Welcome to the "online" edition of "Publication Noted." Here you can find an annotated listing for all the releases submitted to Sing Out! in April 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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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Children’s Publicity, 222 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02116
I’LL NEVER GET OUT OF THIS WORLD ALIVE by Steve Earle. ISBN: 978-0618820962, , pp., . Debut novel from singer-songwriter about the experiences of one man who is haunted by the figurative ghost of Hank Williams.
88 Post Rd. West, Westport, CT 06881
STORY SOLUTIONS: USING TALES TO BUILD CHARACTER AND TEACH BULLY PREVENTION, DRUG PREVENTION, AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION by Kevin Strauss. 2011, ISBN: 978-1-59158-764-4, pbk $40, 250pp., 8.5x11, Preface, Introduction, Story Sources, References, Index, Additional Readings. Discusses bullying, drugs and conflict resolution then provides several different methods and exercises with which to combat it, such as traditional stories and skill-building activities.
Little, Brown and Company
1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020
WHEN BOB MET WOODY: THE STORY OF THE YOUNG BOB DYLAN by Gary Golio and Marc Burckheart. 2011, cloth $17.99, 40pp., 11 x 9, Quotation Notes, Sources and Resources. Illustrated children’s story about Bob Dylan meeting Woody Guthrie.
P.O. Box 791, Kennett Square, PA 19348
THE MILLINER-KOKEN COLLECTION OF AMERICAN FIDDLE TUNES by Clare Milliner and Walt Koken. 2011, ISBN: 978-0-16-9831003-0-0, cloth $90, 888pp., 9x12.5, Introduction, Contents, Comments, Artists’ Profile, Key Index, Tuning Index, Index, Abbreviations. Collection of 1404 old time fiddle tunes, includes artists’ biography as well as a tuning and key index.
University of Illinois Press
1325 S. Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820
CHILD’S UNFINISHED MASTERPIECE: THE ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH POPULAR BALLADS by Mary Ellen Brown. 2011, ISBN: 978-0-252-03594-4, cloth $45, 296pp., 6x9. Analyzes scholar of the traditional or popular ballad Francis James Child’s editorial methods, decisions about ballads, and relationships with colleagues.
WOODY GUTHRIE, AMERICAN RADICAL by Will Kaufman. 2011, ISBN: 978-0-252-03602-6, cloth $29.95, 304pp., 6x9. Traces Guthrie’s political awakening and activism throughout his life as well as his influence on the international protest song movement.
2 Shirts Records
412 East 65th Street, Suite #1E, New York, NY, USA
1004 Imitate The Sun: CHRIS BERGSON BAND. New York blues and soul guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter releases album including 6 originals and 4 covers.
Postfach 1945, Osnabrück D-49009, Germany
319-1463 Road Movie: ULI KRINGLER TRIO. Songs from Hamburg-based guitarist and film music composer featuring solo works and duos for the double bass and vibraphone.
319-1465-2 Kinski Spencer Gismonti: DIRKS UND WIRTZ. German duo releases 12-track album featuring guitar instrumentation blending influences from traditional Spanish, classical and blues.
319-1468-2 Sieben/Seven: SCHRAMMEL & SLIDE. Acoustic guitar duo of Hans Reffert and Adam Dörsam offers 13 instrumentals drawn from a range of styles, including jazz, swing, klezmer and blues.
Acoustic Music Productions
967 Patrick Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Passing Through: THE ROADSIDE REVUE. Floridian modern folk band releases 15-track acoustic in fourth full-length release, featuring all original material.
P.O. Box 335, Oneida, NY 13421
31611 Promise: KAREN SAVÔCA. Ten track effort of originals with influences of soul, blues and world rhythms.
2512 Stewart Street, Philadelphia, PA 19121, USA
Untangle: ALEXANDRA DAY. Former opera singer releases second full-length album featuring voice and piano.
All Hands Electric
132 8th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215
13 Noise of Welcome: ZACHARY CALE. Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter releases his third album featuring a dozen original tracks with a backing band.
P.O. Box 60234, Chicago, IL 60660
Roadside Attractions: MARCIA BALL. Texas-born pianist, vocalist and songwriter presents her 15th solo recording of Americana roots music.
8750 Topanga Canyon Blvd #1, Canoga Park, CA 91304
Songs from Exit 10 the Play: DANNY DARST. Ten original songs from Nashville singer-songwriter, most performed live, pulled from countrified original stage production of the same name.
Friedberger Landstr 128, Frankfurt am Main 60316, Germany
Angola Soundtrack: Special Sounds from Luanda 1965-1978: ANALOG AFRICA No. 9. Group’s ninth release unearths music from Angola, the former Portuguese colony in south central Africa, including tracks from 1965-1978.
3601 Connecticut Ave, NW #321, Washington, DC 20008
No Dustbunnies: FLO ANITO. Singer-songwriter releases new jazz and pop inspired album.
P.O. Box 2593, West Chester, PA 19380
1125 Fly Down Little Bird: MIKE SEEGER and PEGGY SEEGER. Third collab album from acclaimed brother-sister folk singers featuring traditional acoustic folk songs, with backing on the banjo, harmonica, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, piano and lap dulcimer.
P.O. Box 111, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4FZ, U.K.
