Welcome to the "online" edition of "Publication Noted." Here you can find an annotated listing for all the releases submitted to Sing Out! in January 2011. Included is contact information for each of the labels/publishers, many of which sell recordings directly from their web sites. You can search this list by using the "find" or "search" tools in your browser.
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543/2 Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH12ND, UK
Fuzz to Folk: Trax of my life by Ian Green. 2011, ISBN: 1-906817-69-3, pbk $30, 334pp., 9x6, Appendix 1 and 2. Autobiography of founder of Greentrax, Scotland’s leading folk record label.
Oxford University Press
198 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016
POLKABILLY: HOW THE GOOSE ISLAND RAMBLERS REDEFINES AMERICAN FOLK MUSIC by James P. Leary . 2010, ISBN: 978-0-19-975696-4, pbk $25, 259pp., 9x6, Notes, Sources, Index. A freewheeling blend of continental European folk music and the songs, tunes, and dances of Anglo and Celtic immigrants.
Turkey King Music
c/o Spokane Public Radio, 2319 N. Monroe, Spokane, WA 99205
The County Primaries by KEVIN BROWN. ISBN: 0910, pp. WA-based guitar-playing singer-songwriter debuts a dozen originals over an Americana-country backdrop with fiddle, bass and percussion accompaniment.
MOB pr, 33 Longfellow Dr. , Florence, MA 01062
0102 Upside-Down Town: GREG TROOPER. Roots/rocker releases studio album influenced by Memphis soul, Greenwich Village folk and Nashville twang.
Postfach 1945, OsnabrŘck D-49009, Germany
1464 Gypsy Meets Jazz: JOSCHO STEPHAN, OLIVIER HOLLAND. Twelve track gypsy swing and jazz infused album.
319.1452.2 Tempo De Busqueda: ANGEL UNZU. Original music for solo guitar infused with Mediterranean tradition, Latin American music, and contemporary classical.
319.1454.2 Love & Good Reasons: BIBER HERRMANN. Eleven track, European blue folk album by song poet/guitarist about love, passion, and suffering.
319.1461.2 Celtic Collage: STEVE BAUGHMAN. San Franciscan, fingerstyle guitarist releases 16-track Celtic guitar album.
319.1462.2 Flow: PETER FINGER. Virtuoso German fingerstyle guitarist releases a self-composed 12 track album.
PO Box 60234, Chicago, IL 60660, USA
40th Anniversary Collection : VARIOUS. Two-disc, 40th anniversary collection to commemorate the history of Alligator Records and pay tribute to Hound Dog Taylor & The HouseRockers.
1 South Charlotte St., Edinburgh EH2 4AN, UK
001 Acros the Troubled Wave: DAVID FERRARD. Scottish and American folk songs from UK-based singer-songwriter.
10341 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530
539 The Best of Sacred Steel: VARIOUS. Praise music from African American Holiness-Pentecostal Churches.
3804 Marion Ave., Memphis, TN 38111
Until They Lay Me Down to Rest: GRACE ASKEW. Tennessee-based Americana singer releases nine-track album alongside five-piece accompaniment band.
PO Box 93081, Austin , TX 78709, USA
1006 Ray of Hope: JIM PATTON AND SHERRY BROKUS. Acoustic, folk-rock songwriter duo featuring fiddle, mandolin and acoustic guitar.
2810 Parkview Terrace, Baltimore, MD 21214
Come On If You’re Comin’: BLUE RHYTHM BOYS. Twelve mostly down tempo tracks from band incorporating blues and swing.
4704 35th St. NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335-7622
10090 Simply Eva: EVA CASSIDY. Previously unheard guitar-and-vocal only performances from late Washington D.C.-based performer.
3039 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60618
174 Coming Home: MAGGIE BJÍRKLUND. Solo debut from Danish singer and pedal steel guitarist contains 11 original tracks.
181 Death of a Decade: HA HA TONKA. Band formerly known as Amsterband releases eleven track rock record that blends southern rock and gospel influence.
P.O. Box 848, Stillwater, MN 55082
1206 Heaven Below: PETER MAYER. Accomplished singer-songwriter and adroit fingerstylist delivers twelve high-spirited tracks.
301 N. Lake Ave., Suite 900, Pasadena, CA 91101
52011 Quiet Girl: JUDE JOHNSTONE. Country and Americana music songwriter releases ten tracks.
34 Elmfield Terrace, Savile Park, Halifax HX13EB, UK
From Higgin Chamber: JOHN BROMLEY. Collection of traditional songs and standards from UK-based bass vocalist from the band, Kimber’s Men.
1885 Ackerly Pond Lane, Southfold, NY 11971
Silver Burning Sky: ROBERT BRUEY. Long Island-based singer-songwriter and fingerstyle guitarist
63 East 4th Street, Apt. 4A, New York, NY 10003, USA
Hobos and Kings: RANDY BURNS. Twelve tracks from veteran folk musician from the Greenwich Village scene.
