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What's Next?!! A Routes & Branches Guide To Feeding the Monster

WHAT's NEXT?!!
a Routes & Branches guide to feeding the monster


JANUARY
Dale Watson & Ray Benson, Dale & Ray  (6)
JP Harris, Why Don't We Duet In the Road  (7)
Stephen Fearing, Every Soul's a Sailor  (10)
Blackie & the Rodeo Kings, Kings & Kings  (13)
Band of Heathens, Duende  (13)
Infamous Stringdusters, Laws of Gravity  (13)
Flo Morrissey & Matthew E White, Gentlewoman Ruby Man (13)
Molochs, America's Velvet Glory  (13)
Natalie Hemby, Puxico  (13)
Wood Brothers, Live at the Barn  (13)
Perry Brown, Become My Blood  (13)
Otis Gibbs, Mount Renraw (13)
Michael Chapman, 50  (20)
Various Artists, Unsung Heroes: Songs of Eleni Mandell  (20)
Dead Man Winter, Furnace  (27)
Bash & Pop, Anything Could Happen  (27)
Tift Merritt, Stitch Of the World  (27)
Delbert McClinton, Prick Of the Litter  (27)
Howe Gelb, Future Standards  (27)
Brigitte DeMeyer & Will Kimbrough, Mockingbird Soul  (27)
Whitney Rose, South Texas Suite EP  (27)
Richard Osborn, Endless  (27)
Grahams, Grahams & Friends  (27)
5 & Dimers, If It's All a Game  (27)
Fred Eaglesmith, Standard  (27)
Jimbo Mathus, Solo Blues Guitar: Performs the Replacements' Let It Be  (27)

FEBRUARY
David Luning, Restless (3)
Roadkill Ghost Choir, False Youth Etcetera  (3)
Ron Gallo, Heavy Meta  (3)
Gurf Morlix, Soul & the Heal  (3)
Great American Taxi, Dr Feel Good's Traveling Medicine Show  (3)
Dan Baird, SoLow  (3)
Chuck Prophet, Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins  (10)
Sadies, Northern Passages  (10)
Nikki Lane, Highway Queen  (10)
Romantica, Shadowlands  (10)
Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, Backlash  (10)
Alison Krauss, Windy City  (10)
Old Crow Medicine Show, Best of  (10)
Mark Porkchop Holder, Let It Slide (10)
Sallie Ford, Soul Sick  (10)
Gasoline Lollipops, Resurrection  (14)
Son Volt, Notes of Blue  (17)
Tim Darcy, Saturday Night  (17)
Ryan Adams, Prisoner  (17)
Frontier Ruckus, Enter the Kingdom  (17)
Otis Taylor, Fantasizing About Being Black (17)
Molly Burch, Please Be Mine  (17)
Sun Kil Moon, Common As Light And Love Are Red Valleys Of Blood (17)
Leif Vollebekk, Twin Solitude  (24)
William Matheny, Strange Constellations  (24)
Jaime Wyatt, Felony Blues  (24)
Feelies, In Between  (24)
Rhiannon Giddens, Freedom Highway  (24)
Old 97s, Graveyard Whistling  (24)
Scott H Biram, Bad Testament  (24)
Shinyribs, I Got Your Medicine  (24)
All Them Witches, Sleeping Through the War  (24)
Curtis McMurtry, Hornet's Nest  (24)
Brokeback, Illinois River Valley Blues  (24)
Various Artists, Hired Hands: Tribute to Bruce Langhorne  (24)
Whiskey & Co, Ripped Together Torn Apart  (24)

