Rachel is an educator and music writer in her native island of Manhattan. She co-hosts the 'Adobe & Teardrops' podcast with Von Cloedt of Americana Rock Mix.
PREMIERE: Mike Thomas Discovers ‘Tryin’ Ain’t Enough’
Thomas marries the grit of Americana storytelling with the undeniable catchy groove of country radio.
PREMIERE: Appalachian Stalwart Ed Snodderly Drifts Through Grief In ‘Gone With Gone and Long Time’
Gretchen Peters joins bluegrass talent Ed Snodderly to tell the story of three drifters traveling by train to their divergent ends.
Margo Cilker Announces New Album ‘Valley of Heart’s Delight,’ Shares Lead Single ‘Lowland Trail’
This one is a must-hear.
EXCLUSIVE: Pete Mancini Lets the Walls Fall Down in ‘Golden Hour’
Mancini's latest track is a tragic character sketch of people who can never quite hide their pain.
Roberta Lea Transcends the Patriarchy in ‘Too Much of a Woman’ [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]
Get a first listen to "Too Much of a Woman," Roberta Lea's bold and blazing anthem of empowerment.
Veronique Medrano Laments ‘Running on Empty’ In Defiant New Track [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]
It's a raucous examination of what it takes to pick yourself up when you no longer have gas in the tank.
John-Allison Weiss Takes ‘The Long Way’ [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]
On "The Long Way," Weiss nestles their crooning tenor among a warm cocoon of acoustic and steel guitars.
PREMIERE: Nordicana Band Darling West Share Captivating New Video for ‘Still Here’
The Norwegian band's latest single draws listeners in with its strong melody and refuses to let go.
Meet the Banjo’s Cousin, the Ekonting, With Jules Diatta
This unique, three-stringed gourd instrument is at the center of a stunning new collection of roots music from West Africa.
Chicago’s Dogs at Large Face the Music in ‘Feels Like This Is the End’ [EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE]
The burgeoning Chicago-based outfit's look at an all-too-relatable human struggle is a perfect mix of dreamy indie rock and alt-country.