• Lonesome – Billy Wise & Mountain Time

    Singer/guitarist Billy Wise developed his talents the old fashioned way, playing clubs and festivals throughout the Southeast. It's not surprising then that there's a certain humility that's invested in his music, a true reflection of his modest beginnings.  Even so, that

  • Late Bloom – Graber Gryass

    Most albums are merely meant to be enjoyed. Others are shared as a showcase for an artist's instrumental abilities. However the best offerings of all manage to combine each intent in ways that are easily able to accommodate both, serving

  • 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,