Mother Church Pew looks back on the creative year of soul and Americana artist Maggie Rose including her new podcast, album, and recent tour.
On Tall Tales & Fables, Haunted Like Human struck the perfect balance between recognizable folk music themes and gothic diversions.
With The Scrapbook, Angus Gill’s plethora of talents are in the spotlight; he amply proves he’s not only a prodigious creator, but a gifted storyteller that puts his heart on the line in every turn of phrase.
Time Machine has many of the elements of Kashena Sampson’s prior work, most notably her classic vocals with the range to carry a world of lyrical emotion. However, it shows clear progression as well—a maturity in both lyrical crafting and smart production.
With I’ll Come Back, AJ Lee and Blue Summit powerfully propel the genre forward, their influences of country, soul, swing, rock, and rock on full display as they deftly weave their contribution into the tapestry of the bluegrass tradition.