Ben Sollee has just announced the surprise release of The Hollow Sessions, which you can download for free right now. He went down into a hollow in Kentucky and built a studio inside of an old cabin. Then he paid homage to folks like Gillian Welch, Arthur Russell, Fiona Apple, The Zombies and Tom Waits by reinterpreting some of their best songs for the album. In addition to the free download, The Hollow Sessions will also be released on vinyl Dec. 1.
ATO Records is celebrating the arrival of warm weather with an absolutely free sampler, featuring 15 tracks from some the latest and greatest ATO releases. Now you can grill out and have a pool party while listening to Jim James, Caitlin Rose, Old Crow Medicine Show, Jonny Fritz, Kopecky Family Band and more.
To celebrate Public Radio Music Month, the fine folks at Alligator Records have released a free compilation filled with blues and roots music. You can download the album right now.
Alligator Records Blues and Roots Compilation tracklist
1. James Cotton – Cotton Mouth Man
2. Albert Collins, Robert Cray & Johnny Copeland – The Moon Is Full
3. JJ Grey & Mofro – 99 Shades of Crazy
4. The Holmes Brothers – Feed My Soul
5. Charlie Musselwhite – The Well
6. Marcia Ball – We Fell Hard
7. Jesse Dee – On My Mind, In My Heart
8. Rick Estrin & The Nightcats – Callin’ All Fools
9. Roomful of Blues – Straight Jacquet
10. Joe Louis Walker – I Won’t Do That
11. Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials – If You Were Mine
12. Anders Osborne – Lean On Me/Believe In You
13. Janiva Magness – I Won’t Cry
14. Tommy Castro & The Painkillers – That’s All I Got
15. Curtis Salgado – A Woman Or The Blues
16. Koko Taylor – Ernestine
17. Saffire The Uppity Blues Women – Middle Aged Blues Boogie