2315 The Art of the Portuguese Fado Guitar: CUSTODIO CASTELO. Master of the portugeste guitar releases 17-track album of fado music.
2316 Egypt Unveiled: HOSSAM RAMZY and PHIL THORNTON. Famed Egyptian percussionist releases 13-track self-produced album.
81 Stage Road, West Hampton, MA 01027
The Herd: JIM ARMENTI. New English singer-songwriter releases all-original 11-track album, with backing.
3130 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland , OR 97062
Artichoke Nights Volume 1: VARIOUS. Fortieth anniversary celebration of Artichoke Music, a stringed instrument store in Portland includes twenty tracks by locally-based musicians.
Ackerstrasse 14/15, Berlin D-10115, Germany
2711 Revolve: LA CHERGA. Eleven tracks from six-piece band that blend Balkan brass, jazz, electronic, funk, soul and pop.
403 S. Gay Street #201, Knoxville, TN 37902
100 Miles of Wreckage: THE BLACK LILLIES. Americana band releases 11-track follow-up to 2009 debut.
193 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215
0030 Amourettes: LES CHAUDS LAPINS. French duo release jazz/pop 13-track album with English translations in accompanying lyric booklet.
Black & Tan
P.O. Box 10168, Apeldoorn 7301 GD , The Netherlands
036 Blues + Beat: MIX AND DORP. Netherlands-based artist electronically alters, remixes and rejuvenates blues standards from Boo Boo Davis, Big George Jackson, Billy Jones, Harrison Kenney and Roscoe Chenier.
Box 95105, Kingsgate RPO, Vancouver, BC V5T 4T8, Canada
0068 Nightshade: STEVE DAWSON. Juno-winning Canadian singer-songwriter and producer releases fifth solo album.
12400 Russet Lane, Huntley, IL 60142
4539 Blues Promised Land: FRONT STREET BLUES BAND. Energetic jump blues band releases original, 15-track album.
Via Beata Angelico 23/5, Milan 20133, Italy
Wait: VAL BONETTI. First solo album features nine tracks of jazz/blues acoustic guitar music with seven original tracks.
290 Shuter Street, Toronto, ON M5A 1W7, Canada
013 The Very Best Of: STAN ROGERS. A collection of sixteen of beloved Canadian folk singer’s songs, re-mastered for this collection.
528 Octavia St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Deep Black Water: BRONWYNNE BRENT. New Orleans-based contemporary singer-songwriter’s debut album features 12 original Americana and Indie folk songs.
Broke and Hungry
5327 Nottingham Ave., St. Louis, MO 63109
13008 Mistakes Were Made: Five Years of Raw Blues, Damaged Livers and Questionable Business Decisions: VARIOUS. Two-disc retrospective celebrating the label’s first five years of the best traditional blues artists.
1707 Leister St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
The Spring Hillbillies: THE SPRING HILLBILLIES. Debut album features 14 originals blending old-time, bluegrass and blues.
Burning Bridget Cleary
2681 Burton Rd., Harleysville, PA 19438
Totes for Goats: BURNING BRIDGET CLEARY. Thirteen track album featuring trad and original Celtic tunes comprised of upbeat vocals and fiddle harmonies.
1750 North Vine St., Hollywood, CA 90028
The Best Of Leon Russell: LEON RUSSELL. 16-track collection includes songwriter’s top 1970 hits as well as lead single from his 2010 collaborative album with Elton John.
Here We Go Again: Celebrating The Genius Of Ray Charles: WILLIE NELSON and WYNTON MARSALIS featuring NORAH JONES. Dozen track live album dedicated to the iconic star of soul, r&b, country, jazz and pop.
414 Executive Center Blvd, ste 105, El Paso, TX 79902
008 Memphis Still Got Soul: JOHNNY RAWLS. Mississippi-native releases 10 original jump blues tracks plus one cover/tribute to his musical mentor O.V. Wright.
112 Glen Road, Sparta , NJ 07871
Under the Slate Grey Sky: CHASING JUNE. Twelve track pop/folk-rock collection from two New Jersey singer-songwriters.
Circle of Sound
2 Church Gate, Thatcham, Newbury, Berks RG19 3PN, U.K.
326 Folk Songs & Ballads: MARK T.. UK folk and community musician releases seventh solo studio album that features trad English songs with several Scottish and Southern Appalachian variants.
125 Inman Dr., Buffalo, SC 29321
01 Greasy Greens: FREDDIE VANDERFORD. South Carolina-based mouth harpist incorporates blues and trads in 15-track album.
P.O. Box 39876, Los Angeles, CA 90039
005 Cosmic Ocean Ship: MIA DOI TODD. Prolific singer-songwriter releases her 9th album with multicultural influence.
65, Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1, Dublin 1, Ireland
0342 Far Fetched: LAZIK. Cork-based septet release trad debut album.
Crosscurrents: COME SUNDAY. Debut album from Chicago septet fuses jazz and gospel tradition in 13 songs.
916 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37212
Gathering Mercury: COLIN HAY. Men at Work singer-songwriter releases a limited edition deluxe album that includes 4 bonus stripped mixes in addition to 10 original tracks.
159 King St, Northampton, MA 10060
Double Live: CORDELIA’S DAD. Live 2-disc recording of both acoustic and electric original songs.
