Category Archives: Americana

SONG OF THE DAY Calexico -El Picador

Holy moly how much do I love Calexico! I mean, how could you not love this performance! I have been fortunate enough to see them live and I relished every moment of it, my face still beams when I hear … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shakey Graves – Nobody’s Fool

Alejandro Rose-Garcia, aka Shakey Graves, has been sharing his glorious blues-folk and rock’n’roll sounds ever since 2011.  Well-known for starting out as a one-man band, Shakey now shares the stage with other musicians, but his creations are still his own … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Adam Torres – Hatchet

It’s one thing to have a way with words, but possessing the gift to express these beautifully assembled sentences in such an exquisite way is something that Adam Torres effortlessly accomplishes every time he puts pen to paper.  Add to … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Adam Torres – I Came To Sing The Song

There is something so powerful in Adam Torres voice, I’m sure it could launch me all the way to the moon if I listened to it long enough.  Exquisite is a word that springs to mind when I think of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Brett Detar – Satan’s Foot On My Neck

I love to delve and dabble into various genres, for there are not many styles of music that I can’t appreciate at least once, even with something like Country…though I must confess this doesn’t happen too frequently. Today’s song grabbed … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Moondoggies – Oh Now Honey

Ten years ago in the city of Everett, Washington, five friends came together and formed the Americana band,  The Moondoggies.  Releasing their debut ‘Don’t Be A Stranger’ in 2008, this album was to be on of the first releases for Hardly … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Whitney – No Woman

This song is quite a mellow one for me but it was perfect for the moment with its soothing, laid back and ever-so-dreamy vibe; quite an ideal accompaniment for one who was spending a few precious solitary minutes watching the … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Quilt – Hissing My Plea

This is my first listen to Quilts new album ‘Plaza’ and I’m enjoying it so far… Releasing their third album just a few days ago the Boston four-piece have once again nailed the art of genre-merging.  Their diverse sound criss-crosses … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jesse Mac Cormack – After The Glow

I was just reading a review about Jesse Mac Cormack and it had suggested that “his slow-paced, textured artistry seems to really get under your skin,” naturally I had to take the challenge to find out if this could be true. Jesse Mac … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Pokey LaFarge & The South City Three – Hard Times Come And Go

This is an artist who has been around since 2006 so I shall spare you too much detail in case you’re like ‘Yeah, I know who Pokey LaFarge is,’ I didn’t until tonight! This one escaped my radar unfortunately, but … Continue reading

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