Best of 2012

Review: Porter and The Pollies – S/T

The Redneck American Dream is alive and well if you believe Some Dark Holler’s Chris Porter. Teaming with The Pollies for his latest release, Porter and The Pollies is a six-song riff on southern life and its stereotypes. Have a…
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Review: Arliss Nancy – Wild American Runners

The whiskey, women and sleepless nights remain on Wild American Runners, the follow up to the Best of 2012 release Simple Machines from Arliss Nancy. Gone are the guest vocalists of “The Crease” and “Front Seat,” relying on band harmonies…
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Vote American Aquarium – 2013 Lone Star Music Awards

Waylon and Willie may be from Texas and some may consider them forebearers of today’s so-called “Americana” genre, so why is American Aquarium, a band from North Carolina, nominated for “Best Americana/Roots Album” and “Best Album Artwork” in the 2013 Lone Star…
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