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- Chuck Wicks: Turning Point
- Green River Ordinance: Fifteen
- Jack Wall: Call of Duty, Black Ops III
- Black Violin: Stereotypes
- Glen Hansard: Didn’t He Ramble
- Dominik Scherrer: The Missing
- Jonathan McReynolds: Life Music, Stage Two
- Bobby Long: Ode To Thinking
- Alicia Witt: Revisionary History
- Angaleena Presley: American Middle Class
- Pat McGee: Pat McGee
- John Anderson: Goldmine
- Whitey Morgan: Sonic Ranch
- Anat Cohen: Luminosa
- Meredith Monk: Piano Songs
- Gretchen Peters: Blackbirds
- Louise Goffin: Appleonfire
- Mohammed Fairouz: Follow, Poet
- Michael J. Smith & Friends: The Spirit of Christmas
- Patty Larkin: Still Green
- Somi: The Lagos Music Salon
- The Barr Brothers: Sleeping Operator
- Lee Ann Womack: The Way I’m Livin’
- Montell Jordan: Captured
- Marco Benevento: Swift
Category Archives: Country
Eight years after his last full-length album and a career that’s branched out into co-hosting TV’s America’s Morning Show with Blair Garner, Chuck Wicks returns with a stunning new record that showcases masterful writing and singing. Turning Point ranges from … Continue reading
Fifteen, the third studio album from Green River Ordinance, is named after the number of years this Texas-based, harmony-rich, alt-country band has been together, and is based on a simple message: hold fast to the things that are true. Fifteen, … Continue reading
John Anderson is a country legend known for his immediately recognizable earthy voice and honest songwriting. Goldmine is his first new music in 9 years and 23rd album. It is filled with evocative, passionately played songs celebrating moments in real … Continue reading
Whitey Morgan is the real deal: a whiskey poet, tele-twanger-banger, road warrior and artist who laughs at it all. On his latest album, Sonic Ranch, this country outlaw bandleader delivers one fantastic song after another about the rough-and-tumble world of … Continue reading
Grammy-winner Lee Ann Womack returns to the serious country that defines her with a fantastic new album, The Way I’m Livin’. Womack and Frank Liddell, her husband and the album’s producer, present magnificent renditions of 13 songs by some of … Continue reading
David Nail’s third recording, I’m A Fire, is an upbeat departure from the Grammy-nominated country singer’s past albums that saw songs of heartbreak emerge as chart-topping hits. After turning around his personal life, Nail recorded a CD of mostly uptempo … Continue reading
Eric Paslay’s self-titled CD marks the long-awaited solo debut of one of Nashville’s most accomplished songwriters. Paslay, who has written with or for Lady Antebellum, Eli Young Band, Love and Theft, Jake Owen and Amy Grant, spent several years crafting … Continue reading
Country-rock star Deana Carter has her first new album in six years after taking a break to raise her son. Carter’s fans will remember a decade-long string of hits, starting with the multi-platinum international debut, Did I Shave My Legs … Continue reading
Brandy Clark’s 12 Stories is the highly anticipated solo debut of a celebrated and gifted songwriter who has written hits for other country artists, including The Band Perry, Miranda Lambert and Kacey Musgrave. Clark writes and sings vivid, witty songs … Continue reading