Laura Cantrell

Possessing a bright clear voice that combines the vulnerability of a young girl with the intelligence and resilience of a grown woman, Laura Cantrell burst onto the international music scene in 2000 with a debut album that showcased her affecting vocals, literate songwriting, and superb taste in musicians and fellow … Continue reading

Hey Mavis

Americana-folk band “Hey Mavis” was born in 2009 as part of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park artist-in-residence program. Producer Don Dixon (REM/Smithereens/Red Clay Ramblers) “discovered” the group on a Michael Stanley Christmas compilation CD and immediately agreed to produce their debut album, Red Wine. The CD quickly climbed the national … Continue reading

Lauren Mann and the Fairly Odd Folk

Since their humble start in 2010 with “Stories From Home,” a collection of songs recorded over the previous four years, Lauren Mann and the Fairly Odd Folk have taken the highways by storm with over 600 tour dates throughout North America. Their unique brand of alternative folk/pop and an impressive … Continue reading

Lance Canales & The Flood

Lance Canales & The Flood are a roots-blues influenced Americana trio from California’s breadbasket, where Canales lived the life that so many songs have been written about since the birth of roots music – hard labor, one room shacks and taunting ghosts whispering of a better life. Canales’ guttural vocals … Continue reading

Lily Frost

Following a vibrant recording career spanning more than 12 original albums and over 20 years of international touring, Lily Frost​ has now transformed her natural loungey tones to a swingabilly Americana live performance. “One of the best performances I’ve ever seen. You would have liked her, Leonard. ” –Maclean’s Magazine … Continue reading

Will Johnson

Will Johnson / Swan City VampiresRelease Date: September 25, 2015Bio by Annie Zaleski Will Johnson’s latest solo album, Swan City Vampires, is distinguished by its immediacy and intimacy. Crisp, measured acoustic guitars cushion the Austin-based singer-songwriter’s equally precise, conspiratorial vocals, while keening pedal steel, droning electric guitars, and the occasional … Continue reading

City and Colour

There’s a line that I’m trying to find, between the water and the open sky,” sings Dallas Green on “Friends,” the penultimate track off of his fifth release as City and Colour, If I Should Go Before You. For someone like Green, it’s hard to imagine that there’s much left … Continue reading

Rodney Crowell

In 2010, Rodney Crowell took a notion. He called up most of the band that had played with him on his 1988 commercial breakthrough album Diamonds & Dirt and got them together in a recording studio. Here it was, two decades later. Bass player Michael Rhodes, drummer Eddie Bayers and … Continue reading