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WXPN Spins New SLIMFIT Single

Tastemaking station gets exclusive airplay of “Damp Powder,” the newest song from beloved alt-country band Listen to “Damp Powder” at myspace. July 2, 2009 – WXPN, the nationally recognized tastemaker for Triple-A radio, launches today the debut of “Damp Powder,” the newest single from roots rock workhorses SLIMFIT. In addition to receiving airplay throughout the […]

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Colt Ford Interview

If you’ve never heard of him, you’ve GOT to check him out. Up and coming artist Colt Ford is putting a new kind of country on the map and it is full throttle! Far from mainstream pop-country, he mixes down-home, country lyrics with a hip-hop vocal style that’s definitely worth a listen. His current album […]

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We Like Free Things: Free Dierks Bentley Tickets

Live in or around Atlanta and want to see Dierks Bentley for free? Of course you do. For its third rotation of the “Summer Krush” series, cell phone retailers Samsung have partnered with venues and artists across the country to give away a few free tickets for a number of private shows. Among them is […]

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Interview: Larry Campbell

The average casual music fan probably hasn’t heard of Larry Campbell, yet he’s lived out the dreams of baby boomers everywhere who picked up guitar lessons to prove to their kids that they were once “cool.” He spent eight years rocking out with Bob Dylan and two years after that on tour with Phil Lesh […]

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Yim Yames salutes Harrison, saves America

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is a busy, busy dude. His first in a slew of mostly altruistic musical projects under the name “Yim Yames” is Tribute To…, an EP homage to former Beatle George Harrison, featuring acoustic covers of his songs. The EP will benefit the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, a shelter for […]

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Song of the Summer (So Far)

With the summer reaching the halfway point, it’s time we took a look at some of the best seasonal jams and eventually decide whose sonic cuisine reigns supreme. Things could very well change by September, but let’s take a look at the candidates so far. Kenny Chesney –– “Out Last Night” The obvious frontrunner. New […]

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George Strait New Album “Twang” set to release 8/11/09

The King of Country returns with TWANG, the follow-up to his #1, platinum-certified Troubadour, which was named “Best Country Album” at the 2009 Grammy Awards. George has sold over 67 million albums throughout his record-breaking career and currently sits in third place on the all-time platinum/multi-platinum album certification list, behind The Beatles and Elvis Presley. […]

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 9 lineup too legit to quit

There are far too few places in this world where Stetsons and Hammer pants can successfully coexist. On October 2-4, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park will become one of them with this year’s Strictly Bluegrass Festival. The festival, now in its ninth year, has a more extensive, eclectic and full-on excellent lineup than ever. Oh, […]

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The Time Life ‘Saguaro Road Records’ Release Reconstructs Classic Country – In Stores Now Nashville, TN — One of country music’s greatest legends, Tanya Tucker, has just released her much anticipated new CD, My Turn, on Saguaro Road Records.  On this new album Tucker takes classic country songs originally recorded by the all time great […]

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THE BIG SURPRISE TOUR, FEATURING OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW, DAVE RAWLINGS MACHINE (f/t GILLIAN WELCH), THE FELICE BROTHERS & JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE, KICKS OFF AUGUST 4, 2009 July 1, 2009 (New York, NY) — Most loved for their infectious live shows, Old Crow Medicine Show (OCMS) will release their first live concert DVD, Live at […]

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