307 Hartmann Drive, Lebanon, TN 37087
022 The Love of God: KENNY ROGERS. Exclusive CD from Cracker Barrel featuring 12 songs and covers.
P.O. Box 219, Nevada City, CA 95959
123 Highlander’s Farewell: ALISDAIR FRASER and NATALIE HAAS. Thirteen Irish and Scottish trads from fiddler and cellist.
413 Carpenter Rd., Charlotte, VT 05445
20764 Una y orta vez: SERGENT GARCIA. Salsa/reggae musician releases first full-length album in five years blending Caribbean sounds of salsa, reggae, ska and dancehall music.
Dancing With No Shoes On
PO Box 30877, Flagstaff , AZ 86003-0877
03 Imagining Dancers: CHUCK CHEESMAN. Ten track album featuring original folk/acoustic songs with one trad.
David Goldman/WorldWave Music
76 Young Ave, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
201 Light in the Tunnel: DAVID GOLDMAN. Solo singer-songwriter releases 9-track original album of Americana roots music.
4121 N. Rockwell, Chicago, IL 60618
812 Gettin’ Kinda Rough!: GRANA LOUISE. Midwestern born-and-raised releases 12-track album including both studio and live songs set in traditional blues, classic jazz, soul blues, modern blues/rock and standout originals.
813 Low Down Papa: CLARENCE JELLY JOHNSON. Second volume of rare and historical piano roll recordings by ’20s classic originally recorded in Chicago.
208 Barclay Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27516
North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic Volume II: VARIOUS. Compilation of live recordings from the 2010 North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic in Potts Camp, Mississippi. Featuring Kenny Brown, The North Mississippi Allstars, Jimbo Mathus and more.
c/o MusicxMeyer, 2707 Densmore Dr., Toledo, OH 43606
Mountains/ Forests: JT NERO. Chicago-native singer-songwriter releases 10-track album of roots-inspired original songs.
4350 Montveiw Blvd, Denver, CO 80207
Low Bid On A Dream: DAVID MICHAEL. Debut album from Americana singer-songwriter presents 13 original tracks.
Dutchy Love Records
732 S. Clay St., Green Bay, WI 54301
004 Ashes to Beauty: THE HOLLANDS!. Second full-length album featuring 11 tracks from eclectic band whose sound derives from old-time instrumentation and modern alt-pop influence, featuring reverberating vocals and gypsy themes.
East River String Band
315 East 5th Street, Apt. 5B, New York, NY 10003
1004 Be Kind to a Man When He’s Down: EDEN AND JOHN’S EAST RIVER STRING BAND. NYC-based guitar and ukulele duo release fourth album featuring 14 versions of 1920s and ’30s country blues classics.
P.O. Box 1069, Copper Station, Midtown Section, New York, NY 10276
1025 First Light: EASY STAR ALL-STARS. Multi-ethnic reggae inspired group releases a 14 track album of original songs.
1201 West 24th Street, Suite 107, Austin, TX 78705
0182 Mountain Home: OWEN TEMPLE. Sixth studio record from Austin-based songwriter, 10 track album with the feel of a live performance.
Masovngata 18, NO-3616 Kongsberg, Norway
58 Rakhshani Love Songs and Trance Music from Balochistian: ABDULRAHMAN SURIZEHI. 2-CD set of mostly trad-inspired improvisations for the benju, a keyed psaltry from the region connecting Pakistan, Iran and India.
69 Semno Palla Mander: RALF NOVAK-ROSENGREN. Swedish singer-songwriter releases a 12-track acoustic-driven vocal album.
PO Box 11077, Takoma Park, MD 20913
031 High in the Blue Ridge: AL PETTEWAY and AMY WHITE. Acoustic duo releases 12-track album combining Celtic and Appalachian inspirations and some interwoven vocals.
10th & Parker, Berkeley, CA 94710
Cannibal Courtship: DENGUE FEVER. Eclectic Cambodian pop band with diverse, worldly sound releases an original 11-track album.
P.O. Box 40, Workington, Cumbria CA14 3GJ, U.K.
Sport and Play: JAMES FINDLAY. Twelve track album of acoustic trads from UK singer/instrumentalist.
323 Dean Street #2, Brooklyn , NY 11217
3007 Great American Gingerbread: RASPUTINA. Cello-driven vocal trio releases eighth album featuring 14 rarities and solo works.
P.O. Box 2561, Iowa City, IA 52244
011 Live at the Half Moon: CATFISH KEITH. Acoustic blues and roots musician releases his twelfth album featuring live recordings at the Half Moon in Putney in London, England.
1049 Harvard Ave., Montréal, QC H4A 2V6, Canada
051006 No Sorrow For Me: SWIFT YEARS. Canadian-based trio release 17-track album featuring some original songs, trad Russian tunes, a Berber medley, etc.
4 The Beeches, Uppingham, Rutland LE15 9PG, United Kingdom
3084 God Speed the Plough: JOHN KIRKPATRICK. Sixteen original compositions and tunes on solo recording from veteran English folk musician and button accordion master.
Flight of the BumBillB
43 Florence Dr., Chappaqua, NY 10514
Folk-n-Roller: BILL BACHMANN. Singer-songwriter/guitarist releases sophomore album that combines folk, bluegrass, ragtime, swing, jazz, blues and rock ’n’ roll music.