MARCH
Guy Clark, Best of Dualtone Years  (3)
Casey James Prestwood, Born Too Late  (3)
Waifs, Ironbark  (3)
Jeremy Steding, Odessa  (3)
the Kernal, Light Country  (3)
Beth Bombara, Map & No Direction  (3)
Jenny Scheinman, Here On Earth  (3)
Donovan Woods, They Are Going Away EP  (3)
Holly Macve, Golden Eagle  (3)
Tennis, Yours Conditionally  (10)
Hurray for the Riff Raff, The Navigator  (10)
Sunny Sweeney, Trophy  (10)
Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band, Front Porch Sessions  (10)
Valerie June, Order of Time  (10)
Pieta Brown, Postcards  (10)
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Way Out West  (10)
Ha Ha Tonka, Heart-Shaped Mountain  (10)
River Arkansas, You Animal  (10)
K. Phillips, Dirty Wonder  (10)
Shelby Earl, Man Who Made Himself a Name  (10)
Booher, Funny Tears  (10)
Motel Pines, A Sad History  (14)
Various Artists, Thank You Friends: Big Star Third Live ... and More  (16)
Spoon, Hot Thoughts  (17)
Conor Oberst, Salutations  (17)
Real Estate, In Mind  (17)
Tedeschi Trucks Band, Live From the Fox Oakland  (17)
Gary Clark Jr, Live North America 2016  (17)
Lloyd Cole, In New York (Collected Recordings 1988-1996)  (17)
Lindi Ortega, Til the Goin' Gets Gone EP  (17)
Jeb Loy Nichols, Country Hustle  (17)
Rocky Votolato, Live at Black Belt  (21)
Roger Dean Young, Wrought Iron Will  (24)
Will Johnson, Hatteras Night a Good Luck Charm  (24)
Craig Finn, We All Want the Same Things  (24)
Sera Cahoone, From Where I Started  (24)
Gold Star, Big Blue  (24)
Bridget Kearney, Won't Let You Down  (24)
Samantha Crain, You Had Me At Goodbye  (24)
Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, Souvenir  (24)
Boss Hogg, Brood X  (24)
Rodney Crowell, Close Ties  (31)
Mavericks, Brand New Day  (31)
Aimee Mann, Mental Illness (31)
Jake Xerxes Fussell, What In the Natural World  (31)
Matt Urmy, Out of the Ashes  (31)
Richard Edwards, Lemon Cotton Candy Sunset  (31)
Timothy Seth Avett as Darling, IV  (31)

APRiL
Whiskey Gentry, Dead Ringer  (7)
Cory Branan, Adios  (7)
Father John Misty, Pure Comedy  (7)
New Pornographers, Whiteout Conditions  (7)
the Weeks, Easy  (7)
Andrew Combs, Canyons of My Mind  (7)
Saint Pe, Fixed Focus  (7)
Joshua James, My Spirit Sister  (7)
Various Artists, Resistance Radio: Man in the High Castle  (7)
Darden Smith, Everything  (7)
Wild Reeds, World We Built  (7)
Various Artists, Outlaw: Celebrating the Music of Waylon Jennings  (7)
Leeroy Stagger, Love Versus  (7)
JC Brooks, Neon Jungle  (7)
Malcolm Holcombe, Pretty Little Troubles  (7)
Sam Outlaw, Tenderheart  (14)
Chris Shiflett, West Coast Town  (14)
Lillie Mae, Forever and Then Some  (14)
Blackfoot Gypsies, To the Top  (14)
Anders Parker, Man Who Fell From Earth  (14)
Todd Adelman & Country Mile, Time Will Tell  (15)
Jason Eady, Jason Eady  (21)
Matthew Logan Vasquez, Does What He Wants  (21)
Angaleena Presley, Wrangled  (21)
Ron Sexsmith, Last Rider  (21)
Tara Jane O'Neil, Tara Jane O'Neil  (21)
Hooten Hallers, Hooten Hallers  (21)
Harmed Brothers, Harmed Brothers  (21)
Woods, Love is Love  (21)
Joseph Huber, Suffering Stage  (21)
Sarah Shook & the Disarmers, Sidelong (reissue)  (28)
BNQT, Volume 1  (28)
Willie Nelson, God's Problem Child  (28)
Old Crow Medicine Show, 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde  (28)
BJ Wilbanks, BJ Wilbanks  (28)
Brent Cowles, Cold Times EP  (28)
Bruce Robison, Bruce Robison & the Back Porch Band  (28)
Jimmy Lumpkin & the Revival, Home  (28)
Radiator King, A Hollow Triumph After All  (28)
Jim Avett & Family, For His Children and Ours  (28)

MAY
Wooden Wand, Clipper Ship  (5)
Various Artists, Cover Stories: Brandi Carlile Celebrates 10 Years of the Story  (5)
Various Artists, Southern Poverty Law Center Benefit EP  (5)
John Moreland, Big Bad Luv  (5)
Christopher Paul Stelling, Itinerant Arias  (5)
Joan Shelley, Joan Shelley  (5)
Bonnie Prince Billy, Best Troubador  (5)
Chris Stapleton  From a Room: Volume 1  (5)
David Childers, Run Skeleton Run  (5)
Howlin' Brothers, Cannonball  (5)
Robyn Ludwick, This Tall To Ride  (5)
Chris Bathgate, Dizzy Star  (10)
Los Colognes, the Wave  (12)
Whitehorse, Panther in the Dollhouse  (12)
Colter Wall, Colter Wall  (12)
Modern Mal, The Misanthrope Family Album  (12)
Matthew Ryan, Hustle Up Starlings  (12)
Jake LaBotz, Sunnyside  (12)
Builders & the Butchers, Spark  (19)
Mountain Goats, Goths  (19)
Emily Barker, Sweet Kind of Blue  (19)
Pokey LaFarge, Manic Revelations  (19)
Los Straitjackets, What's So Funny About Peace Love and Los Straitjackets  (19)
Jade Jackson, Gilded  (19)
Chastity Brown, Silhouette of Sirens  (19)
Daniel Romano, Modern Pressure  (19)
Mastersons, Transient Lullaby  (19)
Left Lane Cruiser, Claw Machine Wizard  (19)
Various Artists, Gentle Giants: Songs of Don Williams  (26)
Justin Townes Earle, Kids in the Street  (26)
Bobby Bare, Things Change  (26)
Vandoliers, The Native  (26)
Jeff Finlin, Guru In the Girl  (26)
Oh Susanna, Girl In Teen City  (26)
Various Artists, Red Hot: a Memphis Celebration of Sun Records  (26)

