Premiere: “New Love” by The National Reserve

The National Reserve cut their teeth doing residencies in Brooklyn clubs, vying for the thinly-spread attention of each night’s crowd–and they got really good at it. Their sound is already a classic, a unique rockicana blend that’s all their own. “Who do… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Anywhere But America, Part One” by JC Brooks Band

It’s been said that there’s no place like home, but what exactly is home? And, when you feel like you don’t belong, or can be eradicated or ejected from a place at any time, is that really home? Chicago-based singer… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Hometown Honey” by The Herbert Bail Orchestra

Los Angeles-based collective The Herbert Bail Orchestra blends folk-rock, countricana, and blues into one soulfully delectable dish. The band began in 2011 with Anthony Frattolillo (singer, guitarist) and Andrew Katz (accordionist), childhood friends that started writing and performing music in… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Sweet Thursday” by Janie Barnett ft. Blue Room

Virginia native Janie Barnett cut her teeth on bluegrass festivals, church coffeehouses, and the American Folklife Festival.  When she met iconic Americana barnstormer and newgrass pioneer John Hartford at Folklife, so began her love affair with the alternate roots movement.… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Let’s Get Out Of Here” by Jamie McLean Band

In the midst of a cold and dreary winter, and just when the world-famous weather-forecasting groundhog’s shadow has predicted that there’s no end in sight, guitar-wielding blue-eyed soul man Jamie McLean comes through with a little ray of sunshine with… Continue Reading