Donald Teplyske | February 24, 2013
Flatt Lonesome "Flatt Lonesome" Pisgah Ridge
Having received considerable attention, including an extended spot on Sirius XM's Bluegrass Junction, Flatt Lonesome, a rather youthful six-piece band, developed a rather strong online presence in advance of their debut, self-titled [...]
Continue reading "Flatt Lonesome falls flat"
Donald Teplyske | February 23, 2013
Since the beginning, the names of bluegrass bands have been of interest to me. I recall being intrigued the first time I saw, at the Edmonton Public Library, an album from the New Lost City Ramblers. What a moniker: I wasn't sure what it meant, but I was intrigued. The Country Gentlemen. [...]
Continue reading "Bluegrass Band Names"
Donald Teplyske | February 17, 2013
Donald Teplyske | February 2, 2013
Annie Lou "Grandma's Rules for Drinking" Self-released
A mildly familiar name within the Western Canadian folk community, Anne Louise Genest put out a pair of albums from her Yukon home a decade ago, played the requisite festivals and clubs, garnered a bit of airplay. Then, she [...]
Continue reading "Annie Lou"