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The Travelin’ McCourys: The Travelin’ McCourys

The Travelin’ McCourys: The Travelin’ McCourys

Jeff Tamarkin on September 21, 2018
You can’t accuse The Travelin’ McCourys of rushing into things. The bluegrass quintet (Ronnie McCoury on mandolin, Rob McCoury on banjo, Jason Carter on fiddle, Alan Bartram on bass and latest recruit Cody Kilby on guitar) has been around for eight years—longer than the lifespan of many bands—and has only now released their proper debut […]
Rebelution: Free Rein

Rebelution: Free Rein

Justin Jacobs on September 20, 2018
SoCal reggae-rock outfit Rebelution have been a leading voice in their scene for the better part of a decade now, even garnering a nod from the music establishment in 2017 when their album Falling Into Place was nominated for the Best Reggae Album Grammy. But growing success or not, the quartet seems utterly unconcerned with […]
The Jayhawks: Back Roads and Abandoned Motels

The Jayhawks: Back Roads and Abandoned Motels

Mike Ayers on September 19, 2018
The Jayhawks are an alt-country institution at this point and for their 10th studio album, Back Roads and Abandoned Motels , the Minneapolis five-piece dig into their vaults for some old  tunes that ‘Hawks frontman Gary Louris wrote with other artists, such as Dixie Chicks and Jakob Dylan. They also mixed a few things up […]