Category: Bluegrass recording news

20 year compilation CD from King James Boys

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The King James 1611 Boys have released a 20th anniversary compilation CD, containing selections from the South Carolina Gospel group’s eight albums over the past two decades. Entitled 20th Anniversary Edition, the record features 20 tracks, mostly original compositions from within the band. CDs can […]


New EP from The Cubero Brothers

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Cubero Brothers (Los Hermanos Cuberos), Spain’s top bluegrass hybrid brother duet team, has released a new EP of their distinctive music, blending Castilian folk music with our beloved bluegrass. A burrasca perdida contains 4 tracks, 2 traditional Spanish songs, and two Cubero originals. Hermano Roberto plays […]


Gold Heart to Mountain Fever

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

During this past weekend’s SPBGMA convention in Nashville, Mountain Fever Records signed the latest young bluegrass act to the label. Gold Heart, featuring the talented Gold sisters from Northern Virginia, will release their next project with Mountain Fever this Spring. Mark Hodges with the label […]


Monroe Fields with Carl Sauceman and the Green Valley Boys 

| February 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

Bluegrass enthusiasts of a certain preference and/or of a certain age will be familiar with the name Monroe Fields. His musicianship has been compared with such excellent side-men as Joe Stuart, Paul Warren, Curly Lambert, George Shuffler, Ralph Mayo, Ernest Ferguson, Claude Boone and Bobby […]


Sweet Miss Dixie Deen

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Now that Dixie Hall has gone on to her reward, her many friends in and around Nashville feel less constrained about sharing the love and admiration they feel for her. While she was with us, Miss Dixie would have considered it “making a fuss” to hear folks […]


Feller & Hill introduce Gospel CD

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tom Feller and Chris Hill have made quick work of establishing themselves as among the top vocal groups in bluegrass. In roughly three years together, with only a pair of albums, these two have demonstrated a firm command of the bluegrass singing style, in duets, trio […]


Backside of Losing from Adkins & Loudermilk

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

With about six weeks to go before the highly-anticipated release of the debut album from Dave Adkins and Edgar Loudermilk, Mountain Fever Records has dropped a single to whet everyone’s appetite. The two veteran grassers started working together in 2013, but their individual recording schedules […]


Lazy John video from Jayme Stone

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

To mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of folklorist and field recordist Alan Lomax, Jayme Stone has released a song from his upcoming album that celebrates and recreates the traditional music of the Americas. The song is Lazy John, one actually written by Lomax […]


Wherever I Wander from the Snyders in March

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Snyder Family Band have signed with Mountain Home Music, and will be releasing their first album with the label on March 17. This extremely talented trio features the precocious musicianship of Samantha and Zeb Snyder, with their father Bud on bass. Samantha plays fiddle like […]


Hillbenders going all Tommy on us

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

In 1969, the rock music world was agog when The Who, one of the top grossing acts on the circuit at that time, released a double album called Tommy. Described as a rock opera, the entire album was based on a single concept, the story […]