Here, in no particular order, are more favorites from 2019. Ted Russell Kamp, Walking Shoes Will Kimbrough, I Like It Down Here Eilen Jewell, Gypsy Jesse Dayton, Mixtape Volume 1 Austin Plaine, Stratford Ariana Gillis, The Maze Dalton Domino, Songs from the Exile Fruition, Wild as the Night Eli “Paperboy” Reed, 99 Cent Dreams Jimbo […]
This was a tough year to rank best albums. The sheer volume of good releases made it difficult. This is especially true in the Americana genre with it’s ever expanding boundaries. All the same, I gave it my best shot. 1)Yola- “Walk Through Fire” Released early in the year, from my first listen I knew […]
Singer-songwriter John Paul White talks about why his friends don’t let him borrow their guitars and why there is nothing that he knows now that he wishes he knew at the start of his career.
Three years after the release of his first post Civil Wars album, John Paul White is giving us “The Hurting Kind”. His previous release “Beulah” was a dark although very beautiful record. This new release is more sonically diverse and expansive, drawing upon a talented cast of contributors. Ben Tanner of Alabama Shakes joined White […]
JOSH RITTER Ritter and his Royal City Band always put on energetic performances but they seemed particularly excitable as they celebrated the impending release of their new album. They won over the crowd right out of the gate by opening their set with the longtime fan favorite “Me and Jiggs.” DONNIE FRITTS Muscle Shoals legend […]