Austin-based country/blues artist Jeff Plankenhorn will be releasing his new album "Sleeping Dogs" on May 4th, through Spike Steel Records. The album features 11-tracks and includes contributions from fellow artists Patty Griffin and Ray Wylie Hubbard. He begins with the up-tempo bluesy guitar rocker "Sleeping Dogs" as his sound carries a seventies rock vibe. He lays off the rock energy for the sweet acoustics of "Love Is Love," before Ray Wylie Hubbard joins Plankenhorn for the blues shuffle of "Tooth And Nail." The wonderful ballad "Holy Lighting" is highlighted by the vocal contribution of Patty Griffin as you will instantly fall in love with this song. Plankerhorn picks the energy back up with the pounding rhythm and slide guitar of "Never Again" and "Piece Of Cake" before closing his new album with the acoustic blues of "This Guitar" and country/bluegrass feel of "Heaven On Earth." To find out more about Jeff Plankenhorn and his latest release "Sleeping Dogs," please visit jeffplankenhorn.com.
New Zealand sensation Tami Neilson is preparing to release her new album on June 1st, titled "Sassafrass!" It features 11-tracks, beginning with the vintage, rockabilly sound of "Stay Outta My Business." She recently picked up a bunch Country Music Awards at the New Zealand Music Awards ceremony and her music feels like you time-traveled back to a simpler time in music with influential songs, like in "A Woman's Pain" and "One Thought Of You." Tami gets the energy flowing with the up-beat swing of "Miss Jones" and "Kitty Cat," before finishing with the gentle, graceful ballad "Good Man" as her voice sounds so beautiful. To find out more about Tami Neilson and her latest release "Sassafrass!," please visit tamineilson.com.