Author Archive: Sloane Spencer
Continuing our series focused on new music coming from Muscle Shoals, Alabama, we talk with Matt Green of Belle Adair (and also of The Pollies). Belle Adair‘s new album, The Brave and The Blue, recently released on Single Lock Records, a small indie label collaboration among John Paul White (Civil Wars), Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes), […]
Press Release info w/ 2 songs to stream! Buy Richie Havens’ music here on Amazon or on iTunes. RICHIE HAVENS’ ICONIC LEGACY CONTINUES WITH TWO NEW RECORDS, “…HIS LAST SONGS”, AND “MIXED BAG FOR KIDS”, TO BE RELEASED BY CEN/SHARING WORLD ENTERTAINMENT ON 10/29 Richie Havens is gifted with one of the most recognizable voices […]
Country Fried Rock has known one of the members of this band for a long time, but only recently heard their album, Kentucky Straight Heartbreak. Enjoy this free song, “Four Wheels,” to stream or download. Buy their music here Kentucky Straight Heartbreak on Amazon or Steve Parkinson & the Stony Lonesome on iTunes. From their […]
From the PR materials: Morris describes the song “Audition Tapes” as being “about that window of time when you’re not a kid anymore but you’re far from grown up either. You don’t want to be at home necessarily, but you can’t drive yet so you’re stuck in this little bubble of making the most with […]
If you think you know Shonna Tucker from her years playing bass with Drive-By Truckers, then you are in for a surprise with her debut album of her songwriting with her new band, Eye Candy. The songs are sweet, fun, grooving, mellow, occasionally dark and reflective — a nice analogy for her last couple of […]
Our friends at Americana Review (Canada) have a great blog and did some excellent summaries of this year’s AMA conference. With their permission, we are sharing it for you here! Follow Americana Review on Twitter! Day 1 Roundup – AMA Festival, Nashville, TN The annual Americana Music Association Festival and Conference is in full swing […]
Funny video for the Tom T. Hall classic! Buy Red Beet Records music here on Amazon.
Country Fried Rock alum, Lincoln Durham, has a new record. Check out our great conversation following his last album here. You can also get the podcast here. Buy Lincoln Durham’s music on Amazon or on iTunes.
Thank you to MoonRunners for their coverage. COUNTRY FRIED ROCK HELPS FIGHT MUSICIAN SUICIDES WRITTEN BY ADAM SHEETS ON 01 OCTOBER 2013. POSTED IN NEWS – NEWS I’m sure everybody reading this can think of several musicians who have taken their own lives. It’s a long list that includes a few of my personal favorite […]
Justin Stang of the Seattle band, Science!, is wrapping up his first months-long national tour with his duo. Despite their fandom for Back to the Future movies, their name had to come from other 1980s pop-culture references, since every obscure name possible from the BttF franchise was taken. Their music, though, references more jazz and […]
I learned about Beachwood Sparks from our conversation with Neal Casal last year. Download the tune by right-clicking Beachwood Sparks “Make It Together”, or stream below. Buy music from Beachwood Sparks on Amazon.
Biff Rushton is a songwriter from Longview, Texas. Social media is a quirky thing — you never know what quick post or tweet might connect with someone, and open up a world of new music to you. This is how I discovered Rushton’s music and songwriting. You can find some more at his ReverbNation page, […]