• Longview audio clips online

    Recently we provided some information about the forthcoming Longview CD Deep In The Mountains, Rounder 0578. We can now add that there are 30 second WinMedia and RealAudio audio clips available to listen to at the Rounder website. The group is

  • More Flatt & Scruggs DVDs soon

    The next editions in the series of DVDs featuring recordings from Best of The Flatt & Scruggs TV shows, Volume 5 and Volume 6 are scheduled for released on April 1. This series contains the best musical performances from a long

  • Review: The SteelDrivers

    The SteelDrivers is a recently formed band comprising personnel who have a long association with mainstream country music in Nashville - Chris Stapleton (guitar and lead vocals) with Tammy Rogers (fiddle and harmony vocals), Mike Henderson (mandolin), Mike Fleming (bass

  • Mountain Road and Big Country Bluegrass

    The recently established Mountain Roads Recordings of Bristol, Tennessee, was formed by Karl and Gail Cooler to focus on unique sounds that originate in the mountains that we all love so well. They want to promote already established bluegrass and

  • The Ebony Hillbillies

    The Tacoma, Washington, based The News Tribune has published a story about what it considers to be a stand out band at the 15th Annual Wintergrass festival during this past weekend's shindig. The Ebony Hillbillies weren't even expected to be

  • Folk Alliance Award winners

    The Third Annual Folk Alliance Awards were presented during the 20th Annual Folk Alliance Conference in Memphis, TN, on Wednesday evening, February 20, 2008. We have already mentioned the Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients: Mavis Staples Tommy Jarrell Rounder Records Other winners that may be of

  • A journey shaped by a guitar

    The New York Times has an interesting article published last Friday (2/22) entitled A Journey Shaped by a Guitar. It gives an insight into the workings of the famous Martin Guitar company's Nazareth, Pennsylvania, factory. Spoken of in terms of being

  • Old Time Gospel on AmericasBluegrass.com

    I received an interesting E-mail message from Charles Lewis this morning. A native Eastern Kentuckian, Lewis is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of America's Bluegrass, Inc. He has produced and hosted such Bluegrass and Gospel groups as The IIIrd.