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The Hems - "Those Early Years"

The Hems  Those Early Years  Austin, TX (Self-released) “Attractive, distinctive modern folk duet”  Hugely rich in Appalachian folk textures, The Hems deliver a savory ten-song record, soothing in approach and amiable in feel and mood. The Hems are a delightful duet from Austin, TX – folk songwriters with style and aplomb who can craft riveting […]Read More »

Cody Beebe & The Crooks - "Out Here"

Cody Beebe & The Crooks Out Here Seattle, WA (Self-released) “Take the cover off your Mustang and grab some beer”  Hailing from Seattle, Cody Beebe & The Crooks bring you the newest and the best in rock music. After a few member switches and up to 400 live shows, the group has just released their […]Read More »

John Driskell Hopkins & Balsam Range - "Daylight"

John Driskell Hopkins & Balsam Range Daylight Atlanta, GA (Self-released) “Songs of the South” Stepping away from an incredibly successful band to release original solo material is no simple task.  John Driskell Hopkins, a founding member of the Zac Brown Band, makes it look easy. On Daylight, he branched away from Nashville toward the hills […]Read More »

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors - "Good Light"

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors Good Light Nashville, TN (Magnolia Music) “Fingerpickin’ good tunes with perfect harmonies” There’s a moment early in “Another Man’s Shoes,” the opening track off Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors’ new album, when listeners will realize they’re going to be in good hands for the rest of Good Light. It might […]Read More »

Record Review: Whitney Mann

Whitney Mann The Western Sky Madison, WI “A complete collection” Throughout The Western Sky, Whitney Mann’s voice is a balance of grace and grit. It is the element that ties the entire album together as she sings of home, love and change.  The song that has the largest country influence is “Home,” a throwback tune […]Read More »

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