Video Premiere: “Tidal Wave” by Roger Street Friedman

In January, singer/songwriter Roger Street Friedman released his masterwork, Shoot The Moon, via Rock Ridge Music; brimming with hook-laden, emotionally resonant rockicana, the 54 year old cohesively stitches together reflective vignettes from his real-life experiences, in a stunning display of vulnerability… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Just Couldn’t Shake the Thought of Losing You” by JR Atkins

Brooklyn-based rockicana artist JR Atkins will release his debut EP, Never Far From Lost, on May 1st; the heartfelt EP finds the young songwriter and his powerful band exploring memories of loss, abandoning self-control, and living with grief in the… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Broken Road” by Gwyneth Moreland

Great Americana music has a down-home feel, and Cider, the new album from Northern California folk songstress Gwyneth Moreland, embodies that sentiment; everything about Cider is homegrown—its songs were written locally, recorded locally, and will be distributed by local label… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Green Coat” by Nightingail

Nashville singer/songwriter Alicia Gail, who makes music under the moniker Nightingail, recently recorded a live session performing her song, “Green Coat,” at Nashville’s Magnetic Sound. “I wrote this song about two years ago while I was driving from Nashville back home to Memphis,” she… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Ho Hey” by Chase Gassaway

Texas-based folkster Chase Gassaway recently released A Fly Can’t Bird, an album of carefully-chosen and reimagined tunes–covers of fellow Texas bands as well as of songs made famous by the likes of The Temptations and John Legend; today, Gassaway is back with a… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Lay Down Low” by The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers

The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers, one of our favorite groups from the outstanding SoCal Americana scene, has been diligently working on their forthcoming record, No Glory. Today, we present to you the album’s lead single, “Lay Down Low.” “‘Lay Down Low’… Continue Reading

MCP Exclusive – Behind The Scenes with Ron Pope

Ron Pope, Nashville-based singer/songwriter and all-around force to be reckoned with, has been in the studio diligently working on his next record, which is set for release later this year. Pope and company put their kickstands down at Welcome To 1979,… Continue Reading