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Publication Noted (May 2011)


Candlewick Press
2067 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140

PASSING THE MUSIC DOWN by Sarah Sullivan. 20, ISBN: 978-0-7636-3753-8, cloth, pp., 10 x 10. Children's book about spreading music from generation to generation.

Hal Leonard
1210 Innovation Dr., Winona, MN 55987

LIKE ME: CONFESSIONS OF A HEARTLAND COUNTRY SINGER by Chely Wright. 2011, ISBN: 978-1-4234-9948-0, pbk $18.99, 318pp., 6 x 9. Autobiography of country singer, gay rights activist.

Oxford University Press
198 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016

NEW ATLANTIS: MUSICIANS BATTLE FOR THE SURVIVAL OF NEW ORLEANS by John Swenson. 2011, ISBN: 978-0-19-975452-6, cloth $27.95, 284pp., 6 x 9, Index. Depicts the musical recovery of New Orleans after the disaster of Hurricane Katrina, featuring Dr. John, The Neville Brothers, Trombone Shorty and Big Chief Monk Boudreaux.

COSMIC COWBOYS and NEW HICKS by Travis D. Stimeling. 2011, ISBN: 978-0919-974747-4, cloth $35, 192pp., 6 x 9, Sources, Discography, Index. Examination of Austin, Texas' contemporary countercultural country scene.


Acoustic Music
Postfach 1945, Osnabrück D-49009, Germany

1472 Mandovocale: Licht Und Schatten: HAJO HOFFMANN. Mandolin expert plays a dozen classical standards and original arrangements.

1473 Ear Candy: TODD HALLAWELL and ROBIN KESSINGER. Fingerstylist and flatpicker join for thirteen acoustic standards and originals, with a range of influence, stemming from Irish and American tradition.

PO BOX 5915, BERKELEY, CA 94705

001 Factory Second: NEIL GETZ. California-based singer-songwriter releases a set of eleven countrified original songs.

Alice Otter
P.O. Box 1109, Ashland, OR 97520

111 Lucky Dogs: ALICE DIMICELE. Set of fifteen original songs from American Northwest-based singer-songwriter, contains elements of pop and soul.

P.O. Box 60234, Chicago, IL 60660

4943 Tommy Castro Presents The Legendary Rhythm and Blues Revue: VARIOUS. Live compilation blues album featuring Tommy Castro, Rick Estrin, Theodis Ealey, Joe Louis Walker, Sista Monica Parker, Michael Iron Man Burks, Janiva Magness, Debbie Davies and Trampled Under Foot.

c/o Epitaph, 2798 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026


P.O. Box 2593, West Chester, PA 19380

1126 My Love Will Keep: JONATHAN EDWARDS. A dozen original folk/rock songs and standards from veteran singer-songwriter.

1127 Use Me: DAVID BROMBERG. Singer-songwriter/roots musician adopts the songwriting of several Americana artists, including John Hiatt, Dr. John, Widespread Panic, Levon Helm, Linda Rondstadt, Los Lobos, Vince Gill, Tim O'Brien, Keb' Mo' and the Butcher Brothers.

Asphalt Tango
Ackerstrasse 14/15, Berlin D-10115, Germany

2911 Balkan Brass Battle: BOBAN and MARKO MARKOVIC ORCHESTRA and FANFARE CIOCARLIA. Collaboration album from Romanian and Serbian East European Gypsy Balkan brass bands, featuring originals and trads.

Bet The Ranch
PO Box 120491, Nashville, TN 37212

2511 Let The Storm Roll In: CLAUDIA NYGAARD. A dozen original country songs from Nashville-based singer-songwriter.

Boulder Acoustic Society
P.O. Box 245, Denver, CO 80201

The Quiet American, Vol II: THE QUIET AMERICAN. Trads and originals from Colorado-based singer/guitarist, with American roots influence.

2030 Nootka St., Vancouver, BC V5M 3L9, Canada

018 Vintage + Unique: JOHN REISCHMAN and THE JAYBIRDS. Bluegrass trads, origs and standards from mandolin player and contemporary bluegrass band.

6891 Tradewinds Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92001

102 Our Secret: FIERY BLUE. Second long-distance collaboration album between Austin-based producer and NYC-based singer, combines rock and country elements.

79 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10003

20038 Come A Little Bit Closer: The Best of Willy DeVille Live: WILLY DeVILLE. Live compilation of late folk- and roots-rock performer.

225 W Bartges St, Akron, OH 44307

015 Meadow Rituals: LUUP. Potpourri album celebrating nature

Finnders and Youngberg
3625 Soderburg Dr., Ft. Collins, CO 80526

FY5: FINNDERS and YOUNGBERG. Colorado-based bluegrass and Americana band releases set of twelve mostly original songs rooted in various American tradition.

