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{Review} Maren Morris EP

Maren Morris has delivered a collection of songs with her latest EP that makes a statement. She’s not catering to any format or preconceived notions of what music should be.  Outside the box, outside the lines, but straightforward with how good it all is.  Elements of pop, rock, soul, and country coalesce into a potent […]

{Review} Red Shahan – Men and Coyotes

It’s exciting when a new artist comes along and delivers a transcendent statement with their debut record.  The manner with which K Phillips stormed the scene a couple years back comes to mind.  K’s effort, American Girls, was dingy, dirty, groovy, rootsy, soulful and flat out different.  All of those things made it a spectacular […]

{Review} Statesboro Revue-Jukehouse Revival

Stewart Mann and his brother Garrett have been fronting the southern rock outfit Statesboro Revue for a number of years now.  Stewart’s voice is evocative, versatile, powerful and soulful.  Garrett’s guitar playing is drenched in the traditions of Allman and Betts.  It has always provided a groovy, rollicking signature sound.  With their newest studio release, […]

{Review} Courtney Patton – So This Is Life

Courtney Patton’s aptly named third album, So This Is Life, is comprised of story songs inspired by her life.  Produced by Drew Kennedy, each song is beautifully executed and perfectly balanced, with fiddle and steel guitar that never overshadow Patton’s rich vocals.  The best songs rip out my heart while simultaneously soothing my soul, which […]

{Review} RR, WB, WCG and Monster Records

    “Well, it’s not really a monster track Mike.” Jerry Jeff Walker spoke those tongue-in-cheek words over 40 years ago as the tapes rolled on his recording “Gettin’ By”.  It was a knowing wink that while the song was simple and somewhat off the cuff, Jerry Jeff knew he was on the brink of a […]