2018-2019 new releases
rachel baiman - THANKSGIVING
Thanksgiving is a collection of songs that center around themes of Indigenous Rights, home and homelessness, and love in hard times. The EP opens with the jovial sounding “Tent City” which features a hard-driving bluegrass band.
TANANA RAFTERS - BEND
Based IN Anchorage, Alaska, this award winning bluesy folk-rock band has really gained ground since their formation in November of 2013. rootED in folk, country, blues, and bluegrass, THIS BAND rilES dancers and stillS hearts.
STAND AND SWAY - DEEP BLUE
Beth Wood and Ara Lee James, TWO POWERHOUSE VOICES, takeS soul, folk, spoken word, Americana, gospel, and blues, shakes them around in a basket of harmony, and makes what they affectionately call “grown-out-roots-music.”
WHITE OWL RED - EXISTENTIAL FRONTIERS
White Owl Red is the music of singer/songwriter Josef McManus. “Delightful…Dylanesque…McManus is a wordsmith…sweet delivery and ability to craft memorable language that sticks in your mind.” JEFF MONK, WINNIPEG FREE PRESS.
BETH WOOD - THE LONG ROAD
BETH IS A modern-day troubadour and believer in the power of song. SHE’S BEEN writing, performing, recording and touring for most of HER life. 20 YEARS ON THE ROAD INSPIRED THIS COLLECTION OF SONGS FULL OF MOVEMENT, CONNECTION, AND HOPE.
AVA EARL - AM I ME YET?
THIS 16 year old prolific singer-songwriter has gained a loyal following in her home state of Alaska. THE ALBUM IS A collection of 15 songs featurING Ava on guitar and vocals, Andy Mullen on classical guitar, and Anna Tivel on violin.
MARK GOSTNELL - ANOTHER WORLD
THIS SOUTHERN OREGON BASED SONGWRITER SHOWS MINI-MOVIES IN HIS SONGS THE WAY GREG BROWN, JOHN PRINE AND DYLAN DO. ANOTHER WORLD IS FULL OF CHARACTERS, MOMENTS AND IMAGERY THAT HAUNTs AND INSPIREs.
KARYN ANN - BE LOUd
Karyn Ann has drawn comparisons to troubadours like Bonnie Raitt and Carole King. HER 2ND ALBUM, Be Loud, paints a world arguing with itself and the observer caught in between.
Ben Larsen - Turn
Ben Larsen is a long time resident of Portland, OREGON. His new, self produced album Turn, ranges from a full string quartet and horn section, to Larsen alone in front of one mic with a guitar.
ROB BAIRD - AFTER ALL
A gambler of wit, Rob Baird spins lyrical luck in his fourth record, After All to find out what happens when you go looking for yourself in someone else.
LES HAYDEN - PROVERBS
LES CAUGHT OUR EAR WITH THIS ALBUM PROVERBS, AND IT’S BEAUTIFULLY RECORDED STRINGS AND MELODIC MOODS. THANK YOU LES, FOR SONGBONES PODCAST THEME MUSIC! LES LIVES IN LEICESTER, UK.
ALICE DIMICELE - ONE WITH THE TIDE
ALICE IS A SOUTHERN OREGON FolK, Roots, Americana ARTIST WITH WIDE-RANGING VOCAL PROWESS, HUMOR, AND DISTINCTIVE GUITAR STYLE. THIS IS HER 12TH ALBUM RELEASE.
WINDSONG MARTIN - LOVE IS THE MEDICINE
WINDSONG IS A FOLK ARTIST BASED IN SOUTHERN OREGON. her fifth album release weaves stories of life and love with folk, celtic, and tribal flavors. HER lyrics draw on the beauty of nature and human compassion.
THIEVES & LOVERS - UNDERNEATH
Formed in sunny southern California, Thieves & Lovers catchy brand of ACOUSTIC rock is based on driving guitars and infectious melodies. UNDERNEATH IS A NEW SINGLE AND SNEAK-PEAK FROM THEIR UPCOMING ALBUM, scheduled for RELEASE LATER THIS YEAR (2019).