MCP Sessions: Ron Pope – “Someday We’re All Gonna Die”

“I’ve always told stories,” says alt-country rocker Ron Pope, who is one of the best (and one of our favorite) tale spinners around these days. “I was in a car with my dad and one of his friends, and we… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Roger Street Friedman – “Shoot The Moon”

Shoot The Moon, Roger Street Friedman’s latest release via The Playroom Records and co-produced by Friedman and Felix McTeigue (co-writer of Florida Georgia Line’s #1 hit “Anything Goes” and Americana chart topper and Grammy-nominated “Wreck You” by Lori McKenna), is the result… Continue Reading

Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 9/8/17

Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton – Wildflower Blues The Be Good Tanyas co-founders Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton gracefully wind their twangy way through rootsy folk and ragtime jazz, to soulful R&B and rollicking rock n’ roll on their new album,… Continue Reading

Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 8/11/17

Ben Sollee and Kentucky Native – self-titled With his new album, internationally acclaimed cellist, composer, singer-songwriter, and environmentalist Ben Sollee pushed the boundaries of our bluegrass-leaning imaginations; with his stellar accompanying string band, Kentucky Native, Sollee has corralled and incorporated… Continue Reading

Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 5/5/17

Rev. Sekou – In Times Like These Probably one of the most important and relevant albums yet of 2017, Rev. Osagyefo Sekou combines the blues learned during his youth–the sound and the experiences as well–with testimony-inspiring Pentecostal roots gospel. Sekou, a noted… Continue Reading

Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 3/17/17

Quiles & Cloud – Shake Me Now The San Fransisco-based rootsy folk outfit has released Shake Me Now, via Compass Records, a 12-song collection of somber stories and sultry swagger. Maria Quiles’ smokey vocals fit Rory Cloud’s gentle tenor in a celestial… Continue Reading

Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should  Be On Your Radar, 3/10/17

Sunny Sweeney–Trophy Sunny Sweeney is unafraid to tackle heaviness in her finely-crafted classic country-style songs—in the grand tradition of women like Loretta Lynn, who weren’t afraid to take someone to “fist city,” Sweeney sings of the choice to make a… Continue Reading