MCP On Location: Bonnaroo 2019

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Americana music has experienced unprecedented growth over the last few years, both in fanbase and styles included within the genre.  With such expansion, it comes as little surprise that many U.S. music festivals have started including more Americana acts on… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Hot Southern Nights” by Swearingen & Kelli

The “good old days”–like fine wine, memories get more robust with time, the rough edges of circumstances smoothed out by its passage, leaving the best parts behind. In their new video “Hot Southern Nights,” Americana duo Swearingen & Kelli pay… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: Molly Tuttle

At any given record shop, you can find the volumes of music left behind by amazing musicians who took an ill-fated leap of faith into the spotlight of fronting an album.  Some the whispers of faded dreams, others parables on… Continue Reading

Premiere: “The Night I Found Jesus (Down at Robert’s Western World)” by Matt Campbell

  From the first notes of Matt Campbell‘s “The Night I Found Jesus (Down at Robert’s Western World),” the imagination fills with images of a charismatic, road-worn troubadour, one like Woody Guthrie, strapped with an acoustic guitar and some scuffed-up… Continue Reading

Premiere: “If I Needed You” by Daniel Daniel

Nashville-based Daniel Daniel, who released his debut album The Lonesome Hollow on May 4th, is back with “If I Needed You,” a reimagined version of Townes Van Zandt’s 70’s era tune. “Townes Van Zandt is one of my favorite songwriters and when… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Rattling My Bones” by Brian Pounds

“If you don’t like this video, then I’ve wasted 1/4 of my life savings,” laughs Brian Pounds of “Rattling My Bones,” his newest release. The song appears on the quick-witted Texas-based singer/songwriter’s 2017 album, Southern Writer; in personal protest against… Continue Reading