Friend of the Devil
The Folk EP: SARA BANLEIGH. Piano-accompanied singer releases debut album featuring five tracks of original arrangements of trad Irish folk tunes.
P.O. Box 35880, Tucson, AZ 85740
90031-2 Golden: TONY FURTADO. Portland-based singer-songwriter releases fifteenth album which includes thirteen original tracks.
Ribe Landevej 190, Vejle DK-7100, Denmark
0111 Love & Cigars: TRIO MIO. Fourth album features 11 contemporary Danish and Scandinavian roots tracks.
0511 Fiolministeriet: FIOLMINISTERIET. Scandinavian trad-inspired tro releases a self-titled album featuring 12 original string-based tracks, some vocals.
Cockenzie Business Centre, Edinburgh Road, Cockenzie, East Lothian EH32 0XL, Scotland
359 Stem The Tide: THE PAUL McKENNA BAND. Five-piece band releases 13 Scottish/Irish traditional music as well as original songs and tunes.
PO Box 90245, Nashville, TN 37209
Barn Doors and Concrete Floors: ISRAEL NASH GRIPKA. Roots artist releases sophomore album featuring eleven original tracks.
6 Thompson Close, Maltby S66 8QY, U.K.
Off We Go!: JESS and RICHARD ARROWSMITH. Duo releases 34-track album of nursery songs, rhymes and lullabies.
Halle Petro/Prittie Music
720 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA
Lucky You: HALLE and THE JILT. Premiere 11-track album from Brooklyn-based band.
1 River Walk, Frome, Somerset BA11 5HU, UK
002 Street Clan: INVISIBLE SYSTEM. Seventeen originals, album covers a wide variety of genres including rock, dance, reggae, post-punk, psychedelia, dubstep, and more.
1145 Fernbank Ave, Madison, TN 37115
111 Echo Boom: THE FAREWELL DRIFTERS. Eleven track album of harmonic roots music that draws influence from the traditions of folk, bluegrass, film scores, and 60’s revolutionary pop.
848 N. Pass Ave., Burbank, CA 91505
Live At The Freight & Salvage: Susie Glaze & The Hilonesome Band: SUSIE GLAZE and THE HILONESOME BAND. Ten original and traditional mountain songs recorded live.
8 Rue Patenier, Liège B-4000, Belgium
The All Weathers Country: TURLU TURSU. Trio presents third album, with backing on the accordion, bansuri, melodica, drums, bass, and baritone guitar.
Horizon Music Group
679 1/2 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516
2023 Don’t Smoke: MR. ISAAC ALLEN. Deep voiced pianist bluesman releases first album with 11 tracks with jazz elements.
500 Rice Farm Rd, Dummerstera, VT 05301
The Long March Home: DAN HOUGHTON. Scottish Highland bagpipes player releases 11 track album of traditional songs arranged by the artist.
Sairion Street 11, Hämeenlinna 13222, Finland
41 Black and White: HOEDOWN. Finland natives release a 20-track, double-disc album featuring blues standards and other covers.
42 Linin’ Track: CHRISTIAN-CHARLES DE PLICQUE, JARKKA RISSANEN and FRIENDS. Gospel/blues musician releases 12-track album filled with thick, droning electric guitars and rattling percussion.
Kalob Griffin Band
4 Winter Meadow Ln, Malvern, PA 19355
KGB: Kalob Griffin Band: KALOB GRIFFIN BAND. Pennsylvania-based 5-piece old-time Americana band releases 5-track self-titled EP with rock ’n’ roll instrumentation.
138 Winners Circle, Cary, NC 27511
7: ANDREW KASAB. Progressive Acoustic Guitarist and Harp Guitarist releases seven track album.
1418 1/2 E. 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55805, USA
Will You Marry Me?: RACHAEL KILGOUR. Singer-songwriter releases sophomore album exploring various topical subjects and current American issues, acoustic backdrop featuring drums, violin and bass.
P.O. Box 40100, Nashville, TN 37204
Sound Ground: GARY OGAN. Portland-based songwriter, musician and producer offers 11 songs that range from soul and funk to gospel and pop rock.
4 Pine Street, Winchester, MA 01890, USA
Water Wheel: RANDALL KROMM. Singer-songwriter from the Boston area debuts 11 track album.
23 Crawford Way, Charles Town, WV 25414
Them Bones...: DAVID LaFLEUR. Combination of trads and originals from singer-songwriter and Appalachian roots musician, with backing on guitar, dobro, mandolin,cello, organ and piano.
1627 Sherman St, Alameda, CA 94501
Flowers On Gooey Sand Dunes: ADOLFO LAZO. Third solo album from Tempest drummer features 11 original singer-songwriter tracks that mix blues, indie rock and folk with Latin rock, country and more.
P.O. Box 155, West 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J1M4, Canada
02 It’s A Sin: COUSIN HARLEY. Vancouver native trio releases 13-track album blending jump blues, rockabilly and swing.
02 Boxcar Campfire: PAUL PIGAT. Vancouver native released 12-track rockabilly album, with backing on banjo, guitar, bass, mandolin and drums.
