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Beyond Nashville: Norway to Trinidad and Tobago

Music is a universal language, it’s a privilege to hear everyone’s different interpretation of it around the world as they channel their different cultures to make their own version of the genres we love Norwegian duo Fayen make their debut Fayen was founded by Anne-Grethe Nyhaug and Gøran Bogstrand, both profiled musicians on the roots …

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Review: ‘The Ballad of Dood and Juanita’ – Sturgill Simpson

Sturgill Simpson has forayed into a number of different genres in recent years, after starting his career in country music, he explored everything from prog-rock to bluegrass in subsequent albums. This latest release is a concept album set around 150 years ago, focusing on a military veteran in the civil war. It has a natural …

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Review: ‘Midtown Diaries’ – Mitchell Tenpenny

Mitchell Tenpenny’s gritty and powerful vocals ring out on this record. He’s the next big thing in country-rock, he’s the full package, the vocals, the songwriting and production is high end. The record starts with the high energy, arena-ready To Us It Did, the electric guitars ramp up the adrenaline. Tenpenny then shows his more …

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