ALBUM REVIEW: Lilly Hiatt – Walking Proof
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ALBUM REVIEW: Lilly Hiatt – Walking Proof

With her famous surname and the album’s opening shimmering tremolo guitar chords you’d think you were in for a straight country trip. There’s certainly a strong country streak, of the Nikki Lane kind, that runs through Walking Proof, but just as equally there’s an indie rock aesthetic that runs from Liz Phair to Jenny Lewis … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Nikki Lane – Highway Queen
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NEW MUSIC: Nikki Lane – Highway Queen

Nikki Lane has been hard at work over the past couple of years, writing and recording the follow-up to her successful 2014 album All Or Nothin‘. The first single to be released from the new LP (due out via New West Records on Feb 17th ) is the title track ‘Highway Queen’. Preorders with all manner … Continue reading

NEWS: The Deslondes sign to New West Records
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NEWS: The Deslondes sign to New West Records

The Deslondes are a New Orleans five-piece country-soul/honky-tonk band that have been getting about the US supporting Old Crow Medicine Show of late. As soon as they are done with that they’ll be heading back to the Nashville studio to finish their debut LP which will be coming out on New West Records early in 2015. … Continue reading

NEWS: New West Records to release An Americana Christmas LP
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NEWS: New West Records to release An Americana Christmas LP

Well this looks very cool, an Americana Christmas album from the good folk at New West Records, one of our favourite alt-country record labels. An Americana Christmas is a collection of classic Christmas songs and brand new holiday recordings from the icons and today’s current stars of the Americana genre. It features 16 songs including … Continue reading