JUNE
Benjamin Booker, Witness  (2)
North Mississippi Allstars, Prayer for Peace  (2)
Dan Auerbach, Waiting on a Song  (2)
Amy Black, Memphis  (2)
Mavis Staples, I'll Take You There: An All-Star Concert Celebration  (2)
Various Artists, Treasure of the Broken Land: Songs of Mark Heard  (2)
Rachel Baiman, Shame  (2)
Kasey Chambers, Dragonfly  (2)
John Statz, Fire Sermon  (2)
Secret Sisters, You Don't Own Me Anymore  (9)
Shannon McNally, Black Irish  (9)
Amanda Anne Platt, Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters  (9)
Hayden Pedigo, Greetings From Amarillo  (9)
Micah Schnabel, Your New Norman Rockwell  (9)
John Baumann, Proving Grounds  (9)
Fleet Foxes, Crack-Up  (16)
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, The Nashville Sound  (16)
Kevin Morby, City Music (16)
Gospelbeach, Another Summer of Love  (16)
Bohannons, Luminary Angels  (16)
Trevor Sensor, Andy Warhol's Dream  (16)
Steve Earle, So You Wannabe An Outlaw  (16)
House and Land, House and Land  (16)
Sam Baker, Land of Doubt  (21)
Banditos, Visionland  (23)
Jeff Tweedy, Together at Last  (23)
Deslondes, Hurry Home  (23)
Yonder Mountain String Band, Love Ain't Love  (23)
Steelism, Ism  (23)
Slaid Cleaves, Ghost on the Car Radio  (23)
Chris Canterbury, Refinery Town  (23)
Danny & the Champions of the World, Brilliant Light  (30)
Jim Lauderdale, London Southern  (30)
James Elkington, Wintres Woma  (30)
Lee Bains III & Glory Fires, Youth Detention  (30)
Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers, Native Heart  (30)
Andy Thomas' Dust Heart, No Poets

JULY
Pickwick, Lovejoys  (7)
Good Graces, Set Your Sights  (7)
John Murry, Short History of Decay  (14)
Waxahatchee, Out In the Storm  (14)
Yep Roc Nick Lowe Reissues  (14)
Various Artists, Strange Freedom: Songs of Love & Protest  (14)
Cale Tyson, Careless Soul  (14)
Korby Lenker, Thousand Springs  (14)
Sherman Holmes, Richmond Sessions  (21)
Nicole Atkins, Goodnight Rhonda Lee  (21)
Shane Nicholson, Love and Blood  (28)
Moot Davis, Hierarchy of Crows  (July)

AUGUST 
William the Conqueror, Proud Disturber of the Peace  (4)
Monk Parker, Crown of Sparrows  (4)
Tyler Childers, Purgatory  (4)
Elijah Ocean, Elijah Ocean  (4)
Hard Working Americans, We're All In This Together  (4)
Jimmy Lumpkin & the Revival, Home  (4)
Cory Chisel, Tell Me True  (4)
The Districts, Popular Manipulations  (11)
Will Hoge, Anchors  (11)
matt pond PA, Still Summer  (11)
Suzanne Santo, Ruby Red  (11)
Jeremy Pinnell, Ties of Blood and Affection  (11)
David Rawlings, Poor David's Almanack  (11)
Jason Wilber, Reaction Time  (11)
Alex Williams, Better Than Myself  (11)
Dead Rock West, More Love  (11)
Robert Cline Jr, American Mojo  (15)
Loretta Lynn, Wouldn't It Be Great  (18)
Allison Moorer & Shelby Lynne, Not Dark Yet  (18)
Yawpers, Boy in a Well  (18)
Ray Wylie Hubbard, Tell the Devil I'm Getting There As Fast As I Can  (18)
Brandy Clark, Live From Los Angeles  (18)
Chelsea Williams, Boomerang  (15)
Whiskey Shivers, Some Part of Something  (21)
Eliot Bronson, James  (25)
Iron & Wine, Beast Epic  (25)
Cordovas, That Santa Fe Channel  (25)
Filthy Friends, Invitation  (25)
Wild Ponies, Galax  (25)
Lilly Hiatt, Trinity Lane  (25)
Lukas Nelson, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real  (25)
Ian Felice, In the Kingdom of Dreams  (25)
Blank Range, Marooned With the Treasure  (25)
Tom Brosseau, Treasures Untold  (25)
Mark Olson, Spokeswoman of the Bright Sun  (25)
Legendary Shack Shakers, After You've Gone  (25)
John Prine, September 78  (25)
My Politic, 12 Kinds of Lost  (25)

