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Composer/Steel Pannist Jonathan Scales Talks New Fourchestra Album ‘PILLAR’ & Being A Self Professed Music Nerd(INTERVIEW)

On PILLAR composer and steel pannist Jonathan Scales mines his emotional landscape to create eight songs that are as honest and evocative as they are intricate and complex. With his band, the Jonathan Scales Fourchestra ...

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Rachel Baiman Takes A Weighty Stand On Solo LP ‘Shame’ (INTERVIEW)

“Shame,” the solo album from Rachel Baiman, who is half of the roots duo, 10 String Symphony, is a reflection on the experience of being a woman in today’s America. The discussion starts on the ...

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Ben Sollee Reveals Making of New LP ‘Kentucky Native’ (INTERVIEW)

What do you get when you take a string band and move them into a log cabin in Kentucky for a week and a half to record an album? Probably not what you think. Kentucky ...

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The Steel Woods Employ Truth in Fiction Sensibility on ‘Straw in the Wind’ (INTERVIEW)

In their self-produced first full-length album, Straw in the Wind, Southern rockers The Steel Woods employ dark Biblical and rural imagery to set the scene for battles between good and evil, in the most primal ...

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Introducing David Childers – A Most Unique Creator of Song (INTERVIEW)

Run Skeleton Run, David Childers’ sixth solo album (Ramseur Records, March 5th), starts off with the title track, a raucous warning to a discontented skeleton that refuses to rest in peace, and it ends with ...

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Sera Cahoone Strikes A Big Chord With New LP ‘From Where I Started’ (INTERVIEW)

You might have to listen to Sera Cahoone’s album From Where I Started (released March 24th) a couple times before you take note of anything other than her voice. Cahoone’s voice is alternately airy and ...

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Meet Sinners & Saints, North Carolina’s “Two-man One-man Band”

North Carolina’s Sinners & Saints released their second full-length album, On The Other Side, on March 10th. Although Sinners & Saints consists of two members, Perry Fowler and Mark Baran, whose harmonies are front and ...

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John Craigie Embraces Portland Musical Community For Relaxed LP ‘No Rain, No Rose’ (INTERVIEW)

In 1969 the three astronauts of Apollo 11 completed their mission–the first manned lunar landing. They were Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and…the other guy. “The other guy” was Michael Collins. While Armstrong and Aldrin spent ...

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Andrew Marlin of Mandolin Orange Weaves Past & Present On ‘Blindfaller’ LP (INTERVIEW)

The voices of Emily Frantz and Andrew Marlin, the two members of North Carolina acoustic duo Mandolin Orange, are a study in contrasts. Frantz’s vocals are lilting, floating above the instrumentation, whereas Marlin’s are understated. ...

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Caroline Spence Talks “Trains Cry” From 2015 Debut LP ‘Somehow’ (INTERVIEW)

Virginia native Caroline Spence’s 2015 debut full-length album, Somehow, introduced listeners to one of the purest, clearest soprano voices to be heard in or out of Nashville. But that remarkable voice is just the beginning ...

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