Grit and Gospel are two elements you rarely hear together. But that what The Ben Miller Band’s “Get Right Church” has in spades. Read More
Austin Lucas has a slippery voice and a cracked heart. “Stay Reckless” (New West), his new album, is teeming with palpable anger and sadness, and sometimes he doesn’t sound as if he can bear it. But this isn’t a reluctant album; it’s made of muscular and well-toned roots-country, the thickness of which is where Mr. Lucas’s background in punk and hardcore bands peek through. Read More
Take a behind the scenes look at Yip Deceiver.
If you’ve been paying attention to the pre-release buzz for local electro-pop duo Yip Deceiver’s debut LP, Medallius, you might be thinking, “Wait a second! Isn’t New West an alt-country label?” And, strictly speaking, you’d be right... Read More
LOS ANGELES, CA, August 22, 2013 – New West Records will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a nearly seven hour showcase at the Americana Music Awards Festival and Conference in Nashville on Friday, September 20 at The Cannery Ballroom from 7pm-2 am. Read More
Howe Gelb has quite the proven track record as a musician, logging three decades of work and a successful career with band Giant Sand to boot. The Coincidentalist, Gelb’s forthcoming New West Records debut, Gelb continues to infuse his lyrics with honesty and meaning. Read More
The Devil Makes Three
Bluegrass, folk, and classic country meet bar-band rock & roll on Stay Reckless, the new album by Austin Lucas. It’s his debut for New West Records, but Lucas has been kicking around the Americana scene for the better part of a decade, releasing his first album in 2006 and writing songs for other artists — in the intervening years. Read More