“He’s written for Meat Loaf, Tim McGraw, Christina Aguilera and the TV show Nashville.”
“…Avril Lavigne stepped back into the spotlight with a surprise announcement of the Head Above Water World Tour…”
“…the vibrant week of U.S. and UK country music playing live in London has spread further afield…”
“…he’s appeared at The Grand Ole Opry 100 times!…”
After 10 albums of roots, blues and mountain music focusing on improvisation and experimentation, the founders of North Mississippi Allstars, brothers Luther and Cody Dickinson, were inspired to create their latest record by a photograph. It was taken by Wyatt McSpadden in 1996, but the brothers didn’t get to see it for over 20 years….
It’s been a busy week for touring, and Peterborough’s premier indie-electronica band, Among The Citizens are also out on the road. Their newest single, In Your Car, is the right kind of high-octane soundtrack to a race around the country.
We’ve covered a lot of U.S. contemporary country stars recently so it’s interesting to see how the genre is being interpreted north of the border. JUNO and Canadian Country Music Association Award winners James Barker Band are the leading lights in that respect. Plenty of people have already taken notice; their songs have been streamed…
“…Grammy Award winner, Blues and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, civil rights icon, genre pioneer, and Kennedy Center honoree. She marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., played at JFK’s presidential inauguration and performed for Barack Obama…”
“…Elvis Costello, T. Bone Burnett and Conor Oberst have recognised and utilised their talents…”
“…Sitting somewhere on the continuum between Kasabian and The 1975, their swagger and strut is practically audible…”