The Natural Lines is the new project from Kingston NY-based indie singer/songwriter Matt Pond PA. For years now, Pond has kept up a prolific output, releasing over a dozen albums as Matt Pond PA in the past two decades. However, in 2017 he announced his intention to retire the moniker. The Natural Lines represents a natural Read more | Check out the full Under The Read article here!
Josh Ritter’s new album Spectral Lines, is coming out April 28th, 2023! You can listen to the two released tunes – “Sawgrass” and “For Your Soul” – and pre-order the record here. Josh Ritter will also be touring in celebration of Spectral Lines’ release this spring. Presale starts tomorrow 1/25 at 10am local. Sign up via joshritter.com now to Read more
Our Native Daughters Carnegie Hall Review – Brooklyn Vegan Omar in Best Classical Performances of 2022 – The New Yorker __________________ GRAMMY Salute To Paul Simon – Airing Dec. 21 Rhiannon will appear on CBS’ “Homeward Bound: A GRAMMY Salute To The Songs Of Paul Simon” on Dec. 21 at 9pm ET / PT. It will also Read more
Sixty years ago, Booker T. & The MG’s transformed an impromptu studio jam into one of the most popular instrumentals ever recorded, “Green Onions.” An instant hit when it came out in the summer of 1962, the single topped the R&B chart and peaked at #3 on the pop chart before selling a million copies. Read more | Read more at Rhino here!
Eliane Elias’s release Mirror Mirror just won a Latin GRAMMY for Best Latin Jazz/Jazz Album. It had already won a GRAMMY for Best Latin Jazz Album earlier this year. The follow-up bossa nova album Quietude was just released in October to critical acclaim. “It was Astrud Gilberto’s single of “The Girl From Ipanema,” released in Read more
Rhiannon Giddens performed this past weekend at the return of the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in Golden Gate Park with 500,000 audience members in attendance! She is pictured here after her guest appearance with Marcus Mumford and Elvis Costello. For more information, go to Rhiannon Giddens’ artist page. Read more
The 12-track bilingual album includes brand new songs as well as tracks from Morales’ celebrated EPs released earlier this year. She Ought To Be King features collaborations with Americana icon Rodney Crowell, Santana co-founder Gregg Rolie, Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo, and includes Tim Lefebvre, Rachel Eckroth, Elizabeth Goodfellow, Ephraim Owens, and Raul Pacheco. The album Read more
Algiers return with new track ‘Bite Back’, featuring billy woods and Backxwash. Watch the Murat Gökmen directed video HERE. Born in the band’s hometown of Atlanta, the six-minute opus sees Algiers frontperson Franklin James Fisher trading verses with contemporary hip hop innovators Backxwash, aka Montreal Zambian-Canadian rapper & producer Ashanti Mutinta, and NYC rapper and Read more
The Indie Record Store exclusive “Wild Turkey” B/W “Firewater” is out today! In early August of 2021, singer and songwriter Amythyst Kiah booked a session at The Earnest Tube, a studio in Bristol, Virginia that eschews modern technology and specializes in live, direct-to-disc recordings. Today, her new single – a riveting solo recording of “Wild Turkey” b/w Read more | Check out the full press release here
Internationally renowned pianist/vocalist Eliane Elias transports you to Quietude (Candid Records) out on October 14, 2022 qui·e·tude – a state of stillness, calmness, and quiet in a person or place (September 6, 2022) Hot off her 2022 GRAMMY® win for Best Latin Jazz Album for Mirror Mirror internationally celebrated virtuoso pianist, alluring vocalist, composer and arranger Eliane Read more