• Jim McCall passes away

    Bluegrass music pioneer Jim McCall passed away on Tuesday, 9 February. McCall, who was perhaps best know for his association with Earl Taylor, was a mainstay in the Cincinnati area for many years appearing and recording with Benny Birchfield, Vernon McIntyre

  • Missy Werner – Drifting and Dreaming

    Another of the many CDs that have crossed the threshold this month comes from Ohioan Missy Werner. I wasn't familiar with her music prior to receiving this copy of Drifting and Dreaming, but when I saw that Dwight McCall had

  • Indie Acoustic Project Awards

    The Indie Acoustic Project has announced the winners of their Best CDs of 2007 awards. To be eligible, a project must have acoustic instrumentation (at least in part) and be released on an independent (non-major) label. The Infamous Stringdusters got the

  • Dwight McCall: Never Say Never Again

    The new CD from Dwight McCall just landed in my mailbox over the weekend. The CD is titled Never Say Never Again, taking it's name from the second song on the recording. Today is the release date for this recording,

  • Dwight McCall signs with Rural Rhythm

    Rural Rhythm Records announced on Friday that they have signed Dwight McCall to their label, and will release his next project, Never Say Never Again, in April of 2007. A single track from this CD, Blue Eyed Boston Boy, will