• Uneven Road – Mark Houser

    Singer-songwriter Mark Houser has bluegrass running through his veins. As Lester Flatt’s cousin, it’s no surprise that he has spent his whole life listening to bluegrass music. Though he has previously recorded a country album and written several songs which

  • God Didn’t Choose Sides

    Music about the Civil War is a staple of bluegrass and folk music. There are some memorable songs and terrific collections that recall the pain and anguish of brother fighting brother. But I’m pretty sure there’s never been anything like God

  • Carolina Moonrise – Jim Lauderdale

    Throughout his career, celebrated songwriter and roots musician Jim Lauderdale has danced between genres, releasing albums which touch on Americana, country, and bluegrass. For his latest release, Carolina Moonrise, he has turned once again to bluegrass, providing listeners with a

  • SteelDrivers put the Hammer Down

    Listening to music from the SteelDrivers is a lot like watching an episode of NCIS. You know it’s only a matter time until a body turns up. With its third release on Rounder Records, Hammer Down, the band doesn’t waste any

  • Nail By Nail – Nu-Blu

    When most bluegrass fans think of husband and wife teams, the names Kenny and Amanda Smith or Darin and Brooke Aldridge spring to mind. However, another couple is quickly making a name for themselves in the bluegrass world, as leaders

  • Indescribable – Todd Taylor

    Who’s the world record setting banjoist with 5 Grammy nominations that you may have never heard of? That's Spartanburg, South Carolina native Todd Taylor. Having established the Guinness World Record for “fastest banjo player” at 210 beats per minute with

  • Your Old Standby – Scott Brannon

    Those who have listened regularly to the Ray Davis show or are familiar with some of the Plum Pitiful recordings that have been released down through the years will be familiar with the name Scott Brannon, a regular in Davis’s