Singer/songwriter and upright bassist Melissa Carper has unveiled her brand-new single “Makin’ Memories,” the first from her forthcoming album Daddy’s Country Gold, set for release on March 19th. Carper’s refreshingly unique style calls to mind greats like Kitty Wells, Billie Holiday, and Loretta Lynn, beautifully conveyed in the grooves of the album’s 12 sparkling gems.
The origins of American music are rife with sounds and styles from all reaches of the globe, but over the last century or so, the roles have somewhat reversed themselves with blues, jazz, and mountain music being re-dispersed and re-interpreted by musicians worldwide. Enter resonator-playing, foot-stomping Cristina Vane.
Today, Topgolf Band Competition winners, Hounds released their new song “Three Hits of Acid,” the latest track from their forthcoming album Cattle in the Sky (BMG) due out on February 5. Accompanying the song is a stunning music video directed by JT Ibanez (P.O.D, Robert Randolph, Picturesque). Jordan Slone spoke about the inspiration of the song by simply saying that “it’s about me at 17, doing three tabs of acid at once.” Slone goes on to say that the song is about a time when he is learning to navigate the ups
Country-folk artist Spencer Burton has officially released a new single titled “Hard Times” following the announcement of fifth studio album Coyote, and first via Still Records, out on February 19, 2021. Premiered by Glide Magazine, “Burton offers an achingly tender wail that features Gram Parsons’ desert harmonies mixed with the contemplative twang of Jason Molina. From the crackling onset, there is a lonesome prairie sound that rises, making Burton a foremost story-teller.”
Jealous of the Birds – the musical project of Northern Ireland-based singer-songwriter Naomi Hamilton – shares a new lyric video created by Juliet Bryant (The Japanese House, MICHELLE) for “Pendulum.” The track is from the latest LP Peninsula, which came out September 18th, 2020 via Canvasback/Atlantic.
The song was first released on Snider’s critically acclaimed album Cash Cabin Sessions Vol. 3 which came out in 2019, and Jones’ cover will appearing on an album he has coming this Spring.
Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a new re-mastered six-disc deluxe expanded boxed set limited edition (comprising 4 CDs and two NTSTC – Region Free DVDs) of “Drastic Plastic” the classic 1978 album by BE-BOP DELUXE.