Tag Archives: Americana

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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TIM HOCKENBERRY – Tim Hockenberry

May 2, 2016

Tim Hockenberry 2016 Americana and beyond for an artist whose exposure should have long outgrown an “America’s Got Talent” bracket. The fact that his trumpet was heard on a Sammy Hagar record and his pipes were put to good use … Continue reading

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RYAN BOSS – That Could Be Dangerous

February 17, 2016

Ryan Boss 2016 Sweet caution from Atlanta’s rising star who brings Southern cool down the hot line. Making splashes everywhere he goes, mostly in acoustic terms, and taking his message much further on radio waves, Ryan Boss could have been … Continue reading

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AUBURN – Mixed Feelings

November 4, 2015

Bat Country / Scarlet 2015 Back to the dimly lit disposition, English ensemble┬ádistill and refine their warm burn. “I can’t function in this state,” admits Liz Lenten in the title song of her third album after getting back in creative … Continue reading

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