Soulful, Cosmic, and Lovely, Valerie June’s ‘Astral Plane’ strikes the heart as otherworldly. Blending folk, soul, blues, and Appalachian traditional elements into a refreshingly timeless sound that sits outside any particular musical era, @TheValerieJune stands in a long and storied line of unique performers in Memphis, a city with
.@ClareMeans is known in the LA music scene for her smoky voice, memorable melodies and thought provoking lyrics. She’s about to release her fourth studio album, Sidewalk Astronomy, a cohesive patchwork of musings on life in Los Angeles, love, forgiveness, and the recent loss of her estranged father. As
@Johncraigie weaves heartfelt tunes with tales only a troubadour could spin. He plays this Saturday 4.28.18 at @RockwoodNYC Stage 2. Check out his #musicnews360 interview at the link below. We chatted about fractals, astrology, the apocalypse, and hanging out with @jackjohnson. Read the Music News 360° Interview with John Craigie
Music News 360° – April 2018 PlaylistMen I Trust – Show Me HowPressed And – Pat PatYaeji – raingurlEntek – RobberyDaphni – Cos-Ber-Zam Ne NoyaBlaze Foley – If I Could FlyIt is rain in my face. – Restless DieselJohn Craigie – Presidential Silver Lining (Live)Lonesome Shack – WrecksThompson Springs –
Singer-songwriter’s first new material since 2015 arrives on streaming platforms today Indie-Folk artist Daniel Pearson returns with Pieces Of A Puzzle, his first new release since 2015’s Alone, Together album. The new single combines Springsteen-esque melodies with reverb-laden keyboards and dustbowl guitars in three minutes of emotive country-folk. “I guess
Review from MyKindCountry.Even if the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band had never made another album after this one, they would have still deserved a place in country music history. This groundbreaking album teamed up the young folk-rockers with country hearts with a selection of veterans including some from the early days
Review form Pitchfork.Blitzen Trapper’s breakthrough album, Wild Mountain Nation (which they self-released last year), caught fire thanks, in part, to its eclecticism and try-anything-once spirit. The Portland, Oregon-based sextet poured twangy Deadhead jams, loose, do-it-yourself Pavement sprawl, muscular Lynyrd Skynyrd riffs, anachronistic synthesizer bursts, and scruffy Band melodies into a rangy collection
Review from NoCountryforNewNashville.It was Liz Cooper & The Stampede’s turn to put it down. This version of their lineup was a three piece, and I was immediately struck by how full and tight their sound was; chilled out psychedelic work, with tasty elements of jam mixed in for good measure.