Premiere: “Cold Summer” by Jeff Crosby

For the last decade, Idaho native and Nashville resident Jeff Crosby has been sharing his unique take on Americana music across the United States and beyond its borders. After the traveling troubadour spent the last two years splitting his time between playing guitar for Widespread Panic song-writer Jerry Joseph and performing with his own band, Crosby hit the studio to... Continue Reading →

Interview: Hayley Thompson-King

From horse culture to high culture—Hayley Thompson-King is one of the most unique artists on the scene today. Raised in Florida and spending weekends watching her dually-driving father’s team roping competitions, the young, small-town girl began to develop an undeniable talent that pulled her in a classical direction. “I think I’ve always had classical leanings,... Continue Reading →

Interview: Lilly Hiatt

Lilly Hiatt is no stranger to vulnerability, and uses it to build connections to those who listen to her heartfelt brand of rockicana. The twangy songstress is gearing up to release her intensely personal, autobiographical album, Trinity Lane, via New West Records on August 25th. Written mostly upon her return from a cross-country tour, Hiatt... Continue Reading →

Album Review: Ron Pope – Work

“I had a teacher, she told my mother that she better find me a trade/because boys like me well, we all grow up to be long term guests of the state,” Ron Pope reveals to us in the title track from his upcoming album Work.  From that inauspicious childhood memory, Pope was inspired to take... Continue Reading →

Interview: Will Hoge

“I got real disheartened with it,” says singer, songwriter, producer, and all-around industry veteran Will Hoge of what is colloquially known as “the band thing.” “We worked really hard on that last album, Small Town Dreams, and we played a lot of shows. There was a lot of negativity in the band, too many personalities... Continue Reading →

Premiere: “Red Hot Red” by Shelly Waters

Americana singer/songwriter Shelly Waters is set to release her new, self-titled album on July 28th. Recorded in Nashville with renowned producer and multi-instrumentalist Josh Kaler, the 12-song concoction is as flavorful as the jambalaya made in her home state of Louisiana; her sound derives its spice from the holy trinity of blues, country, and rock.... Continue Reading →

Interview: Imelda May

Irish musical force to be reckoned with and industry veteran Imelda May hops on the telephone for a chat, having just put her four year old daughter to bed; as she eyes the mess that is her post-dinner kitchen, she says, “I think women are fantastic, how we multi-task. We’re brilliant, I think we should... Continue Reading →

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