Lafayette, CO, USA
Tell Me What You See: JADEN CARLSON. Independently released, full-length, sophomore album by 10-year-old Colorado native whose music is influenced by Bob Marley and Michael Franti.
195 St. Marks Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11238
20 Laserbeams and Dreams: ANDY FRIEDMAN. Third effort from New York-based songwriter, an original 12 track improvisational acoustic guitar album.
1440 Clay St. Unit 15, San Francisco, CA 94109
100 Strong: WHITNEY NICHOLE. Debut full-length album from California-based singer-songwriter, with backing on piano, bass, synthesizer and cello.
307 Hartmann Drive, Lebanon, TN 37087
Country Classics With a Bluegrass Spin: THE GRASCALS and FRIENDS. Acclaimed bluegrass band puts their twist on country music classics.
133 Grove St, Evansville, WI 53536
007 Songs of the Otherworld : RUTH BARRETT. Fretted-dulcimer singer-songwriter releases fifteen trad and orig folk songs, ballads and instrumentals celebrating the faerie realm and other world beings.
4121 N. Rockwell, Chicago, IL 60618
615 West Side Soul: MAGIC SAM. Re-issue of blues-soul album from Chicago blues legend in deluxe digipak.
203 N. 11th St., Ste. B, Nashville, TN 37206
The Better Angels: JOHN FRANCIS. Sophomore, thirteen-track album drawing on rock, folk, and country inspiration.
The Dust Busters
280 Rector Place #8K, New York, NY 10280
Prohibition Is A Failure: THE DUST BUSTERS. Nine tracks of Appalachian music from Brooklyn-based old-time string band featuring John Cohen of the New Lost City Ramblers.
P.O. Box 951, Drain, OR 97435
1002 Banjer On My Knee!: Traditional American: CURT BOUTERSE. Fretless banjo player/singer/multi-instrumentalist releases 18 traditional old-time songs.
Empty Sea Studios
6300 Phinney Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103
The Mandolin Casefiles Chapter 1: It Takes Two to Mando: MICHAEL CONNOLLY/MILLER MCNAY. Instrumental, mandolin due release 10 track cover and original album.
Masovngata 18, NO-3616 Kongsberg, Norway
87 Salulandela: BUSI NCUBE. Female Zimbabwe-born singer and Mbira player releases dozen-tracked album.
PO Box 307, Carlsborg, WA 98324
One More Ride: JIM FADDIS. Bluegrass musician blends bluegrass roots with country twang with accompaniment on fiddle, mandolin and guitar.
3806 Fenchurch Rd, Baltimore, MD 21218
05 Otter Creek: Brad and Ken Kolodner. Father and son duo release 16-track album of traditional Appalachian and original songs.
Edizioni Musicali, Via Duomo 3, Casale Monf. (AL) 15033 , Italy
5383 ArnŔis: TENDACH╦NT. Four piece Italian folk collective releases 19-track album.
2019 S 57th St., West Allis, WI 53219
Trying to Find My Way Home: JASON MOON. Milkwaukee-based folk-rock musician releases 14 tracks based on his experience in the Iraq War.
15 Abbotsford Court, Ingleby Barwick, Stockton-on-Tees TS17 5GF, United Kingdom
003 Rust + Holler: CHRISTI ANDROPOLIS. Transatlantic folk musician musters influence from the UK and the Americas in her debut album.
815 Lombard Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
Marigolds: The Bangkok Sessions: MIKE GIBBONS. San Francisco-born singer-songwriter delivers 12-track album recorded in Thailand.
P.O. Box 7626, Kalispell, MT 59904-0626
Native Anthropology: Challenge, Choice and Promise in the 21st Century : JACK GLADSTONE. Montana-based troubadour releases new album featuring 21st century Native American songs with varied musical styles.
Norkkokuja 3 A 16 , Helinkski 00790, Finland
033 Koirankuria: TUULENKANTAJAT. Finnish folk band releases new 10 track album that combines traditional Finnish folk music and instruments with a myriad of other musical styles.
18278 West 58th Place, #42, Golden, CO 80403
Into The Bottomlands: THOMAS HINE. Colorado-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist releases 16 old and new songs.
Holy Water & Whiskey
424 Wellesley SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Miners, Outlaws, and Other Relatives : Holy Water & Whiskey . Collection of four original and other cover songs about people, the West, and the human spirit from modern folk trio.
Two: THE CHAPIN SISTERS. Sister-duo release 10 track indie/folk/pop album.
Light in the Attic
P.O. Box 31970, Seattle, WA 98103
060 Fully Qualified Survivor: MICHAEL CHAPMAN. Vinyl rerelease of English folk rock guitarist and singer-songwriter’s highly regarded 1970 album.
