Rhett Miller

"The Messenger" digs deep into the psyche of the Old 97's front man in a way he hasn't done before.

Bob Dylan

After recording most of the songs for his landmark 1974 album, "Blood on the Tracks" Dylan was ready to release it but suddenly changed his mind and re-recorded much of it. Those original recordings are now released for the first time on "More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series Volume 14."

Joe Louis Walker, Bruce Katz, Giles Robson

The Blues has never sounded more intimate than on the all acoustic new album "Journeys to the Heart of the Blues." It's an authentic recreation of rare and classic blues songs.

Joe Louis Walker, Bruce Katz, Giles Robson

The Watson Twins

This is a live performance and interview with the duo who's new album is called..."Duo."

John Hiatt

"The Eclipse Sessions" was recorded over four days during the solar eclipse of 2017 inspiring him to record one of his best albums in years.


Five years after releasing his turbulent sounding break-through album Phosphorescent, aka Matthew Houck has put his restless demons aside for a stable, hazy groove of contentment on "C'e La Vie."

Tom Petty

Almost one year to the day after he shockingly passed away, "An American Treasure" bridges the gaps between the six cd box set "Playback" released in 1995 with four more discs of previously unreleased material.

Alejandro Escovedo

"The Crossing" is about the Mexican/American border and the drama that unfolds there daily.

Paul McCartney

Considering that he is now 76 years old, "Egypt Station" his first album in five years should be savored. That it happens to be his best collection of songs in decades is just icing on the cake.


"Runaway" not only lives up to this British artist's name but reveals his love of America with it's theme of traveling cross-country. It's one of the great road trip albums ever recorded.


"This Night Falls Forever" is dripping in bittersweet romanticism with dramatic flourishes that are spine-tingling.

Death Cab For Cutie

The band has been so good for so long and on their ninth album "Thank You For Today" they continue that string of excellence.

Dawn Landes

Over her fifteen year career, she has been known for bridging different styles but on "Meet me at the river" she dedicates all her songs to the classic country formula.

Wes Charlton

A native of Virginia's northern neck, Charlton has lived a lot of life and his new album "Morning Stars" draws on those experiences with dense guitar work, driving rhythms and earnest vocals.

Eliza Gilkyson

"Secularia" is her twentieth album and amid contributions from different members of her family she sings of spirituality. The songs praise the mystery and wonder of the world.

Rory Block

The acoustic blues great's last seven releases have been tribute albums to some of the greatest old-time bluesmen, now she's starting on the women. "A Woman's Soul: A Tribute to Bessie Smith" is the first of a series she will dedicate to the women of the blues.

Jim James

The third solo album from the leader of My Morning Jacket has a title that perfectly describes it. "Uniform Distortion" is a collection of guitar ready rockers about the digital age and it's darker side.

The Record Company

The final song on the new album "All of This Life" is called "I'm Changing" but fans of the band's Grammy nominated debut need not worry they are still rockin' the blues like no other band today and using the experience of the success they've had to inspire them to ever greater heights

Arthur Buck

"Arthur Buck" is an album length collaboration between Joseph Arthur and Peter Buck, two long-time indie rock heroes, Buck, with REM and Arthur, with his solo career of 14 albums.

Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore

On "Downey to Lubbuck," the album named after their respective hometowns, the two legendary Americana artists find a lot in common.

Courtney Barnett

Guitars rule on the Australian artist's new album "Tell Me How You Really Feel." The Nirvana inspired bashing combined with her deadpan vocals make this a welcome anomaly in a music world increasingly dominated by synths and auto-tune.

Ry Cooder

On his new album "The Prodigal Son" there are eight covers of old Blues and Gospel songs and three new originals, illustrating his view of himself as a caretaker of American roots music, one who has returned to where he started more than 50 years ago.

Dr. Dog

The indie band from Philadelphia has been around for over 15 years but recently re-evaluated their process. Thankfully, tinkering is all that was needed and "Critical Equation" sounds as fresh as anything they've done.

Old Crow Medicine Show

"Volunteer" is the 7th album from the best Americana band in America, the boisterous, street corner stomps and heartfelt ballads flow freely as they draw inspiration from their twenty years as band .