The Bluegrass Situation: Roots Culture Redefined
Song PremiereJan 18, 2018

Artist: Margaret Chavez Hometown: Austin, TX Song: "Grackles and Crowes" Album: A Loupe Release Date: January 19, 2018 Label: Goliad Media Group In Their Words: "I shelved the song for so long that, when I went back to it, I could finally make sense of it all. I didn’t care for it for years, until now. I blame…

Song PremiereJan 15, 2018

Artist: VanWyck Hometown: Amsterdam, NL Album: An Average Woman Release Date: January 19, 2018 Label: Maiden Name Records In Their Words: “After a fragmented upbringing, moving all over the world, and playing different roles in different bands, I finally made the album I always felt I had to make. Searching out the voices that kept…

Song PremiereJan 11, 2018

Artist: John McCutcheon Hometown: Smoke Rise, GA Song: "When My Fight for Life Is Over" Album: Ghost Light Release Date: February 9, 2018 Label: Appalsongs In Their Words: "One of the great treats and honors of my life has been to work with some of Woody Guthrie’s lyrics. This one was especially challenging because the lyrics were…

Song PremiereJan 3, 2018

Artist: Jim White Hometown: Athens, GA Song: “Playing Guitar” Album: Waffles, Triangles & Jesus Release Date: February 9, 2017 Label: People In A Place to Know (via Joyful Noise & Secretly Canadian) In Their Words: "I blame Ray Stevens for this song. Had he not written all those crackpot masterpieces like "The Streak," "Mississippi Squirrel," and…

Song PremiereDec 12, 2017

Artist: David Robert King Hometown: Idaho Falls, ID / Decatur, GA Song: "Bad Thing" Album: Idaho Release Date: February 16, 2018 In Their Words: "'Bad Thing' is about being ruined by the guilt and mess of doing someone wrong ... good ol' Catholic guilt run a-muck. I do, however, think there is an inherent hope to this song.…