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NOCONA And CALICO the band hit the highway with Rebelle Road 


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Voyage LA Features Kim Grant of KG Music Press


"I think what sets me apart is my DIY ethic. I am a hard worker and I want everyone involved to succeed. I’m working not only for the artist or band, but my reputation is also on the line, so I give it my all."


Announcing Rebelle Road--Female Owned Production Company Takes On Parity for Country/Roots Genre-Official Launch at SXSW


REBELLE ROAD: Blazing New Trails for American Music 

Female Owned Production Company Takes On Parity for Country/Roots Genre


Los Angeles, February 2018--Inspired by women across many industries, musicians Adrienne Isom (NOCONA), KP Hawthorn (Co-Founder of California Country Records and member of CALICO the band) and event producer Karen Rappaport McHugh (Muddy Girl Productions) have announced the formation of a new company, REBELLE ROAD (​​ ) to fiercely…

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Bonsai Universe Reviewed on KPCC's Take Two Music Segment

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 Bonsai Universe and the upcoming album "Moonstream" was reviewed by Steve Hochman on KPCC's Take Two on Tuesday, January 16th 9-10am PST-- Bonsai Universe is the brainchild of musician/guitarist Woody Aplanalp 

“From the far out reaches of space comes the latest release from Bonsai Universe.The band is the brainchild of musician Woody Aplanalp and his new album "Moonstream" is performed, produced and mixed by himself. Aplanalp has worked with…

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Mark Olson & Ingunn Ringvold Interviews and Updates!


Alternative Country/Americana artist, Mark Olson and his wife and musical partner Ingunn Ringvold have just released Spokeswoman of the Bright Sun and are currently on a world tour in support of the album. Below are some interviews with Mark as he moves from town to town.









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KG Music Press New Artists Welcome!

Big Welcomes to Rich Krueger, Laura Benitez and the Heartache, Bonsai Universe (Woody Aplanalp), Steven Casper & Cowboy Angst! 


Rich Krueger will release Life Aint That Long on January 26th, 2018 

Krueger, who is now based in Chicago, IL, was born in Bedford-Stuyvesant, NYC.  He has been writing and performing with his band The Dysfunctionells since 1985.  The Dysfunctionells, (who describe themselves as “THE Butt-Ugliest Band in Chicago”) have backed up the Holy Modal Rounders at their reunion at…

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New Elouise Video "I'll Fly Away"

Elouise And The Alternate Root Magazine Premiere The Video “I’ll Fly Away” --A dark Blackgrass rendition of the 1927 original song by Albert E. Brumley. 

ALTADENA CA - The Elouise version of “I’ll Fly Away” is a dark Blackgrass rendition of the 1927 original song written by Albert E. Brumley. The vintage Bluegrass standard refers to death and the afterlife as the ultimate freedom from this life and it’s struggles. Brumley’s version has a very upbeat tempo and delivery. Elouise deconstructs the song and…

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Welcome Sam Marine!

Sam Marine's Big Dark City Releases November 17th

(Photo Credit:  Anna Webber)

From New York City by the way of Gainesville, Florida, and now fairly new to Los Angeles, Sam Marine has already made himself an integral part of the LA roots-rock music scene. Playing alongside up and comers Rod Melancon, Jaime Wyatt and Sam Morrow, it makes sense that he tapped former Dwight Yoakam sideman and producer of Melancon’s Southern Gothic, Brian Whelan, to produce his new EP, Big Dark City. 

Big Dark City is…

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Mark Olson and Ingunn Ringvold Tour Announcement

Mark Olson and Ingunn Ringvold Tour Announcement

Mark Olson and Ingunn Ringvold are about to head to Australia, New Zealand, Europe (and UK) for an extensive tour in support of their new release, Spokeswoman of the New Sun. I'm happy to report I will be working with them on their US tour once they return! Kickoff date has been announced for The Chapel in San Francisco on November 20th. Details on that show below // 7:00 pm door $18 Tickets in advance // All Ages Keep your eye out for more announcements

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Saving Country Music Features New Alice Wallace Single, "Echo Canyon" With Alternate Root Featuring The Accompanying Video

Saving Country Music Features New Alice Wallace Single, "Echo Canyon" HERE

And Alternate Root Magazine Features the Accompanying Video  HERE

"Many of you have already listened to our latest single "Echo Canyon" - but now you can see how we made it! Huge thanks to the The Alternate Root Magazine for premiering the video to accompany our new song, which takes you into the studio with us as we brought this song to life back in July. Thanks to KP Hawthorn and Neal Walter for filming, and to Andrew Delaneyfor…

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The Susie Glaze New Folk Ensemble Has Made LA Weekly's List of 10 Best Americana Artists

The Susie Glaze New Folk Ensemble has made the LA Weekly's list of 10 Best Country/Americana Artists In Los Angeles Right Now--coming in at #3

"Suzie Glaze is a flat-out superb vocalist who specializes in what she calls “Americana folk fusion.” Growing up in Nashville, Glaze was a theater student and folk fan who found Music City’s slick, Vegas-style presentation decidedly unappealing. But after being cast in the original Broadway production of Big River and working with its creator, legendary Country…

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