Watch Carson McHone's Good Time Daddy Blues Live

Friday, 9th November 2018

"Texas-based singer-songwriter Carson McHone was raised on the honest storytelling of Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt and Blaze Foley -- the perfect education for learning how to call out a cheater hellbent on breaking hearts." says Wide Open...

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UK Americana Music Awards Nominations Announced

Friday, 9th November 2018

The nominations are in for UK Americana Music Awards 2019 and Loose are well represented this year by Courtney Marie Andrews, Treetop Flyers and Israel Nash.Courtney Marie Andrews received nominations last year for International Artist and...

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Willard Grant Conspiracy's Final Album "Untethered" To Be Released on 7 December

Friday, 9th November 2018

Willard Grant Conspiracy's final album "Untethered" will be released on December 7th 2018.The album consists of the final recordings made by Robert Fisher and his ever evolving band before his untimely death on February 12th 2017. The tapes were...

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Welcome To Loose, Carson McHone!

Tuesday, 30th October 2018

Holy shit, we've only gone and signed Carson McHone​!! We've been fans of Carson for what seems like an age now; we saw her play SXSW​ back in 2016, then she blew us away at her Americana Music Association​ showcase last month. So welcome...

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Israel Nash Announces UK Tour Dates

Wednesday, 17th October 2018

As Israel Nash and his band prepare to embark upon their European tour next month, we've good news for UK fans. With only the one UK date on this upcoming run of shows — Scala London on the 22nd November, with support from Treetop...

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Vikesh Kapoor's Italian Tour

Wednesday, 17th October 2018

Hey, Italia! Vikesh Kapoor is headed your way, alongside his Mama Bird label-mate Matt Dorrien. Get yourself re-acquainted via our Vikesh Kapoor video playlist.25 Oct - TERNI Mishima26 Oct - LATINA Sottoscala27 Oct - VALLO DELLA LUCANIA Koi28...

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William The Conqueror Share New Song, "Bleeding On The Soundtrack"

Friday, 14th September 2018

New William The Conqueror song, folks! Yes, Bleeding on the Soundtrack is the first track to appear from the band's forthcoming album of the same name, recorded at Peter Gabriel's Real World near Bath and produced by Ethan Johns (Ryan Adams,...

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Watch Courtney Marie Andrews' Video For New Song "Heart And Mind"

Monday, 10th September 2018

If you've been fortunate enough to catch Courtney Marie Andrews live at some point over the last couple of years - or more specifically, since Trump was elected president - then this one may sound familiar to you. Heart And Mind has become a bit...

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Loose To Celebrate 20th Anniversary At AmericanaFest 2018

Tuesday, 4th September 2018

Following on from the revelation that Loose has been around for 20 years and that we'll be celebrating by taking over a stage at The Long Road Festival in September, it seemed only right that we should continue the celebrations into the...

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The New Treetop Flyers Album Out Today

Friday, 24th August 2018

Happy Album Release day to Treetop Flyers - their self-titled third album is out today and it's gotta be their best yet. Here are some of the things that people have been saying about the album:-"this stunning LP is much more than a tribute to...

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Jim White's UK & Ireland Tour Starts Tomorrow

Tuesday, 21st August 2018

Jim White kicks off a string of European tour dates this week, starting off tomorrow with a sold out show in Cork, Ireland. Jim will be joined on this tour by Clive Barnes on guitar and Greg Cordez on bass. From the end of August, the trio will...

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Treetop Flyers Share Video For New Song "I Knew I'd Find You"

Thursday, 16th August 2018

With just over a week until Treetop Flyers release their new album, the band have shared I Knew I'd Find You - the third song from their forthcoming third album. Described as an intimate acoustic performance featuring the dual vocals of Sam...

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Israel Nash In The Charts With New Album Lifted

Friday, 3rd August 2018

Israel Nash's new album "Lifted" is straight in at No.1 in the UK's Official Americana Albums Chart Top 40 this week! The album also comes in at No. 9 in The Independent Albums Chart Top 50 and No. 3 in The Independent Album Breakers Chart Top...

