The Gibson Brothers perform “Fool’s Hill” written by Eric Gibson, one of the songs from their soon-to-be released new album In the Ground.
New music from Rhiannon Giddens, Jeffrey Halford & The Healers, Lynne Hanson, Mary Bragg, and John Moreland
“Shakedown” from Valerie June’s Order Of Time is a sensuous, high-energy, clap-along song.
“How do I get there?” from Don Bryant’s Don’t Give Up On Love album is a perfect example of how soul music straddles the gospel/secular divide.
In Blue Collar Hippie Music, The Plott Hounds don’t so much bring their southern jamming sound into your music machine but transport you to their live show.
Don Bryant has the credentials to fill a page, confirming his place in the pantheon of luminaries of Soul: but is the album any good? Yup, it’s superb.
John Moreland’s fourth album Big Bad Luv is the kind of slow burner that even on first listen you know contains a few years of pleasure up the road
Calvin weighs in on the nominations for the 2017 Americana Music Association Awards
This is the title track from Shinyribs new album. I like the boozy, swaggery New Orlean’s feel to the tune.
The lo-fi, blown-out R&B album Jake La Botz album, the Old Crow Medicine Show’s Dylan cover, the new soul album from Don Bryant, & the cowpunk Sarah Shook album.