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Music Review: Jack the Radio – ‘Badlands’

Jack the Radio 'Badlands'

A little bit of many genres, styles, and even decades comes together in 'Badlands', tied together by a strong pop country flavour. Read More »

Music Review: Billy Roberts and the Rough Riders – ‘Go By Myself’

Billy Roberts and the Rough Riders "Go By Myself"

Eerie, yet universal, 'Go By Myself' is bound to make listeners question the way they live this supposed “modern” life. Read More »

Music Review: Cashavelly Morrison – ‘The Kingdom Belongs to a Child’

'The Kingdom Belongs to a Child' Cashavelly Morrison

There is a sweetness that pierces through the melancholy that makes ‘The Kingdom Belongs to a Child’ all the more powerful. Read More »

Music Review: Jas Patrick – ‘Inky Ovine’ EP

Jas Patrick 'Inky Bovine'

‘Inky Bovine’ is filled with numerous sounds that wrap up in a neat package brought together by soulful and rich vocals. Read More »

Music Review: J Burn – ‘Burnt Blue’ EP

J Burn 'Burnt Blue'

There is something stifling and disempowering about so much nostalgia packed into four songs. Read More »

Music Review: Kinky Friedman – ‘The Loneliest Man I Ever Met’


Kinky Friedman delves into the darker side of life for his first studio album in 39 years. Read More »

Music Reviews: Indie Roundup – Wide-Ranging Americana from Holly Golightly, Stephen Young & the Union, Andy Hackbarth


These three new albums all fit loosely into the Americana category but are all very, very different. Two are from artists who aren't even (originally) from America. Read More »

Concert Review: Ayla Brown and Madison Rising Bring Country and Rock to Veterans Rally

Ayla Brown

Patriotism, country music by former 'American Idol' finalist Ayla Brown and rock and roll by Madison Rising made the Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) Defend Freedom Tour a treat for the spirit and the ears. Read More »

Music Review: Brent Best – ‘Your Dog, Champ’ [Slobberbone Frontman Releases First Solo Album]


This is gritty stuff and Best breezes through it with a naturalistic poetic flare. It is, at times, downright touching. Read More »

Music Review: The Ragpicker String Band – ‘The Ragpicker String Band’

Ragpicker String Band

A loving tribute to the great traditions of country blues. Read More »