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Lindsey Buckingham Readies New Album — Download 1st Single Here

Lindsey Buckingham Readies New Album — Download 1st Single Here

If you only know Lindsey Buckingham from Bill Hader’s portrayal of the oft-neglected and silent guest on the “What Up With That?” sketch on Saturday Night Live, you’re missing out (and you’re probably very, very young). Best known for his work as guitarist, male vocalist and songwriter for Fleetwood Mac, this Grammy winner, producer and […]

Ricky Scaggs Combines Bluegrass and Country On New Album

Ricky Scaggs Combines Bluegrass and Country On New Album

Musical legend Ricky Skaggs has announced the July 19th release of his upcoming project Country Hits Bluegrass Style on Skaggs Family Records. The 14-song release is a mix between Skaggs’ country and bluegrass roots, something he has been sharing with fans around the country on his current Treasure Chest Tour. Both bluegrass and country lovers […]

Gillian Welch back on tour

Gillian Welch back on tour

  Good news! Gillian Welch is on the road again. She is heading out with David Rawlings, and play 31 cities in July and August, beginning July 6 in Santa Cruz, CA and ending August 28 in Charleston, SC.  They are also playing High Sierra Music Festival on June 30 as well as the Vancouver […]

Gillian Welch Announces New Album

Gillian Welch Announces New Album

Acclaimed songstress Gillian Welch has announced her new album The Harrow and the Harvest, will be released June 28th. (That’s only 3 weeks from now!) The new album will feature ten new songs recorded at her own Woodland Sound Studios in Nashville, Tennessee and will be produced by her partner David Rawlings. Welch and Rawlings […]

AMA Announces 2011 Nominees

AMA Announces 2011 Nominees

The Americana Music Association announced the list of 2011 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards nominees on May 23rd at the Gibson/Baldwin Showroom in New York City.  The one and only Miss Rosanne Cash. Top notch performances accompanied the announcement by The Civil Wars and Levon Helm and his Dirt Farmer Quartet featuring Jim Lauderdale […]

Keb Mo Releases New Single: “The Whole Enchilada”

Keb Mo Releases New Single: “The Whole Enchilada”

There’s no mistaking that cool, soulful voice and the bluesy, smooth R&B sound of Keb Mo. The song is the lead track on Keb’s first album in five years, The Reflection, due August 2nd on Yolabelle International/Ryko. The Reflection was written and recorded over a period of three years, that included his relocation from Los […]

Jason Ringenberg Lends His Voice To Pbs Show

Jason Ringenberg Lends His Voice To Pbs Show

Legendary Jason & The Scorchers Front Man Sings on Civil War Documentary To Air This Week Nashville, TN– Jason Ringenberg appears prominently in the new “Tennessee Civil War 150: The Music” documentary airing on all PBS television stations in Tennessee and some stations around the country. He sings the “Battle Cry of Freedom” and an […]

Premier Video: “Flower” by Amos Lee

Premier Video: “Flower” by Amos Lee

“Flower” is the latest single from Amos Lee‘s critically acclaimed new album, Mission Bell, which we reviewed HERE back in February. We also covered his recent show in Atlanta, which you can read about HERE. The song is a beauty, and the video’s paper animation is worth seeing. Enjoy!

Kingsley Flood – New Single: “I Don’t Wanna Go Home”

Kingsley Flood – New Single: “I Don’t Wanna Go Home”

Boston’s Kingsley Flood continues to amaze. Their funky blend of blues, garage rock, punk, jug band, and folk just seems to keep evolving. I first heard about them last year, and Krystal Mulbach reviewed their excellent debut, Dust Windows. I was so impressed, the album made Awaiting the Flood’s Top 20-Something of 2010. (And they […]

Record Store Day is Today! Exclusice Steve Earle, Ray LaMontagne, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals and Mumford & Sons…

Record Store Day is Today! Exclusice Steve Earle, Ray LaMontagne, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals and Mumford & Sons…

Record Store Day 2011 is here! Today is finally the day when exclusive pieces will be available at participating stores from the likes of Brett Dennen, Steve Earle, Ray LaMontagne, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, including a split with Mumford & Sons and Laura Marling. Steve Earle –  I’ll Never Get Out Of This World […]

Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup Announced (ver. X.O)

Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup Announced (ver. X.O)

Yes, Conan, it is fun to say. Bonnarooooo! Here are some of the acts we’re excited about: The Black Keys – Buffalo Springfield – My Morning Jacket – Robert Plant & Band of Joy – Mumford & Sons – The Decemberists – Ray Lamontagne – Dr. John and The Original Meters – Alison Krauss & […]

Video of the Week: Little Tybee — “Nero”

Video of the Week: Little Tybee — “Nero”

Slated for appearances at this year’s SXSW in Austin, TX, these Georgia darlings and local Atlanta favorites known as Little Tybee seem to be hitting their stride. At the core of each of their songs is the creative mind of vocalist/guitarist/pianist Brock Scott alongside eight-string guitarist Josh Martin, violinist Nirvana Kelly, bassist Ryan Donald, and […]

Video of the Week: Charlene Kaye & The Brilliant Eyes

Video of the Week: Charlene Kaye & The Brilliant Eyes

Our ears perked up when we heard Charlene Kaye singing “Mad Tom of Bedlam,” from her 2010 EP Charlene Kaye & The Brilliant Eyes. And then we saw the video. Yowza! Check out this jazzy, swingin’, rockin’ group for yourself, fronted by the effervescent, golden-throated multi-instrumentalist Kaye. So, Who Is CHARLENE KAYE? Here’s an excerpt […]

Charlie Louvin: July 7, 1927 – Jan. 26, 2011

Charlie Louvin: July 7, 1927 – Jan. 26, 2011

We were saddened today to hear the news of Charlie Louvin’s passing. He was 83. We feel privileged, however, to have spoken with him briefly from his home in Wartrace, Tennessee, just days before his cancer surgery last July. Unfortunately, the surgery was unsuccessful. In his honor, we’re re-running the short interview and review of […]