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

Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 9/8/17

Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton – Wildflower Blues The Be Good Tanyas co-founders Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton gracefully wind their twangy way through rootsy folk and ragtime jazz, to soulful R&B and rollicking rock n’ roll on their new album,… Continue Reading

Interview: Applewood Road

Serendipity is the accident of finding something good without even looking for it. Such is the story of harmony-rich Americana trio Applewood Road, composed of Emily Barker, Amber Rubarth, and Amy Speace—all three individually accomplished solo artists. However, a chance meeting… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Goodbye Brushy Mountain” by Nathan Bell

Never one to shy away from controversial topics, truth-telling troubadour Nathan Bell is back with “Goodbye Brushy Mountain,” a heart-tugging tune from his forthcoming release, the stark and stripped-down LOVE > FEAR (48 Hours in Traitorland)—out June 30th via Stone Barn Records. The album captures the naked… Continue Reading

Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 2/10/17

Kory Quinn & The Quintessentials – Black Gold Blues EP In the grand tradition of socially aware folkies like Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan, Kory Quinn calls out corruption and turns a critical eye to everything from capitulation to fossil fuel use,… Continue Reading