Review: Austin Lucas’ “Immortal Americans” Glorifies a Better Tomorrow

Austin Lucas’ new release Immortal Americans (Cornelius Chapel Records) was co-produced with Will Johnson (Jason Isbell, Patterson Hood, Jim White)  and recorded completely to analog in Steve Albini’s Chicago studio: Electrical Audio.  The album was recorded with band members, including Lucas’ dad Bob Lucas (Alison Krauss), all playing live together at once. If you give […]

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REVIEW: Shemekia Copeland’s “America’s Child” is Rich Vocals, Empowering Songs, Heavyweight Talent

Shemekia Copeland’s new album America’s Child (Alligator Records) was produced by Will Kimbrough (Rodney Crowell, Kim Richey) who also plays guitar throughout the album, supporting Copeland’s renowned vocals.  The album features a slew of heavyweight talented guests, grounding the project in a display of present day empowerment. Lead track “Ain’t Got Time For Hate” features […]

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