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You Are About To Become Involved With Van Dyke Parks!

You Are About To Become Involved With Van Dyke Parks! Words, Courtney S. Lennon Illustrations, Mandy Newham-Cobb It’s eleven in the morning on a mid-June day and Van Dyke Parks is at home in Los […]

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D.D. Verni and the Cadillac Band’s Let’s Rattle

By Brian Rock Heavy metal bassist/songwriter D.D. Verni (of the band Overkill) is sure to rattle some cages with the release of his first swing album, Let’s Rattle. With the assistance of his backing unit, […]

Gonzo Country The Late Great Townes Van Zandt Tribute Show

The Late Great Townes Van Zandt Tribute Show

“Well I was born a rambler friends, and I intend to die that way. It could be twenty years from now,  it could be most any day. But if there ain’t no whiskey and wimen […]

TJ WEST TJ West Premier: “Color” by Caitlin Jemma

TJ West Premier: “Color” by Caitlin Jemma

By Kim Grant Cosmic country cowgirl Caitlin Jemma’s True Meaning is a genre blending, soul-soothing, inspiration. A bright mix of folk, pop, country, and jazz filled with positive affirmations and personal reflections. TJ West premieres the video/single “Color” […]

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TJ West Premier: “Color” by Caitlin Jemma

TJ West Premier: “Color” by Caitlin Jemma

By Kim Grant Cosmic country cowgirl Caitlin Jemma’s True Meaning is a genre blending, soul-soothing, inspiration. A bright mix of folk, pop, country, and jazz filled with positive affirmations and personal reflections. TJ West premieres the video/single “Color” […]

Gabe Dixon’s Lay It On Me

Gabe Dixon’s Lay It On Me

By Brian Rock Pianist Gabe Dixon lays down some buoyant, soulful, tracks on his third release, Lay It On Me. Heavy Billy Joel and Stevie Wonder influences dance across the keys as Dixon sings jubilant […]

Tylor and the Train Robbers’ Non-Typical Find

Tylor and the Train Robbers’ Non-Typical Find

By Brian Rock Tylor and the Train Robbers ride again on their third release, Non-Typical Find. Still rolling with their earthy, rustic Americana sound; this time they add a bit of piano, banjo, and a […]

Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones’ Here to Tell the Tale

Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones’ Here to Tell the Tale

By Brian Rock Rockabilly revivalists Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones have a message to share on their third album, Here to Tell the Tale. That message is: Rockabilly is alive and well! More than that, […]

TJ Summer Mix with Leftover Salmon, Charlie Marie, Zach Schmidt, Stephen Flatt and Ashleigh Flynn

TJ Summer Mix with Leftover Salmon, Charlie Marie, Zach Schmidt, Stephen Flatt and Ashleigh Flynn

By Brian Rock Summer is finally here and, after more than a year of lockdowns, things are finally opening up! That means road trips – and road trips mean summer playlists! Here are a few […]

TJ West Premier: “Unwritten Story” by Joe Bourdet

TJ West Premier: “Unwritten Story” by Joe Bourdet

Joe Bourdet has been a figure on the California roots music scene for a number of years, playing in and writing music for several bands, including The Whispering Pines, Painted Hills with Josh Schwartz, and […]

Steve Almaas’ Everywhere You’ve Been

Steve Almaas’ Everywhere You’ve Been

By Brian Rock If you are “of a certain age” and can trace your musical evolution from Punk to New Wave to Alternative to Roots Rock to Americana, then Steve Almaas has been Everywhere You’ve […]

TJ West Premier: “Main Street Shuffle” by Rider & Rolling Thunder

TJ West Premier: “Main Street Shuffle” by Rider & Rolling Thunder

Rider Soran is the Idaho-born frontman of the band Rider & Rolling Thunder.  He was raised on a healthy diet of Creedance Clearwater Revival, The Stones, The Dead and more and it shows on their new […]

The Rose Petals’ American Grenadine

The Rose Petals’ American Grenadine

By Brian Rock The Rose Petals make history – or at least sing about it, on their debut album, American Grenadine. The ascendant Americana duo had the unorthodox, yet inspired idea to create an album […]

West of Texas’ Heartache Hangovers & Honky Tonks

West of Texas’ Heartache Hangovers & Honky Tonks

By Brian Rock West of Texas releases their Texas sized debut, Heartache, Hangovers & Honks Tonks. If ever there was truth in advertising, this is it. This generously packaged, sixteen song album is a virtual […]

Dallas Moore’s The Rain

Dallas Moore’s The Rain

One of the hardest working musicians in honky-tonk didn’t let 2020 slow him down. Following up 2019’s Tryin’ To Be A Blessing, outlaw country singer Dallas Moore releases his new record, The Rain, on April […]

Mason Lively Releases Self-titled Second Release

Mason Lively Releases Self-titled Second Release

By Brian Rock Texas native, Mason Lively reintroduces himself to the Americana scene with his self-titled second release, Mason Lively. Like Pat Green and Casey Donahew, Lively is part of the next generation of Texas […]