"Smoke Behind the Clouds," the new record from straight-shooting stringband The Bucking Mules, is out today on Free Dirt! Here the Mules treat 17 mostly traditional tracks with their characteristic throw-down groove. Favoring spirit and simplicity over pretense, "Smoke Behind the Clouds" distills a reverence of the past into a driving, heartfelt record tailored for contemporary fans of folk, old time, bluegrass, and more. Free DirtAmazoniTunes
Take a look! American Songwriter has the exclusive live video premiere of Rachel Baiman's "Let Them Go to Heaven" - a gorgeous "hymn for music lovers" from her upcoming album 'Shame' (out June 2). Pre-order the record right here.
Rachel Baiman's stunning new album 'Shame' is now available for pre-order (CD/LP)! 'Shame' (out June 2) is a thought-provoking exploration on life as a female in America, featuring a stew of folk, alt country, and gospel sounds from a striking voice bound to reach many ears in the years to come.
The newly released Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge album "Mount Royal" is sitting pretty at #8 on the Billboard Jazz Chart this week! Get your copy of the record here.
The New Yorker has some wonderfully thoughtful things to say about the latest album from Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge, Mount Royal. "On 'Mount Royal,' a new album by the guitarists Chris Eldridge and Julian Lage, each song is delivered personally to the listener, like a letter."