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The Wailin’ Jennys Bright Morning Stars Soars

  With their latest album, peaking at #1 on the US Bluegrass charts, Canadian vocal trio The Wailin’ Jennys are  bringing their brand of soul-filled folk music to enthusiastic US audiences. Sharing songwriting and lead vocal credits, the three members Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse, each with vibrant solo careers, deliver magic in […]

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Spotlight on Megan McCormick – “Honest Words”

Out of the wilds of Idaho and Alaska, Megan McCormick has settled in Nashville. Her fiery debut, Honest Words, hits you from the opener, “Shiver”, a down-and-dirty song of obsession and addiction, and never lets up. McCormick packs quite a punch with her gorgeous and powerful voice (somewhere between Ann Wilson and Bonnie Raitt), a […]

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When legends return: Jason & The Scorchers

When Jason Ringenberg strutted into Nashville in 1981, he didn’t imagine his idea of combining modern punk rock and traditional country would later land his band, Jason & The Scorchers, one of country music’s most prestigious awards. “It could have gone in a lot of different directions,” Ringenberg told Country Music Pride. Touted as the […]

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It’s Just Like Seeing a Hank Williams Show. Sort of.

You know Time Life? That company that does the “Sweet Sounds of the ’70s” 22-disc anthologies with all the Rod Stewart songs you never knew you secretly loved? Well, now they’ve made a box set for those of you who love Hank Williams but were born several decades after his tragic death in 1953. Revealed: […]

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We Like Free Things: Luke Bryan’s Video Contest

Here’s what we know about Luke Bryan. He’s a ruggedly handsome singer-songwriter with a new album, Doin’ My Thing, coming out soon. And he’s offering you money. Sort of. Zooppa, a user-generated advertising site, is hosting a video contest for fans to create an original video for his first single, “I Do.” In addition to […]

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Built to Spill

by Rebecca Zaragoza Making new music is a daunting task for Doug Martsch. This could come as a surprise to Built to Spill’s ever-appreciative fan base, according to the energy at their recent show at the Echoplex in L.A., and people cannot get enough of their artful sound. My favorite thing about Built to Spill’s […]

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