Category: Artists We Play

New Adds Show Playlist – Week of January 16, 2017

New Adds Show Playlist – Week of January 16, 2017

January 15, 2017 | By

We’ve got a great playlist for the New Adds Show this week! One track from the brand new Infamous Stringdusters record, Laws of Gravity, our Feature Album of the Week, and a track from Stephen Fearing’s Every Soul’s A Sailor, last week’s Feature Album. We’ve also got a couple of tracks from the new Gurf […]

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Twenty Eight Tunes – Saturday, January 14, 2017

Twenty Eight Tunes – Saturday, January 14, 2017

January 13, 2017 | By

Songwriter Day on Twenty Eight Tunes – Saturday January 14, 2017 Set One Blackie and the Rodeo Kings – Long Walk To Freedom Jason Isbell – Speed Trap Town Parker Millsap – Heaven Sent Scott Nolan – One Little Spark Hayes Carll – Love Don’t Let Me Down James Keelaghan – My Skies Dan Layus […]

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Canadiana Show Playlist – Week of January 9, 2017

Canadiana Show Playlist – Week of January 9, 2017

January 12, 2017 | By

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings – Long Walk to Freedom & Live By The Song James Keelaghan – My Skies Catherine MacLellan – Tell Me Luella Scott Nolan – One Little Spark Dani Strong – Dirt Road Fortune Charlie A’Court – Chains of Gold Matt Patershuk Music – Back Against the Wall Lynne Hanson – […]

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Top Fifteen Most Played Artists on FolkNRoots Radio – 2016

Top Fifteen Most Played Artists on FolkNRoots Radio – 2016

January 10, 2017 | By

About half way through our first year, we started tracking the most played songs of the week on FolkNRoots Radio. Each week we would post the Top Ten Most Played. Based on appearances in those Top Ten lists, here is our Top Fifteen Most Played Artists of 2016 on FolkNRoots Radio.  Congratulation to the artists, […]

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Six Great Roots Music Debut Recordings from 2016

Six Great Roots Music Debut Recordings from 2016

January 10, 2017 | By

New music is always exciting. New music from new artists or new pairings of artists can be even more so. Here are our six favourite debut albums from roots music artists from 2016. To “qualify”, the record has to be the first full length recording from the individual or group, regardless of whether they have previous […]

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This Week’s New Adds Playlist

This Week’s New Adds Playlist

January 9, 2017 | By

Stephen Fearing – Red Lights in the Rain Lori McKenna – The Bird and The Rifle and Humble & Kind Gurf Morlix Music – Bang, Bang, Bang Margo Price – Desperate and Depressed Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams – Surrender to Love Carter Sampson – Sanctuary Jason Isbell – Speed Trap Town Catherine MacLellan – […]

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The Gems You Miss Because There is So Much Great Roots Music Out There

The Gems You Miss Because There is So Much Great Roots Music Out There

January 8, 2017 | By

Over the past year, I had noticed that there was a record that was getting a fair amount of attention. It was a 2016 release, but it wasn’t from a new artist … in fact it was something like the ninth or tenth album from the artist. I kept telling myself that I needed to […]

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Twenty Eight Tunes – January 7, 2017

Twenty Eight Tunes – January 7, 2017

January 7, 2017 | By

First Set – Songwriters Chris Stapleton – Whiskey and You & The Devil Named Music Carter Sampson – Everything You Need & Sanctuary Hayes Carll – Love Don’t Let Me Down & Sake of the Song Allison Moorer – Gonna Get It Wrong Second Set – Old Timey Tunes The Small Glories – Something to […]

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Record Review – Every Soul’s a Sailor – Stephen Fearing

Record Review – Every Soul’s a Sailor – Stephen Fearing

January 5, 2017 | By

There is a realization that comes with preparing to write a review of certain records, early in the listening process. It is the realization that a truly adequate review of the album is out of the question without months of careful listening and thought, and yet release dates and deadlines demand a review before that […]

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New Music From the Stringdusters – Laws of Gravity

New Music From the Stringdusters – Laws of Gravity

January 2, 2017 | By

Well the new year is only a day old, but already I’m starting to think about the new music that’s going to fill the months ahead! One of the first records to drop this year is the new one from The Infamous Stringdusters, titled “Laws of Gravity”, it’s coming out January 13th. For those who […]

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