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: Nikki & The Phantom Callers – Blue Moonlight
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NEW MUSIC: Nikki & The Phantom Callers – Blue Moonlight

Atlanta, GA’s Nikki & the Phantom Callers have a new album coming out on April 3rd called Everybody’s Going to Hell (But You and Me) and ‘Blue Moonlight’ is one of the early singles from it. The song has a wonderful swing to it – a countrified indie, garage-rock sound with its melodic back-and-forth, distorted guitar … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Cave Flowers – Upper Hand
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NEW MUSIC: Cave Flowers – Upper Hand

Yeah I know we’ve posted a couple of Cave Flowers‘ songs from their new self-titled album already, but damn it’s a cracker of a record and this track, the most recent single, is maybe our favourite. ‘Upper Hand’ has that windswept, slacker country vibe, perfectly enhanced by singer Andy McAllister’s gravelly voice and the way … 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

NEW MUSIC: Thomas Bryan Eaton – Keep Us Free
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NEW MUSIC: Thomas Bryan Eaton – Keep Us Free

Promises is the name of (Nashville, TN) Thomas Bryan Eaton‘s new EP and ‘Keep Us Free’ in particular highlights his strengths as a singer-songwriter. This track hustles along with vim and verve, bursting with guitars, pedal steel, fiddle and piano as he sings vividly of optimism and moving forward. It looks like Eaton has been treading the … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Fallon Cush
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INTERVIEW: Fallon Cush

THE ALT-COUNTRY ENIGMA THAT IS FALLON CUSH A strange name and an intriguing album title to match. Songwriter Steve Smith leads us into the shadows of Fallon Cush’s new album where its mysterious themes are matched a colourful sonic palette and infectious melodies. Fallon Cush – It’s a name that rolls off the tongue but … 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: Hayes Peebles – When I Find My Love
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NEW MUSIC: Hayes Peebles – When I Find My Love

New Yorker and Nashville resident Hayes Peebles has just released this brand new track ‘When I Find My Love’, which follows his excellent 2019 singles ‘Riding High‘ and ‘Riddle Me‘ which we’ve previously shared. It’s yet another slice of country folk that brings to mind that effortless melodicism of an artist such as Ron Sexsmith. … 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: Tracy McNeil & The Goodlife – You Be The Lightning
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ALBUM REVIEW: Tracy McNeil & The Goodlife – You Be The Lightning

Tracy McNeil & The Goodlife You Be The Lightning Cooking Vinyl Australia Across four albums, Tracy McNeil has woven a wistful strain of Americana that conjures up US West Coast country-rock and Australian East Coast sun-kissed FM pop. You Be The Lightning is her most realised and well executed iteration of that blend to date. … Continue reading