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Israel Nash's New Album "Lifted" Is Out Today

Friday, 27th July 2018

Israel Nash's new album "Lifted" is out today and we're sure you'll agree with us when we say it's his best yet. Here are some of the wonderful things that people have been saying about it:-"‘Hippie Spiritual’ LP is a thing of wonder… Who...

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Sons Of Bill's Album is This Week's Record Of Note on BBC Radio Scotland

Wednesday, 25th July 2018

Sons Of Bill were all over BBC Radio Scotland last night, with Ricky Ross giving Firebird '85 a spin, then Roddy Hart featuring the band's recently released new record Oh God Ma'am as this week's Record of Note. Aside from playing album...

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We're Taking Over The Honky Tonk Stage At The Long Road Festival

Friday, 20th July 2018

Did we mention that Loose is 20 years old this year? The Long Road Festival are gonna be helping us celebrate on Saturday 8th September, when we'll be taking over the Honky Tonk stage with a whole load of friends. Frontier Ruckus, Treetop Flyers,...

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Watch Treetop Flyer's New Video For Sweet Greens & Blues

Thursday, 19th July 2018

Treetop Flyers have a brand new single and video out today. Sweet Greens & Blues is taken from the band's self-titled third album, which comes out 24th August. The video, directed by long-time collaborator Sam Ford, was premiered by Folk Radio,...

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Wide Open Country Premieres New Israel Nash Track "SpiritFalls"

Thursday, 12th July 2018

"On SpiritFalls, Nash guides us through a dreamy and imaginative odyssey," says Wide Open Country on sharing Israel Nash's new song yesterday. "Build around a shimmering guitar melody and ornate piano, "SpiritFalls" sweeps across like a gentle...

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Watch Sons of Bill's New Video For Believer / Pretender

Tuesday, 10th July 2018

We're excited to share Sons of Bill's wonderful new video for Believer / Pretender, directed by Ry Cox. Take a look below to see what SoB frontman James Wilson has to say about the song and video and make sure you've picked up a copy of the...

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Frontier Ruckus UK & Europe Tour Dates Announced

Monday, 9th July 2018

We're looking forward to having Frontier Ruckus back in Europe soon. From the end of August, they'll be visiting Switzerland, The Netherlands, France and the UK, as well as joining us at The Long Road Festival on 8 September as part of the Loose...

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Courtney Marie Andrews Features In Some Big "Best Of 2018 So Far" Lists

Tuesday, 3rd July 2018

Those "Best Albums of 2018 (So Far)" lists have been coming in, with Courtney Marie Andrews' name appearing on a number of the big ones. Not only did NPR Music feature Courtney's new album, May Your Kindness Remain, in their 40 Favorite Albums of...

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Happy Album Release Day, Sons of Bill - Oh God Ma'am Is Out Now

Friday, 29th June 2018

"Whenever you’re making a record, you’re really just chasing your goosebumps. You’re trying to find what feels like magic. That’s really your only guideline—to never distrust your goosebumps," singer James Wilson told Wide Open Country...

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Watch Israel Nash's New Video For Lucky Ones

Wednesday, 27th June 2018

On his new album, Lifted, Israel set out to create a listening experience that was almost an immersive representation of his environment, recording drums played in rain collection tanks, water rushing against the limestone, frogs, crickets, and...

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Ian Felice UK & Ireland Tour Dates Announced

Tuesday, 26th June 2018

We're looking forward to having Ian Felice back to visit the UK in October and November. Felice Brother Ian will play a string of shows in England, Scotland and Wales, before heading across to Ireland for his first ever Irish solo shows. Spirit...

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American Songwriter Shares New Sons of Bill Song "Sweeter, Sadder, Farther Away"

Friday, 22nd June 2018

With just one week to go until the release of Sons Of Bill's new album, Oh God Ma'am, American Songwriter Magazine has shared opening track, Sweeter, Sadder, Farther Away. Singer and guitarist James Wilson tells them a bit about the song, the...

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