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Story behind 'White Dove of the Desert' - Rick Lang

When songs represent actual fact and history, they embody a particular depth not found in those written for love or fiction. In anticipation his new album A Tale to Tell (Dark Shadow Recording, coming 2021), GRAMMY-nominated songwriter Rick…
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Two Years and Two Thousand Miles

Two years ago today, after traveling to the Nashville area—often multiple times a month—for nearly two decades, I was finally able to convince my wife (and her brother, Brandon) that we should call this amazing area our home... So that I…
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Justin Moses, Merle Monroe, Sideline Stay Atop Charts

For week of April 18-24, 2021, bluegrass artists Justin Moses, Merle Monroe and Sideline continue their chart-topping dominance. Moses' album, Fall Like Rain (1/22/21, Mountain Fever) continues to have staying power, remaining at #1 on Roots…
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Becky Buller unveils music video for "Don't Look Back"

Award-winning Dark Shadow Recording artist Becky Buller releases official music video for "Don't Look Back" from her Oct. 20, 2020 full-length, Distance and Time. To watch, please click "play" button above. Becky Buller is a 2-time GRAMMY…
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Rolling Hills Worship - 'Face to the Father' video

In anticipation of their next single, Rolling Hills Worship unveiled the official music video for "Face to the Father" at all three Middle Tennessee campuses and online services yesterday. The single will release worldwide through Syntax Creative…

Williamson Branch Drops New LP, Releases Music Video

In celebration of the release Heritage & Hope—Williamson Branch's latest LP—Pinecastle Records is also excited to announce their next radio single, “Which Train.” They’re moving full steam ahead with their hard-driving bluegrass…
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Lindley Creek Releases Stunning Video For "Sunshine Song"

Bluegrass group Lindley Creek just unveiled the new video for their latest single, “Sunshine Song” (click play button above to watch). The track will serve as the final release from their debut Pinecastle Records album Freedom, Love, and…
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Kaboose - "Callin Me" Video World Premiere

Today, rapper Kaboose premiered his brand new video for his first new single in years, "Callin Me" (click the "play" button above to watch). The video premiered on the Syntax Records YouTube Channel and Syntax Creative Facebook Page. Kaboose's…
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Classic Al Green Tune Gets Ray Cardwell Makeover, Video

Bluegrass/Americana singer Ray Cardwell is charging full steam ahead with the announcement of his brand new single, “Take Me to the River.” The recording is featured on the Missouri native’s latest album, Just a Little Rain (STREAM/BUY),…

Songwriting Shines on Steve Gulley & Tim Stafford’s Upcoming Album, Still Here

From modern tales of love and loss to stories of hard-working mountaineers, the award-winning team of Steve Gulley and Tim Stafford wove compelling narratives out of historical events and personal, emotional journeys alike. On their upcoming…
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German Expatriate now an American Bluegrass Treasure

Raised in the Black Forest of Germany, Thomm Jutz has become an American roots music treasure. His virtuosity, eloquence, and clarity of expression have made him a linchpin of Nashville’s creative community, and his To Live in Two Worlds,…

Google Play Music to cease by Oct. 2020

When the initial announcement was made in 2017, it was then dubbed as the move to "YouTube Red." Hence, the new—and now headline–Google streaming service called YouTube Music (for quite some time now) will be at the forefront of the tech…