Review: Eleven Hundred Springs "Eight The Hard Way"

Review: Eleven Hundred Springs "Eight The Hard Way" Review: Eleven Hundred Springs "Eight The Hard Way"

The music business is tough, and any artist or group that manages to write, record, market and tour...

Review: Stacy Grubb "Hurricane"

Review: Stacy Grubb "Hurricane" Review: Stacy Grubb "Hurricane"

Rising artist Stacy Grubb released her debut album "Hurricane" many months ago. Lucky for...

Review: Kevin Deal "Seven"

Review: Kevin Deal "Seven" Review: Kevin Deal "Seven"

A clear, authentic Texas country voice and hard-driving lyrics are the most important factors that ...

Review: Jeff Talmadge "Kind Of Everything"

Review: Jeff Talmadge "Kind Of Everything" Review: Jeff Talmadge "Kind Of Everything"

Folk and Americana music maestro Jess Talmadge is back with "Kind Of Everything," which i...

Review: Louisa Branscomb "I'll Take Love"

Review: Louisa Branscomb "I'll Take Love" Review: Louisa Branscomb "I'll Take Love"

Bluegrass songwriting diva Louisa Branscomb has a smokin' pen that has fired off more than 90 r...

Review: Susan Gibson "Tightrope"

Review: Susan Gibson "Tightrope" Review: Susan Gibson "Tightrope"

Singer-songwriter Susan Gibson may be a name that is unfamiliar, but you have definitely heard her...

Review: Tejas Brothers "Rich Man"

Review: Tejas Brothers "Rich Man" Review: Tejas Brothers "Rich Man"

Middle class men, dirt poor men and, yes, even the top one-percent can't help but love the new ...

Review: Jackson Taylor & The Sinners "Let The Bad Times Roll"

Review: Jackson Taylor & The Sinners "Let The Bad Times Roll" Review: Jackson Taylor & The Sinners "Let The Bad Times Roll"

If Red Dirt music had a "Storyteller-in-Chief" the most obvious candidate would be rule-b...

Review: Emory Quinn "See You At The Next Light"

Review: Emory Quinn "See You At The Next Light" Review: Emory Quinn "See You At The Next Light"

Creating a unique sound is easier said than done, but Texas country band Emory Quinn has managed to...

Review: Old Californio "Sundrunk Angels"

Review: Old Californio "Sundrunk Angels" Review: Old Californio "Sundrunk Angels"

Old Californio is a band that defies generic musical labels. Indeed, with "Sundrunk Angels&quo...

Review: Bart Crow Band "Brewster Street Live"

Review: Bart Crow Band "Brewster Street Live" Review: Bart Crow Band "Brewster Street Live"

Corpus Christi, Texas' Brewster Street Ice House played host to one of the best live Texas coun...

Review: Hayes Carll "Kmag Yoyo (& Other American Stories)"

Review: Hayes Carll "Kmag Yoyo (& Other American Stories)" Review: Hayes Carll "Kmag Yoyo (& Other American Stories)"

No one can accuse Hayes Carll of being a shrinking violet as his notorious video and radio single &...

Review: Andy Friedman "Laserbeams And Dreams"

Review: Andy Friedman "Laserbeams And Dreams" Review: Andy Friedman "Laserbeams And Dreams"

Andy Friedman's sparse vocals and quiet guitar hit the heart like a silver bullet on his intell...

Review: Hudson Moore "Fireworks"

Review: Hudson Moore "Fireworks" Review: Hudson Moore "Fireworks"

The title of Hudson Moore's new album "Fireworks" is entirely fitting, because this a...

Review: Ted Russell Kamp "Get Back To The Land"

Review: Ted Russell Kamp "Get Back To The Land" Review: Ted Russell Kamp "Get Back To The Land"

Some musicians have the ability to transform seemingly simple lyrics into a powerful force that sen...

Review: Jesse And Noah "Landfall"

Review: Jesse And Noah "Landfall" Review: Jesse And Noah "Landfall"

Country and rock mix together better than Jack Daniels and Coca-Cola on the completely self-produced...