4 Tollmead Cottage, 48 Esher Green, Esher, Surrey KT10 8AQ, United Kingdom
06 A Tribute To Lead Belly: LONNIGANS SKIFFLE GROUP. A tribute to one of America’s greatest folk singers featuring guests such as Pete Seeger, Oscar Brand and Tom Paley.
54 Music Square East, Ste. 300, Nashville, TN 37203
Kmag YoYo (& Other American Stories): HAYES CARLL. Request 54/3 - MT.
Sweet Honey: THE LOST PINES. Austin-based bluegrass band releases original 14-track album, produced by Grammy-winning Dixie Chicks producer, Lloyd Maines.
1338 Viva Lane, Concord, CA 94518
1101 The Heart Collector: ADAM LEVY. Los-Angeles-raised guitarist/singer-songwriter offers 13 songs on fifth release.
P.O. Box 113, Winfield, KS 67156, USA
2011 Just My Luck: TERRY QUIETT BAND. Trio releases 13-track original with blues and jazz influence.
Ulvilantie 19b B46, Helsinki 00350, Finland
003 Akropolis: SNEKKA. Third full-length album that features ten new Scandinavian folk-rock songs and one rearranged Finnish trad.
005 The Hottest Shot: HOT ’N’ TOT. Debut album consisting mostly of original fiddle/Appalachian compositions and some trad melodies arranged by the band.
Maison de Soul
P.O. Drawer 10, Ville Platte, LA 70586
1093 Alter Ego: CHRIS ARDOIN. Zydeco musician releases 15-track original album featuring heavy hip-hop and r&b influence, with synthesizers, programmed drums and auto-tune.
8 West 127th St., New York, NY 10027
60 BERBER TAXI: Malika Zarra. Eleven track Moroccan jazz album sung in traditional Moroccan Arabic and French.
565 9th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215
006 One Foot In The Honky Tonk: JAMES REAMS and the BARNSTORMERS. Fifteen track bluegrass album blends elements of Kentucky roadhouse sounds.
P.O. Box 1284, Colorado Springs, CO 80901
008 Jook Joint Thunderclap: JOHN-ALEX MASON. Ten mostly original hill country blues songs that incorporate elements of hip-hop and distorted electric guitars.
P.O. Box 2394, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
Job Potter: JOB POTTER. Self-titled debut album from New York-based singer-songwriter featuring fourteen all original tracks, with backing.
159 Lincoln Ave., Hastings-On-Hudson, NY 10706
Come On Over and See Us Sometime: HARRY BOLICK and BRIAN SLATTERY. Fourth album features singing and mostly traditional tunes supported by banjo and fiddles.
9215 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90212
3052 I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive: STEVE EARLE. 11 track A-side and 14th studio album from Emmy and Grammy award nominated artist.
45 Main Street, Suite 1008, Brooklyn, NY 11201
1101 Fables for Fighters: CHRIS VELAN. Montreal-based singer-songwriter releases contemporary roots and pop/rock oriented 11-track album, with backing on synths, organ, ukelele, bass, piano, mandolin and harmonica.
Nine Mile Records
P.O. Box 40968, Austin, TX 78704
0141 Viewfinder: REBECCA PRONSKY. Brooklyn-based countrified folk singer-songwriter releases 11-track sophomore album featuring resonating vocals and a drum-bass-guitar backing trio.
Ninth Street Opus
1100 Ninth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710-1203
Speeding Ticket and a Valentine: BLAME SALLY. Harmony-laden rootsy acoustic originals from San Fran-based all-girl pop band.
1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019
400151 Hard Bargain: EMMYLOU HARRIS. A 13-track mixture of both originals and covers by country/folk singer-songwriter.
1101 Hal Cannon: HAL CANNON. Debut album of all-original music featuring members of Red Rock Rondo, and other Utah musicians.
Fredrikinkatu 77 A 2, Helsinki 00100 , Finland
1185 Uniko: KRONOS QUARTET with KIMMO POHJONEN & SAMULI KOSMINEN. German quartet teams up with two Finnish musicians who contribute accordion and percussionist talents to this 7-track album.
Open Mic Records
1808 Coventry Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Coverage: The Songs of Charlie Mosbrook: VARIOUS. Collection of songs recorded by close friends and colleagues of Charlie Mosbrook as a living tribute to Cleveland-based singer-songwriter.
P.O. Box 252, Viroqua, WI 54665
108 Listen to the Crows: ARIANE LYDON. Airy vocals and down tempo acoustics in British-born singer and musician’s 12-track album, featuring mostly original tracks exploring natural beauty and covers of Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell and a musical reworking of Pablo Neruda’s poetry.
Paper Thick Walls
A Thousand Novels: PAPER THICK WALLS. Four-piece band releases original 10-track album featuring a multitude of influences, including eclectic Americana and contemporary pop/rock.
P.O. Box 572, Rockville, MD 20848
215 Radio Favorite and Sacred Songs: JEREMY STEPHENS and TOM MINDTE. Duet pair releases their second album and dig into old-time and bluegrass duet repertoire.
414 N. Erie St. , PO Box 2328, Toledo, OH 43603
Monday Creek: SHANE PIASECKI. Ohio native releases his third independent album featuring 15 original tracks.
