Tag Archives: Americana
The Hotshot Freight Train have begun work on followup to the 2012 breakthrough release, “Get Low”. As expected, I am sure this “new” album will already hold down a spot on my 2015 end of year list ;) If you’ve never heard this band before or are curious as to what the critically acclaimed “Get Low” sounds like, click below.
August Gate Music artist Kevin Smith has released his new album titled From The Cornfield To The Shore. Listen & purchase via Bandcamp below. All profits benefit families seeking to adopt. Learn more in the promo video below.
Andrew Schwab of Project 86 has posted an interview he conducted with Tobin Bawinkel (6’10 & Flatfoot 56) on his TinSoldiers blog. In other news 6’10 also released a music video for the track “Backpack” which you can watch below. Pick the up CD or vinyl of his new album, titled The Humble Beginnings of a Rovin’ Soul, from the band’s webstore.
Sean Watkins is known to many as a member of both Fiction Family and Nickel Creek. Last Summer, he released a solo album under the radar by the name of All I Do Is Lie. You can now pick up that folksy americana record for a pay-what-you-want model over at Noisetrade. Sean Watkins is heading out on an intimate solo tour over the next few months. Tour dates/tickets can be found on his website.…
Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors released the music video for “Here We Go” the first single from his upcoming album. Check it out below. The album, titled Medicine, releases January 27th. Pre-order via iTunes.
After completing their Kickstarter campaign earlier this year, The Vespers have put up official pre-order options on Etsy (?!?) for their new album Sisters and Brothers. Pre-ordering on iTunes will get you a few bonus tracks as well. The album will release on 2/10/15. You can listen to the title track over at Paste Magazine.
We are proud to premiere a new music video for “Ashes” from folk artist Jeremiah Daly. The single appears on his upcoming Live At True Tone Studios EP which will be available on Christmas day. The album was recorded live in one take & contains both old & new songs. You can also check out his excellent debut full length, titled In Our Time, via Noisetrade below.
Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors have put up their latest album Good Light for free on Noisetrade. Listen & download below. In other news you can now pre-order the band’s upcoming album, titled Medicine, from the band or from iTunes. It will release on January 27th.
We are thrilled to premiere Minneapolis-based Harbor and Home’s new music video for the track “I’ll Be Around”. The song appears on the band’s latest album titled Dark Days which is available now. You can watch the video below & read more about the group. Pick up the album via the band or on iTunes.
6’10 has launched the iTunes pre-order for The Humble Beginnings of a Rovin’ Soul which releases on December 9th. If you pre-order you get the track “Backpack” instantly. Check out the cover & track listing below.
Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors have announced that they will release a new album titled Medicine on January 27th, 2015. Check out the music video for “American Beauty” below. Pre-order a physical copy of CD & vinyl here. They will be on the road this November with Penny & Sparrow. Check dates on their website.
Jenny & Tyler have released a new song called “In Everything You Do” as part of the Native: Americana Spotlight compilation. You can watch the lyric video below & check out the chords/lyrics. You can also read more about the song here. Pick up the compilation on iTunes.
Jenny & Tyler have released a new song called “In Everything You Do” as part of the Native: Americana Spotlight compilation. You can listen to the song on their site & check out the chords/lyrics. Pick up the compilation on iTunes.
I was lucky enough to talk with Bill Mallonee about his upcoming album Winnowing and the intersection between faith and art; much of it was off the record, but here are a few of his words to shed light on the album and his approach to songwriting.
Bill Mallonee is wrapping up his buy one, get one album deal on Bandcamp today, so check it out while you can. If you purchase an album you then email HighHorseBooking@hotmail.com and tell them what album you want for free. All 60 of the albums are applicable.
Chris Staples, formerly of TwoThirtyEight and Discover America, has released a new album titled American Soft. You can stream via Youtube below. If you want to order a physical copy get it through Barsuk or pick it up on any digital outlet.
Judah & The Lion have premiered the music video for “Rich Kids” a song from their upcoming new album. Watch below. You can pre-order the album, titled Kids These Days, from PledgeMusic. It will be available on September 9th. Don’t forget to check out our recent interview!
Bill Mallonee will be releasing a new album, titled Winnowing, later this year. You can check out the new song “Hall Of Mirrors & Room Full Of Woes” via Bandcamp below.
Anton Kellner & The Lone Stars are set to release their new album, titled You Were The Fire, on July 29th. Pre-order on iTunes now. The band also just released a music video for the single “Rebel” which you can watch on Unsigned & Unleashed. You might recognize Anton as the former vocalist of Holding Onto Hope.
Orion Walsh has released a new (acoustic) split with Virtuopath. Orion Walsh contributes 4 songs to this split. Listen and download for FREE, below. Also, Orion has been teasing a Slow Coming Day reunion with original lineup over on their facebook page. If this is something you want to see happen, then please comment over there.
Back in February we offered a download from the Nashville duo, “Just Friends”, that showcased the talent this new duo offers. Well, Just Friends have changed their name to “Shaylee and Scott” (after their first names). We are streaming and offering the song “Let it Happen” via our SoundCloud page below. Check them out on Facebook here.
Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors along with Judah & the Lion will embark on the “Nothing But Trouble, Nothing But Time Tour” beginning March 28th. Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors are currently on tour in Europe and will be back stateside for a show February 14th (Valentine’s Day). View all the dates and info below. Drew Holcomb and his band released one of my top rated releases of 2013 (‘Good Light’) and I encourage you to check them out.
I’m very sorry to not have heard The Tale of a Broken Compass in 2013, because I want all the more time to digest what I’ve heard, and it would have undoubtedly made it on my Best Of list.