Beth Hart – Fire on the Floor

Beth Hart’s New Release

Fire On The Floor

Beth Hart continues to produce quality work at a creditable output rate.  She also continues to distance herself from the somewhat restrictive descriptor of ‘blues siren’.

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Dwight Yoakam’s Bluegrass Revisions

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Dwight Yoakam – Americana Honors & Awards Show 2016

 

Dwight Yoakam’s New Album ‘Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…’  Out Now

 Tour Dates

For the making of Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…, Dwight Yoakam has assembled a band of bluegrass luminaries to reinterpret favorites from his catalogue featuring eleven Yoakam compositions and a new cover of Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’.

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Gillian Welch To Release Revival Bootleg

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David Rawlings and Gillian Welch – Americana Honors & Awards

GILLIAN WELCH SET TO RELEASE
BOOTS NO 1: THE OFFICIAL REVIVAL BOOTLEG

NOVEMBER 25 ON ACONY RECORDS

FEATURES PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED MATERIAL

‘Dry Town’ PREMIERES ON SIRIUSXM’S
OUTLAW COUNTRY CHANNEL AND NPR MUSIC

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Jodi Martin’s Saltwater


There is a lot to like in Jodi Martin‘s Saltwater.

It was produced by classy roots performer Shane Nicholson who has proven many times to be a talented ally in the studio (Kasey ChambersCatherine Britt, Josh Rennie-Hynes and Oh Pep, to name a few).

All thirteen songs here are telling originals, with three co-written with folk journeyman Arlo Guthrie (son of Woody) and one with noted musician/producer Jeff Lang.

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Wilco’s Schmilco

 

Wilco Announces New Album And Streams Track 

 

Remember Nilsson Schmilsson, Harry Nilsson‘s iconic 1971 album?

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John Prine For Better or Worse

John Prine To Release Duets Album

For Better, Or Worse

On September 30 2016 Oh Boy Records will release the great John Prine’s latest – For Better, Or Worse.

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Sweet Jean’s ‘Main Street’

New Video and Tour Dates

Melbourne Duo Sweet Jean

img_2195Sweet Jean’s new album Monday to Friday is very imposing read my full review.

The duo (Alice Keath and Sime Nugent) has released a video for their new single ‘Main Street’, ahead of an East Coast tour in support of their stellar new release.

‘Main Street’ draws loosely on 1980 New Wave and William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience.  It is about changing and fallible beliefs, memories, and aspirations as we grow up.

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