Whitehorse – Panther In The Dollhouse

SEX, LOVE AND THE LIVES OF CONSENTING ADULTS: WHITEHORSE DELVE INTO BODY POLITICS ON PANTHER IN THE DOLLHOUSE, OUT 4th AUGUST VIA SIX SHOOTER RECORDS — “Whitehorse are ready to gloriously bust some balls again” – Noisey “Rhythm-heavy and shivery.” – Chicago Tribune “Superduo whose music swirls together the swampy swagger … Continue reading

Michael Daves – Orchids and Violence

Orchids and Violence is the first solo full-length by Michael Daves. (The Grammy-nominated Sleep with One Eye Open was a collaboration with Chris Thile.) Mixed by Vance Powell, it’s a double album whose discs contain the exact same songs — the first is acoustic, the second electric. The material comprises … Continue reading

Courtney Marie Andrews announces partnership with Fat Possum Records and Mama Bird Recording Co. with video of “Heart and Mind”

Courtney Marie Andrews, whose breakout 2016 release on Mama Bird Recording Co. Honest Life grabbed year-end lists from Rolling Stone,Stereogum, Paste, American Songwriter to NPR, is announcing today that Fat Possum Records and Mama Bird Recording Co. are joining forces to support her work. Both Fat Possum and Mama Bird will partner with Ms. Andrews’ European label, Loose Music, where Andrews … Continue reading

Steve Earle, So You Wannabe an Outlaw.

Steve Earle has always kept at least a foothold in his outlaw country roots, but he’s seldom embraced them as explicitly as he does on So You Wannabe an Outlaw. Over the past couple of years, Earle’s been enmeshed in specialized projects — the 2015 bluesman’s holiday Terraplane Blues and 2016’s covers-heavy duo … Continue reading

Trapper Schoepp – Rangers & Valentines

As a professional musician and proud student of the American songbook, Trapper Schoepp is acutely aware of clichés. That’s not to say he shuns them completely, of course, just that when he uses them he does so knowingly, and so he readily admits that his latest album, Rangers & Valentines, … Continue reading


Album release: ‘Gold Rush’ by Hannah Aldridge Release date: 16 June 2017 Label: Rootsy Music More info: Artist website In literature and in songwriting, the American South is where writers go to face their fears. Hannah Aldridge doesn’t just dip her pen into the well of the South, the Muscle Shoals … Continue reading

Jack Ingram – Midnight Motel

Jack Ingram left the country mainstream after 2009’s Big Dreams & High Hopes, an album that failed to deliver on either despite two singles that became hits. Despite “That’s a Man” and “Barefoot and Crazy” cresting into the Country Top 20, the album sealed his fate in Nashville, so he … Continue reading