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Spotinews recomendation
26.05.17

Hello. Let’s get the release week going with the stellar new album by alt-country singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle. Enjoy! (US version here) Justin Townes Earle – Kids in the...

Insound review
09.09.14

After two and a half years since his last release, Justin Townes Earle is back and pleased to announce his fifth studio album (and first ever on Vagrant Records). Entitled Single...

Spotinews recomendation
04.04.13

Hi. The fine debut album by Kopecky Family Band was released in most places last year, in other places this week. Genre: pop/rock. Enjoy! (US version here.) Kopecky Family Band...

The Line of Best Fit review
22.02.13

The queen of (alt)Nashville returns with a record that marks her as one of America's most gifted songwriters.

Spin review
07.03.13

Young, tart Nashville savior defines country's future by maximizing its past

Insound review
05.03.13

While The Stand-In was a daunting endeavor for Rose following the release of one of the most critically acclaimed debuts of 2011, at age 25, the artist has delivered a sophomore...

Spotinews recomendation
25.02.13

Evening. The new album by singer-songwriter Caitlin Rose was very, very recently added to Spotify. Enjoy! (Read some reviews here.) Caitlin Rose – The Stand-In Filed under: 2013...

NME review
25.02.13

It’s old-time slide guitar and mandolin all the way but the stories are as fresh as wet ink

Pitchfork review
13.09.12

On their third album, Turbo Fruits offer ripping guitars and barroom aggression in service of throwback rock'n'roll. As the former Be Your Own Pet members told Rolling Stone, the...

AudioCred review
13.07.12

There’s nothing like a good summertime record. Japandroids came out with the excellent Celebration Rock a few weeks ago. Childish Gambino got some AudioCred love earlier this...

Alt Press review
17.07.12

When word came down that Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach was going to be behind the controls of the new Jeff The Brotherhood album, the hope was that he would bring back in some...

Alt Press review
07.06.12

Nashville’s Daniel Pujol is a kindred spirit of the Hold Steady’s Craig Finn. Both use punk-informed rock as a backdrop for coming-of-age lyrics, and the enjoyment of both hinges...

Spin review
18.06.12

A Black Lips-hosted Smash Mouth seance without a memorable hook or melody to its name — nerve-grating.

Spotinews recomendation
13.02.12

Hello again. This new album by Those Darlins, released in the US last year, is a very recent addition to the Spotify library. Genre: pop/rock. Read this review and enjoy! Those...

The Line of Best Fit review
30.12.11

Pining for the days when Weezer were solid-gold marvellous? Well, JEFF the Brotherhood might not quite manage those heady heights, but they've got the Marshall stacks and they're...