Review: Hunter McKithan & The Offenders "Not Broken Yet"

Review: Hunter McKithan & The Offenders "Not Broken Yet" Review: Hunter McKithan & The Offenders "Not Broken Yet"

As the saying goes... if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Red Dirt music's best brain-for-...

Review: Red Dog Ash "Red Dog Ash"

Review: Red Dog Ash "Red Dog Ash" Review: Red Dog Ash "Red Dog Ash"

A surprisingly fresh and exciting bluegrass band named Red Dog Ash from central California has craf...

Review: J. Collins "Green Means Go"

Review: J. Collins "Green Means Go" Review: J. Collins "Green Means Go"

Country musicians don't come more authentic than J Collins, who looks and sounds every bit like...

Review: Zane Williams "Ride With Me"

Review: Zane Williams "Ride With Me" Review: Zane Williams "Ride With Me"

Zane Williams excavates his past in the terrific album "Ride With Me," which offers indel...

Review: Jim Anthony "Good To Be Me"

Review: Jim Anthony "Good To Be Me" Review: Jim Anthony "Good To Be Me"

With charmingly self-incriminating lyrics and a melodic country sound, Jim Anthony has a cool Phil ...

Review: Jackie Bristow "Freedom"

Review: Jackie Bristow "Freedom" Review: Jackie Bristow "Freedom"

New Zealand native Jackie Bristow has a uniquely wonderful country music voice, and her album "...

Review: Neil Getz "Factory Second"

Review: Neil Getz "Factory Second" Review: Neil Getz "Factory Second"

Debut albums rarely sound as sweet as "Factory Seconds" from the feisty and down-home Nei...

Review: Jed Dunkin "Dixie To Detroit City"

Review: Jed Dunkin "Dixie To Detroit City" Review: Jed Dunkin "Dixie To Detroit City"

If suave seduction and subtle melodies are your favorite country music elements, then stay far, far...

Review: Baron Lewis "Long Overdue"

Review: Baron Lewis "Long Overdue" Review: Baron Lewis "Long Overdue"

British singer-songwriter Baron Lewis has a rich voice reminiscent of a curious mixture of the soul...

Review: Maurice Tani/Jenn Courtney & 77 El Deora "The Crown & The Crow's Confession"

Review: Maurice Tani/Jenn Courtney & 77 El Deora "The Crown & The Crow's Confession" Review: Maurice Tani/Jenn Courtney & 77 El Deora "The Crown & The Crow's Confession"

Finding the right cover art is never easy, and sometimes it just goes horribly wrong. Unfortunatel...

Review: Bill Bachmann "Folk-N-Roller"

Review: Bill Bachmann "Folk-N-Roller" Review: Bill Bachmann "Folk-N-Roller"

Unafraid and uncompromising are the best terms to describe the perky new album from folk rocker Bil...

Review: Amanda Nagurney "So Full Of Country"

Review: Amanda Nagurney "So Full Of Country" Review: Amanda Nagurney "So Full Of Country"

Full of life, confidence, and country charm is the best way to describe Buffalo, New York native Am...

Review: Flat River Band "High Roller"

Review: Flat River Band "High Roller" Review: Flat River Band "High Roller"

Brotherly love is mandated by The Good Book, but it is easier said than done. However, the Sitze br...

Review: Diana Jones "High Atmosphere"

Review: Diana Jones "High Atmosphere" Review: Diana Jones "High Atmosphere"

Musician and portrait artist Diana Jones has a unique voice that could pierce the hardest of hearts...

Review: Amy Speace "Land Like a Bird"

Review: Amy Speace "Land Like a Bird" Review: Amy Speace "Land Like a Bird"

Television hasn't exactly been kind to the image outsiders have of New Jersey. Indeed the Jerse...

Review: Rebecca Linda Smith "True Love"

Review: Rebecca Linda Smith "True Love" Review: Rebecca Linda Smith "True Love"

Approaching the new album "True Love" by Rebecca Linda Smith is like stepping bac...

Review: Outshyne "Country Boy In Me"

Review: Outshyne "Country Boy In Me" Review: Outshyne "Country Boy In Me"

Playing 180 shows in 2010 helped cement the already sterling musical marriage of five young men fro...

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