PREMIERE: “TALKIN’ LEVITICUS BLUES” by JOHN CRAIGIE

Portland-based travelin’ troubadour John Craigie, with his flair for storytelling, Mitch Hedberg-esque observational humor, and folksy delivery, delights and dazzles crowds wherever he lands. Today, Craigie unleashes his latest song, “Talkin’ Leviticus Blues,” his take on an equality issue ripped from the headlines. “This song was inspired by a conversation with someone about the Bible…

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY!

  Will Varley – Spirit Of Minnie Today, UK-based folkster Will Varley released Spirit Of Minnie, his fifth studio album and first recorded with a backing band. Sweeping, yet subdued strings provide gauzy atmosphere around his delicate, acoustic finger-picking on some tracks, while others are fortified with keys, percussion, and yearning steel guitar. Whatever the…

“WANT ME BACK” — NEW MUSIC from MOMMA’S BOY

Kansas City rockers Momma’s Boy have done it again with the release of their groove-driven single, “Want Me Back.” The final tune from the band’s three-part Dead Summer Singles Series tells the story of someone trying their hand at love again. Love can be a scary thing, especially after experiencing one too many heartbreaks. With…

“STRANGER THINGS” – NEW MUSIC from A BIG YES and a small no

Brooklyn-based band A Big Yes and a small no has fans saying yes to their newest single, “Stranger Things.” This funky, harmony-driven tune is the band’s first song from their upcoming album, Mise En Abyme, scheduled to be released April 20th vis Royal Potato Family. The song gives listeners a taste of the struggles lead vocalist Kevin Kendrick…

“THE ESCAPE” – NEW MUSIC from BETWEEN KINGS

Alternative rock band, Between Kings, builds anticipation for their upcoming album with the release of its title track, “The Escape.” The album is scheduled to debut May 7th; the song gives listeners a taste of the band’s irreplaceable rock sound, which one can only hope will be heard on the new record. The encouraging lyrics…

“LOTTERY” – NEW MUSIC from JADE BIRD

British singer/songwriter Jade Bird is taking 2018 by storm with her recent heartbreak anthem, “Lottery.” With its optimistic imagery and upbeat flow, don’t let the song fool you. Sounding weirdly blissful for a breakup song, Bird talks of the losses that come with the game of love. “You used to say that love is a…

NEW MUSIC FRIDAY!

Inara George – Dearest Everybody Today, singer-songwriter Inara George released Dearest Everybody, her first solo album in almost a decade, a deeply personal collection of songs that she didn’t intend to make into an album–but we’re so glad she did. Intricate instrumentation and whimsical arrangments compel us to listen, not just hear, as we hang on every…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with ROOKIE SEASON

Sanders Bohlke, the Virginia-based Mississippi native, dad of three, and one of the most creative folks we know, has been refining his musical palate. “I listen to a lot of kids music these days,” he reveals with a laugh. “It’s funny how when you first hear some of it, you’re like, ‘Man, is this really…