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Category Archives: alt-country

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Combining the urgency of rock and roll, the frenetic energy of bluegrass, the soul of the delta blues and the haunted spirit of Appalachian mountain music in to a unique musical stew they dub “Ozark Stomp,” Ben Miller Band will release its sophomore album, Any Way, Shape Or Form, August 5 on New West Records. Produced by Vance Powell (Jack White, Kings of Leon, Wanda Jackson) at Sputnik Studios in Nashville, the LP was recorded in between tours supporting legendary Texas rockers ZZ Top and signifies the Joplin, MO-based band’s New West Records debut.

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Melbourne is full of the world’s best alt-country songwriters and bands; Eaten By Dogs is one of our favorites. Their songs are honest, rich and spacious. Somehow they’ve managed to make a record that sounds as great in the sun with a beer as it does late at night with a whisky.

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Puss n Boots is an American alternative country band from Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2008 that consists of members Norah Jones, Sasha Dobson and Catherine Popper. Their debut full-length album, No Fools, No Fun, was released on July 15, 2014, through Blue Note Records.

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“Jason Tyler Burton is a gifted multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter from the blue-grass state of Kentucky. Thoughtful, acoustic, with lots of string instruments and solid lyrics. A wonderful ride.” – Bill Mallonee (Vigilantes of Love)

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Paying tribute to an incredibly significant time in Earle’s career, this concert album showcases Earle’s performance at the Polk Theater in Nashville, Tennessee on December 1, 1995. The concert features the Train Band (Norman Blake, Peter Rowan and Roy Huskey, Jr.) and special guests Emmylou Harris and Bill Monroe joining the rocking singer-songwriter onstage for this unforgettable performance.

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Leon Brock’s music is strongly rooted in American country rock and Americana, but bears the characteristics of the singer / songwriter tradition. Brock is strongly influenced by songwriters like Townes van Zandt, Steve Earle, Joe Ely and Hank Williams.

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Clover Lane marks the Yep Roc debut for Americana singer-songwriter, Jonah Tolchin. The album was recorded quickly and spontaneously in Nashville, Tennessee with an impressive cast of characters that include Chris Scruggs, Steve Berlin (Los Lobos), John McCauley (Deer Tick), and Mickey Raphael (Willie Nelson). As a songwriter, Jonah bridges the gap between classic folk self-sufficiency and punk’s DIY defiance; he plays everything from roots and Americana music to old time folk and acoustic blues.