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Featured Album / ...And The Hangnails - Rut

MGMB recently interviewed a York based duo …And The Hangnails where we discussed the band’s upcoming record Rut, and today we finally see the release of this 13-track punk rock masterpiece. 147 more words


Kelley Mickwee steps into the spotlight with sublime 'You Used to Live Here' solo debut album

‘You Used to Live Here’
Kelley Mickwee (Red)
4 stars out of 5

Singer/songwriter Kelley Mickwee is no stranger to the music business. She cut her teeth as half of folk duo Jed & Kelley and later enjoyed a five-year run of success with all-girl Americana troupe The Trishas. 81 more words

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Americana outfit Hook & Anchor shine on their debut full-length

‘Hook & Anchor’
Hook & Anchor (Jealous Butcher/Woodphone)
4 stars out of 5

As a sucker for well-made Americana music, it should come as no surprise that I absolutely, love, love, LOVE the self-titled debut album from Portland, Ore.-based five-piece Hook & Anchor. 92 more words

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Saåad - Deep/Float (Hands In The Dark)

Once upon a time, a vinyl release was taken for granted; now it’s a goal to which artists aspire. After numerous releases over the course of five years, … 555 more words

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Country newcomer Lucy Scholl debuts with nice self-titled EP

‘Lucy Scholl’
Lucy Scholl (self-released)
3.5 stars out of 5

There’s a new player on the country/pop scene in 20-year-old newcomer Lucy Scholl, who already has drawn comparisons to the likes of genre heavyweights Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood. 93 more words

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Album Review: Sammy Kershaw - 'Do You Know Me? A Tribute to George Jones'

It would be futile to attempt to quantify the number of male country singers over the past 40 years or so that have cited George Jones as a major influence on their careers, so it was inevitable that tribute albums would begin to appear following the Possum’s death last year. 583 more words

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Review: Die Young With Me - Blacklist Royals.

Sometimes bands don’t just have a sound, they have a sound that comes with it a whole atmosphere. Nashville’s Blacklist Royals are one of those bands, and as soon as you hit play on Die Young With Me the air of romance, nostalgia, and quintessential American melancholy smacks you in the face.

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