Category: Music

Lonesome River Band to Mountain Home

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Mountain Home Music Company, a division of Crossroads Entertainment, has announced the signing of bluegrass powerhouse Lonesome River Band. The band is expected to start on a new album this month, with plans for a release this summer. Sammy Shelor with LRB says that he […]

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For The Record: Becky Buller #6

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Once again, Stephen Mougin at Dark Shadow Recording has prevailed on one of his artists to retail their recording experience for us in blog form. This time, it’s Becky Buller who is working on her first solo project with the label. Here is the sixth installment of […]

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Gold Heart back in the studio

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Great news for Gold Heart fans. After a five year recording drought, the Gold Sisters are back in the studio. Their fourth project will again feature all original music written by Tori, Jocey and Shelby Gold. As always, their dad Trent will be on bass. Ron […]

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Nickel Creek Comes Back Strong

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Now comes a perfectly named CD: Nickel Creek’s A Dotted Line. The 10-song project and tour is the band’s first since taking what was called “an indefinite hiatus” in 2007. Think of that dotted line as an ellipsis – three little dots that represent a […]

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In The Shadows coming from New Outlook

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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New Outlook is set to release In The Shadows, their second album of bluegrass Gospel music, on April 11. The northern Ohio band is based around vocalists Brad and Lori Lambert, husband and wife, co-writers, and New Outlook bandmates. Brad plays the banjo, and Lori the […]

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Ataman from Ondra Kozák

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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From the Czech Republic comes Ataman, a new album of guitar and mandolin music, written, arranged, recorded and performed by Ondra Kozák. Kozák is a busy man in the Czech bluegrass scene. He performs with a number of groups, including Fragment, G-Runs & Roses, and East-West. […]

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Enter Simply Blue

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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From eastern Canada comes Simply Blue, a new young band of contemporary grassers whose debut album, Tears and Broken Hearts, is due this Spring. The band consists of Jamie Melanson on guitar, Jason Guimond on banjo, Jessy Hebert on bass, and Guy Godin on mandolin. Jamie and Jessy take […]

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George Shuffler is The Boy From Valsese

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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As we approach the 70th anniversary of the original bluegrass band, we find ourselves missing a good many of the pioneers that brought it to life. Many have received flowers while they were living, while others passed before seeing bluegrass stabilize into a widely recognized […]

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Staggerin’ Blues – Grayson County Daredevils

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Few places in the United States are more associated with traditional music than southwest Virginia. It’s the home of the Stanleys and the Carters, with a rich history of old time fiddlers and string bands. One of the latest “new” groups to embrace these historic […]

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Let It Go – Infamous Stringdusters

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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All too often, bands sound their best in the studio. They bring in super pickers to augment or replace regular band members and rely on technology and a great engineer to deliver a sound they can’t possibly replicate on the stage. The result often leaves […]

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