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Arlen Roth’s ‘Slide Guitar Summit’

Arlen Roth — Slide Guitar Summit Label: Aquinnah Records As one of the world’s great slide guitarists, Arlen Roth, has stated: “It’s about making the guitar sing…. making it like a human voice… that’s the beauty of the slide guitar.” … read more »

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New Blues: Tad Robinson — ‘Day Into Night’

Tad Robinson — Day Into Night Label: Severn Records Blues-soul singer Tad Robinson, who has been nominated for a total of seven Blues Music Awards since 2005, makes consistently fine music. Day Into Night, his latest release, is a highly … read more »

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Smoldering New Tunes: Pi Jacobs’ ‘Hi-Rise Ranch’

Pi Jacobs — Hi-Rise Ranch Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Pi Jacobs has just released her sixth disc. The latest, titled Hi-Rise Ranch, is a six-song EP that breathes life into an almost forgotten genre of music — rock. Actually, it’s … read more »

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New Roots Music: Pokey LaFarge’s ‘Something in the Water’

Pokey LaFarge — Something in the Water Label: Rounder Records Americans may have an obsession with reinventing themselves, but not Pokey LaFarge. He stays blissfully fixed on his purpose: the business of not reinventing American music. Instead, he invests fully … read more »

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The Knack’s Three Final Albums Will Get Expanded Reissues

Great news, The Knack fans: the iconic power pop band’s final three releases — Zoom, Normal as the Next Guy and Live From the Rock ’n’ Roll Fun House — will be remastered and expanded. While The Knack’s debut album, … read more »

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New Bluegrass from Adkins & Loudermilk

Adkins & Loudermilk — Adkins & Loudermilk Label: Mountain Fever Records Dave Adkins & Edgar Loudermilk have recently released their highly-anticipated self-titled album. It is a passionate and energetic collection that contains 12 satisfying tracks (9 of which are co-written … read more »

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Sublime New Modern Country: Striking Matches’ ‘Nothing But the Silence’

Striking Matches — Nothing But the Silence Label: I.R.S. Nashville Dear Country Radio: Meet Striking Matches. Do us all a favor and start throwing a few tracks from their debut album onto your playlists. In a crowded field of talented … read more »

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David Fanning Isn’t Just “Doin’ Country Right”— He’s Doing Everything Right

David Fanning is why Nashville exists. In a town driven by being in touch with the fans (and their evolving tastes), he’s someone who “gets” that even hardcore country fans also appreciate other styles of music, and he isn’t afraid … read more »

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New Blues: Bernard Allison’s ‘In The Mix’

Bernard Allison — In The Mix Label: Jazzhaus Records On his latest album, In the Mix, bluesman Bernard Allison maintains a traditional blues sensibility while managing to deliver an entirely contemporary collection of songs. Produced and arranged by Bernard Allison, … read more »

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Jim Ed Brown & the Browns, Grady Martin, Oak Ridge Boys To Join Country Music Hall Of Fame

The Country Music Association announced today that Jim Ed Brown and The Browns, Grady Martin, and The Oak Ridge Boys will become the newest members of the revered Country Music Hall of Fame. Jim Ed Brown and The Browns (siblings … read more »

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