SEPTEMBER
Joan Osborne, Songs of Bob Dylan  (1)
Hayley Thompson-King, Psychotic Melancholia  (1)
Erin Enderlin, Whiskeytown Crier  (1)
Neil Finn, Out of Silence  (1)
Micah P. Hinson, Presents the Holy Strangers  (8)
Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton, Wildflower Blues  (8)
Dream Syndicate, How Did I Find Myself Here  (8)
David Ramirez, We're Not Going Anywhere  (8)
Charlie Parr, Dog  (8)
Tom Russell, Folk Hotel  (8)
Tim Barry, High on 95  (8)
David Wax Museum, Electric Artifacts  (8)
Gregg Allman, Southern Blood  (8)
Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Contraband Love  (15)
Deer Tick, Vol. 1 & Vol. 2  (15)
Son Little, New Magic  (15)
Lone Bellow, Walk Into a Storm  (15)
Texas Gentlemen, TX Jelly  (15)
Various Artists, A Tribute to John D. Loudermilk  (15)
Willie Watson, Folksinger Vol. 2  (15)
Elliott BROOD, Ghost Gardens  (15)
Huntress and Holder of Hands, Avalon  (15)
Radney Foster, For You to See the Stars  (15)
JD & the Straight Shot, Good Luck and Good Night  (15)
Chris Hillman, Bidin' My Time  (22)
JoAnna Lee, So Free (22)
Noah Gundersen, White Noise  (22)
Phoebe Bridgers, Stranger in the Alps  (22)
Josh Ritter, Gathering  (22)
Eilen Jewell, Downhearted Blues  (22)
Hiss Golden Messenger, Hallelujah Anyhow  (22)
Jon Langford, Four Lost Souls  (22)
Billy Strings, Turmoil & Tinfoil  (22)
Max Gomez, Me & Joe  (22)
Len Price 3, Kentish Longtails  (22)
Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Superscope  (29)
Jessica Lea Mayfield, Sorry is Gone  (29)
Anna Tivel, Small Believer  (29)
Jarrod Dickenson, Ready the Horses  (29)
Lucinda Williams, This Sweet Old World  (29)
J Roddy Walston & the Business, Destroyers of the Soft Life  (29)
Larkin Poe, Peach  (29)
Denver Meatpacking Company, Escape  (29)

OCTOBER
Joseph Childress, Joseph Childress  (6)
Weather Station, Weather Station  (6)
White Bufffalo, Darkest Darks Lightest Lights  (6)
Replacements, For Sale: Live at Maxwell's 1986  (6)
Whitney Rose, Rule 62  (6)
JD McPherson, Undivided Heart & Soul  (6)
Gill Landry, Love Rides a Dark Horse  (6)
Simon Joyner, Step Into the Earthquake  (6)
Silver Torches, Let It Be a Dream  (6)
A. Savage, Thawing Dawn  (13)
Barr Brothers, Queens of the Breakers  (13)
Derek Hoke, Bring the Flood  (13)
Travis Meadows, First Cigarette  (13)
Tom VandenAvond, You Oughta Know These By Now  (13)
Hellbound Glory, Pinball  (13)
Lydia Loveless, Boy Crazy and Single(s)  (13)
Rural Alberta Advantage, The Wild  (13)
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Lotta Sea Lice  (13)
Jackie Greene, Modern Lives Vol. 1 EP  (13)
Various Artists, Holidays Rule Vol. 2  (13)
Dori Freeman, Letters Never Read  (20)
Turnpike Troubadours, Long Way From Your Heart  (20)
Dan Tyminkski, Southern Gothic  (20)
Flat Duo Jets, Wild Wild Love  (20)
Margo Price, All American Made  (20)
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Echo in the Valley  (20)
Porter & the Bluebonnet Rattlesnakes, Don't Go Baby It's Gonna Get Weird Without You  (20)
Twain, Rare Feeling  (20)
Lee Ann Womack, The Lonely the Lonesome & the Gone  (27)
Julien Baker, Turn Out the Lights  (27)
Ronnie Fauss, Last of the True  (27)
Roadkill Ghost Choir, False Youth Etcetera  (27)
Balsam Range, It's Christmas Time  (27)
Various, Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson Live  (27)
Joe Henry, Thrum  (27)
Wailin' Jennys, Fifteen  (27)
Deep Dark Woods, Yarrow  (27)
Ghost of Paul Revere,  Monarch  (27)
Andrew Bryant, Ain't It Like the Cosmos  (27)
Curtis Harding, Face Your Fear  (27)
Amelia White, Rhythm of the Rain  (27)

