On Friday, Nashville’s Brighton, England transplant, Adam Stockdale – under the banner of Albatross – released his latest album, Desperate Times Best Forgotten. Similar to Stockdale’s previous work, the album maintains a poppy folk thread throughout, yet he’s been influenced by his new surroundings and has layered in a Nashville sound.
“I think the interjection of bluegrass and country in my music has been the best thing to happen to it thus far,” he said. “The quality of Nashville players is beyond excellent. And they all have this unspoken repertoire of songs which are so fundamental to the roots of this great country’s musical culture.”
The son of a welder from rural New England, Rod Picott is a masterful songwriter and soulful singer who carries with him as fine a suitcase of songs as you’ll find anywhere. Slaid Cleaves, Ray Wylie Hubbard and Fred Eagelsmith have recorded Rod Picott songs. A former construction worker who hung up his tools when […]
320 kbps|104 MB| UL| UA| HF | TB Edgy and sizzling hot Contemporary Blues that is “A New Recipe for Blues” which blends the sounds of Mississippi Delta Blues, Gospel, Texas Blues, and Outlaw Blues to bring you The Johnny Riley Sound.
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320 kbps | 102 MB | UL | UA Monk Parker’s How the Spark Loves the Tinder is fall music—languid, heart-wrenching, suggesting pangs of transition. Singing unhurried minor-key songs burnished with horns, weeping organs, and steel guitar, Parker traffics in a twilit Americana, drifting between Phosphorescent’s sun-drunk aphorisms and Castanets’ moonlit chill.
320 kbps|108 MB| UL | UA | HF | TB Brilliant new studio album titled, “Find A Way To Care”, produced by John and Eric at famed House of Blues Studios in Encino, California. John adds harmonica on two songs as well as a classic guitar track reminiscent of Hubert Sumlin or Muddy Waters on […]
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Over 50 years after its original 1952 vinyl release, this is still the best American roots music collection around! Musicologist Harry Smith assembled the anthology from 78 rpm discs issued between 1927 and 1935. This 6-CD reissue was painstakingly researched, annotated and packaged to perfection. With 84 rare tracks, this one is a library all […]
320 kbps|101 MB| UL | UA | HF | TB Run on Sentence is the musical byline utilized by Portland, OR-based singer/songwriter Dustin Hamman, whose lo fi indie folk style has drawn comparisons to Neutral Milk Hotel, Devendra Banhart, and Bon Iver, among others.