The Bluegrass Situation: Roots Culture Redefined
Song PremiereDec 5, 2017

Artist: Kyle Carey Hometown: Brooklyn, NY Song: "The Art of Forgetting" Album: The Art of Forgetting Release Date: January 26, 2018 Label: World Music Network's Riverboat Records In Their Words: "'The Art of Forgetting' is a seasonal love song I wrote with influences of Edna St. Vincent Millay's 'Sonnet XLII' and Elizabeth Bishop's 'One Art.' My…

Song PremiereDec 4, 2017

Artist: JD Wilkes Hometown: Paducah, KY Song: "Walk Between the Raindrops" Album: Fire Dream Release Date: February 16, 2018 Label: Big Legal Mess through Fat Possum In Their Words: “'Walk Between the Raindrops' was an evocative expression I heard on a talk show once. So I always wanted to explore the phenomenon it suggests ...…

Song PremiereNov 29, 2017

Artist: Various Artists Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Album: Country Music Heritage: The Legacy of CMH Records Release Date: December 1, 2017 Label: CMH Records In Their Words: “We were inspired to make this album, when we began to realize how many amazing records we had from all these legendary artists sitting in our vault, untouched and…

Song PremiereNov 29, 2017

Artist: Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics Hometown: Atlanta, GA Song: "Broken Woman" Album: State of All Things Release Date: December 1, 2017 In Their Words: "For this track and the concepts sparked from it, we wanted to take our fans and listeners through a sonic experience we’ve never done as a band -- experimenting with heavy synth sounds…

Song PremiereNov 28, 2017

Artist: Bartees & the Strange Fruit Hometown: Brooklyn, NY Song: "Going Going" Album: Magic Boy Release Date: December 8, 2017 In Their Words: "This song is about growing up in and eventually leaving Oklahoma, and looking back on people in the Black community who taught me key lessons on resilience and faith, and to not be afraid…