Pledge Music Recordings
001 No One Listens to the Band Anymore: THE DAMNWELLS. Indie-rock band releases fourth recording featuring 12 original tracks.
P.O. Box 135, Pender Island, BC V0N 2M0, Canada
004 Folklore: MAE MOORE. Canadian roots musician releases solo recording featuring nine original tracks with folk/jazz instrumentation.
P.O. Box 7, Titusville, NJ 08560
001 Blues In Disguise: TJ NIX and PAUL PLUMERI. First full-length album features blues carried by harmonica and guitar.
Cricket Lane, Beckenham, Kent BR3 1LW, U.K.
015 High Atmosphere: DIANA JONES. Third album from Nashville singer-songwriter features 12 tracks of mountain ballad tradition.
P.O. Box 312, St. Helena, CA 94574, USA
Songs of My Father’s People: Mostly Scottish Song About Love: CELIA RAMSAY. California-based vocalist releases debut album featuring mostly traditional Scottish ballads, half sung old-style and half with accompaniment from harp, fiddle, accordion, guitar and banjo.
Rear Window Music
19 A Knoll Lane, Mill Valley, CA 94941, USA
Liberty: GEORGIA WHITING. Geneva native singer-songwriter releases first solo, with influence from her singer-songwriter family.
P.O. Box 7405, Charlottesville, VA 22906
1840 A Mother’s Prayer: RALPH STANLEY. Acclaimed Virginia-native Appalachia/bluegrass musician presents 14-track collection of hymns and prayers.
Rosenlundsgatan 30 B, Stockholm 118 53, Sweden
06 No Sleep ’Til Rockridge: THE ROCKRIDGE BROTHERS. Third album blends mountain music and bluegrass from Swedish-native quartet.
21 Perkins St., Lowell, MA 01854
0001 One\Time: AMY BLACK. Singer-songwriter releases sophomore album including a dozen tracks with rock ’n’ roll and soul influence.
The Long Weight: KIP BOARDMAN. Singer-songwriter releases third studio recording mines the rich musical landscapes of a distinctly American songbook.
10531 4S Commons Drive, Ste. 104, San Diego, CA 92127
I’m Still Here: LAURA ROPPE. San Diego-based singer-songwriter releases a 13-track original album of songs about battling cancer.
PO Box 1991, Clearwater, FL 33757
05 Son of Ojito: DAVID ROSENFIELD. Singer-songwriter releases solo acoustic album combining the influences of folk music, punk and rock ’n’ roll with poetic lyrics.
5290 Jamaca Blvd N, Lake Elmo, , MN 55042
004 Now You Know: JUSTIN ROTH. Singer-songwriter and acoustic guitarist offers a blend of contemporary, indie and alt-folk originals.
304 Hudson St., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10013
617 Last: THE UNTHANKS. UK roots quintet fronted by sister lead vocalists releases 11-track album of trads, originals and borrowed songs.
One Rounder Way, Burlington, MA 01803
06582 DayBreak: SIERRA HULL. Dozen-tracked sophomore album from 19-year-old mandolin prodigy.
0662 Almost Home: LARRY SPARKS. A dozen songs from legendary bluegrass guitarist and singer.
11661-06572 Heartache Looking For A Home: CHARLIE SIZEMORE. Bluegrass vocalist, songwriter, instrumentalist and bandleader, native of Kentucky releases follow-up album to 2007 debut.
11661-0659 Fired Up: MICHAEL CLEVELAND and FLAMEKEEPER. Sophomore 14-track album from hard-driving bluegrass band.
33 Richdale Avenue, Suite 121, Cambridge, MA 02140
067003091121 Break in the Clouds: ELEPHANT REVIVAL. Quintet releases 14-track original bluegrass album featuring fiddle, folk, and even hip-hop inspirations.
P.O. Box 660040, Arcadia, CA 91066-0040
1070 Strange New World: BLUE MOON RISING. Tennessee-based quartet blend traditional bluegrass, blues, gospel and country, 13 songs.
1080 Lonesome Whistle: THE ROYS. Debut album featuring 11 original country tracks that put a modern spin on tradition.
2005 Take Me Lord And Use Me: MIKE SCOTT. 13-track Christian bluegrass album from vocalist and banjoist.
P.O. Box 15127, Philadelphia, PA 19130
013 A Long Series of Memorable Nights Forgotten: The Belfast Sessions: ROBERT SARAZIN BLAKE with JOHN MCSHERRY. Eight mainly original songs from Washington-based singer-songwriter and guitarist.
014 Put It All Down In A Letter: ROBERT SARAZIN BLAKE with JEFFERSON HAMER and THE POWDERKEGS. Singer-songwriter presents 10 tracks, nine originals, with backing on guitar, fiddle, and piano.
4836 Queen Victoria Road, Woodland Hills, CA 91364
1016 Journey Around The Sun: STRUNZ and FARAH. Grammy-nominated guitar duo’s first studio recording in four years blends Latin and Middle Eastern elements with jazz and flamenco.
P.O. Box 106, Whately, MA 01093
2035 In the Buffalo Surround: DENNIS CROMMETT. Singer-songwriter releases debut album featuring 11 original tracks inspired by a book by Mari Sandoz.
