The Two Tracks, from just down the road in Sheridan, are at first glance six tracks shy of the classic eight-track format. But they put so much music in those two tracks you'll never miss the difference.
Aaron Davis, of the popular Jackson act Screen Door Porch, has a new side project these days: It's called Aaron Davis and the Mystery Machine. The Kentucky native has been described as the "Renaissance Man of song."
It seems like everywhere you go, you hear people saying good things about the Cicada Rhythm's newest album "Everywhere You Go." It's been stirring up good press for the Athens-based indie folk duo. American Songwriter was streaming it live even before its release.
"There's no reinvention of the wheel here," says the band Head for the Hills of their newest album "Potions and Poisons." Instead, says one reviewer, the work builds "a little world of sound from the detritus of Bluegrass, jazz, hip hop, folk, and soul."
You can't find a band name much more authentic than Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs, and your expectations aren't disappointed the minute they launch into the classic toe-tapper "Granny Does Your Dog Bite?"
Surely the band's self description as "retired mule farmers" is tongue in cheek--although a mysterious miniature stuffed mule does show up at some of their gigs. Their classification of their music as "Brew Grass" is probably more on the money. As is their description of Hag…