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Anna & Elizabeth nominated for Best New Album by fRoots

Anna & Elizabeth nominated for Best New Album by fRoots

We’re excited to announce that fRoots Magazine has nominated Free Dirt artists Anna & Elizabeth for Best New Album of 2015! Each year the magazine polls over 300 writers, broadcasters, and activists from around the world to compile their shortlist of nominees. Keep your ears tuned because the winning album will be announced Friday, December 4th at 11pm GMT on BBC Radio 3’s show World on 3.


Rising Americana Talent Dori Freeman Signs to Free Dirt Records

Rising Americana Talent Dori Freeman Signs to Free Dirt Records

Free Dirt Records announces the signing of 24 year-old Americana artist Dori Freeman. Born and raised in the Crooked Road region of Virginia (and still based in Galax, Virgina), Freeman’s upbringing in an area of the country known best for its rich musical heritage has equipped her with a deep knowledge and respect of tradition. Yet all the songs on her upcoming 10-track album are originals and executed with a contemporary approach, weaving in elements of a number of musical genres. Freeman says, “We just...


Jessica Lee Wilkes Music Video Premiere on Diffuser!

Jessica Lee Wilkes Music Video Premiere on Diffuser!

Free Dirt recording artist Jessica Lee Wilkes has just released the official music video for the lead single off of Lone Wolfa track called "Groove's Too Shallow".

The video is exclusively premiering on Diffuser.fm - check it out here!

Joshua Black Wilkins shot the music video at Fry Pharmacy Recording (the studio where Lone Wolf was recorded). We hope y'all enjoy it!


'Lone Wolf' Released + No Depression Review

'Lone Wolf' Released + No Depression Review

We're excited that the debut EP from Jessica Lee Wilkes, Lone Wolfhas dropped on Free Dirt via CD/digital download! Grab your copy hereand look out for 10" vinyl later this Summer (vinyl pre-orders are available!).

No Depression has already given the record some love, check out the review here!


Watch Anna & Elizabeth's Tiny Desk Concert!

Watch Anna & Elizabeth's Tiny Desk Concert!

A little while back, Anna & Elizabeth stopped by NPR Music HQ in Washington, DC to perform a Tiny Desk Concert! Check out the video below, featuring songs from their self-titled Free Dirt release (and crankies of course!).

 

Purchase the new album - Anna & Elizabeth - here.