With The Skies We Look To, Kris Angelis has assembled a group of songs that highlight her ability to not just write compelling lyrics, but also present it in a way that makes you feel the emotion behind the words. It’s an album that’s rooted in storytelling told through divergent folk influences making it a quality listen for any Americana music lover.
The muddy rocker, “Come On Home To Yourself,” features a complete taste of the delta from its swampy electric guitar riffs to Kline’s straight from the heart, soulful vocals.
Byrd’s Creek Music Festival is scheduled for July 8-11 in Crossville, Tennessee. Its lineup includes plenty of folk and Americana Music including Lost Dog Street Band, Sierra Ferrell, Sad Daddy w/Melissa Carper, and more!
Lonesome Kind, by D.L. Rossi is a work of emotional honesty. He gives us an Americana album that demands us to recognize his talent as a songwriter.
On “Thank You," The Ladles, showcase their mastery of the art of three-part harmonies. The song feels like a spontaneous flow of appreciation. It's well balanced—a gentle current of banjo keeps the song minimal behind the vocals, but lush fiddle and acoustic guitar builds throughout.
The video features plenty of somber imagery highlighting the song’s musing reflection on coping with adversity. The track blends traditional instrumentation with a rock edge for an outlaw sound.
What stands out about the Imaginaries is their pure chemistry. The album is a mix of dramatic folk-rock anthems, tender ballads, and sunny acoustic folk melodies.
What is “real” country music? That’s a debate that will likely never be resolved in our lifetime. What we can agree on is that as the genre has evolved over the last century, with the current product sounding much different than its roots. On her latest solo project, Daddy’s Country Gold, singer/songwriter/upright bassist Melissa Carper... Continue Reading →
Country music isn’t known for its concept albums. There have been a few over the years but listing them takes a few minutes of thought. On her debut EP Finding Home, Leah Watts shares her memories from a passionate relationship. The 5-track EP follows the evolution of her emotions from burgeoning love to finding resolve... Continue Reading →
Sometimes the biggest challenge in reviewing an album is finding a theme. However, John Paul Keith’s aptly named The Rhythm of the City gets straight to the point. Recently released on Wild Honey Records, the album is a clear ode to the sounds and influences of the Memphis music scene. The sultry album opener, “How... Continue Reading →