NOVEMBER  
Drew Kennedy, At Home in the Big Lonesome  (3)
Blitzen Trapper, Wild & Reckless (3)
Scott Miller, Ladies Auxiliary  (3)
Mark 'Porkchop' Holder, Death and the Blues  (3)
Gun Outfit, Out of Range  (10)
Langhorne Slim, Lost at Last  (10)
Carmaig de Forest, I Shall Be Re-Released  (10)
Angel Olsen, Phases  (10)
Fernando Viciconte, Widows: Reissue  (10)
Nathaniel Rateliff & Night Sweats, Live at Red Rocks  (10)
Jim White, Waffles Triangles & Jesus  (10)
Parker McCollum, Probably Wrong  (10)
Karl Blau, Out Her Space  (17)
Mavis Staples, If All I Was Was Black  (17)
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Soul of a Woman  (17)
County Liners, Mary Jane Dunphe & Chris Mcdonnell in the County Liners EP  (17)
Various Artists, 13 Days of Xmas (Bloodshot)  (17)
Darrell Scott, Live at the Station Inn  (17)
Cody Jinks, Less Wise (Modified 2017)  (17)
Taylor Kingman, Wannabe  (17)
Frank Turner, Songbook  (24)
Staves & yMusic, The Way is Read  (24)
Jason Molina, Black Sabbath Covers 7"  (24)
Light Wires, Light Wires/Invisible Hand  (24)
Lonesome Wyatt & the Holy Spooks, Sad Creepers  (28)

DECEMBER
Wilco, Being There and AM reissues  (1)
Grayson Capps, Scarlett Roses  (1)
Loose Cattle, Seasonal Affective Disorder  (1)
Chris Stapleton, From a Room: Volume 2  (1)
Minus 5, Dear December  (1)
Robert Finley, Goin' Platinum!  (8)
Robert Ellis & Courtney Hartman, Dear John  (8)
Gasoline Lollipops, Soul Mine  (16)

2018
Anderson East, Encore  (Jan 12)
Mark Erelli, Mixtape  (Jan 12)
Tommy Emmanuel, Accomplice One  (Jan 19)
First Aid Kit, Ruins  (Jan 19)
Calexico, Thread That Keeps Us  (Jan 26)
Mary Gauthier, Rifles & Rosary Beads  (Jan 26)
HC McEntire, Lionheart  (Jan 26)
Ben Miller Band, Choke Cherry Tree  (Jan 26)
Joe Purdy, et al., American Folk Sndtk  (Jan 26)
James Hunter Six, Whatever It Takes  (Feb 2)
Wood Brothers, One Drop of Truth  (Feb 2)
Ruby Boots, Don't Talk About It  (Feb 9)
Brian Fallon, Sleepwalkers  (Feb 9)
Craig Gerdes, Smokin' Drinkin' and Gamblin'  (Feb 9)
Sonny Smith, Rod For Your Love  (Feb 9)
Wild Child, Expectations  (Feb 9)
Marlon Williams, Best Way for Love  (Feb 16)
I'm With Her, See You Around  (Feb 16)
Brandi Carlile, By the Way I Forgive You  (Feb 16)
Darling West, While I Was Asleep  (Feb 16)
Grant Lee Phillips, Widdershins  (Feb 23)
Lindi Ortega, What a Girl's Gotta Do  (April)
Sam Lewis, Loversity  (early 18)

RUMORS of RUMORS
Dexateens, Stars In Bars
Joshua Hedley, EP
Sons of Bill
Whitey Morgan
Johnny Irion, Driving Friend
Austin Lucas, Immortal Americans  (crowdfunding)
Caleb Caudle, Crushed Coins
Kent Eugene Goolsby, Every Way But Easy  (fall)
American Aquarium, Things Change
Daddy
Lynn Taylor & Bar Flies

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