• High Cold Wind – Randy Steele

    A firefighter who first took up the banjo to decompress and pass the time between emergency calls, Randy Steele has clearly gone beyond and exceeded even his own expectations. Based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, he released his debut disc, Songs From

  • If You Hadn’t Noticed – The Goodwin Brothers

    There’s no mistaking the emphatic emotions and outright exuberance that typifies the music made by the Goodwin Brothers. Granted, their timing may have been a bit troublesome, especially considering they relaunched themselves in 2020 while the pandemic was in full

  • Promised Land – Danny Burns

    Irish-born singer/songwriter Danny Burns has done well for himself, especially of late. His cover of the Pogues' Dirty Old Town, culled from his new Bonfire Music Group album, Promised Land, finds Sam Bush in tow, while making it to the

  • Waiting Days – Pert Near Sandstone

    Pert Near Sandstone is well on their way to becoming one of the more influential ensembles setting the course for progressive bluegrass today. Their allegiance to its timeless template is undeniable, but it's equally clear that they can also create

  • Sun To Sun – Alice Gerrard

    International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame member and Grammy nominee Alice Gerrard's new Sleepy Cat Records album, Sun To Sun, is clearly meant to appeal to both purists and newbies alike. Having spent nearly sixty years as a staunch champion

  • Sideshow – EmiSunshine and the Rain

    East Tennessee's EmiSunshine has come a very long way in a relatively short time. So too, the fact that she kicked off her career at an extraordinarily young age, is a testament to her talent. She began writing songs with