Americana Music Association Unveils Top 100 Albums of 2012

The Americana Music Association has announced the Top 10 and top 100 Albums of the Year. The Top 100 albums are based on records reported to the Americana Airplay Chart between November 15, 2011 and November 17, 2012. JD McPherson’s Signs and Signifiers comes in at No. 1 for the year with Darrell Scott’s Long [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Gloriana’s A Thousand Miles Left Behind

While the title might subtly suggest otherwise, Nashville harmony-trio Gloriana’s sophomore record builds more on an expressive sense of belonging than it does on wanting to leave certain places in the dust. On A Thousand Miles Left Behind, due in stores this week on July 31, Gloriana has never sounded more confident and comfortable than [...] Read More

Dierks Bentley Plans Acoustic Show to Support Record Store Day

Dierks Bentley is the latest artist to join the list of acts taking part in the fifth annual Record Store Day on April 21. Dierks will play a special acoustic show at independent record store Easy Street Records’ Queen Anne location in downtown Seattle, Washington at 1 p.m. Pacific. “Record Store Day is such a [...] Read More