Artists

Singer-songwriter John Lensing announces the release of his single “Talk To Me” on September 21, 2020. Hailed as "an artist to watch" by No Depression, Lensing is a burgeoning songwriter who pens lyrics of quiet confidence.

Matt Walsh is a vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, filmmaker and actor from Statesville NC who performs 200 plus shows a year either solo or with his rhythm section, 'The Movers'. His albums Life After Rock N Roll (2017 Full Bloom Records) and The Midnight Strain (2018 Full Bloom Records) have been hailed by music publications and played on radio stations in the US, Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Australia.

Never has the phrase “smashing success” been uttered more cautiously...

Following the success of 2019’s It Ain’t The Same, singer/songwriter Jack Klatt brings his “earnest, unhurried crooning” (No Depression) to “Tennessee Blues,” a new single and cover of the Bobby Charles classic. Now available at all DSPs, the video for the single premiered today.

When you enter the mystical world of River Sultan, you’re immediately transported to the Middle East as you meander down the river Nile in a vessel filled with atmospheric tones and transcendent sounds steeped in rich color.  Opulent layers of delicate textures fill the sonic space with a tapestry of synthesizers, drum machines, guitars, bass, and piano blending together to softly cradle Sultan’s gentle vocals.

“Harry Chapin was one of the greatest storytellers of all time. He wanted to change the world. And he did.” — Ken Kragen, Harry Chapin’s manager and co-creator of USA for Africa and Hands Across America

Baltimore-based social media company Phantasy Tour today announced the second series of their live music trading cards. These high quality, officially licensed trading cards feature the photos and biographical information of top touring musicians and bands across various genres. Purchases of Phantasy Cards financially support the featured bands, which is especially helpful during the pandemic. An online catalog of all cards in the series is available at https://phantasy.cards

Acclaimed Malian rock band Songhoy Blues have released their new track “Barre” today. The group has emerged as a vital band coming out of the surging African music scene who make music for both the moment and the people. Translated from their native Songhai, “Barre” means change. The song was written to inspire the youth of their Mali homeland to get involved and help change their corrupt and oppressive political system. In light of the very recent military coup d’etat in Mali, it could not come at a more prescient and poignant time.

Multi-platinum, four-time GRAMMY-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls are celebrating Christmas early this year with the release of their first-ever holiday record It's Christmas All Over. Arriving October 30th, 2020 via Warner Records, the album is filled with cover renditions of iconic holiday songs such as "Let It Snow" and "Hark The Herald Angels Sing", as well as two new originals that capture the warmth and nostalgia of classic Christmas favorites.

Peter Mulvey has been a songwriter, road-dog, raconteur and almost-poet since before he can remember. He started playing at Milwaukee’s Cafe Carpe when he was a kid, and 30 years later returned to record Peter Mulvey with SistaStrings: Live at the Cafe Carpe, set to be released on October 9 on Righteous Babe Records.