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WATCH: Nikki Lane Lets Go of Small-Town Inhibitions in
Friends & NeighborsMar 3, 2022

Billy Strings' video for “Love and Regret” is an entrancing narrative that mirrors the song's story. Directed by Nick Ray McCann, the video opens with shots of a healthy, loving relationship, but as the story progresses, the relationship withers and the protagonist is left to watch his former lover be courted by another (a character…

WATCH: Nikki Lane Lets Go of Small-Town Inhibitions in
Friends & NeighborsFeb 15, 2022

Kiefer Sutherland's new album, Bloor Street, is a love letter to home penned with roots rock arrangements and straightforward lyrics. He's also released a music video for the title track that features his hometown of Toronto, Ontario. Directed by Tom Kirk, the “Bloor Street” video features that sort of grainy, faded aesthetic that makes any…

WATCH: Nikki Lane Lets Go of Small-Town Inhibitions in
Friends & NeighborsJan 27, 2022

Joy Oladukun's “I See America” is a powerful song about belief in a better world, as well as an honest and objective reflection on the state of the country. Performing it in her late-night television debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, she's backed only by an upright bass, a piano, and her acoustic guitar. Still, her…

WATCH: Nikki Lane Lets Go of Small-Town Inhibitions in
Friends & NeighborsJan 25, 2022

Songwriting, instrumental virtuosity, and musical imagination are only a couple of things that set Ariel Posen apart as a recording artist. The Canadian singer-songwriter is a member of the top echelon of slide guitar players alive today, but he doesn’t fit into the same clichés that many other slide guitarists get lumped into. With expressiveness…

WATCH: Nikki Lane Lets Go of Small-Town Inhibitions in
Friends & NeighborsJan 21, 2022

There’s nothing like finding old music in your library and falling in love with a gem that was there all along. Imagine the elation of discovering a long-neglected set of tape reels from nearly 50 years ago only to realize they contain the only record of a performance given by folk singer, guitarist, and banjo…