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.