NEW MUSIC: River Tramps – Mare And The Maiden
Americana / Country / Folk / New Music / Stream

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: Thomas Bryan Eaton – Keep Us Free
Album Artwork / Alt-Country / Americana / Cosmic Country / New Music / Stream

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

Americana / Country / Features

REPORT: The Americana Music Festival 2013, Nashville TN

Laura Coates is one half of the Australian duo The Weeping Willows who visited the USA earlier this month for the Americana Music Festival in Nashville TN. Laura has kindly written a piece for us describing the enviable event from the point of view of a visiting fan and participatory musician. Andrew Wrigglesworth and I … Continue reading

Americana / News

NEWS: Winners of the Americana Music Honors & Awards 2013

The 2013 Americana Music Honors & Awards were held last night at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and featured performances by Milk Carton Kids, Roseanne Cash, Shovels & Rope, Old Crow Medicine Show, John Fullbright, Jim Lauderdale and house-band leader Buddy Miller, Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison and Stephen Stills, guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Buffalo Springfield’s  Richie … Continue reading