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Sacred Steel Virtuoso Slide Brothers Take Us To Church

May 9, 2013 - Robert Randolph, the spectacular young pedal steel guitarist, was the first player from the Sacred Steel tradition to break out to a wider audience.
Hey Marseilles With Chamber Folk From Seattle

May 7, 2013 - Seattle’s Hey Marseilles formed around the collaboration of singer Matt Bishop and guitarist Nick Ward when the two were students at the University of Washington. The band just grew organically into the seven piece band that made their new album Lines We Trace.
Billy Bragg Nicknames Himself The "Sherpa Of Heartbreak" on His Quieter New Album

May 6, 2013 - Produced by Grammy award winning producer, Joe Henry, Bragg draws heavily on inspiration from his collaboration with Wilco on "Mermaid Avenue," a collection of Woody Guthrie songs brought to life by their collaboration, and includes a Woody Guthrie cover.
Low Has Quietly Been Making Music For 20 Years: “You Can’t Hear The People Listening”

May 2, 2013 - It is hard to find another band with more consistent quality and as true to their vision as Low. In fact Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker have been making Low records for 20 years now, recently releasing The Invisible Way, their 10th album.
Matt Pond Stays True To Melodic Rock Sound

April 30,2013 - The fact that Matt Pond has dropped the PA from his name has more to do with geography than sound.
Hear the Story of The Miraculous Physical Recovery That Lead to The Lone Bellow's Unexpected Debut

April 29, 2013 - Unexpectedly hailing from Brooklyn, New York is The Lone Bellow, a country-rock trio whose members have long resided in the roots of the South.
Texas Rock Band Sons Of Fathers Actually Inspired By Their Dads

April 25, 2013 - David Beck and Paul Cauthen were both playing around San Marcos, Texas, when they recognized it might be a good move to combine their talents and became Sons of Fathers.
New Home And New Album For Thao And The Get Down Stay Down

April 24, 2013 - Thao Nguyen has been very busy since her last album 2009’s Know Better Learn Faster. The band moved to San Francisco.
Milk Carton Kids Freebee Plan For Their Music Pays Off

April 23, 2013 - When Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan combined their solo careers to become Milk Carton Kids they discovered they had a lot to teach each other.
Two Generations of Blues Inspire Each Other

April 22, 2013 - Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite are here to play music from the new album Get Up for us live.

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