Category: Bluegrass recording news

Bells Of Home from Circa Blue

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

It looks like it’s that time again. No sooner than the leaves begin to turn, Christmas music in is the air. And first up so far this year is Bells Of Home from Circa Blue, the title track from their Christmas album produced this year with […]


Long Enough drops from King James Boys

| October 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Family Music Group has released a single from their latest album for South Carolina’s The King James Boys, The Little End of Something Big. The single is a spirited Gospel number called Long Enough. The Boys are Randy Spencer on guitar, Cole Spencer on bass, Jesse Owens on banjo, […]


Sideline drops single from Colors & Crossroads

| October 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Right on cue, Mountain Fever Records has a single release for Sideline’s next album, Colors & Crossroads. The cover has a fall theme, taken from the title track about an October morning in Carolina. But the first single is a song from Tommy Long called You Don’t […]


Brad Hudson signs with Pinecastle

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Brad Hudson, reso-guitarist with Sideline, has signed with Pinecastle Records for a new project which will feature both his vocal and instrumental prowess. Bluegrass fans will recall seeing Brad recently with Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, touring as a part of their Country Grass shows. […]


New album and single from Valerie Smith

| October 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Valerie Smith has released her latest album with her touring band, Liberty Pike, along with a debut single from the project on Bell Buckle Records. Small Town Heroes is her first new record since The Human Condition in 2014. That last was a full-fledged concept […]


Michael Cleveland talks Fiddler’s Dream

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

With October 7 set as the release date for Fiddler’s Dream, Michael Cleveland’s first solo record in ten years time, we took advantage of an opportunity to speak with Michael about the new album, and what has changed for him artistically over the past decade. […]


Nightbird video from The Bankesters

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Compass Records has released a first single to radio from Nightbird, their upcoming November release from The Bankesters. It’s the title track, written by Rick Lang, and sung by eldest Bankester daughter, Melissa Triplett. As ever, she is joined by husband, Kyle Triplett, on banjo, with […]


Rounder reissues classic Mark O’Connor albums

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

In tandem with the release of Coming Home, their recent album for O’Connor Band, Rounder Records has reached back into the vault and issued digital re-releases of three Mark O’Connor albums from the 1970s. These were recorded and released as LPs while Mark was a pre-teen […]


Adam Steffey talks Here To Stay

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here To Stay, Adam Steffey’s new album from Mountain Home Music, is one his fans have been hoping for this past ten years or so. We had a chance to discuss the new record with him last week while he was traveling to a show. Steffey […]


Larry Sparks’ Vintage

| September 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Enquiries about a Larry Sparks album from any era is certain to be met with a response indicating that it is certainly of very good vintage. Now Sparks has released on his own Sparks label an album entitled Vintage, a 10 song collection from a […]