The North Mississippi Allstars' new album, World Boogie is Coming, will be released next Tuesday, September 3rd, and the band is sneak-previewing it this week via the Wall Street Journal. The album was self-produced at the brothers Dickinson's Zebra Ranch Studio and is being released via the band's own Songs of the South imprint. You can check it out here.
The Oblivians performed a four-song live set for the music site Daytrotter, running through tracks from their new reunion album Desperation such as “Pinball King” and “War Child.” You can listen here.
Local roots-pop singer Myla Smith will release her album Hiding Places on Tuesday, September 10th and will celebrate it with a release show at Minglewood Hall's 1884 Lounge on Friday, September 13th. For a sneak preview of the album, recorded in Nashville with producer Brad Jones (Josh Rouse, Over the Rhine, Hayes Carll), check out the video to the album's first single, “Can't Say No,” which was produced by the local company New School Media: