• Far Away Again – Matt Scutchfield

    After many years of performing and recording as part of other ensembles, Matt Scutchfield has stepped out on his own and released his debut solo project. Combining multiple genres and world cultures, Far Away Again is a unique release. As reflected in the

  • Calton and Hoffee Cases to merge

    The two top manufacturers of high quality musical instrument flight cases, Calton and Hoffee, have announced plans for a merger. Calton, whose molded fiberglass cases are made in Austin, TX, and Hoffee, who make their carbon fiber cases near Chicago,

  • Sagebrush Continuum – Alex Graf

    Though Brooklyn native Alex Graf began his musical journey as a jazz guitarist, he's more recently moved into the bluegrass and acoustic realm. Graf's debut release, Sagebrush Continuum, is a collection of tunes centered around Alex's flatpicking and improvisational sensibilities.  The opening track, Rock

  • 1682 from Shawn Lane and Richard Bennett

    Veteran bluegrass singers and instrumentalists Shawn Lane and Richard Bennett have released a new single, the third for what will be their second duo album for Bonfire Music Group. The two also perform together when their schedules coincide, Lane's with Blue

  • Jake Goforth to Edgar Loudermilk Band

    Jake Goforth photo © G. Nicholas Hancock Good things are happening for Edgar Loudermilk in 2024. Just after receiving the Bass Player of the Year Award at SPBGMA, he announced that he is adding a new guitarist to his band in

  • Church Street Blues to be reissued in hi-def

    Craft Recordings has announced an April reissue of Tony Rice's Church Street Blues, the flatpick guitar maestro's only true solo project, originally released in 1983 by Sugar Hill Records. The album found Tony in fine voice, accompanying himself on guitar,