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Randy Lee Riviere—’Wyoming’

Randy Lee Riviere—Wyoming Label: Wilderness Records Wyoming, the latest release from Randy Lee Riviere, is pure. It’s all about candor. Is the imagery… it just the bass line? Or, is it something more? Perhhaps Riviere’s utterly trustworthy vocals. The texture they provide are certainly enough. They provide an underlying atmosphere of openness to this collection … Continue reading

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Dulcie Taylor — ‘Rediscovered’

Dulcie Taylor — Rediscovered (Label: Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings. Released March 12, 2021.) No one can penetrate with a song as effectively as singer/songwriter Dulcie Taylor. Haunting material, beautifully delivered. The latest from the dependable artist is a 6-track EP of updated versions of some of her strongest previously released material. While the “rediscovery” occurs, there is … Continue reading

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New Music: Red Idle Rejects—’Ink and Nicotine’

Label: Oak Honest Records (Release Date: March 27, 2021) Things aren’t always what they sound like. Take, for example, the collection of new songs that comprise Ink and Nicotine, the new album from consistently energetic alt-country/Americana band Red Idle Rejects. What at first might seem a carefree, rollicking experience turns into a much more thoughtful … Continue reading

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The Best New Country Album In A Long Time: Morgan Wallen — “Dangerous”

Forget 2021… or even 2020 for that matter. The best new country album released in a long time is Morgan Wallen‘s Dangerous. The longer you listen to Dangerous: The Double Album, the more you realize that the former Voice contestant is more than just another hit-seeking Nashville shot-in-the-dark. Track after track prove that Wallen is an … Continue reading

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New Country: Kaleb Garrett’s “Only One”

Small towns in Georgia have a reputation for breaking out country music’s biggest stars and chart-topping writers. The scenic mountain highways of Hiawassee are no exception, serving as the hometown of aspiring artist Kaleb Garrett. With an introspective soul, Kaleb has always seen music as a constant companion that continuously evolves through the many eras … Continue reading