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John Louis's songwriting is reminiscent of Kris Kristofferson, John Prine and Townes Van Zandt. Van Zandt was a personal hero of John's, so John's new live album is very loosely based on a live record Townes recorded back in 1977. John Louis recently stopped at Radio Heartland to perform some songs from the new album.
Inspired by her recent move to Nashville, Caitlin Canty's new album 'Motel Bouquet' was written to post snapshots of life in transition - and of looking forward to the future. Canty, along with pedal steel player Eric Heywood, stopped at Radio Heartland to play some songs from her new album.
Mipso's new album, 'Edges Run,' was recorded in Eugene, Ore., far from the band's home in North Carolina. The location, as well as working with producer Todd Sickafoose, lent a different vibe to the new album. Mipso stopped in the Radio Heartland studio to talk about the making of 'Edges Run' and to play some songs from the record.
Ahead of his performances and workshops at the 2018 Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas, Wisconsin-based singer-songwriter Johnsmith stopped in the Radio Heartland studio to play some songs from his recent album, 'Gingko.'