2036 Starlight Hotel: ZOE MUTH and the LOST HIGH ROLLERS. Seattle-based singer and band releases second album featuring 10 original tracks.
2037 Horse Latitudes: JEFFERY FOUCAULT. Blending rock, country and folk, Wisconsin-native presents ten originals.
520 Hampshire St. Ste. 202, San Francisco, CA 94110
657036 1177 From Night To the Edge of Day: AZAM ALI. Iranian-born, Indian-raised vocalist explores motherhood through Lebanese, Turkish, Iranian and Kurdish lullabies.
5050 W. Point Loma Blvd #4, San Diego, CA 92107
2011 Big Bang!: COCO and LAFE. Thirteen mainly original acoustic songs on traveling duo’s fifth release.
600 Maryland Ave. SW, Ste. 2001, Washington, DC 20024
40189 Civil War Naval Songs: Period Ballads from the Union and Confederate Navies, and the Home Front: VARIOUS. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings commemorates the 150th anniversary of the commencement of the Civil War with a newly recorded collection of period wartime ballads.
9020 Rocky Cove Dr, Anchorage, AK 99507
001 The Bear: SOURDOUGH BISCUITS. Multi-instrumentalist Alaskan musicians release trad bluegrass and originals.
The South Carolina Broadcasters
PO Box 386, Charleston, SC 29402
A Thousand Miles Away From Home: THE SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTERS. South Carolina-based old-time trio releases 13-track album featuring vocal harmonies.
2112 Lynn Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
22211 The Hills Are In Bloom: JOHN MINTON. Texas native singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist releases 12-track album, with backing.
2741 14th St. A, Boulder, CO 80304
300 Africa to Appalachia: JAYME STONE. Banjo player constructs acoustic album with Bach, trad dance and Nordic inspirations.
120 31st Ave North, Nashville, TN 37203
Follow Me Down: SARAH JAROSZ. Sophomore release by singer-songwriter and musician features guests including Bela Fleck, Jerry Douglas, Shawn Colvin, Punch Brothers, and more.
4064 Wood and Stone: TARA NEVINS. American roots traditionalist releases solo album featuring thirteen original songs.
P.O. Box 16161, Rocky River, OH 44116
Spread the Word: THE SUNRISE. Cleveland-based husband and wife singer-songwriter duo release debut recording of 11 original tracks.
Box 4723, Rumford, RI 02916
9142 The Goods: AL BASILE. Eighth solo album from blues artist, featuring thirteen originals.
Swiftly Running Records
308 E. Seminary Ave. #3, Wheaton, IL 60187
Fundamental : JAY MATHES. Chicago-based singer-songwriter guitarist releases fifth solo album, solo/acoustic guitar and vocal performance of fifteen original songs.
P.O. Box 1151, Montclaire, NJ 07042
388011 Can’t Control Myself: GINA SICILIA. Third album features seven compositions and three covers, blending blues, r&b, soul and Americana, from Philadelphia singer-songwriter.
8 Martin Dene, Bexleyheath, Kent DA6 8NA, United Kingdom
170 Restoration: MARC ELLINGTON. Release of 1973 album featuring contributions from Fairport Convention’s Dave Mattacks, Simon Nicol and Jerry Donahue, Dolly Collins, Zoot Money and Ray Warleigh.
172 A Question of Roads: MARC ELLINGTON. UK multi-instrumentalist releases third album originally released in 1973 and includes radio track Jacobite Lament.
175 Marc Time: MARC ELLINGTON. UK multi-instrumentalist’s 5th album originally released in 1975 includes a bonus track recorded at the same time as the original album.
Talking Horse Music
PO Box 1704, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
979 Train Of Life: STEVE WARNER and THE ROLLING COYOTES. Fourteen track album with 3 bonus tracks of roots Americana with resonating vocals and an acoustic backdrop.
23307 Commerce Park Rd., Cleveland, OH 44122
32823 Medicine: TAB BENOIT. Contemporary blues with topical subject matter contains 11 original songs.
Ten Foot Texan
P.O. Box 1022, Georgetown, TX 78627
102 Factory Man: ERIC HANKE. Singer-songwriter presents second release featuring a blend of soul, blues, country, rock, folk and Americana.
1604 8th Avenue South, 2nd Floor, Nashville, TN 37203
7061195 Land Like A Bird: AMY SPEACE. Alt-country singer/guitarist releases 12-track album with an adult-contemporary sound.
1136 Cypress Drive, Vista , CA 92084
415 L.A. Can Wait: MICHAEL TIERNAN. Southern CA singer-songwriter presents contemporary folk and folk-rock music in his fourth full-length release.
555 8th Ave., Ste. 1803, New York, NY 10018
9073 Sufis at the Cinema: VARIOUS. Fifty years of Bollywood Qawwali and Sufi Song from 1958-2007 on a two CD set.
P.O. Box 1955, NY, NY 10113
No Help Coming: HOLLY GOLIGHTLY and THE BROKEOFFS. 12 mainly original tracks from Georgia-based duo.
9 Whitefriars, Aungier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Memory Lane: THE HIGH KINGS. Irish band release new album featuring 14 tracks that blend contemporary pop music and trad Gaelic influence.
