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"Hitting the High Notes"
Bands, singer-songwriters and venues that are shaking up our music scene.
"14 Artists Proving Black Americana is Real"
"Tularosa will be a culmination of the first august stage of a storytelling career from the little girl who once eagerly soaked up the voices of Dolly, Emmylou, Loretta Lynn, and the 1970s outlaws." MORE...
INDYWEEK - The Pull of the Earth: Former Brooklyn rocker Kamara Thomas pursues a singer-songwriter future in Durham
... She's shedding the high-octane drive of her former band, Earl Greyhound. Thomas' new album, Earth Hero, travels in gently melancholic, acoustic-based Americana and allegorical storytelling. Yet this is no reinvention, Thomas assures: Her natural inclination has always been toward singer-songwriter and country forms. MORE...
BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC (BAM)
"Channeling dusty Americana, rootsy folk, and classic rock à la Neil Young, Kamara Thomas (singer and bassist for the acclaimed hard rock band Earl Greyhound) spins hazy narrative paeans to America’s epic landscape and mythic past. Her bewitching live performance incorporates elements of Native American shamanism, trance-inducing jams, and spellbinding stories of the fabled Old West."