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THE BOTTLE ROCKETS

"If you don't know The Bottle Rockets, there's no better time to get acquainted." —SPIN

Lydia

LYDIA LOVELESS

"Is "Stevie Nicks singing lead on 'Born to Run'" overstating it? Probably, but too bad." —SPIN

DEX ROMWEBER DUO

"Dex Romweber is one of the best kept secrets of the rock 'n' roll underground." —Jack White, The White Stripes

Bobby

BOBBY BARE JR.

"There's only one Bobby Bare Jr." —Jim James, My Morning Jacket

HA HA TONKA

"At once gritty and delicate, owing as much to Paul Simon as Big Star; shaped by the sound of gospel as much as garage rock." —WNYC

ROBBIE FULKS

"The level of artistry is so complete that it suggests a world in which Fulks isn't a household name is somehow upside down."  Wall Street Journal

BARRENCE WHITFIELD & THE SAVAGES

"The roar of Whitfield's vocals and the swing of the Savages are bound to raise the temperature up a few degrees." The Oxford

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JC BROOKS & THE UPTOWN SOUND

"JC Brooks looks and performs like a cross between Chuck Berry and H.R. of Bad Brains in their prime, but his skintight R&B and post-punk soul upend expectations of a retro act." Washington Post

EDDIE SPAGHETTI

“The Supersuckers make me want to fight and frug, but that damn Spaghetti makes me want to lilt and lager, I love that man, I wanna to steal all his pens. One guy talkin’ about rock ... Bonafide!” —Tim Rogers, You Am I
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DEADSTRING BROTHERS

"Detroit's Deadstring Brothers manage to serve up the real deal with this bluesy, ballsy, sweat-grease-and-blood-stained record that shakes with chainsaw-like guitar chords and shudders with thudding drumbeats." - Leeds Music Scene
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LUKE WINSLOW-KING

29-year-old Luke Winslow-King is a guitarist, singer, composer, and lyricist known for his slide guitar work, and interest in pre-war blues and traditional jazz.
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ROGER KNOX

Roger Knox, aka the Koori King of Country or Black Elvis as he’s known in his homeland, is an Aboriginal Australian Country & Western singer with a honeyed bear hug of a voice
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WAYNE HANCOCK

"A rare breed of traditionalist, one who imbues his retro obsessions with such high energy and passions that his songs never feel like the museum pieces he's trying desperately to preserve." —AllMusic.com
Rosie

ROSIE FLORES

Beginning in the late 70s with her rockabilly punk band the Screamin' Sirens, Rosie Flores has been crafting a pioneering career in the roots underground.
Firewater

MURDER BY DEATH

"Like fine whiskey, even not so fine whiskey, there's a sting, then a warmth, and a deep sense of longing that can't be drowned with just one swig, with just one listen. " —Playback STL
Firewater

FIREWATER

"Comes close to being essential listening. In which a Nick Cave/Tom Waits acolyte travels to Pakistan, hangs out with the locals, and makes Sufi cabaret punk rock music ...A superb, disturbing slab of desperation and creativity." Paste
Wacos and Burch

CORY BRANAN

If Paul Westerberg and the boys were jamming along to E Street Band demo tapes in a Tennessee living room.
Wacos and Burch

WACO BROTHERS AND PAUL BURCH

The legendary Waco Brothers and Nashville treasure Paul Burch team up.
JTE

JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE

"I have a feeling that in a few years we'll need backstage passes at the Ryman auditorium to get anywhere near him. He's just THAT good." —Chattanooga Free Press
Andre Williams

ANDRE WILLIAMS

"An album of almost unprecedented punk-soul blues. Thick, humid, sweaty and sleazy…even the freaking high-hats have a bass tone to them on this album." —Nine Bullets
Biram

SCOTT H BIRAM

"He has a true stage presence that could be fairly compared to that of Clint Eastwood on film. The dude's more dude than most other dudes you will ever meet." Austinist

Dex

DEX ROMWEBER DUO

"The Dex Romweber duo specializes in music plucked with the soul and faith of a Sunday morning revival, a fluid mix of blues, surf-rock, rockabilly, proto-rock & roll and garage." - Riverfront Times

Exene

MAGGIE BJORKLUND

Danish pedal steel player makes her debut with contributions from Mark Lanegan, Calexico, Jon Auer and Rachel Flotard.
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EXENE CERVENKA

"While X has forsaken writing and recording new material these days, Cervenka continues to have plenty to say and true to form she isn't about to keep quiet." —All Music Guide


Whitey Morgan

WHITEY MORGAN

"If sorrow, anguish and hard times are the foundation upon which country music was originally built, a case could be made that Flint, Michigan should be the new Nashville." —AOL SPINNER
Jon Langford

JON LANGFORD

"Lyrics that despair of politics, find true pain in true love, unhinge from terra firma, and gripe about the road are delivered with country plainness, glimmers of spirituality, plenty of rolled r's, and the sense that by singing reality you can make it mean something." —Robert Christgau, Village Voice
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GRAHAM PARKER

On Imaginary Television, his fourth studio record for Bloodshot (and 20th overall in a 30+ year career), Graham Parker combines indelible hooks, penchant for the British blues-rock revival with a touch of the reggae and biting political commentary to produce an incredibly solid record.
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DETROIT COBRAS

"The Cobras' secret weapon is frontwoman/human tornado Rachel Nagy, a mesmerizing mash up of Dusty Springfield, Neko Case, Chrissie Hynde and Ronnie Spector." —Amplifier