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  • ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Cahalen Morrison & Eli West

    Artist of the Month

     You should know, this is not the first time CAHALEN MORRISON AND ELI WEST have made an appearance on this site.  Quite honestly, ever since we heard the Seattle-based duo's 2012 release Our Lady of the Tall Trees we haven't been able to get enough of their beautifully crafted harmonies ...

  • MIXTAPE: Jewly Hight


    JEWLY HIGHT knows her roots.  You could even say she wrote the book.  One of the most well respected and hard working women in music journalism today, Hight is the author of the 2011 book Right by her Roots: Americana Women and Their Songs and is in the early stages of her second ...

  • DISPATCHES: Della Mae in Tajikistan


    In our latest recap from the travels of DELLA MAE, we find the group in Tajikistan on their six week U.S. State Department sponsored journey.  Lead singer and guitarist CELIA WOODSMITH describes their recent experience at a local shop run by women in this week's Dispatch.  Today was another ...


    Happy Weekend

    Ever thought, 'Gosh, I really wish I could have witnessed Bill Monroe dancing on a New York subway.' ??  Well then, there you go.  Happy to make your dreams come true. And on top of that, we've also got the best of the interwebs from the past week.  Enjoy:   • The LA Times ...

  • MIXTAPE: Chris Funk


    BLACK PRAIRIE's name has been popping up just about everywhere this month.  The Portland-based five piece band, which includes several members of The Decemberists, has appeared on countless Top Ten lists for their remarkable 2012 album A Tear in the Eye is a Wound in the Heart, garnering praise ...