Roots

  • Bonga Jean-Baptiste: “Kenbe Tradision” – A tapestry of sound!

    The rapid ascent of a young generation of beatmakers with Haitian roots – artists like Kaytranada, Fool’s Gold label mates High Klassified and Shash’U, as well as longstanding LuckyMe artist Lunice. While none of them overtly revisit or reinterpret the traditional sounds of their Caribbean ancestors such as kompa,...
  • Derek Lee Goodreid: “God, The Devil and I” – a musical blast!

    Derek Lee Goodreid is a passionate singer-songwriter, a tough guitar player and a spontaneous performer. The songs on his latest Americana roots-based album, “God, The Devil and I” has a relentless percussive feel that injects the recording with a constant sense of urgency, if not restlessness. All 11 tracks...
  • Davy Knowles and 1:9 Technology Announce the Release of Interactive 360 Live Concert Virtual Reality App

    Jacksonville, FL. Blues Guitarist Davy Knowles – dubbed the “modern-day Blues Man” has accomplished a lifetime of achievements at just 30 years old. His music was selected to broadcast from Mission Control into space on the International Space Station. He has shared the stage and/or played alongside with countless legends...
  • Will Diehl: “Give It Time” lyrically empowers many others too!

    Will Diehl’s latest EP release, “Give It Time” beautifully walks the line between strong acoustic melodies and folk rock tendencies which capture the emotion Diehl puts into his tantalizing lyrics. The Manassas, VA singer-songwriter exhibits fluency when it comes to creating a mood that encapsulates the recording as a whole,...
  • Unlikely Saints Deliver Aura and Spark!

    The Oregon coast band, Unlikely Saints is probably a name that needs some introduction. Not because they don’t have aura and spark in their music, but because they’re an independent band making music rather than packaging publicity stunts. The band is a collaborative effort made up of Jay Fleming...
  • Grant Maloy Smith: “DUST BOWL – AMERICAN STORIES” – skillfully written and instrumented

    When we listen to award-winning Americana singer-songwriter, Grant Maloy Smith, we often hear a shrug, a battered heart, and the steely reason of hard-earned wisdom all bundled into a single powerfully ragged voice that resonates rather extraordinarily with the plight of mankind. Smith has a gift for articulating the...
  • The Muddy Roses make organic and emotional music

    The San Francisco-based band, The Muddy Roses, consists of three primary collaborators – Elizabeth Lewis (Lead Vocals), John LoGiudici (Vocals, Guitars) and Diana Greenberg (Vocals, Violin, Guitar) who are ably assisted by Andrew Waegel (Vocals, Pedal Steel, Banjo), Dean Kattari (Bass, Production) and Rob Davis (Drums).   Their brand new self-titled...
  • Paleo Sun: “sOulrizon Unplugged” both inspires and ignites!

    Paleo Sun, a project led by Sai Collins (Vocals, Guitar) together with Sunny Cordilleras (World Percussion) and Zach Foust (Drums) delivers Alternative, Roots, Folk Rock and Reggae vibes. Don’t you want to be listening to someone who is trying to change the world? Who inspires you to do the...