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With the end of the year upon us now in a matter of weeks, the time has come to cast your vote for the best albums of 2013.
Each year, we turn the spotlight to you folks, to come up with a Top 50 list of the No Depression Community's favorite releases. While most folks in this community are likely to focus on Americana/roots music, in the past we've received and counted votes for artists as varied as Lady Gaga, Patti Smith, and Adele. If you're interested in pitching in for this…Continue
Posted on November 29, 2013 at 12:30am — 101 Comments
THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED AND THE ALBUM STREAM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED!
Most events throughout history have been riddled with song, from social revolutions like the Civil Rights Movement, to songs speaking out against the draft and heightened involvement in Vietnam. Woody Guthrie's "The Biggest Thing Man Has Ever Done" tackled the quest to oust Hitler, while a slew of contemporary artists took a swing at the Bush Administration's…Continue
Posted on November 5, 2013 at 12:30am — 90 Comments
**NOTE: This contest is now closed. Congratulations to Rusha Porscher Lee and Larry Slavens - our winners! And, thanks to everyone who entered.
Van Morrison has been one of the most beloved singer-songwriters since he arrived on the scene with his breakthrough album Moondance. Recorded in the autumn of 1969, Moondance has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame and called one of the Greatest Albums of All Time by Rolling…Continue
Posted on October 21, 2013 at 9:30pm — 166 Comments
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It's been thirteen years since Patty Griffin recorded Silver Bell, an album that became lost in the throes of record label reorganizing and the ever-evolving recording industry. Some of the songs she recorded on the disc have long since been released on live recordings or included on other albums; others have been recorded by other artists (i.e. two by the Dixie Chicks alone). And…Continue
Posted on October 7, 2013 at 11:00pm — 129 Comments
THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED!!
There is no arguing the influence of the Band on the evolution of American roots and Americana music, not to mention the trajectory of rock and roll over the past several decades. So, it is with great excitement that we've teamed up with the fine folks at Universal Music to organize a contest to give away two copies of the new monster box set: The Band Live at the…Continue
Posted on September 16, 2013 at 10:00pm — 190 Comments
The Americana Music Association is gearing up for its annual festival and conference (Sep. 18-22, 2013), wherein Americana artists and the people who love them take over Nashville for the week. Storied stages at venues like the Station Inn and Mercy Lounge will play host to dozens of the finest artists on the scene.
This year's AMA showcases will include performances by Rosanne Cash, Billy Bragg, Richard Thompson, John Fullbright, Buddy & Jim, Darrell Scott & Tim…Continue
Posted on August 13, 2013 at 12:30am — 127 Comments