Grant-Lee Phillips – Widdershins

A taken-for-granted talent hits rich form ’Widdershins’ is an arcane word meaning counterclockwise or against the sun’s course. It’s considered unlucky. Grant-Lee Phillips revives it to question our path in turbulent times. Although in his own career he has made unexpected lurches from country to 80s covers, this ninth album … Continue reading

Fine songs come one after the other on Doug Adkins new album.

Dougs new album has everything a country/ americana album needs. Small Montana towns,Heros Of The Lost Highway,Dirt Roads and Fence Lines Never Ending and of course Not Enough Whiskey. It also has wonderful musicians, crinkly crackly gravelly voices and excellent production. Oh and the songwriting on Doug’s 11th album is … Continue reading

Chris Smither – Call Me Lucky

Songwriter. Guitarist. Bluesman. Interpreter. Performer. Over 50 years later, Chris Smither is truly an American original. Call Me Lucky is his latest studio album of brand-new originals in six years, featuring his long-time producer and multi-instrumentalist David Goodrich, drummer Billy Conway (Morphine), Matt Lorenz (aka The Suitcase Junket), and engineer … Continue reading

Debut album from Vivian Leva “Time Is Everything” released today on Free Dirt

Vivian Leva Time is Everything March 2, 2018 – Free Dirt Records The debut album from Appalachian songwriter VIVIAN LEVA has been released today on Free Dirt Records (Dori Freeman, Anna & Elizabeth). Leva taps into the bitter-cold veins of old country songwriting, harkening back to the mountain music she … Continue reading