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Mandy Barnett’s Strange Conversation

Mandy Barnett’s Strange Conversation

By Brian Rock Nashville torch singer, Mandy Barnett speaks volumes on her new release, Strange Conversation. After making a career as Patsy Cline’s foremost musical disciple by starring in “Always…Patsy Cline” at the Ryman Theater […]

Grand Old Grizzly’s Pure Country Pyrite

Grand Old Grizzly’s Pure Country Pyrite

By Brian Rock Grand Old Grizzly strikes gold with their third release, Pure Country Pyrite. Recalling a time before the genre was populated by singer songwriters, folksters, and AAA friendly artists, Grand Old Grizzly captures […]

Mike Farris’s Silver & Stone

Mike Farris’s Silver & Stone

By Brian Rock “Do you like good music – ah, that sweet Soul music?” If so, then Mike Farris’ new album is definitely for you. Still riding the wave from his 2015 Gospel Grammy Award […]

Jason Eady’s I Travel On

Jason Eady’s I Travel On

By Brian Rock Jason Eady plays non-hyphenated Country music for grown-ups. His seventh album, I Travel On, is a collection of smokin’ Honky-Tonkers and story ballads packed with tales from the road and from life’s […]

Forgiveness in Unforgiving Times: Brandi Carlile’s By the Way, I Forgive You

Forgiveness in Unforgiving Times: Brandi Carlile’s By the Way, I Forgive You

By Mercedes Mill Brandi Carlile’s most recent release, By the Way, I Forgive You (Low Country Sound/Elektra Records) is a revelation. On a recent long-distance road trip from city centers to mountaintops, it played on repeat as […]

Song Premiere [James Steinle “Look Out Below Mama” ]

Song Premiere [James Steinle “Look Out Below Mama” ]

Turnstyled Junkpiled premieres Austin, Texas, based singer-songwriter, James Steinle’s new song, “Look Out Below Mama,” from his forthcoming, debut album, South Texas Home Coming –due out August, 17, 2018. Produced by John Ross Silva (The Gougers), the […]

Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis Get Wild! Wild! Wild!

Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis Get Wild! Wild! Wild!

By Brian Rock Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis get wild on their new collaboration, Wild! Wild! Wild! Robbie Fulks brings his critically acclaimed songwriting sensibilities and Linda Gail Lewis brings the “Killer” piano chops […]

The Record Company’s All Of This Life

The Record Company’s All Of This Life

By Brian Rock The Record Company is back to business with their second release All Of This Life. Every bit as primal and energetic as their critically acclaimed debut, the new album confirms the band’s […]

Left Arm Tan’s El Camino

Left Arm Tan’s El Camino

By Brian Rock Left Arm Tan is ready to hit the road with their fourth album, El Camino. Conjuring the image of a windows-down road trip, Left Arm Tan (LAT) perfectly captures the sun-drenched sound […]

Song Premiere [Jack Evan Johnson “The Force”]

Song Premiere [Jack Evan Johnson “The Force”]

Las Vegas, Nev. native, Nashville, Tenn. based singer-songwriter, Jack Evan Johnson premiers his aggressive new single, “The Force,” the first  off his pending fall 2018 release, American Pink. The song was recorded in May, 2018 at Ardent […]

TJ’s Summer Sonic Six Pack [Parker Millsap, Nicki Bluhm, Speedbuggy and more]

TJ’s Summer Sonic Six Pack [Parker Millsap, Nicki Bluhm, Speedbuggy and more]

By Brian Rock Summer’s here and the time is right… for updating your backyard BBQ and road trip playlists. With so many great new releases this summer, it’s hard to focus on just one. So, […]

Free Download  of Chris Fullerton’s new single “Come On In”

Free Download of Chris Fullerton’s new single “Come On In”

Eight 30 Records is releasing Chris Fullerton’s new single “Come On In” as a free download today! The emotional song offers a direct rallying cry against President Trump’s controversial “zero tolerance” policy separating immigrant families […]