• Dressed  in Roses – Barbaro

    While most bands make no secret of their desire to execute their music with a full flourish, Barbaro, a burgeoning bluegrass band from Minneapolis, take the opposite tack, using finesse, subtlety and intricacy to achieve a decidedly supple sound. Dressed

  • Songs Doc Didn’t Sing – Doc & Merle Watson

    As the title suggests, Songs Doc Didn't Sing is something of a rarity. A collection of unrelated instrumentals rescued from the vaults and compiled by producer Mitch Greenhill for Fli Records, these orphaned offerings and untended leftovers put the emphasis

  • Promise of Tomorrow – Turkeyfoot

    The Colorado bluegrass scene has given us any number of energetic young bands on the progressive side of things in recent years. One of the newer groups to transition into a full-fledged touring band is Turkeyfoot, which has its roots

  • Crazy House – Turning Ground

    If you're looking for a fine example of the hard-driving modern traditional style of bluegrass that has been popular over the past decade or so, look no further than eastern Kentucky's Turning Ground. On their new album from Pinecastle Records,

  • Travelin’ – Bluedust

    Based on the album art for the latest album from Bluedust, Travelin', the casual viewer would easily assume the band is an up-and-coming group in the modern traditional vein, hailing from North Carolina or Virginia. Five men holding instruments, gathered

  • As Time Goes By – Jacob Underwood

    Many bluegrass albums are touted as solo records, particularly when an artist who is best known as part of a popular band steps out on their own. However, As Time Goes By, the newest album from Jacob Underwood, banjo player

  • There Was A Time – New River Bluegrass

    A decade after launching their career, and with five albums to their credit thus far, New River Bluegrass has emerged as one of the most proficient Gospel groups operating within today's bluegrass environs. That certainly says something about their prowess,