Premiere: “Letters” by Bobcat Rob & The Nightly Howl

Santa Cruz, California based Bobcat Rob & The Nightly Howl will release their forthcoming LP A Different Horse on September 14th. Housing twelve roots-infused songs that showcase a range of emotion. From folky contemplations to bluesy rockers, A Different Horse encapsulates the broad facets… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Timberline” by The Mallett Brothers Band

Rowdy roots rockers The Mallett Brothers Band have a new album on the way—Vive L’Acadie!— and are unleashing a new single, “Timberline (High Times)” today. The song is a road-worn rocker, barely contained as it barrels down a dusty musical… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: Lisa LeBlanc

Lisa LeBlanc, rockicana shredder and master of all things stringed, played her first headlining show in Nashville recently, appearing in the upstairs lounge of the City Winery. There were four players, a drum kit, microphones decorated with strings of lights… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Still Summer Sky” by Surrender Hill

On their recently released album, Tore Down Fences, husband and wife roots rock duo Surrender Hill venture into grittier lyrical territory and explore the past. Delivered from the perspective of lovers who have weathered many storms, individually and together, they… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: Pokey LaFarge

There was surely something in the water at Wonder Ballroom in Portland, Oregon Tuesday night. I bore witness like a soul being saved to the genre-blending music of Pokey LaFarge. He walked on stage, with his arms wide open, a… Continue Reading

“Safe Place To Land” – New Video from Craig Jackson Band

“There’s nothing quite like falling with a safe place to land,” sings Craig Jackson, who recently released Stars In Her Crown, a full-length rootsicana record which features his latest single, “Safe Place to Land.” Recorded live and to tape at… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Holding On” by Ransom Pier

New York City-based roots rock outfit Ransom Pier has unleashed “Holding On,” the lead single from the band’s forthcoming debut album. With “Holding On,” Ransom Pier embraces the fundamental elements of true American music, wielding the vintage groove of bands like… Continue Reading

“Overthinking” – New Video from Craig Brown Band

“I’m not overthinking, I’m not ever thinking,” sings Craig Brown, Detroit’s most beloved bartender, cook, and ping-pong champion who has decided to strike out (a phrase which will be pretty punny once you watch the video) and go solo. A mixture… Continue Reading