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

Video Premiere: “Momma Told Me” by Eagle Rock Gospel Singers

“Things have been pretty tough over the last few years, and this song was written at a time when I was wanting certain things to happen,” says Kim Garcia, co-vocalist for the amazing Eagle Rock Gospel Singers of the band’s new single,… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Ol’ Slew Foot” by Mark Lavengood

“I remember hearing this song first from a YouTube video of the Telluride House Band with Sam Bush leading the tune, joined by Bela Fleck, Stuart Duncan, Jerry Douglas and Edgar Meyer. It was a burner!” says Michigan-based dobro master… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Catching You” by The Two Tracks

Wyoming-based band The Two Tracks released their brand new travel-inspired record, Postcard Town, on May 19th; today, the rootsy collective unleashes the in-studio performance video for album track “Catching You.” The band’s versatility and breadth of styles featured on Postcard Town,… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Around We Go” by Jeff Caudill

California singer-songwriter Jeff Caudill, who shot to prominence with world-touring pop-punk band Gameface in the early 1990s, embarked on an acoustic, earthier, singer/songwriter journey in the early 2000’s. With a steady stream of solo releases and a Gameface reunion under his… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Bison” by Anouk Asunder

Nashville-based indie folk outfit Anouk Asunder will release their album, ROAM, on June 16th. The album, inspired by frontwoman Iris Dutour’s move to the United States six years ago and the accompanying emotional experiences of growth, choices made, and lessons… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “On My Mind” by The Maytags

The Maytags, Des Moines, Iowa’s ruling retro-soul collective, will release The Secret Stash Sessions EP on May 9th, a follow-up to their stellar debut album, 2016’s Love Lines. Ahead of releasing their new tunes, the band has a brand new video… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Tidal Wave” by Roger Street Friedman

In January, singer/songwriter Roger Street Friedman released his masterwork, Shoot The Moon, via Rock Ridge Music; brimming with hook-laden, emotionally resonant rockicana, the 54 year old cohesively stitches together reflective vignettes from his real-life experiences, in a stunning display of vulnerability… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Broken Road” by Gwyneth Moreland

Great Americana music has a down-home feel, and Cider, the new album from Northern California folk songstress Gwyneth Moreland, embodies that sentiment; everything about Cider is homegrown—its songs were written locally, recorded locally, and will be distributed by local label… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Green Coat” by Nightingail

Nashville singer/songwriter Alicia Gail, who makes music under the moniker Nightingail, recently recorded a live session performing her song, “Green Coat,” at Nashville’s Magnetic Sound. “I wrote this song about two years ago while I was driving from Nashville back home to Memphis,” she… Continue Reading