LISTEN TO THE NEW ALBUM’S TITLE TRACK HERE: https://singlelock.fanlink.to/chawa GRAMMY-nominated band Cha Wa will return on April 2 with My People, a new collection that draws from the rich and vibrant street culture of New Orleans. Arriving via the renowned southern independent label Single Lock Records, My People exuberantly infuses contemporary sounds with the music Read more
Catch Nora Brown and Dedicated Men of Zion at virtual globalFest next week! Thurs Jan 14 – 8pm EST / 5pm PSTNora Brown– NY, USA Monday, Jan 11 – 8pm EST / 5pm PSTDedicated Men of Zion – NC, USA Check out the full schedule for gobalFest below: Read more | Check out the full schedule for globalFest here
Sam Lee’s album, Old Wow, is finishing out the year with strong praise! See what people are saying about it: Songlines Top 10 albums of 2020: https://www.songlines.co.uk/explore/guides-and-lists/top-10-albums-of-2020 #2 on the Transglobal World Music Charts Top Year Charts 2020 Made #1 on the World Music Charts Europe and #3 on Transglobal World Music Charts The New Read more | See Songlines' Top Ten Albums of 2020
Samantha Crain’s album A Small Death is included in NPR‘s “50 Best Albums of 2020”. See the full list at NPR “I can’t say the things I need to,” Samantha Crain frets during “Echo,” the opening track of her song cycle, A Small Death. In fact, that song and the 10 that follow it are works Read more | See the full list at NPR
Congratulations to our GRAMMY nominated Artists! Don Bryant – Best Traditional Blues Album Ruthie Foster – Best Contemporary Blues Album For a full list of nominees, visit the GRAMMYs websiteFor more information on Don Bryant, visit his Artist PageFor more information on Ruthie Foster, visit her Artist Page Read more | For a full list of nominees, visit the GRAMMYs website
Watch Songwriter Allison Russell (Birds of Chicago, Our Native Daughters)’s Spoken-Word Essay on Race, Identity, and Voting at Rolling Stone For more information on Our Native Daughters, visit their Artist Page Read more | Watch Allison Russell's Heartfelt "Spoken-Word Essay on Race, Identity, and Voting"
Rosanne Cash says on “Crawl Into the Promised Land”: “I wrote this song with John Leventhal about this particular vortex we find ourselves in, and the faith that we can crawl out of it with dreams intact. The sublime Sarah Jarosz was kind enough to sing background harmonies (thank you, Sarah!) and was joined by Read more | Watch the Video for "Crawl Into the Promised Land"
“Kevin Burt has been a force for years and is finally getting the International recognition he so deeply deserves. His voice is commanding and soulful and his songs are honest and from the heart.” — Mike Zito Kevin Burt releases his brand new album Stone Crazy on October 16, 2020, via Gulf Coast Records. The album was produced by musician/producer Mike Read more | Click here for more information
Since 1995, the Squirrel Nut Zippers have sacked and plundered the old, weird America then sailed off to further distant lands. They have used New Orleans as their hideout and base of operations. Jean-Lafitte-like they hide in the lee side of barrier island, receiving goods and masking dark back channel deals; hiding in cellars or in plain view. Read more | Read More
Rhiannon Giddens released her brand new song, “Don’t Call Me Names,” on August 23rd. Listen here: https://smarturl.it/DontCallMeNames “‘Don’t Call Me Names’ came from an epiphany that a relationship I was in was toxic, and that I had to get out for both of our sakes. The framework in the song is a love affair but Read more | Listen to "Don't Call Me Names"