Tag Archives: Americana


January 12, 2017

Mean Bean 2016 Singer-songwriter from San Francisco taps into the heart of Americana to rock actual and timeless issues. While continuing to plough a country field on an album number four, Pete Kronowitt has somehow hardened his approach to performance, … Continue reading

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November 22, 2016

On Dolphin 2016 Peel slowly and see the pulse of life in a new singer’s personal universe. For Melissa Lyn, this band’s voice and heart, “Layers” is a document of a painful breakup and joyous hope but, unlike many other … Continue reading

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THE EVERYDAYS – When It’s All Over

October 4, 2016

The Everydays 2016 Ode to loss from Black Mountain duo who refuse to yield to pessimism. As far as second albums go, there’s always a sense of innocence lost, yet Tim Marsh and David Zoll expand on this feeling to … Continue reading

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CHET O’KEEFE – Because Of You

August 16, 2016

Scarlet 2016 Americana troubadour checks into “Star Cafe” to chase his blues away in the company of the best of ’em. “God protects songwriters and fools,” intones Chet O’Keefe in “Talking Kerrville Blues” at the close of his third album, … Continue reading

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AUBURN – Love & Promises

July 21, 2016

Scarlet 2016 Fathoming the depth of bliss, Liz Lenten’s ensemble slip underneath the listener’s skin to keep them warm, if slightly worried. A route to happiness requires a rocking horse because only imbalance can bring excitement to one’s life. No … Continue reading

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