Category: Bluegrass recording news

Michael Cleveland talks Fiddler’s Dream

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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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. […]

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Nightbird video from The Bankesters

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Rounder reissues classic Mark O’Connor albums

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Adam Steffey talks Here To Stay

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Larry Sparks’ Vintage

| September 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Claire Lynch talks North By South

| September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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OK… first thing. Claire Lynch is not retiring! Let me repeat that. She is not retiring. When we had a chance to chat with her last week about her new album, North By South, I asked if she was planning on slowing down after this […]

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Kentucky Blue from Billy Droze

| September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Rural Rhythm Records has released a second single from their upcoming project with Billy Droze. Still a young man at 29, Droze has already written hit songs for The Grascals (I Know Better and Her Memory Again) plus popular album cuts for Flatt Lonesome, Junior […]

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John McEuen – Made In Brooklyn

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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At 70 years of age, most of us are thinking about slowing down and enjoying a well-deserved rest. But not John McEuen. The banjo maven has 50 years of professional music behind him and says that he is as excited about his new project, Made In Brooklyn, […]

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A Better Game from Jeff Brown

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
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A Better Game, the first single from the upcoming Union House Records project from Jeff Brown and Still Lonesome, A Distant Horizon, is released today to radio. It’s a bluesy number from Scott Patrick and Jeff McClellan, in keeping with Brown’s lonesome singing style, and was […]

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Bankesters back with a new album for Compass

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Sometimes it feels like we’ve watched the Bankester family grow up on stage. When we first caught wind of their bluegrass show, there were four young girls on stage with their proud parents. Now it’s down to three, and they’ve all grown into lovely young […]

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