Day: September 13, 2021

Review: ‘Appalachia: American Stories’ – Grant Maloy Smith

The follow up to Grant Maloy Smith’s critically acclaimed ‘Dust Bowl American Stories’ features some of Nashville’s finest musicians and it certainly shows. The production is well thought out and rather atmospheric. The instrumentation perfectly matches the traditional themes that lie within Smith’s lyrics. From the rise and fall of the coal industry on the …

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Lauren Alaina

Review: ‘Sitting Pretty On Top Of The World’ – Lauren Alaina

This is the third full length album from Lauren Alaina and follows two critically acclaimed EP’s released in 2020. Alaina, who says this record is about “a dreamer becoming an achiever,” co-wrote 14 of the 15 tracks alongside some of country music’s finest writers, Lori McKenna, Liz Rose and Hillary Lindsey to name a few. …

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Jameson Rodgers

Review: ‘Bet You’re From A Small Town’ – Jameson Rodgers

Mississippi native, Jameson Rodgers, has been dreaming of the day he can finally release his debut album after working hard to achieve it for 11 years in music city. Now that day is finally here and Rodgers delivers his own fresh take on country rock with epic, arena-ready productions across the 15 tracks. The opening …

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Dennis Roger Reed

Review: ‘Down At The Washington Hotel’ – Dennis Roger Reed

Dennis Roger Reed’s ‘Down at the Washington Hotel’ boasts an authenticity and sparseness about its production. He drafts in some of the finest players from California to accompany him. The 17-tracks are self-penned and for the most part, there is a relaxed feel to the album. Although he has a lovely tone to his voice, …

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