Fort Knox
PO BOX 4826, Washington, DC 20008

039 See-I: SEE-I. Debut album featuring rock-infused dub reggae from DC-based duo.

Found Audio

Chalk: FOUND AUDIO. Massachusetts-based four-piece indie folk rock band releases ten originals.

Ribe Landevej 190, Vejle DK-7100, Denmark

0610 Sea and Land: 10 Years With Danish Traditional Music: JENSEN and BUGGE. Ten year anniversary album from traditional Danish duo, with a heavy focus on dance, backing on clarinet, double bass, guitar and vocals.

Good Read Music
788 Koele Street, Hilo, HI 96720

Whispering to the Wind: ARTHUR DAVENPORT. Alt-country singer-songwriter releases a potpourri of musical styles.

Buddy Greene
P.O. Box 3687, Brentwood, TN 37024

195317 Harmonica Anthology: BUDDY GREEN. Multi-instrumentalist tackles an entire album of harmonica mastery, featuring an array of standards and originals from various genres.

Cockenzie Business Centre, Edinburgh Road, Cockenzie, East Lothian EH32 0XL, Scotland

361 Whisky for Breakfast: ROBIN LAING. Scottish singer-songwriter presents a 16-track grouping of mostly original songs, often pulling influence from Scottish tradition, featuring backing on drums, saxophone, flute, fiddle, mandolin and percussion.

Laura Grill
89 Saint Botolph St. #6, Boston, MA 02116

Never Before: LAURA GRILL BAND. Boston-based vocalist joins four-piece band for a dozen originals.

P.O. Box 1039, Canton, MS 39046

7500-11 Dramin': GRADY CHAMPION. Set of ten original blues songs from Mississippi-born contemporary bluesman/harmonica player.

Half Badger
6 Garfield Ct #3, Exeter, NH 03833

000000 New Hymns: JOHN TRUTH. Singer-songwriter, former band member of punk group the Queers, releases six song collection of acoustic tunes.

Susan Herndon
PO Box 52721, Tulsa, OK 74152

All Fall Down: SUSAN HERNDON. Singer-songwriter visits a multitude of genres, including pop, country, bluegrass, blues, rock, jug-band and reggae.

High Echo Lake
1549 S. Holland Ct., Lakewood, CO 80215

107 A Cowboy and his Sweetheart: ROZ BROWN. Autoharp player and son release a set of 15 country/western standards.

8 Rue Patenier, Liège B-4000, Belgium

4446076 Tierra: OSVALDO HERNANDEZ-NAPOLES. Mexican-born, Belgium-based multicultural multi-instrumentalist releases a set of twelve diverse indigeonous and Afro-Latin American traditional tracks.

4446077 Chansons Pour La Fin D'un Jour: EMRE GULTEKIN, WOUTER VANDENABEELE, ERTAN TEKEN and JORIS VANVINCKENROYE. Four-piece Turkish collective releases thirteen songs, with instrumentation on violin, viola, mandolin, saz, tanbur, duduk, mey and double bass.

21 West St, Brattleboro, VT 05301

Two Foot Jumpin': HOUSETOP. Four-piece string band releases a set of 15 swing originals and standards, featuring vocal harmonies and early-20th century influence.

PO Box 720043, Dallas, TX 75372

092 Heavy Sugar: CALHOUN. Indie-folk singer-songwriters release a set of twelve originals.


211 Lovers Beggars Soldiers Sailors: IAN PITTAWAY. British traditional and early music from UK-based guitarist, featuring solo vocals with acoustic guitar accompaniment.

48 Clinton Street, New York, NY 10002

Greg Garing: GREG GARING. Singer-songwriter incorporates rock/country elements and blues/jazz instrumentation in seventh album, featuring eleven tracks with backing on drums, bass and sax.

Ma'ayan Lieberman
2604 Monte Vista Ave, El Cemto, CA 94530

Ma'ayan Lieberman: MA'AYAN LIEBERMAN. Tender voiced California-based singer-songwriter releases set of 8 original tracks.

Limestone House
Kjellgren, Hagaback, Bykyruby 77499, Sweden

016 A Grasshopper's Lament: DOWNHILL BLUEGRASS BAND. Six-piece bluegrass band from Sweden releases thirteen original bluegrass tracks.

Llingsworth Music
400 8th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215

Always Love Your Life!: FRED ELLIS. Album from veteran NYC public school teacher and music therapist features 12 original songs encouraging respect for cultural diversity.

