Info on the runners and riders for the 2010 AMA’s has surfaced, I always have trouble getting my head around this kind of thing, as rarely do the nominations make sense (to me), but hey if I had to choose the nominees the list run on and on, so I guess somewhere in here is a degree of logic.
My winner(s) from the choices on offer below - I came to the Dave Rawlings Machine album at the tail end of last year and it’s really grown on me, should have placed it much higher in my 2009 best of……
Album of the Year The List – Rosanne Cash A Friend of a Friend – Dave Rawlings Machine (more) Downtown Church – Patty Griffin A. Enlightenment B. Endarkenment (Hint: There is no C) – Ray Wylie Hubbard
Artist of the Year Ryan Bingham Patty Griffin Levon . . . → Read More: Americana Music Awards 2010
No shortage of quality albums so far this year in the Americana / Alt-country genre and more to come too, I’m a long time admirer of the The Avett Brothers who new album titled “I and Love and You” is set for release on the 29th September, the title track has been released as a free download you get your copy below.
NPR have also posted a Tiny Desk Concert recorded earlier this Month, featuring three great tracks, “Laundry Room” is the highlight and will feature on the new album, then a unrecorded number called “Down With the Shine” and a track from 2008′s excellent The Gleam II EP, “Bella Donna” If “Laundry Room” and “I and Love and You” are representative of the new album, it should be some release, here’s the tracks…
I and Love and You Laundry Room Down With the Shine Bella Donna . . . → Read More: The Avett Brothers – Free single download and NPR tracks