Category Archives: Americana

Suite for Solo Cello-Rushad Eggleston & more


I only knew Rushad’s playing through Crooked Still – but this solo piece is something else altogether. And while I’m at it…more from Rashad and friends Advertisements

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New Music: The Asberry Boys “Tender”


Love this song from The Asberry Boys of New Haven, CT – great groove, nice arrangement, tight harmonies – what more could you ask for. Buy it here.

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Justin Farren Live: Faith, Hope, Etc…


Just found this dude on SoundCloud. Lyrics and chops galore!

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Cigar Box Guitar – Sun’s Gonna Shine Blues


Soulful little slide piece from daddystovepipe on a cigar box guitar. Think I’m going to look into making me one of these. What a great sound. Free guitar lessons from daddystovepipe can be found on youtube here.

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Corb Lund Tells Us “What That Song Means Now”


I discovered Corb Lund through Paste Magazine. This Alberta Canada native is well-known in the Great White North having won numerous awards in the roots music category. You can stream an acoustic version of his new album “Cabin Fever” here. … Continue reading

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Deadman: “Don’t Do This To Me” Free Download


If you’ve been following along, you already know I posted this about Deadman. And now I bring you a little gift – over on Bandcamp you can get yourself a brandspanking new, 100% free piece of Americana gloriousness – Don’t … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Foucault – “Ghost Repeater”


I had never heard of Jeffrey Foucault until Smansmith (the only name I can find) over at Slowcoustic.com,”a blog about the unhurried side of Americana/Alt-Country/Folk/Indie/Down-Tempo music”, mentioned him on Twitter (@Slowcoustic: Still baffled why Jeffrey Foucault isn’t biggest name in … Continue reading

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Deadman – “Take Up Your Mat and Walk”


Came across this in my Twitter feed this morning thanks to Music Fog (the absolute best resource for americana music). I’m ashamed to say that this is the first I have heard of this band. As mentioned in the write … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, music can change the world: Springsteen and Jackson Browne in 2004


I was reading this from American Songwriter and near the end it mentioned some of what Bruce Springsteen said during his speech inducting Jackson Browne into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004. I’ve seen it before but … Continue reading

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New music: Singer/songwriter Hannah Fair will leave you anxious to hear what’s next


Hannah Fair is a young singer/songwriter from New England working hard to make a name for herself. Her eponymous first recording project is a promising collection of six songs that reveals a nice sense for the atypical lyrical and melodic … Continue reading

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