Premiere: “Calling California” by Ross Livermore

Nashville-based rockicana artist Ross Livermore knows what it means to work hard; raised in blue-collar Peabody, Massachusetts in a house that doubled as an architecture firm and a hair salon, Livermore was inspired by his parents’ entrepreneurial spirit. He learned… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Skipping Stone” by Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards

Songs can transport you to another era, to a place that echoes with memories whose rough edges have been smoothed by the passage of time. The wistful nostalgia of “Skipping Stone,” a tune from Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards’… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Hills Of Caroline” by The Contenders

Americountry duo The Contenders will release their debut full-length, Laughing With The Reckless, on November 3rd via Rock Ridge Music. The album, a follow-up to their 2014 EP Meet The Contenders, explores the perseverance of hope in dark times, and… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Since I’ve Been Gone” by Thor Platter

“The tradition and history of American music have influenced me my entire life; it encompasses many sounds and styles from many different eras,” explains Cleveland-based singer/songwriter and loyal purveyor of Americana music, Thor Platter. “Above all, it is just good… 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

Premiere: “In My House” by Cuchulain Kelly

Cuchulain Kelly, Washington, DC-based singer/songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and co-founder of folk rock band Handsome Hound, will release his solo debut on November 4th. “The songs on this solo album represent a collection of tales and tunes written as early as 2014,… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Tired & Poor” by Rob Williams

No matter where you stand in the political arena, it’s hard to ignore the turbulent conditions in which we find ourselves at the moment. In times of instability, oppression, division, and cultural chaos, artists are there to question the status… 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: “Breaking Down” by Watching For Foxes

Watching For Foxes began as a group of friends rehearsing in an old math classroom in their vacant high school. After a move, and the addition of extra guitars, strings, and keys, the band has been creating a unique and powerful… Continue Reading