Artists

Chris Antonik, the blues-rock, guitar wielding, singer-songwriter from Toronto has released his new album, Morningstar. The 14-track album features guest artists such as 2x-GRAMMY Award-winner Mike Mattison (Tedeschi Trucks Band, Derek Trucks Band), multiple-Maple Blues Award-winning guitarist Paul Deslauriers, Juno Award-nominee Alison Young and 3x-Blues Music Award nominee Jarekus Singleton.

Today British Underground and Jazz re:freshed announced the release of “Outernational Live from Studio Two Abbey Road” a unique live LP featuring new stars of UK jazz recorded at the world-famous Abbey Road Studios during the winter lockdown of 2021. Tracks were originally laid-down for a covid-friendly filmed show hosted by the South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival in March of that year following a run of ground-breaking live showcases at the Austin event since 2017.

Don’t Panic have dropped their new single “Conquer Divide” on all streaming platforms including Spotify and Apple Music. The track is part of their upcoming new album entitled ‘42’, which is now set for an August 26th release. The album will also include their comeback single “Time Machine” which was released alongside a music video in late April.

Collaborative musical encounters between distinct artists have been woven into the fabric of bluegrass at least as far back as the in-studio meeting of Flatt & Scruggs with Doc Watson. So it was almost inevitable that, at some point, the idea would surface of bringing together musicians from the groups that make up the rosters of sister labels Mountain Home Music Company and Organic Records.

GRAMMY® winning singer/songwriter, John Berry, has released a video and the single “All Come Together” co-written by award-winning songwriter, Chuck Jones. The project is being released to radio in an effort to support the recent Eastern KY flooding. John Berry called on his friends Keb' Mo', Collin Raye, John Oates, Casey James, Bryan White, John Cowan, Darin and Brooke Aldridge, Heidi Newfield (Trick Pony), Dave Innis and Paul Gregg (Restless Heart) and Mike Farris to join him in the studio to record the uplifting song.

San Diego singer-songwriter Zach Phillips has released his fourth album, “Goddaughters.” It follows 2020’s critically acclaimed “The Wine of Youth,” which was nominated for a San Diego Music Award in the Best Americana Album category — and called “a timeless, yet contemporary masterpiece” by Roots Music Report.

Today, Jake La Botz shares “Let It Fall,” final single off his upcoming album Hair On Fire, out on September 9, 2022. As the album opener, the driving “Let It Fall” sets the stage, with La Botz questioning what would happen if the whole world were able to let go of the disguises we wear on a daily basis and instead face each other with total honesty and vulnerability. “Will you let it fall?” he asks over a muted guitar and chiming piano. “Will you let it all wash away?”

Here Goes Nothing, the debut album from rising singer/songwriter Adam Melchor, is set for release on October 21 via Warner Records. Co-produced by Melchor and Henry Kwapis (Benny Blanco, Dijon), the album features additional production work from Andrew Sarlo, Dale Becker and Fili Filizzola. Here Goes Nothing also features further contributions from the Fleet Foxes on the track “Let Me Know When.”

This week on After School Radio, Mark Hoppus celebrates episode 100 and chats with tennis legend John McEnroe, where they talk about his love of music and his time spent playing in a band.

John McEnroe on meeting David Bowie for drinks at his hotel…

Breakout group Kaleta & Super Yamba Band will take their lauded live show back on the road this summer and fall with an extensive run of North American dates. The shows kick off in Colorado Springs, CO tonight, August 9 and include debut festival appearances at Brooklyn’s Afropunk, Chicago’s World Music Festival and Louisville’s The Big Stomp as well as a performance at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Tickets are on sale now at superyambaband.com—full tour routing can be found below.

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