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New EP Senja Sargeant

Following her critically acclaimed appearance on TVOH, Senja Sargeant was introduced to lauded LA-based singer-songwriter and producer, Shane Alexander who also has an extensive history of performing and touring in Holland. The two hit it off creatively and bonded over everything from David Bowie and Roy Orbison to Lucinda Williams and Johnette Napolitano from Concrete Blonde. Writing remotely on Zoom, the duo set out to make a timeless EP full of undeniable hooks and the kind of energy to connect with large crowds. Shane Alexander writes, “Our whole working relationship has been remote, which is absolutely nuts. Before Covid, I [...]

Parmalee Shares New Single ‘Girl In Mine’

Platinum-selling band Parmalee today releases their next single “Girl In Mine,” the follow up to their back-to-back No. 1 hits. After their No. 1 hit “Carolina,” Parmalee has seen a resurgence that is “one of the most under-reported success stories of the last year” (Morning Hangover) — first with their multinational No. 1 smash “Just the Way” with Blanco Brown — which was the most played song on iHeart Country in 2021 – then their recent multi-week smash hit “Take My Name.” Now that they’ve just hit more than 1 billion on-demand streams (and counting) in their tenure as a band, Parmalee continues their new recipe for success with “Girl [...]

Lainey Wilson Announces New Album ‘Bell Bottom Country’ Due October 28

ACM New Female Artist of the Year and iHeartRadio Music Awards’ Best New Country Artist, Lainey Wilson today announces her new album Bell Bottom Country will be released October 28 via BBR Music Group/Broken Bow Records. In celebration of the announcement, the fast-rising star revealed the album cover on the Paramount billboard in Times Square and released a brand-new track from the album, “Watermelon Moonshine.” Bell Bottom Country draws its name directly from the monifolks have come to use to describe the Louisiana native’s unique sound, style and aesthetic — it’s Country, but with a flare. The hotly anticipated album reflects Lainey's depth and multifaceted character [...]

Ashley Cooke Is “Getting Into” A New Era Of Music

Rising Country artist Ashley Cooke ushers in a new chapter of music with the honest and relatable track “getting into,”. After her head-turning introduction to the genre with her freshman project Already Drank That Beer, “getting into” signifies a new era of music from the artist destined for a “bright future ahead in the Country music genre” (CMT) as the first song since the release of her current radio single, “Never Til Now,” with Brett Young. Co-written by Cooke, Emily Weisband and Will Weatherly, “getting into” lays out everything her future love interest should know before taking the next step. “‘getting into’ [...]

Mitchell Tenpenny Reveals Track Listing For New Album ‘This Is The Heavy”

Sony Music Nashville hosted a celebration for Mitchell Tenpenny last week recognising his over One Billion streams threshold (currently 1.3 Billion), his first triple-platinum plaque for break-out debut single 'Drunk Me', a Gold plaque for his debut album Telling All My Secrets and a Gold plaque for current Top 10 smash single 'Truth About You'. During the event, Mitchell shared details about his new 20-track album, This Is The Heavy, due out on September 16th, 2022. The powerhouse vocalist co-wrote every song and co-produced the project with Jordan M. Schmidt. On Friday (Aug 5) Mitchell revealed the full track listing along with a new [...]

Ernest Tubb

Ammiratore ed emulo dell'impareggiabile Jimmie Rodgers, per oltre un trentennio Ernest Tubb sovrastò la scena country, indovinando una serie di felici successi come "Walking the Floor Over You". L'incredibile forza d'animo che lo muoveva, assieme ad un travolgente sound honky tonk, gli spianò la strada verso una entusiasmante affermazione artistica. Uno dei suoi segreti erano le liriche in sintonia con i tempi, con i valori e i sentimenti della working class, con la vita reale degli americani segnata da alcolismo, divorzio e disillusione. Tubb fu così un innovatore, il responsabile di un'autentica transizione della country music dal passato [...]

JADEA KELLY “Roses”

Si fa effettivamente fatica ad immaginarsi la poetica e dolcissima voce della cantante canadese Jadea Kelly a guidare (e lo è stato dal 2004 al 2013) la band metal Protest The Hero, nota in patria al punto da aggiudicarsi un Juno Award. Per nostra fortuna Jadea ha virato negli anni verso suoni a noi più congegniali, avvicinandosi ad un ‘americana’ tinto di sfumature pop che spesso richiama la California, da qualche tempo sua seconda patria. “Roses” è il suo album numero quattro e si muove attraverso brani dal fascino discreto, guidati da una scrittura che spesso evoca le [...]

Drake Milligan Sets September 15 Debut Album Release

Riding a growing wave of excitement, Stoney Creek Records artist Drake Milligan is bringing neon thrills back to Country music, announcing his full-length album debut Dallas/Fort Worth. Set for release on September 15 and named after the young Texan’s hometown, the project finds a next-generation traditionalist mixing timeless sounds and right-now energy – and giving Texas twang a much-needed shot in the arm.  Featuring 14 tracks produced by the legendary Tony Brown (George Strait, Reba McEntire) and songwriter/producer Brandon Hood, double-barreled baritone vocals match electrifying honky-tonk hooks, Western swing two-steppers, country pop balladry and more, as Milligan uncorks exuberant themes of trouble-making fun, young romance, life-sustaining [...]

PETER ROWAN “Calling You From My Mountain”

Peter Rowan, 80 anni appena compiuti, è una delle icone della musica americana legata alle radici il cui percorso artistico è talmente lungo, ricco, articolato, pieno di sperimentazioni e di esplorazioni nei vari generi roots che non basterebbe un articolo per elencarne i vari capitoli. Rockabilly, blues e folk nell’adolescenza, il bluegrass con quella fucina di talenti che furono i Bluegrass Boys di Bill Monroe, gli intrecci tra rock e radici con gli Earth Opera prima e con i Seatrain poi, la militanza in supergruppi come Muleskinner e Old & In The Way e una carriera solista fatta [...]

Craig Morgan Releases New Single ‘How You Make A Man’

Craig Morgan, Army veteran, country music hit-maker and star of the CBS series Beyond The Edge, is back with another career song. 'How You Make A Man', written by Michael August, Megan Conner, and Skip Black and produced by Phil O’Donnell, is available starting today, August 5, on all platforms. The song delivers hard-hitting lyrics with Craig’s iconic voice, leaning on the wisdom gained through life’s triumphs and tribulations. 'How You Make A Man' is set to impact country radio on August 29. “This song makes a powerful statement about how you have to go through things, and sometimes experience [...]

Hank Thompson, una leggenda

Il solco tracciato da Bob Wills fu percorso da molti tra gli Anni Quaranta e Cinquanta. Pensiamo a Rod Morris e i Missourians, con le celebri "Bimbo" e "Free, White e Twenty-One", pensiamo a Merl Lindsay e gli Oklahoma Night Riders prima e la Ozark Jubilee Band, poi, autore di brani frenetici come "Lonesome Okie Goin' Home" e "Water Baby Blues". Leon McAuliffe, lasciati i Texas Plyboys e costituiti i Cimarron Boys, aveva fatto il giro delle stazioni radio e dei canali televisivi con la sua "Steel Guitar Rag". Spade Cooley, prima che l'assassinio di sua moglie lo [...]

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