RIYL = Recommended If You Like
*** = Music Director Pick

Rock

  • Rebecca Blasband Here – Soft Alternative Rock, a tribute to her friendship with John Lennon.
  • *** Greta Ray Here and Now – RIYL: Feist, Regina Spektor, Anna Burch, and Jenny Lewis. Alternative, Indie.
  • *** Edie Brickell & New Bohemians Rocket – Reunited and rocking radio stations across the U.S., this album bounces between genres with Country bridges with funk verses, Rock, R&B. Eclectic and awesome.
  • Katie Henry High Road – Katie brings her own distinctive sound from NYC clubs. High Road features guest performances by Marcus Randolph, Anthony Krizon from Spin Doctors, and Billy Harvey ( Patti Griffin).
  • Mel Parsons Glass Heart – RIYL: Brandie Carlile, Norah Jones, and Cat Power. Indie Folk-Rock storytelling.
  • Frank Viele What’s His Name? – RIYL; Tedeschi Trucks Band, a little Rock/Folk sound, great guitar.
  • Peter Bjorn And John Darker Days – Sounds resolutely like the band that has traveled together for years with fresh new ideas and tones. RIYL; Spoon and Tokyo Police Club.
  • *** Chapell Love In The Summer Of Trouble – Indie Rock rich with violins, trumpet and great backing vocals.
  • The Bacon Brothers The Bacon Brothers – Actor Kevin Bacon and brother Michael collaborate again. These bros are legitimate rockers and musicians.
  • * Emma Louise Lilac Everything – RIYL; Rufus Wainwright, Hozier, Bon Iver and Cautious Clay. Her voice is beautiful.
  • Slow Dakota Suite For Voice And Ukelele – Blends of Folk, Baroque Pop, Indie Rock and Electronic. RIYL; Sufjan Stevens, Andrew Bird, and Grizzly Bear.
  • Morning Harvey With The Pinstripes – Tunes with theatrical sense and a little tongue and cheek. RIYL; Foxygen, LCD Sound System, and The Strokes.
  • *** Miya Folick Premonitions – Taking a turn from Indie Folk presented on her first album, Miya’s aesthetic has evolved with synth-Indie Pop and soaring vocals.
  • St. Paul & The Broken Bones Young Sick Camellia – Outstanding!
  • J Mascis Elastic Days – A gentle, melodic J Mascis is revealed in these compositions.
  • Amos Lee Little Light ( Single ) – A standout from his recent album, My New Moon.


Bluegrass

  • Balsam Range Aeonic – Album title chosen from Greek lore meaning being robust, vitality, and meaning.
  • Jubilee Jubilee – A rising new band consisting of top, young, award-winning acoustic musicians.
  • Crying Uncle Crying Uncle – Another group of talented young bluegrass artists on the rise to fame!
  • Dry Branch Fire Squad Tearin’ Outta The Wildnerness –There are three discs by this band. Check them out!
  • We Banjo 3 Haven – A lovely act out of Ireland taking command of the emotive power of banjo, mandolin, fiddle and guitar.
  • The Hillbenders The Hillbenders – All male classic bluegrass with edgy contemporary ornamentation and incredible vocals.
  • The Bluegrass Journeymen Live At Piano Man, New Delhi – Recorded in India, this album features subtle Indian influences.
  • Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen If You Can’t Stand The Heat – Lively, with beautiful Mandolin guitar.


Folk/Americana

  • Cowboys & Aliens Trio Of Awesuhm – A kitchen-sink twist on Americana that features heavy doses of folk, country, alt-rock, pop, and psychedelic. Catchy, quirky, and intelligent.
  • Tiffany Williams When You Go – Stories about her Appalachian upbringing are woven with beautiful vocals.


Jazz

  • Ted Piltzecker Brindica – Ensembles composed with a vibraphone, Ted’s transformative sound after learning Jazz playing a trumpet.
  • Tomas Martin Lopez Rhythm Rising – Cuban Jazz with heavy conga percussion.
  • Matt Kane The Other Side Of The Story – Vibraphone, acoustic and electric Bass with electro vibes.


Country

  • *** A Tribute to Roger Miller King Of The Road – Artists including; Huey Lewis, Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard and more covering Grammy and Tony Award winning Roger Miller’s greatest hits.
  • *** Let Them Roar 1. Loves You 2. May The Forest Be With You 3. All The Pretty Horses. – Born and evolved in Carbondale, Colorado, this edgy Country band crosses boundaries into inspiring, soulful, rockin’ tunes.


Reggae

  • *** Alborosie Meets The Wailers United Breakable – Featuring Raging Fyah, Jah Cure, Chronixx, Beres Hammond, and J. Boog.
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