Bluegrass Ramble Schedule Announced

Schedule Announced: Bluegrass Ramble Official Showcases September 26-28 At 2017’s World of Bluegrass in Raleigh, NC, we’ll feature these 30 Official Showcase artists. They were selected from more than 160 submissions representing the vitality of bluegrass from its traditional roots to its furthest offshoots all around the world. Learn more about the Bluegrass Ramble acts. Want … Continue reading

Matthew Ryan – Hustle Up Starlings

    “Crazy Horse meets The Replacements, with a nod to Tom Waits” – Paste   “If Arcade Fire’s The Suburbs captured a moment in time for suburban kids, Matthew Ryan is their blue-collar companion” – No Depression “An essential American voice.” – Riverfront Times “He continues to bring heartfelt … Continue reading

Charlie Whitten to release EP “Playwright” August 25th

We’re excited to be working with Charlie Whitten, whose new EP Playwright is coming out August 25th. The whole thing is phenomenal, a quick 4-song EP showcasing a moment in time for the young songwriter. The songwriting on each of these tracks is wonderful and points to Whitten’s budding brilliance but the up-tempo, jaunty, pining of “Since She’s Gone”, … Continue reading

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