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Scott Miller #1421

Scott Miller is miles away from his days with the V-Roys, but Knoxville still claims him as their own, even if he has since returned to rural Virginia to farm. Raising cattle requires his presence, limits his touring, but allows Miller hours and days to think. From talking with Miller, I get a sense that the cows are going to win out over the road, sooner rather than later, making his performances more precious to fans than they may realize. His most recent album, Big, Big World, unites Miller’s lyrics with Doug Lancio’s guitar thoughts, for a cohesive, but not yet thematic, album. Both recorded multiple instruments on the record, with just a few friends stopping by to add to the sounds. Miller is already writing for whatever his next album may be, in his assessment moving even closer to a “vibey” complete thought.

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Thanks to Rhythm N Blooms in Knoxville, TN, for connecting us with Scott Miller.

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Sloan

No relation. 😉

Y’all know I have a deep love for pop rock that makes you dance, especially for my running playlists, and this tune from Sloan fits the bill! They’ve got a new double album set for September release, with each side written by one of the guys in the band. Commonwealth will be available from Yep Roc.

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