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

Live show Review: Hugh Masterson

Hugh Masterson is a wonder–that was my impression after seeing him perform at Portland’s Mississippi Studios recently.  This Wisconsin-born Nashville resident handily won the crowd’s hearts and souls with his road-worn brand of Americana.  Touring with the venerable Lindi Ortega… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Call Me The Lucky One” by The Contenders

Folkicana duo The Contenders released their debut full-length, Laughing With The Reckless on November 3rd via Rock Ridge Music. The pair traveled the world in support of the album, the follow-up to their 2014 EP, Meet The Contenders, which explores the… Continue Reading