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Twangville · 19h ago

Mayer’s Picks – the Best of 2017 (So Far), the Albums

It’s been a good year for music so far this year (and the rest of the year is looking quite nice, too). Here, in no particular order, are some of my favorite releases from the first half of ...
Twangville · 1d ago

Back in the Saddle Again – a Special Twangville Playlist, Part 4

Sallisaw Blue, John Moreland (from the 4AD release Big Bad Luv) It speaks volumes when some of Americana’s leading lights are, pardon the pun, singing an artist’s praises. Such is the case w...
Twangville · 2d ago

Gerry Spehar – I Hold Gravity

Distances in western America can be vast.  You have to decide on a philosophy: are you about the journey or the destination.  Focus on the goal and you can embrace the trance of picket fence...
Twangville · 3d ago

Monday Morning Video – K Phillips

There’s something about sitting outside listening to music on a hot summer night. All the better when the performer is someone like K Phillips. Dirty Wonder, his latest release, veers from s...
Twangville · 6d ago

Readers’ Pick: Juke Joint At The Edge Of The World by Randall Bramblett

You picked Juke Joint At The Edge Of The World by Georgia-based singer-songwriter, Randall Bramblett, as your favorite new release for the week of July 7, 2017. Poll Results New Releases Did...
Twangville · 1w ago

Back in the Saddle Again – a Special Twangville Playlist, Part 3

Battle Born, Matthew Ryan (from the self-released Hustle Up Starling) I tend to judge the quality of a year in part based on the caliber of new music unleashed within them. In that light, an...
Twangville · 1W ago

Steve Earle – So You Wannabe An Outlaw

Steve Earle is back. He may have never really left, but “So You Wannabe An Outlaw” stands beside his best albums (and there are many). It sounds like his classic period from the 80s up throu...
Twangville · 1W ago

Emerging Artist – Courtney Marie Andrews’ Honest Life

Catching up on missed music is not what I thought that a newborn would allow me to do this summer. But the late nights, and the missed sleep between feedings, seemed only like a time when I ...
Twangville · 1W ago

Monday Morning Video – The Texas Gentlemen

Ready to get your jam on? Although they’ve only formally been a band a few years, The Texas Gentlemen have already proven themselves to be musicians of the highest order. Just ask folks like...
Twangville · 1W ago

Readers’ Pick: London Southern by Jim Lauderdale

You picked London Southern by North Carolina-based singer-songwriter, Jim Lauderdale, as your favorite new release for the week of June 30, 2017. Poll Results New Releases Did we miss someth...