Category Archives: Americana

SONG OF THE DAY Boz Metzdorf – Sails Across the Sea

The only album issued by US singer-songwriter, Robert “Boz” Metzdorf — aka Biz Mitzwah – was his 1978 self-released offering, Signs of Seasons.  Issued was on the fly-by-night Centurion Records, this record is a swirling and intoxicating cosmic folk odyssey … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Blake Mills – It Will All Work Out

Well, here’s another artist who has been kicking about for over a decade and yet today is the first time I’ve heard him! Blake Mills is a singer-songwriter, guitarist and session musician who’s eclectic guitar playing style has earned him … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY RF Shannon – Don’t Be Shy

I often wait for a song to grab at me, but sometimes, as with today’s song, you just need a little coaxing because its these little beauties that often impact you more. Today’s track doesn’t knock you off your feet … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jeremy Ivey – Story Of A Fish

Nashville’s Jeremy Ivey has always operated behind the scenes, keeping his profile low-key and understated, whist always playing an integral part in whatever project he was involved with. He has played in the Southern soul outfit Buffalo Clover, has produced … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY RF Shannon – Cold Spell

Austin-based RF Shannon is a psych-folk Americana band fronted by Shane Renfro – and comes with a big stamp of endorsement by Kevin Morby! Emerging in 2017 with their sun-scorched debut album, Jaguar Palace, I’ve discovered a mellow place of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Colter Wall – Sleeping on the Blacktop

Canadian singer-songwriter Colter Wall hails from Swift Current, Saskatchewan and grew up with a love for music from a very early age. When he was 13 he began learning the guitar and, already familiar with the sounds of country, started playing the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dollar Band – High Desert Walk

I’d never heard of LA’s Dollar Band until I stumbled upon Too Sensitive on Friday, so today I tracked down the album the song was taken from to see if the rest was as good as this track…and it most certainly … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Cotton Jones Basket Ride – Chewing Gum

I had to double check the release date of today’s song when I first heard it about half hour ago, because it flawlessly and authentically sounds like something from the late 60’s.  This particular track, however, only dates back to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Odetta Hartman – Widows Peak

New York/DC-based Odetta Hartman is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter who creates a very unique sound using a fusion of old country styles and new electronic productions. Her successful debut album, 222 was a bedroom-produced collection of songs that blended folk, musique concrète and psychedelia which … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY RF Shannon – Hotevilla

If music had the power to physically teleport me to another place, I’d be feeling the scorching heat of the desert on my face by now, with endless vast blue skies unfolding before me…if only…  With RF Shannon’s Hotevilla you get the … Continue reading

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