Author Archive: Sloane Spencer
Some songwriters craft tunes with the intent of making social commentary, but rarely do those same songs last through two Presidencies and manage to incite emotion from both sides of the political aisle. Such is the case for James McMurtry, who observes what he sees, but does not claim control of where his songs may […]
Nick Dittmeier is a singer-songwriter from southern Indiana. He fronted the alt-country band Slithering Beast for five years. In early 2013, he branched out and started performing under his own name and established a new band. His first release was an EP called “Extra Better.” It garnered local and regional attention and radio play, while […]
AmericanaFest always amazes me: such an incredible collection of roots music showcases, where it is impossible to catch every “must see” show.
Our alumni, Belle Adair, and our friends at the Audiovore, recently filmed a great session! Buy Belle Adair’s music h or here on iTunes.
Grab your seat now for Lingua Musica Live near Asheville, North Carolina Friday, 4/4 at 7:30 PM: Western NC’s Red June, who will perform music from their forthcoming record Ancient Dreams Buy Red June’s music here on Amazon or Red June on iTunes. Saturday, 4/19: Asheville’s Emily Easterly with an interview followed by her performance […]
Enjoy this song from the Wilhelms — click the downward-pointing arrow to download the song, if you would like. Buy music from The Wilhelms on BandCamp.
Knights Of Mentis from the UK have a new record out, New Pound Coin. Enjoy! Buy Knights of Mentis’ music here on Amazon or here on iTunes. New Pound Coin by The Knights of Mentis
Couch By Couch West gets better every year, and has hit the point where there’s no way I can post every fabulous moment. Here’s a band we discovered this year that you may enjoy, Dos Ringos. Buy Dos Ringos’ music here on Amazon or here on iTunes.
Country Fried Rock alumni, New Country Rehab, are offering their latest EP for free download! Buy their music here on Amazon or here on iTunes.
Country Fried Rock alum, Danny Barnes, is a smart, interesting, experienced guy, who happens to be an incredible musician pushing the edges of what a banjo can do and challenging how listeners may think it should sound. His lyrics are usually hilarious, but often sweet and thoughtful, too. I have seen him play with Yonder […]