On Last Man Standing, Brother Roy reveals his devotion to the rock and roll cannon with tunes that are both finely crafted and filled with conviction.
The sound is pure Nashville, the sound of East Nashville, a hotbed of indie roots rockers, modern-day country music outlaws & struggling singer-songwriters.
Aurora offers a clear-eyed look at the personal cost of addiction, delivered in disarmingly wry observations and swaggering roadhouse country music.
Bill Carter’s self-titled album proves that a good song can stand on its own, without help from a roomful of musicians or an assist from studio trickery.
Poor David’s Almanack by David Rawlings takes the listener on a journey to a half-forgotten country, that “old, weird America” where people struggle through wilderness to the promised land, return from the dead, and battle with devils.
Undivided Heart & Soul by JD McPherson, defies easy labeling, twisting various strands of rock and roll into a single package of heartfelt and soulful music.
You would be hard-pressed to find a better example of the diverse roots of Americana than Sherman Holmes’s The Richmond Sessions
Forever and Then Some by Lillie Mae feels new & familiar, fusing country, alt-rock, bluegrass and pop music.
Will Hoge presents 11 hook-filled tunes about love–gone wrong or going strong–filled with details that give them real-life credibility.
The sound of the new Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires album is the sound of rebellion and righteous anger. In other words, it’s the sound of rock.
The Nashville Sound by Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit is full of penetrating lyrics and righteous music.
This is not a record of covers that radically reframe the original. Rather, it is a joyous and subtle re-reading of the originals
Blindfaller by Mandolin Orange is a beautiful and thoughtful album that is both timely and timeless.
Pierce Edens’ new album, Stripped Down; Gussied Up, reveals both beauty and darkness in lean and fiery tunes that explore longing, loneliness, anger and love.