P.O. Box 2525, Novato, CA 94948

Guitar Solos: DOUG ADAMZ. Set of thirteen original solo instrumental guitar songs from California-based guitarist.

Maison de Soul
P.O. Drawer 10, Ville Platte, LA 70586

1093 Sweat: CHRIS ARDOIN. Zydeco musician releases 17-track original album featuring heavy hip-hop and r&b influence, with synthesizers, programmed drums and auto-tune.

Market Square
Whiteleaf Business Centre, Buckingham Industrial Park, Buckingham MK18 1TF, U.K.

157 Growing Pains 3: MICHAEL CHAPMAN. Previously unreleased songs and instrumentals from 70s-era guitarist/songwriter.

Nikki Matheson
P.O. Box 665, Moretown, VT 05660

Invisible Angel: NIKKI MATHESON. Set of thirteen tracks from Canada-based singer, with origs, trads and standards, with backing.

The Midway
2435 Prospect Ave., Apt 308, Allentown, PA 18103

Hillbilly Gut Rock: THE MIDWAY. PA-based banjoist releases lo-fi debut.

Midway Fair
1229 Northview Rd, Baltimore, MD 21218

The Distance of the Moon At Daybreak: MIDWAY FAIR. Baltimore-based folk-rock trio seams British and American traditions with elements of indie rock.

PO Box 1268, Camden, ME 04843

0041 Between Us: PETER BRADLEY ADAMS. Set of eleven original songs from Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter, soft and acoustic.

Mud Music Records
131 Clyde Lane, Lanark , ON K0G1K0, Canada

03 Adelaide: BROTHERS THROUGH THE HILL. Ten original tracks from alt-rock band.

Muddy York
15 Banfield St., Paris, ON N3L 2Y5, Canada

110 Scatter the Ashes: Music of Old Ontario: MUDDY YORK. CD release of early Ontario roots music, originally recorded in 1984.

The Night Watch
32 High Street, Wollaston, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 4NJ, UK

0111 The Ambassadors: THE NIGHT WATCH. Collection of traditional music from early Renaissance and Medieval traditions from UK-based duo.

1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019

527603 Sleep with One Eye Open: CHRIS THILE and MICHAEL DAVES. Set of sixteen bluegrass trads and standards from youthful guitar/mandolin duo.

Nordic Stomp
Agricolankatu 5A22, Helsinki 00530, Finland

001 Village: THE SECRET CARPET CLUB. Scandinavian folk trio debut album with mostly trads, featuring guitar, fiddle, flute and vocals.

465 Wolton Mill Rd, Warren, ME 04864

3 Lefts: PADDY MILLS. Solo acoustic effort from Maine-based singer-songwriter featuring 14 original songs.

P.O. Box 572, Rockville, MD 20848

207 Sun Racer and Other Tragic Ballads: MAC MARTIN and ED BROZI. 21 songs from bluegrass and old-time duo performed live in Pittsburgh as part of The Shadyside Sessions, recorded May 1, 1970 and November 3, 1972.

Paulman Music
Lifford, Ennis, Co. Clare, , Ireland

001 Green Grass Blue Grass: Roots Music From Ireland and America: BROCK McGUIRE BAND. Cross-cultural mix of Celtic tradition and Appalachian bluegrass from collective, featuring guest musicians Ricky Skaggs, , Aubrey Haynie, Bryan Sutton, Jeff Taylor and Mark Fain.

The Peoples Label
1779 Wells Branch Parkway #110 B, Austin, TX 78728

Future Blues: JOHNNY NICHOLAS. Blues vocalist releases first album in six years.

Prairie Pagan
2235 Robinson St., Regina, SK S4T 2R1, Canada

01 Dear Friands and Gentle Hearts: NORMAN WALKER. Trad-style original ballads and more from Saskatchewan singer-songwriter, with backing.

Rack 'Em
c/o Spur Studios, P.O. Box 91479, Austin, TX 78709-1479

005 Satisfied At Last: JOE ELY. Texas-based singer-songwriter releases ten country-blues tinged songs.

Red House
P.O. Box 4044, 501 W. Lynnhurst Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104

246 A NOD TO BOB 2: VARIOUS. Tribute to Bob Dylan on his 70th birthday from John Gorka, Hot Tuna, The Pines, Lucy Kaplansky, Jimmy LaFave, Eliza Gilkyson and more.

579 Madeira Drive, Orange Park, FL 32073

Something Good for a Change: RATHKELTAIR. Celtic jam rock fusion band releases set of fourteen trad and original songs.

Rock & Sock
30172 Pharr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Who Was That Man?: TOKYO ROSENTHAL. Countrified singer-songwriter delivers 10 originals with backing.

