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Martha Munizzi - Best Days (Live)

About the title track, "Best Days" | On the surface and at first listen, the title track to Martha Munizzi's live album may seem a bit contradictory. In the midst of a global pandemic and social unrest, "He's doing His best work right now/Do…
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Quiet Bear - "Timber Snake"

Buffalo's Old Bear Records is steadily treading on the prolific, making a name for releasing avant garde Americana, rock, and country. Their latest Quiet Bear (consortium of roster artists) release, "Timber Snake," is no exception, even pushing…
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Kaboose feat. Jaren - "Paper Planes"

When Kaboose wrote this song about the attributes of parenting, he said, "It was like making paper airplanes with my sons. Bending and folding the wings is a lot like teaching our kids as they learn and grow—like test-flights and making adjustments…
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Coterie - Person, Place, Thing

This new 3-song EP from upstate New York's Coterie is a lush amalgamation of etherial guitars, synth pads, and hummable melody lines. Opening track, "Listen(er)," sets the tone for tuning the ears—and the soul—inward to hear the sounds both…
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Johnny Britt feat. Malcolm Jamal Warner - "Peace Officer"

Acclaimed smooth jazz artist Johnny Britt partners with one of entertainment's most notables in Malcolm Jamal Warner for this poignant new single, "Peace Officer." In response to recent an ongoing police-related violence, the two musically plead…
Tray Wellington, Mountain Home Music Company, bluegrass, jazz, banjo, acoustic, Syntax Creative - image

Tray Wellington - "Strasbourg / St. Denis"

For his third Mountain Home Music Company release, Tray Wellington returns to the jazz songbook that he first explored on his self-released 2020 EP, Uncaged Thoughts, with a cover of Charlie “Bird” Parker’s bebop classic, “Ornithology.”…
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The Lore Family - "Run to the Throne"

When it comes to releasing new music, two years can seem like forever to both artists and listeners—but that’s how long it’s been since The Lore Family last shared new creative fruits of their faith and talent. Now, with their first single…
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Wildfire - "Ride the Train"

Wildfire, featuring Robert Hale on lead/guitar, is back with a new bluegrass/alt-country standard, "Ride the Train." Perhaps a throwback to days of old when people actually used to hop trains to get places (or, maybe an homage to circus workers?),…
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Mark Bishop - Some Distant Mountain

Award-winning Gospel singer, songwriter, and producer Mark Bishop is not one to look back or become burdened by the path he has already trodden. “Songwriters by nature are always moving forward,” he says, “You’re looking to create something…
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Junior Sisk - "I Wanna Be Where You Are"

After his successful Valentine's Day '20 LP release (Load the Wagon), Junior Sisk is finally back and emphatically announces hit return with new single "I Wanna Be Where You Are." A banjo-driven, toe-tapping love song, this slightly alt-country…
Bobby Cyrus, Teddi Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, bluegrass, gospel, Pinecastle Records, Syntax Creative - image

Bobby & Teddi Cyrus & Billy Ray Cyrus - "Roll That Rock"

Although the music world is familiar with the Cyrus family name, husband-wife duo Bobby & Teddi Cyrus formally introduced their creative collaborations with April 2021's self-titled debut LP (Pinecastle Records). For their new single, this…
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Magnolia Drive - "The Girl on Sugar Pie Lane"

Mountain Fever Records releases Magnolia Drive's new single, “The Girl on Sugar Pie Lane.” Country music fans may remember this song written by Tommy Collins in 1968, recorded by the legendary Buck Owens & The Buckaroos. Magnolia Drive…