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Shaped by String Bands and Bluegrass, John R. Miller Delivers ‘Depreciated’
Music

Shaped by String Bands and Bluegrass, John R. Miller Delivers ‘Depreciated’

On his new album Depreciated, John R. Miller shows a true appreciation for traditional country songwriting and progressive bluegrass musicianship, even though his music isn’t neatly defined by either one. A West Virginia native who now lives...
By: Craig Shelburne
With an Acoustic Guitar in Hand, Joy Oladokun Sings “Judas”
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With an Acoustic Guitar in Hand, Joy Oladokun Sings “Judas”

Joy Oladokun, a singer-songwriter based in Nashville, has had a long journey to get to where she is now. The daughter of Nigerian immigrants and the first of her family to be born in the US, Oladokun is fresh off the release of In Defense of My Ow...
By: Jonny Therrien
Music

LISTEN: Midnight North, “Silent Lonely Drifter”

Artist: Midnight North Hometown: Bay Area, California Song: “Silent Lonely Drifter” Album: There’s Always a Story Release Date: July 23, 2021 Label: Americana Vibes In Their Words: “Here we have a folk melody reminiscent of the timeless string music heard in the Appalachia...
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LISTEN: Lonesome River Band, “Every Minute Means a Mile”

Artist: Lonesome River Band Hometown: Floyd, Virginia Song: “Every Minute Means a Mile” Album: Singing Up There: A Tribute to the Easter Brothers Release Date: July 23, 2021 Label: Mountain Home Music Company In Their Words: “‘Every Minute Means a Mile’ is an Easter ...
LISTEN: Cole Scheifele, “All The While”
Song Premiere

LISTEN: Cole Scheifele, “All The While”

Artist: Cole Scheifele Hometown: Boulder, Colorado Song: “All the While” Album: The Hideaways Single Release Date: July 22, 2021 In Their Words: “This song is about living in the present and chasing the things that invigorate you...
By: BGS Staff