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: “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

MCP Sessions: Roger Street Friedman – “Shoot The Moon”

Shoot The Moon, Roger Street Friedman’s latest release via The Playroom Records and co-produced by Friedman and Felix McTeigue (co-writer of Florida Georgia Line’s #1 hit “Anything Goes” and Americana chart topper and Grammy-nominated “Wreck You” by Lori McKenna), is the result… Continue Reading

Premiere: “What Makes You” by Josh Washam

After four releases as one half of rock duo Natural Forces, Nashville-based singer/songwriter/producer Josh Washam has embraced the acoustic influences from his adopted hometown with his forthcoming solo effort, The Washam Machine. Recorded on an eight-track in his own home… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Cold Summer” by Jeff Crosby

For the last decade, Idaho native and Nashville resident Jeff Crosby has been sharing his unique take on Americana music across the United States and beyond its borders. After the traveling troubadour spent the last two years splitting his time… Continue Reading

Premiere: “The Alley Walker” by Dan Blakeslee & The Calabash Club

“Hey Dan, where’s my art?” the people of Portsmouth, New Hampshire would shout at award-winning singer/songwriter Dan Blakeslee, who, in addition to crafting thoughtful and poignant music, is a maker of visual art. Fifteen years ago, Blakeslee had deeply overcommitted… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: Travis Linville 

With its intimate interior, the Basement is one of those venues where an artist can build a true connection with the room. Featuring an accoustic, mostly solo set, Oklahoma folkster Travis Linville capitalized on the cozy setting to let his… Continue Reading

Interview: Neal Casal of The Chris Robinson Brotherhood

Creativity is so important, more than ever at this point in history. “It seems like freedoms are being taken away from us rapidly, and we consider ourselves freedom fighters, if you will,” laughs the Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s own Neal Casal, who… Continue Reading