Rob Williams – Southern FM

Virginia-raised Americana singer-songwriter Rob Williams was the frontman of the rock ‘n’ roll band Joe Buck Jr. for a decade before he decided to go solo, delivering his debut album A Place In The Sun in 2013.  Rob is now ready to release his follow-up titled Southern FM this December.  Trading in the comfort and familiarity of his homebase of … [Read more...]

Short Takes (Sidewave, Sheer, Jas Patrick & SO)

Sidewave – “Supersonic” and “Romance Is Dead” LA-based space-rock band Sidewave released its debut 12-track opus, Glass Giant, this past October and it’s a massively textured and dreamily transportive disc that rides high on seismic waves of guitar distortion and drum tumult.  Phil Golyshko (vocals, guitar), William Collins (guitar, synths), … [Read more...]

New album from Rob Williams

Roots rock and Americana singer-songwriter Rob Williams returns December 14th with his 2nd album, titled Southern FM, which was recorded in Dallas, TX with producer Salim Nourallah, whose production credits include alt-country favorites Rhett Miller and Old 97’s.  The result is an alt-Americana album that blends traditional and contemporary styles … [Read more...]

New Jas Patrick album

Nashville-located blues-Americana singer-songwriter Jas Patrick is not only a music artist, but owner of his own record label, Tiny Lion Records, which he runs with his wife.  He's been on the road and in the music field since he was a teen and he delivers an earthy, raw blues-rock with his music.  Jas's latest album, Inky Ovine, incoporates … [Read more...]

New single and EP from Boroughs

Although brand new to Southern California’s Americana scene, Boroughs already sounds like a veteran band and their debut self-titled EP is evidence of this.  Drawing influence from Wilco, Ryan Adam and Neil Young, the band has quickly established their own unique and modern version of the indie-country sound. Due out on December 4, their first … [Read more...]

Stream new EP from J Burn

San Francisco-based, Americana singer-songwriter J Burn (otherwise known as Jay Burn) has releases his latest EP, the 4-track Burnt Blue, and is slated to release a full-length later in 2015.  Captured at TRI Studios which is owned by the legendary Bob Weir, Burnt Blue is full of poetic images and down-to-earth reflection.  J Burn enlisted the … [Read more...]

Short Takes (Yassou, Qualia, Elessar Theissen & Andre Chrys)

Yassou – “To Win/ Young Blood” San Francisco/New York-based, experimental indie-pop outfit Yassou (formerly named Yassou Benedict) offers a twofer with “To Win/Young Blood” in a video-only format for the release of the songs.  This video is the second in a series of 5 songs that Yassou is delivering in video form.  Band members Lilie Bytheway … [Read more...]

Fresh LP from Ted Z and the Wranglers

Ted Z and the Wranglers, of Southern California, deliver outlaw country-charged rock. Ted's catchy story-songs are fully-realized tales of love, regret, getting older, and getting in trouble. The band stirs up its Americana influences, featuring quick picking and bluesy slide guitar over galloping train beats and swinging shuffles.  In the span of … [Read more...]

New EP from Boroughs

In the span of less than a year, Boroughs have become one of Southern California’s most exciting and sought after Americana roots musical collectives.  The four-piece blends elements of country rock, gritty folk and soulful Americana reminiscent of the likes of early Neil Young, Ryan Adams, and Wilco. Charismatic singer-songwriter Kyle Neal … [Read more...]

Scott Krokoff – Realizations & Declarations, Vol. 2 EP

NYC-based singer-songwriter Scott Krokoff has been balancing the daily grind with the artistic life since the 1990s when he was a member of the band Equinox.  Four albums later, he decided to go solo in the noughties, juggling raising a family and working 9-to-5 with pursuing his musical dream.  His debut album, A Better Life, came out in 2007 and … [Read more...]