‘Strange Like Trees’ by Jonny Debt

‘Strange Like Trees’ by Jonny Debt (Single)

May 25, 2016 in Music Reviews

Unique, honest and with an oozing style, the Canadian songwriter Jonny Debt is a supremely talented instrumentalist and gifted lyricist… Tags: , , ,

Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons

EXCLUSIVE! ‘The North Wind And Sun’ by Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons

January 18, 2016 in News

Our Monday exclusive this week is a whole gosh-darned album – and a treat for fans of raw, rootsy Americana… Tags: , , , ,

Interview: The Stray Birds

September 22, 2015 in Features, Interviews

Songwriting goes to Cambridge and meets a young American band who are steeped in the most venerable of folk traditions… Tags: , , , , ,

Songwriting goes to Nashville

July 7, 2015 in Features, Interviews

On a recent trip to the US, Songwriting got to spend some time in the home of c0untry music, Nashville… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival: last call for entries

May 16, 2015 in News

If you’d like to submit a song to this year’s song contest, be quick: the deadline’s been extended till Wednesday… Tags: , , , , ,

Willie Nelson & Alison Krauss

Krauss and Nelson recommence US tour

February 28, 2015 in News

Alison Krauss and Willie Nelson are picking up where they left off after joint tour dates were cancelled last summer… Tags: , , , ,

Hohner A+ student bluegrass instruments — banjo and mandolin

New additions to Hohner’s A+ bluegrass range

December 16, 2014 in Gear, News

Hohner Inc. is expanding its A+ line of student guitars to include uniquely styled bluegrass instruments – banjos and mandolins… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Blair Dunlop-House Of Jacks

House Of Jacks by Blair Dunlop (Album)

May 11, 2014 in Music Reviews

On his sophomore release ‘House Of Jacks’, award-winning folk songwriter Blair Dunlop displays a craftsmanship that taps into southern bluegrass… Tags: , , , ,

Valerie June

Interview: Valerie June

November 7, 2012 in Features

Having recently appeared on ‘Later…’, could this self-effacing purveyor of refreshingly raw ‘American roots music’ be America’s next superstar singer-songwriter?… Tags: , , , , , ,