Album Review: The Original Jenny Whiteley – Jenny Whiteley

The adage “there’s no school like the old school” is a familiar one, and for good reason.  Just like that expression has withstood the test of time, so have the endearing sounds of jangly banjo, acoustic guitar-picking, and old-fashioned southern… Continue Reading

Album Review: Hard Settle, Ain’t Troubled – Donovan Woods

JUNO Award-nominated singer/songwriter Donovan Woods will release a deluxe edition of his  fourth studio album, Hard Settle, Ain’t Troubled on August 12th; the country/folk maestro has skillfully crafted a collection of ten original songs and three live-recorded bonus tracks for our listening pleasure. There are hints of Southern charm… Continue Reading

Album Review: Excuses – Cereus Bright

Nashville may be the country music capital, but musical greatness can be found throughout the fine state of Tennessee.  Cereus Bright, an alt-folk five-piece hailing from Knoxville, are up-and-coming legends in their own right.  Their debut album, Excuses, is a songwriting masterpiece.  … Continue Reading

Album Review: My Mountain – Jeremy Nail

Alt-country artist Jeremy Nail‘s new album, My Mountain, produced by the iconic Alejandro Escovedo, is an excellent addition to his catalogue;  the heart of a classic Texas troubadour beats strongly in this masterpiece. The title track, with its hint of blues and loads of… Continue Reading

Album Review: The Grahams – Glory Bound (Deluxe Edition)

While I’ve been a fan of Americana music for quite some time, I was recently introduced to the work of Nashville-based husband-wife duo, The Grahams, who released a deluxe edition of their latest album, Glory Bound, on March 25th.  I became… Continue Reading