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Release of Jypsi CD delayed

Friday, April 25, 2008 – Family band Jypsi, which mines a bluegrass-flavored sound, had its self-titled debut slated for a May release. But plans were put on hold, the SonyBMG label announced Friday. The group's 11-song self-titled release has been available digitally since April 8. "A new date will be announced as soon as it's available," the label said.

CD reviews for Jypsi

Jypsi CD review - Jypsi
There's sometimes a tendency with sibling acts for the "they're so cute" factor to overshadow the question of just how good they are musically. Jypsi features four members of the Rische (rhymes with "dishy") family ranging from 16 to 26 - sisters Lillie Mae, Scarlett and Amber-Dawn joined by brother Frank - who are without doubt a very attractive presence. Though it takes a little while to get it going, their self-titled debut demonstrates that there is indeed some »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Carlile warms hearts with empathetic thoughts – Brandi Carlile, dressed festively with a Santa hat, began her mid-week concert set with Joni Mitchell's "River" and closed with the carol "O Holy Night." In between, she sang about an equal measure of old and new songs. And on this first night of a short acoustic tour, Carlile was both in fine spirits and voice.... »»»
Concert Review: Daniels wears out bows, but music endures – After each of the first few songs Charlie Daniels played, his 'fiddle tech (?)' exchanged his bow. Is this because he was playing particularly hard? Perhaps. Whatever the case, Daniels and his five-piece band clearly appeared to be giving it their all during the act's hour-and-a-half set. As it is the Christmas month, Daniels sang a... »»»
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