Rough Trade
304 Hudson St., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10013

616 Alela Diane and Wild Divine: ALELA DIANE and WILD DIVINE. Portland-based singer-songwriter releases ten original, poppy tracks.

One Rounder Way, Burlington, MA 01803

11661-1167 Woody Guthrie Live Wire: WOODY GUTHRIE. Re-release of legendary folk singer's only known live performance, recording from 1949

P.O. Box 33, Boonville, MO 65233

Black Cloud: DAVINA and THE VAGABONDS. Swing revival album with New Orleans influence from Minnesota-based singer-songwriter/pianist.

Saguaro Road
8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr, Fairfax, VA 22031

26393 Take the High Road: BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA. Set of thirteen tracks of country gospel music featuring standards and trads from esteemed group.

Six Degrees
520 Hampshire St. Ste. 202, San Francisco, CA 94110

65703611782 Sistema Subversiva: DA CRUZ. Switzerland-based Brazilian electronica producer joins with Bossa Nova singer for set of 16 original songs.

Stony Plain
Box 861, Edmonton, AB T5J 2L8, Canada

1352 Strictly Whatever: HARRY MANX and KEVIN BREIT. Canada-based master guitarists release collaboration album with a multitude of influences, spanning from jazz, surf rock, American roots, funk and psychedelia.

Sugar Hill
120 31st Ave North, Nashville, TN 37203

4070 Reason and Rhyme: JIM LAUDERDALE and ROBERT HUNTER. American bluegrass roots musician works alongside Grateful Dead lyricist for 11-track collaborative album.

P.O. Box 20093, Castro Valley, CA 94546

006 Queen of Yesterday: HOUSTON JONES. Five-piece San Francisco-based folk rock band releases set of twelve originals.

100 Cedar St., Ste. B-19, Dobbs Ferry , NY 10522-1022

Give Peas a Chance: TOM CHAPIN. Three-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter releases 14-track collection of songs for young children.

Ben Sures
7 - 10923 124 St, Edmonton, AB T5M 0H6, Canada

09 Gone to Bolivia: BEN SURES. Set of thirteen mostly original tracks from Canadian roots singer-songwriter, with backing on bass, percussion, violin, piano and pedal steel.

Turkey Mountain
646 Stanvid Drive, Nashville, TN 37216

2114 Someday We'll All Be: COASTAL PEOPLE featuring CAROL ANN BLUM. Set of ten originals from Kentucky-based group, with a contemporary acoustic sound.

Two Tap Trio
2566 Ellis Ave $405, St. Paul, MN 55114

013 A Night At the Fair: THE TWO TAP TRIO. Canada-based flautist, guitarist and fiddler trio release a set of twelve traditional Irish tracks.

872 Highway 758, Eunice, LA 70535

0015 The Right Combination: JESSE LÉGE, JOEL SAVOY and THE CAJON COUNTRY REVIVAL. Set of eleven country songs tinged with Cajun influence, featuring trads, originals and standards.

Vintage Wildflowers
4136 S. Sandusky, Tulsa, OK 74135

Lovely Madness: VINTAGE WILDFLOWERS. Tulsa-based harp, flute and fiddle trio releases thirteen mostly traditional Celtic tracks.

World Village
dist. Harmonia Mundi USA, 1117 Chestnut St., Burbank, CA 91506-1624

468084 Aratan N Azawad: TERAKAFT. Islamic-flavored blues from Malian trio of guitarists.

Wrong Size Shoes
3241 Woodring Ave., Parkville, MD 21234

012 (New) Years: ELLEN CHERRY. Baltimore-based singer-songwriter presents a follow-up to her debut concept EP, featuring original songs based upon possible perspectives of women during certain time periods from 1864 to 1976.

The Wyld Olde Souls
PO Box 2008, Park West Finance Station, New York, NY 10025

003 Ensoulment: THE WYLD OLDE SOULS. Female-fronted psychedlic folk/rock band releases set of fourteen mostly originals.

Multi-Format Sets

Bear Family
Grenzweg 1, Holste-Oldendorf 27729, Germany

17206 Acadian All Star Special: The Pioneering Cajun Recordings of J.D. Miller: J.D. MILLER. Three-disc boxed collection of early Cajun recordings from famed roots musician, featuring 80-page accompanying book written by Lyle Ferbrache.

Stony Plain
Box 861, Edmonton, AB T5J 2L8, Canada

1354 35 Years: Stony Plain: VARIOUS. Thirty-five year anniversary album from Canada's roots, rock, folk country and blues label. 2-CD and Bonus DVD.