5020 William Street, Claremont, ON L1Y1B2, Canada
021033 Lost Wages: JACK MARKS. Canadian-based troubadour releases his sophomore album alongside eight-piece band.
533 Columbia Ave., Phoenixville, PA 19460
Story of the Rifle: MASON PORTER. PA-Based Roots/Americana group releases an eleven track album of traditional folk and folk standards from the likes of Bob Dylan, Mississippi John Hurt, Robert Johnson and others.
11518 1/2 National Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064
0002 Folk-Worn Prose: SHAUN CROMWELL. American trad-inspired singer-songwriter releases a dozen-track roots album.
Mud Music Records
131 Clyde Lane, Lanark , ON K0G1K0, Canada
001 Nights Take Forever: ROBERT LARISEY. Thirteen track album with country roots and blue-collar lyrics.
2 Ya Aint Crazy Henny Penny: Brock Zeman. Canadian singer and band perform 9 Americana originals.
5012 Brighton Road, Austin, TX 78745
010 To Drink the Rain: MALCOLM HOLCOMBE. Eighth full-length album from Texas-based Americana and blues artist, with backing on drums, upright bass, fiddle, dobro, acoustic slide and mandolin.
695 Dugway Rd., Brownfield, ME 04010
Waltzing’s for Dreamers: CAROL NOONAN. Singer-songwriter performs fourteen original songs on latest release to benefit the Stone Mountain Arts Center.
355 Clinton Ave, Suite 1D, Brooklyn , NY 11238
125 Our Own Time: TINY ANIMALS. Pop-rock trio releases 12-track sophomore album.
53 Mutual St Unit #1, Toronto, ON M5B 2A9, Canada
002 Patina: DAVID BAXTER. Toronto producer and singer/songwriter releases second solo album.
001 Puncheon Floor: SCOTT PROUTY. Old-timey Appalachian folk fiddler releases 17 solo acoustic tracks.
01 Montebello: KATIE MOORE. Montreal-based singer-songwriter releases ten mostly original songs.
P.O. Box 4044, 501 W. Lynnhurst Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104
234 Bright Morning Stars: THE WAILIN’ JENNYS. Thirteen track studio album from trio folk band combines Americana, pop, and traditional folk classics.
232 Man of Many Moons: DANNY SCHMIDT. Eleven track original album from Austin-based singer-songwriter featuring a cover of Bob Dylan’s Buckets of Rain.
3400 W. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91505-4614
Shoot Out the Lights: Richard & Linda Thompson. Expansion of legendary Swan Song, this album includes unreleased live performances from the duo’s final tour.
Right Turn On Red
630 Long Rd., Glenview, IL 60025
Collage: MICHAEL J. MILES. Banjoist releases 5th album with new compositions featuring a string quartet and covers of Brubeck, Little Feat, JS Bach, and Robert Johnson.
714 Ridge Road, Moscow, ID 83843
Skies Full of Seas: DAVID ROON. Singer-songwriter releases twelve mostly original tracks that dabble in mythology and pragmatism, with backing.
1180 Vickers St, Atlanta, GA 30316
Meet Me at the Moon: EMMA HILL AND HER GENTLEMEN CALLERS. Thirteen track album by folk singer/songwriter featuring indie folks songs and Americana odes.
Shut Up & Play
PO Box 419, Times Square Station, New York, NY 10108
Love Potions and Snake Oil: D.B. RIELLY. New York-based Americana artist releases debut full-length album of original songs.
600 Maryland Ave. SW, Ste. 2001, Washington, DC 20024
45067 A Life of Song: ELLA JENKINS. The First Lady of Children’s Music joins Chicago’s Donoghue Elementary and Horace Greely Elementary schools in call-and-response singing.
3804 Marion Ave, Memphis , TN 38111
1005 Jukebox Classics: DAVIS COEN. Eleven track album featuring original, country-peppered guitar-based compositions from New Orleans-based country blues artist.
Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys
903 Crescent St., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
Grand Isle: STEVE RILEY and THE MAMOU PLAYBOYS. Cajun roots-rock band delivers a dozen-track album examining the devastating Gulf of Mexico oil-spill of 2010.
37 Marine Parade, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex CO12 3RG, UK
201001 Road: KETE BOWERS. This recording consists of an important new series of Folk / Americana and Country songs written and sung by Liverpool-born singer-songwriter.
Tijuana Gift Shop
42 Broadway, 22nd FL, New York, NY 10004
The Subway EPs: MY COUSIN, THE EMPORER. Brooklyn-based alt.-country band releases compilation of two previously recorded EPs.
The Tumbling Tumbleweeds
PO Box 1008, Sierra Madre, CA 91025
Blaze Across the West: THE TUMBLING TUMBLEWEEDS. Second album from four-piece Western music outfit.
9102 17th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98115-3212
10025 The Grim Parade: UNCLE BONSAI. First new release after a 10 year hiatus, this album is a collection of live and studio performances of the group’s portrayals of live, love and a guy named Doug.