Live Show Review: Trout Steak Revival

Colorado string band Trout Steak Revival, ambassadors of their home state’s progressive bluegrass scene, descended on Nashville’s City Winery recently to celebrate the unveiling of their now-released album, Spirit To the Sea. The room was configured differently on that special… Continue Reading

Album Review: The Infamous Stringdusters – Undercover Vol. 2

The Infamous Stringdusters, with their marathon touring schedule, have somehow found time to drop their 3rd release this year.  Undercover Vol. 2 offers an incredible follow-up to their highly-touted Undercover EP from 2015.  The album offers a way for the… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Durango River” by The Railsplitters

Colorado-based boundary-pushing bluegrass outfit The Railsplitters will release their new album, Jump In, on November 10th, one which builds upon the progressive sound of their 2015 releaseThe Faster It Goes. Hours spent on the road gave the band a chance to… Continue Reading

Album Premiere: “Rooted In You” by Wilson Harwood

In these divisive times, where interaction with other humans is largely relegated to electronic transmissions, Wilson Harwood brings personal connection to the forefront with his forthcoming album, Rooted In You, set for release on October 9th. The Nashville-based banjoist combines… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Solace” by Monocle Band

Boulder-based quintet Monocle Band takes all of their influences—the mysticism of the west, the majesty of the Colorado landscape, and the richness of the surrounding folkicana music scene—and creates a storytelling journey through bluegrass, roots, rock n’ roll, and beyond.… Continue Reading

Album Review: Tyler Childers – Purgatory

Instead of making “lake life” pontoon party-inspired songs about solo cups and pickup trucks in the spirit of redneck escapism, songcrafter Tyler Childers croons of drug addiction and hardship, relevant issues faced on the daily by the folks in his… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Tempest” by Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band

“Tempest,” the cinematic new video from Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band, was filmed in the verdant climes of the Pacific Northwest, and marries the ancient beauty of the natural world with the age-old poignancy of roots music. The song… Continue Reading