MCP Exclusive: Behind The Scenes with JD & The Straight Shot

New York City-based Americana outfit JD & The Straight Shot is gearing up to release its sixth studio album Good Luck And Good Night on September 15th. The dynamic group, which includes vocalist/guitarist Jim Dolan, guitarist Marc Copely (B.B. King,… 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

Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 9/1/17

Penny & Sparrow – Wendigo Kyle Jahnke and Andy Baxter follow up their acclaimed 2015 release, Let A Lover Drown You, with Wendigo, their brand new album out today via I Love You. Known for their cerebrally poignant lyrics and aching harmonies, this… Continue Reading

Interview: The White Buffalo

“This album came in a crazy way,” says swamp-tastic crooner Jake Smith, who makes his bluesy brand of music under the moniker The White Buffalo, of his forthcoming album, Darkest Darks, Lightest Lights, set for release on October 6th via… Continue Reading

Premiere: “The Fisherman” by Sarah Lou Richards

Inspired by the story unfurled in “The Lacemakers Of Glen Mara“ by Heather Barbieri, Nashville twangy folkstress Sarah Lou Richards penned “The Fisherman,” a track from her new album, Someone Who Gets Me, set for release on September 29th. Set… 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

Premiere: “Moose Mountain” by Blake Berglund

“I was raised on a horse farm and I admittedly took it for granted,” admits Canadian cowboy Blake Berglund, who will release his stellar new record, Realms, on September 1st. “Growing up around that many horses instilled this kind of cowboy… Continue Reading