Radio, will be released on vinyl digital, CD and streaming platforms on April 3rd. Lynn describes the album as tales of heartbreak and leaving, an outlaw’s last … Continue reading

NEWS: Margo Price Announces New Album And Releases New Single/Video
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NEWS: Margo Price Announces New Album And Releases New Single/Video

‘Stone Me’ was the first single that Margo Price released in 2020 and now she’s posted the video for her second single ‘Twinkle, Twinkle’ and announced that her third studio album That’s How Rumors Get Started (Loma Vista), will be out May 8th. The album was produced by Sturgill Simpson and Price collaborated on most … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: The Felice Brothers
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INTERVIEW: The Felice Brothers

UNDRESSING THE NATION In 2019, The Felice Brothers returned with some changes to their line-up and Undress, a new album that manages to address both personal and political concerns, all with their trademark poetic imagery and organic musicality. A year ago, in the aftermath of touring their album Life In The Dark, it was announced … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Daniel Young – Pretty Soon Ain’t Enough (To Get You Off My Mind)
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NEW MUSIC: Daniel Young – Pretty Soon Ain’t Enough (To Get You Off My Mind)

Three minutes into this new song from Daniel Young you think things are winding down, after a wonderful traditional country song built around that great title and chorus. But that’s just where things really begin to take shape, or gloriously lose shape, depending how you view it. The music builds and expands into a beautiful … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Joe Wortell And The Natural Law – Still Wanting You
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NEW MUSIC: Joe Wortell And The Natural Law – Still Wanting You

“It’s a cautionary tale about love lost, drunk dialing your ex and driving while on Xanax.” Joe Wortell (Chicago) has a new track out and it’s a pure country tune steeped in Haggard and early Sturgill. Rough and ready yet musically polished, especially the great pedal steel playing by Jeff Lyman. Hell of a chorus hook … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: The Sweet Water Warblers – Turn To Stone (feat. Maya De Vitry)
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NEW MUSIC: The Sweet Water Warblers – Turn To Stone (feat. Maya De Vitry)

Heavenly harmonies abound on this beautiful piece of country folk from The Sweet Water Warblers from Michigan. There’s an ethereal, night sky atmosphere to the song, the ghosts of Appalachia drifting high in the aether as the voices of Rachael Davis, Lindsay Lou, and May Erlewine intertwine soulfully and harmonically in unison with guest Maya … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Charley Crockett – The Valley
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ALBUM REVIEW: Charley Crockett – The Valley

Charley Crockett The Valley Thirty Tigers / Cooking Vinyl Australia Descendant of legendary frontiersman Davy, traveling troubadour and heart surgery survivor – Charley Crockett sure has a big back story. The most pleasing factor is of course his music, a lackadaisical country blues sound with a New Orleans soul swing to it, which he’s been slowly … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Bone Idle Bros – Lately
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NEW MUSIC: Bone Idle Bros – Lately

The group harmonies and the rough and ready blend of country, bluesy rock and bluegrass from the Scottish group Bone Idle Bros are what caught our ear when we trawling the wild frontier of the internet for some new sounds. ‘Lately’, their second single, mixes things up but never overcooks things. It sounds just like … Continue reading