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Album Review: Jasper – “Jasper”

The crunchy, rocking rhythm that kicks off Jasper’s self-titled record didn’t prepare me for the swerve that gets pulled as soon as the vocals join

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The Country Connection: The Roseline gearing up for Folk Alliance

Colin Halliburton has always been good at toeing the line. As the main man behind The Roseline, he’s managed to toe the line between country

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Album Review: Plains – “Plains”

Is it future or is it past? Plains have released their follow-up to 2014’s full length Plains with the five track album… Plains. The name

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Album Review: The Roseline – “Blood”

Slow burn songs stand front and center on Blood, the new LP from country champions The Roseline. The follow-up to 2015’s Townie showcases Colin Halliburton’s

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Watch: Sky Smeed at Lucia

If you like your crooners country, you should be keeping tabs on Sky Smeed. The musician has one of the most likable voices in the

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Playing for Horses has all your classic country needs

Jenna Rae might be one of the last (or at least latest) classic cowgirls. In addition to her solo gig, the Kansas City songwriter fronts

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Review: Jasper – “Jasper” EP

by Nathan Cardiff A crunchy country opener kicks off the debut EP from Lawrence trio Jasper. “Down The River” sets the bar high for four

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Photo Gallery: Split Lip Rayfield / Julian Davis and the Hay-Burners / Chicago Farmer

Words and photos by Leroy Pristach The venerable Split lip Rayfield played to a packed house at the Bottleneck Saturday night, but that’s nothing out

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Folk Alliance kicks off in Kansas City

“Would you like a song where someone’s mean to someone else, or where someone’s dying?” That question, smirkingly posed by Curtis McMurty, is sometimes the


Watch: The Roseline at Love Garden

After getting delayed a couple of weeks (Royals, cough cough, Royals), The Roseline finally celebrated its reentrance into the scene with a new album, Townie.