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TURNSTYLED: Haymaker, The Wood Brothers, Emily Herring, Erich McMann, Sam Hadfield

TURNSTYLED: Haymaker, The Wood Brothers, Emily Herring, Erich McMann, Sam Hadfield

TURNSTYLED: Haymaker, The Wood Brothers, Emily Herring, Erich McMann, Sam Hadfield Written by Jonathan Shifflett Haymaker Now Now Now (Self) On their new album Now Now Now, Haymaker channels the bright sound of Tom Petty and the country-fried blues of the Black Crowes. The veteran rockers hail from Long Beach, Ca and owe their repertoire […]

Brett Detar: Too Free To Live

Brett Detar: Too Free To Live

Brett Detar: Too Free To Live By Mark Lennon Life after a successful indie rock band in an ever evolving music industry has been good to Brett Detar. Finding a unique county roots sound of his own with the release of 2010’s Bird In the Tangle, Detar continues his evolution with his latest release,  Too […]

Brian Wright: Rattle Their Chains

Brian Wright: Rattle Their Chains

Brian Wright: Rattle Their Chains By Terry Roland   In the world today, what’s new is new. If it shines, we love it. But, what’s new becomes gradually and increasingly old, by the minute. In the world of popular music this is numbingly true. Trends are created by corporate nobodies then marketed, followed as bridges […]

Van Morrison Giveaway

Van Morrison Giveaway

In the fall of 1969, Van Morrison entered the studio to record MOONDANCE, the album that would soon become his commercial breakthrough and one of the most beloved recordings of all time. Fans will soon have the rare opportunity to experience this classic album like never before with the newly remastered deluxe edition featuring 50 unreleased tracks including […]

J.R. Shore, Howlin Brothers, Michael and The Lonesome Playboys, Smooth Hound Smith, Along Came Jones

J.R. Shore, Howlin Brothers, Michael and The Lonesome Playboys, Smooth Hound Smith, Along Came Jones

J.R. Shore, Howlin Brothers, Michael and The Lonesome Playboys, Smooth Hound Smith, Along Came Jones Written by Jonathan Shifflett J.R. Shore State Theater Website: www.jrshore.com Calgary, Alberta native, J.R. Shore, blends the sounds of the American South from Honky Tonks to steel guitar swathed Country ballads to create stories that move and characters that live […]

Vince Gill & Paul Franklin Signed Bakersfield CD Giveaway

Vince Gill & Paul Franklin Signed Bakersfield CD Giveaway

Bakersfield Tribute CD Giveaway: Turnstyled Junkpiled has the hook up for two (1) signed copy of the Bakersfield tribute CD by Vince Gill and Paul Franklin. We also have 2 unsigned copies, for second and third place winners. Contest Rules: To enter for your chance to win: 1. Re-post/share contest on Facebook 2. Like Turnstyled […]

The Dustbowl Revival – Carry Me Home

The Dustbowl Revival – Carry Me Home

The Dustbowl Revival Carry Me Home By Gerry Gomez Staff Writer On Carry Me Home, Zachary Lupetin leads his Venice, CA based band, The Dustbowl Revival, through 11 songs that remind one of a New Orleans second line party strolling up the French Quarter during the height of Mardi gras adding a bit of mountain […]

Bob Schneider – Burden of Proof Interview

Bob Schneider – Burden of Proof Interview

Bob Schneider Interview by Dixon Milner Bob Schneider usually doesn’t act his age. He often curses and raps in his songs and does not deny rumors of habitual promiscuity. This makes sense for someone who achieved success later in life than most musicians, whose beginning involved harnessing a fleeting music fad (funk rap), and who […]

Turnstyled Junkpiled Profiles: Ted Russell Kamp

Turnstyled Junkpiled Profiles: Ted Russell Kamp

Ted Russell Kamp HOME: Los Angeles PROFESSION: Musician. I go between touring to promote my own music – sometimes traveling solo and sometimes hiring bands to back me up, playing bass with other artists, songwriting in Nashville and L.A. and producing records. HOBBIES: Reading. Playing with my 5 year old son. LAST ALBUM PURCHASED: Val […]

Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale at the Troubadour 5/14/13

Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale at the Troubadour 5/14/13

Buddy & Jim Bring It All Back Home to L.A. By Terry Paul Roland One thing becomes clear as you watch two artists like Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale share the stage as they did last month at West L.A.’s famous Troubadour, when ego is set aside in favor of friendship and music, there is […]

Americana Music Association Awards Nominations Rundown

Americana Music Association Awards Nominations Rundown

AMA Nominations Rundown By Terry Paul Roland There is a subtle difference in the nominating categories for the Americana Honors & Award Nominations from the rest of the awards in the music industry. Most give a ranking, which usually begins with ‘best.’  No where in the nominations for the Americana Honors & Awards does the word ‘best’ […]

Interview – Jim Lauderdale: Americana’s Country Journeyman Returns to L.A.

Interview – Jim Lauderdale: Americana’s Country Journeyman Returns to L.A.

Jim Lauderdale: Americana’s Country Journeyman Returns to L.A. By Terry Paul Roland With a career as diverse as the emerging genre we call ‘Americana,’ Jim Lauderdale continues on the same track toward collaboration, generosity and an imagination fused with the influence of Country and Bluegrass traditions.  His December, 2012 release with musical cohort, Buddy Miller, is a […]