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Impressions is a 10-track album of cover songs written by various Folk songwriters that have been influential to James Lee Baker’s emergence as a writer and recording artist. While several songs were written by acclaimed troubadours like Bob Dylan, David Gray, Anais Mitchell, a few songs were written by friends in the songwriting community such as Rick Todd, Steve LaSala, and Kevin Faherty.

Portland band The Builders and The Butchers recently announced its seventh official full-length album, Hell & High Water, due May 6 on Badman Recording Co. You can stream the third single "Montana" here and pre-order the album here.

Amos Lee has expanded his upcoming Dreamland tour into August 2022 with the announcement of more than a dozen new North American dates today. The coast-to-coast full band tour - which kicked off this past Friday April 8 in Portland, Maine - will now include Lee's return to the hallowed Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver, Colorado on August 16, as well as a second hometown-area show for Lee at Lancaster, PA's American Music Theatre on August 25.

GRiZ announced today his first-ever ‘Triple Rainbow’ at the Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, Wisconsin on September 16th and 17th.
 

GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician Aaron Raitiere’s new song, “Single Wide Dreamer,” is debuting today—watch/share the official music video HERE.

Saint Disruption, the spirit-driven music and art collective led by renowned  improvisational keyboardist John Medeski (cofounder of Medeski Martin & Wood) and musician, scientist, and folk healer Jeff Firewalker Schmitt, has created a soulful rendition of John Lennon’s classic composition “Imagine.” The single features slide guitar work by Grammy winning vocalist, songwriter, guitar legend, and Gov’t Mule front man Warren Haynes, marking the first time that Hayne

Acclaimed band Flatland Cavalry’s new performance video for their song, “It’s Good To Be Back (‘Round Here Again),” is debuting today—watch/share HERE.

In the opening lines of her new single, “Cosmic Flower,” Nashville-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Lydia Luce effortlessly demonstrates her ability to paint immersive, technicolor scenes with her music, singing, “Today the trees are weightless and I am close behind / No strings fly between me and the sky.” Luce wrote the song while sitting on a literal cliff on Orcas Island while participating in an artist residence just off the coast of Washington state.

Today Petaluma Records released the official video for “Knockin’” featuring Ledisi, George Porter Jr, Ian Neville, and Ivan Neville. The new recording is the sixth single unveiled from the upcoming soundtrack release Take Me To The River: New Orleans. The music video for “Knockin’” features footage taken from the forthcoming feature documentary film Take Me To The River: New Orleans, which celebrates the undeniable musical history, heritage, legacy, culture, and influence of New Orleans and Louisiana.

Today, blues-rock band Ghost Hounds announce their new blues album, You Broke Me, out May 13th via Maple House Records. Written and produced by guitarist Thomas Tull and songwriter, producer Kevin Bowe (Etta James, Paul Westerberg and the Replacements), the 9-track album is raw yet polished, making listeners feel as though they were in the room while it was being recorded.

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