2118 Wilshire Blvd. #361, Santa Monica, CA 90403
656 Alexander: ALEXANDER. Ten track self-titled debut album from alt-folk vocalist from Ima Robot and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros.
1945 Rohrer Dr., Turlock, CA 95382
Red Dog Ash: RED DOG ASH. A dozen original songs from central California-based bluegrass quartet.
P.O. Box 1338, Severna Park, MD 21146
1101 Joy of Living/Joie de Vivre: VERONNEAU. Quebecois vocalist and a classically trained soprano, releases new 10-track album ranging from Jazz to Folk, Blues and Pop.
1101 Joy of Living/Joie de Vivre: VERONNEAU. Quebecoise vocalist and a classically trained soprano, releases new 10 track album of music ranging from Jazz to Folk, Blues and Pop.
PO Box 676, Chestertown, NY 12817
Pieces: THE STEVEN L. SMITH BAND. 14-track sophomore album from New York-based singer-songwriter.
100 E. 23rd St., Baltimore, MD 2128
002 Line Open: WILL GALISON. Chromatic harmonica player releases 11-track album.
P.O. Box 9187, Colorado Springs, CO 80932
824761-433422 A Cowboy’s Song: SONS OF THE SAN JOAQUIN. Album from sibling trio features ten originals and four standards.
6395 Gunpark Dr., Ste. A, Boulder, CO 80301
The Yoga Sessions: GO-RAY & DUKE. Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and composer teams with producer, composer and percussionist for 11 tracks pulling from various worldwide music traditions.
Mysterious Duality: Just Me: JAYANTHI KUMARESH. Veena solo album features classically trained musician on four track album.
0112 Prana Groove: STEVIN MCNAMARA. A western interpretation of northern India’s classical music offering a sixty minute piece divided into three movements.
0113 Tibetan Mantras for Turbulent Times: DEVA PREMAL AND THE GYUTO MONKS OF TIBET. Mantra meditation album offering eight Tibetan mantras chanted 108 times each.
Wiser Time Music
411 King George Road, Ste 101, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Beggars And Thieves: WISER TIME. Third album presents nine tracks of mainly original songs, blending country, blues and roots/rock.
dist. Harmonia Mundi USA, 1117 Chestnut St., Burbank, CA 91506-1624
468103 Coliseu: ANA MOURA. Recording of 2008 debut performances at the Coliseu do Porto and Lisbon’s Coliseu dos Recreios from Portuguese fado singer.
468108 Courage: MAMADOU DIABATE. Grammy-winning kora player releases 11-track album promoting positivity.
PO Box 733, Mohegan Lake, NY 10547
Paper Boats: THE YAYAS. Contemporary folk trio releases a 10-track original album.
315 Columbia St., Brooklyn , NY 11231
001 Folk Music of the United States: PAT CONTE. Traditional American folk songs on fiddle and banjo.
113 Brays Lane, Wallerawang, NSW, Australia
010 Liberty Junction: MARTIN DOHERTY and LEIGH BIRKETT. Singer-songwriter and guitarist’s new album featuring Australian acoustic tradition. With accompanying songbook.
dist. Sony Music, 550 Madison Ave., 17th Fl., New York, NY 10022-3211
82724 Bridge Over Troubled Water: SIMON AND GARFUNKEL. Re-release celebrating the 40th anniversary of popular duo’s hit album, including DVD of historic 1969 TV special, Songs of America and a new documentary.
85424 Live at Shea Stadium : BILLY JOEL. Premiere release of the 2008 full-length concert film on double CD, DVD & Blu-Ray.
4 Industrial Dr., Pacific, MO 63069-3611
Unfortunate Puppy and Other Fine Tunes: Lessons in Intermediate and Advanced Clawhammer Banjo: HUNTER ROBERTSON. Instructional DVD teaches ten classic fiddle tunes for the clawhammer banjo. 133 mins.
422 Business Center, H-840 N Circle Dr, Oaks, PA 19456
5136 Bob Dylan: Revealed: BOB DYLAN. Directed by Joel Gilbert, this DVD offers an intimate biography of Dylan’s 50-year career through insider interviews and never-before-seen footage and photos. 110 min.
37 E. Clinton St., Newton, NJ 07860
621 The Legacy of Roscoe Holcomb: ROSCOE HOLCOMB. Explores the brilliant banjo and guitar playing of an iconic American traditional musician during the 1960s. 100 min.
Stefan Grossman’s Guitar Workshop
P.O. Box 802, Sparta, NJ 07871
13121 On The Sunny Side Of The Ocean; The Guitar Artistry of John Fahey: JOHN FAHEY. Instructional video from eclectic acoustic guitarist. 134 mins.
13125 In Concert 1980; The Guitar Artistry of Bert Jansch Conundrum: BERT JANSCH. Edinburgh native songwriter and guitarist in concert video recorded in Athens, Ohio. 103 mins.
P.O. Box 802, Sparta, NJ 07871
13123 The Guitar Artistry of Eric Bibb: Don’t Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down: ERIC BIBB. Bluesman raised in the folk tradition blends various genres together to create a unique sound. 96 min.
13124 The Guitar Artistry of Guy Davis: Teller of Tales: GUY DAVIS. Musician, composer, actor, director and writer specializes in the blues and teaching through stories of his own ancestry. 90 min.