NEW MUSIC: Norma MacDonald – Wonder In The Summer
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NEW MUSIC: Norma MacDonald – Wonder In The Summer

We’re digging this song by Halifax, Nova Scotia songwriter Norma MacDonald that we came across online. She released her new album Old Future a few weeks ago and ‘Wonder In The Summer’ is just one of its many highlights. MacDonald’s voice is a classic country sound, soaked in that ache and melancholy that we love. … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Nathan Kalish – Delta Woman
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NEW MUSIC: Nathan Kalish – Delta Woman

Nothing beats a well-written song, with strong playing and topped off by a voice brimming with soul and character. All the boxes are ticked on this new single (and the accompanying album) from Nathan Kalish. ‘Delta Woman’ comes from Kalish’s tenth album Songs For Nobody. It’s pure country but it also contains a strong streak of … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Tommy Alexander – End Of The World
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NEW MUSIC: Tommy Alexander – End Of The World

Tommy Alexander has a new album coming out on June 5th and that’s a promising prospect based on the sound of this track – ‘End Of The World’. A mid-tempo piece of alt-country rock, it channels Prine and Kristofferson as he chronicles troubled times. The song has that weary, poetic grain to it that we … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Fanny Lumsden – Fallow
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ALBUM REVIEW: Fanny Lumsden – Fallow

Fanny Lumsden Fallow Cooking Vinyl Australia Right from the outset of Fanny Lumsden’s third album you sense that something different is in the air – a new maturity and and depth to the music as the lush opening hymnal refrain of ‘Mountain Song’ echoes and reverberates from the speakers. Musically it’s unexplored territory for the songwriter … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: The Roseline – GOOD/GRIEF
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ALBUM REVIEW: The Roseline – GOOD/GRIEF

The Roseline GOOD/GRIEF The Roseline hail from Lawrence, KS and are the band that singer/songwriter Colin Halliburton gathers around his songs in order to fully realise and bring them to life. He’s done just that on GOOD/GRIEF, an album written in response to the death of his best friend (and keyboardist/musical co-conspirator in The Roseline), as well … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Michelle Billingsley – Portia
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NEW MUSIC: Michelle Billingsley – Portia

Michelle Billingsley has just released two new singles, the first of which is ‘Portia’, a song of which she says “Portia’s an everywoman. Actually, she’s my front. This song is about my most private insecurities, so it felt freer to package them up as someone else.” The song drifts and slow-dances along on a lilting … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Gretchen Peters – The Night You Wrote That Song
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NEW MUSIC: Gretchen Peters – The Night You Wrote That Song

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Gretchen Peters has announced her new album The Night You Wrote That Song: The Songs of Mickey Newbury, will be released on May 15, 2020 on Scarlet Letter Records. The Night You Wrote That Song: The Songs of Mickey NewburyTracklist:1. The Sailor2. She Even Woke Me Up To Say Goodbye3. Just Dropped … Continue reading