THE ROYS, award-winning brother/sister duo, were named Top Bluegrass Artist at the 10th Annual International Acoustic Music Awards (IAMA) on Wednesday. The IAMA promotes excellence in acoustic music performance and artistry, acoustic artists in various genres.
With the release of her latest studio album on February 18,Tales From the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles, Suzanne Vega opens the door to an eclectic mix of carefully crafted works that give us a peek into her mastery. This, her eighth studio album, comes after a hiatus of seven years. A stretch of time in which she was not idle, but perhaps re-focused.
There’s no doubt that Robert Ellis’ latest release, The Lights From the Chemical Plant has been creating quite a buzz since its release on February 11. Here he is performing the cleverly written, “TV Song,” live from The Loar studio.
JT Woodruff (Hawthorne Heights) will be releasing his solo full length album “Field Medicine” on March 18, 2014 via InVogue Records. Field Medicine is a collection of songs about losing yourself, remembering youth, and finding out exactly who you have become, all set within the backdrop of living in the American heartland.
Toronto based artist Barzin and Monotreme Records are excited to debut the music video for "All The While." Barzin's fourth full-length album, To Live Alone In That long Summer will be released on February 25.
SSinger-songwriter Seiichi Daimo has premiered his new track "In The Inbetween.," the title track for his upcoming EP, which is set to release on February 25, 2014. Reminiscent of artists such as The Decemberists, City & Colour, and The Lumineers, Seiichi takes on an indie-folk style, with lyrics written in a pop mindset. In The Inbetween, features four songs in a fleshed-out, full-band acoustic setting.
Aaron Lee Tasjan just signed with Rockwood Music Hall Records, a new label based out of NYC, owned by Ken Rockwood, proprietor of the famous Lower East Side music venue, The Rockwood Music Hall. His EP, Crooked River Burning, will be released by the label on March 25.