Sierra Ferrell is releasing her mesmerizing debut album on Rounder Records called Long Time Coming. Ferrell sings a dozen songs beautifully uncontrolled by category or period, and the project was co-produced by 10-time Grammy Award-winner Gary Paczosa (Alison Krauss, Dolly Parton, Sarah Jarosz) and Australian musician Stu Hibberd and recorded at Nashville’s Southern Ground and Minutia studios. Ferrell was joined by an extraordinary collection of guest musicians, including Billy Strings, Sarah Jarosz, Dennis Crouch, Jerry Douglas, Tim O’Brien, Chris Scruggs, and Rory Hoffman.
“Jeremiah” has a strong foundation in bluegrass, not only [...]
Meghan Patrick is releasing her new album titled Heart on My Glass, which follows up on her Juno Award-winning Wild as Me album. The new album features the previously released singles “Never Giving Up on You” and “My First Car.” In tandem with the album announcement Patrick has also released the new song “Mama Prayed For,” along with ten other pieces to complete the set. “I bet Mitchell’s mom didn’t get down on her knees and pray, ‘Dear Heavenly Father, please send down a 5’6″ blonde, whiskey-drinking, tattoo-lovin’, dip-spittin’, [...]
Jordan Davis is back with his new EP titled Buy Dirt. The Multi-Platinum-selling singer/songwriter has teamed up with producer Paul DiGiovanni to create the eight-song follow-up to last year’s self-titled EP and his debut album Home State. Davis is a husband and new father, and his songwriting reflects the place he is in at this point in life. He co-wrote every song on the EP except for the John Prine inspired “Blow Up Your TV,” as Prine has significantly influenced Davis’ music. Buy Dirt has moments where Davis proceeds as a country innovator, expanding and modernizing his sound, but still holds true to his roots and love for the classic country sound. [...]
Bella White is releasing her debut album born from the roots of Bill Monroe and Doc Watson. Now, at just twenty years of age and based in Nashville, White makes her debut with Just Like Leaving. The album delivers nine tracks and is an impressive debut. White says, “I want people my age to hear my music and think; actually, Bluegrass is kind of cool.” Produced by fiddle player Patrick M’Gonigle (The Lonely Heartstring Band), Just Like Leaving was recorded and mixed by Grammy-winning engineer Dave Sinko at Gilford Sound Studios in Vermont. White’s frequent collaborators include Reed Stutz (Mandolin, harmony vocals), Julian [...]