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Alan  06/25/2014          
Barry Coughlin
Artist Review
Barry, really enjoyed listening to you play in Wimberly, Texas. Great music on the Blanco River.
R  05/29/2014          
John Fullbright
Artist Review
I first saw this guy in Moab at the folk festival last November, seen him twice since. He's a fantastic songwriter and performer. I now own all of his cd's.
T  05/23/2014          
John Fullbright
Artist Review
Picked up this new album a few weeks ago at a release concert John did in OK. WOW! Fullbright is a hell of a writer and an amazing musician.
Alan  05/16/2014          
Texas Sunrise
Ever since the 90s, I've been putting together an annual list of the year's best albums. Trying to rank them is completely subjective and a little ridiculous, but whenever I question the wisdom of this absurdly herculean task, an album like this one comes along and reminds me why I make the effort. You might think that after ten albums, a film score and a handful of tracks scattered across the internet, Jenifer Jackson would have settled on one particular style. But that would be too easy. She likes to reinvent herself, so, the cd you are holding right now, her eleventh, is where she goes deeper than ever into the Americana roots she loves so much. Jenifer has always had a thing for vintage country sounds - for example, you may remember Trouble Fire, a country ballad as exquisitely sad as they get, from Jenifer's third album, Birds. Making Austin, deep in the heart of Texas, her home base, was an auspicious move that fascilliated the creation of this charming, funny, poignant, meticulously crafted collection of songs. Great songwriters never have to look far to find great musicians. The Austin-based cast of characters here have a chemistry and and unselfconsciously joyous connection to the music as direct and intense as any group Jennifer has ever assembled, to rival her first teenage band in Boston (with Paul Bryan and Jay Bellerose), and her New York band with guitar genius Oren Bloedow. So, it's no surprise that for the first time ever, Jenifer includes songs here that she's written with others. There's the deliciously aphoristic Heart with a Mind of Its Own, a classic country co-write with Dickie Lee Erwin. And Kullen Fuchs, who plays a small vanload of instruments on this, co-wrote the artfully arranged duet Paint It Gold as well as the gently visionary anthem White Medicine Cloud. And the rest of this is the Jenifer Jackson we know and love: no wasted words, no wasted notes, a voice and a vision which can be as tender as they are resolute. And fun too! The countrypolitan chamber swing of Texas Sunrise; the way the pulsing string section parts the waters for Kullen's recorder on All Around; that jaunty walk down Phil Spencer's bass into a counterintuitive chord change as In Summer begins; and the elegant handoff from cello, to accordion, to bubbly mariachi horns in On My Mind are just a small handful of the boundlessly imaginative touches here that reveal themselves with repeated listening. You are in for a real treat with this record. Alan Young New York Music Daily November 2013
steadygould  04/22/2014          
Brandon Steadman Band
Artist Review
Great album, amazing live show...check out the best new up and coming Texas country artist!
Yep!  04/19/2014          
Rich O'Toole
Artist Review
Great Songwriter!
Laura Lara  04/14/2014          
Homemade Tamales: Live At Floores
Randy Rogers Band is in a class of their own! Music today has got nothing on RRB! A true class act!
JG  04/06/2014          
Jimmy and David Lee Kaiser
Artist Review
Amazing
JG  04/06/2014          
Jimmy and David Lee Kaiser
Artist Review
Amazing
Thomas Mooney  04/06/2014          
God Of Wind
Kenneth O'Meara is a Lubbock singer-songwriter through and through. God of Wind is the debut record from O'Meara. At 10 songs, he's able to dive into various storytelling songs that any country-folk fan can appreciate. It’s best when O’Meara paints the lonesome, empty highways of the plains on ballads such as “Before The Drought” and “When the Road Ends.” Country rockers “Dixie’s Daughter” and “Chicken Bones” bring more energy, but they still bring another aspect of life in West Texas.


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