Mark Erelli “Blindsided” (Soundly Music, 2020)

This is the seventeenth studio album by Marl Erelli who has an impressive back-catalogue across a range of genres. He is most recognised as a Massachusetts based singer/songwriter of folk Americana, but he has recorded this album in Nashville with a wide range of musicians to produce an altogether rockier, ballad-oriented set of songs. The … Continue reading “Mark Erelli “Blindsided” (Soundly Music, 2020)”

Mark Erelli “A Little Kindness” – Listen

On his new album ‘Blindsided‘, which will be released on 27th March on Soundly Music, Mark Erelli has taken a new direction, delving deeper into his rockier side.  A roots-rockier side that has room for a few strings and a pile of melody.  The kind of thing we might call Petty-esque were we lazy, but … Continue reading “Mark Erelli “A Little Kindness” – Listen”

Mark Erelli “Her Town Now” – Listen

Today we’ve got something special for you – all the Tracks are special of course, but some are just more equal than others.  In this example it’s a case of “two songwriters good….” as 2019 Americana Music Award for Song of the Year nominee Mark Erelli has teamed with Green on Red (and so very … Continue reading “Mark Erelli “Her Town Now” – Listen”

Americana Honors and Awards 2019 – Here are all the winners

AmericanaFest 2019 is taking place in Nashville at the moment – our intrepid reporter Mark Underwood is there if you’ve been following our social media – and last night their annual Honors and Awards ceremony took place where there were wins for Brandi Carlile (AGAIN), the War and Treaty and John Prine. In fact Prine’s … Continue reading “Americana Honors and Awards 2019 – Here are all the winners”

2019 Americana Honor and Awards Nominees are announced

So this happened last night although they didn’t send us a press release so we’re reporting this via Rolling Stone. We do by the way love the Milk Carton Kids – don’t forget to catch them in the UK in a couple of weeks’ time: “Nominees for the 2019 Americana Honors & Awards were announced Tuesday … Continue reading “2019 Americana Honor and Awards Nominees are announced”