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



JANUARY 2018
Ronnie Eaton, Hand That Mocked Them & the Heart That Fed (Eaton, Jan 5)
6 String Drag, High Hat reissue (Jan 11)
Anderson East, Encore (Elektra, Jan 12)
Mark Erelli, Mixtape (Erelli, Jan 12)
Eleven Hundred Springs, Finer Things in Life (EHS, Jan 16)
Tommy Emmanuel, Accomplice One (CGP Sounds, Jan 19)
First Aid Kit, Ruins (Columbia, Jan 19)
Belle Adair, Tuscumbia (Single Lock, Jan 19)
Grace Basement, Mississippi Nights (Jan 19)
Dom Wier, New Waters EP (Wier, Jan 19)
Calexico, Thread That Keeps Us (Anti, Jan 26)
Mary Gauthier, Rifles & Rosary Beads (In the Black, Jan 26)
HC McEntire, Lionheart (Merge, Jan 26)
Ben Miller Band, Choke Cherry Tree (New West, Jan 26)
Joe Purdy, et al., American Folk Sndtk (American Folk, Jan 26)
Marie/Lepanto, Tenkiller (Big Legal Mess, Jan 26)
Various Artists, Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James (Sylvan Songs, Jan 26)
Ron Pope, Work Tapes (Brooklyn Basement, Jan 26)

FEBRUARY 2018
James Hunter Six, Whatever It Takes (Daptone, Feb 2)
Wood Brothers, One Drop of Truth (Honey Jar, Feb 2)
Fruition, Watching It All Fall Apart (LoHi, Feb 2)
Mike & the Moonpies, Steak Night at the Prairie Rose (Moonpies, Feb 2)
The Lynnes, Heartbreak Song For the Radio (Hanson/Miles, Feb 2)
Pearl Charles, Sleepless Dreamer (Kanine, Feb 2)
Richmond Fontaine, Don't Skip Out On Me (Fluff & Gravy, Feb 2)
Kyle Craft, Full Circle Nightmare (Sub Pop, Feb 2)
Ruby Boots, Don't Talk About It (Bloodshot, Feb 9)
Brian Fallon, Sleepwalkers (Island, Feb 9)
Craig Gerdes, Smokin' Drinkin' and Gamblin' (Sol Records, Feb 9)
Wild Child, Expectations (Dualtone, Feb 9)
Wade Bowen, Solid Ground (Bowen, Feb 9)
Jim White, Waffles Triangles & Jesus (Feb 9)
Alela Diane, Cusp (All Points, Feb 9)
Will Varley, Spirit of Minnie (Xtra Mile, Feb 9)
Lauren Ruth Ward, Well Hell (Sony, Feb 9)
Lynn Taylor & Barflies, Staggered (Taylor, Feb 9)
Marlon Williams, Best Way for Love (Dead Oceans, Feb 16)
I'm With Her, See You Around (Rounder, Feb 16)
Brandi Carlile, By the Way I Forgive You (Elektra, Feb 16)
Darling West, While I Was Asleep (Jansen Records, Feb 16)
JD Wilkes, Fire Dream (Big Legal Mess, Feb 16)
Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert, The Ledges (Dead Reckoning, Feb 16)
Courtney Patton, What It's Like To Fly Alone (Patton, Feb 16)
Grant Lee Phillips, Widdershins (Yep Roc, Feb 23)
Caleb Caudle, Crushed Coins (Cornelius Chapel, Feb 23)
Low Anthem, Salt Doll Went to Measure the Depth of the Sea (Joyful Noise, Feb 23)
Jeff Hyde, Norman Rockwell World (Hyde, Feb 23)
High Up, You Are Here (Team Love, Feb 23)
Amy Rigby, The Old Guys (Southern Domestic, Feb 23)

MARCH 2018
Jonathan Wilson, Rare Birds (Bella Union, Mar 2)
Lucy Dacus, Historian (Matador, Mar 2)
Sue Foley, Ice Queen (Stony Plain, Mar 2)
Dallas Moore, Mr Honky Tonk (Sol Records, Mar 2)
Haley Heynderickx, I Need To Start a Garden (Mama Bird, Mar 2)
Josh Grider, Good People (Boot Strap, Mar 2)
Buffalo Tom, Quiet and Peace (Schoolkids, Mar 2)
Barrence Whitfield & the Savages, Soul Flowers of Titan (Bloodshot, Mar 2)
Sonny Smith, Rod For Your Love (Easy Eye, Mar 2)
Katie Toupin, Moroccan Ballroom (Toupin, Mar 2)
Vivian Leva, Time is Everything (Free Dirt, Mar 2)
6 String Drag, Top of the World (Mar 9)
Liza Anne, Fine But Dying (Arts & Crafts, Mar 9)
Nathaniel Rateliff & Night Sweats, Tearing at the Seams (Concord, Mar 9)
Uncle Walt's Band, Anthology: Those Boys From Carolina ... (Omnivore, Mar 9)
Andrew Bryant, Ain't It Like the Cosmos (Last Chance, Mar 9)
Nap Eyes, I'm Bad Now (Paradise of Bachelors, Mar 9)
Handsome Family, Through the Trees 20th Anniversary (Loose, Mar 9)
Ags Connolly, Nothin' Unexpected - US release (Sofaburn, Mar 9)
Decemberists, I'll Be Your Girl (Capitol, Mar 16)
Yo La Tengo, There's a Riot Going On (Matador, Mar 16)
Bonnevilles, Dirty Photographs (Alive Naturalsound, Mar 16)
John Craigie, Live Opening for Steinbeck (Craigie, Mar 16)
Sam Foster, Hardened Hearts (Foster, Mar 19)
Erika Wennerstrom, Sweet Unknown (Partisan, Mar 23)
Courtney Marie Andrews, May Your Kindness Remain (Mama Bird, Mar 23)
Jack White, Boarding House Reach (Third Man, Mar 23)
Field Report, Summertime Songs (Verve, Mar 23)
Paul Thorn, Don't Let the Devil Ride (Perpetual Obscurity, Mar 23)
Squirrel Nut Zippers, Beasts of Burgundy (Southern Broadcasting, Mar 23)
The Tillers, The Tillers (Sofaburn, Mar 23)
Lincoln Durham, And Into Heaven Came the Night (Droog, Mar 30)
Bettye Lavette, Things Have Changed (Verve, Mar 30)
Kim Richey, Edgeland (Yep Roc, Mar 30)
Ashley McBryde, Girl Goin' Nowhere (Warner, Mar 30)
Caitlin Canty, Motel Bouquet (Tone Tree, Mar 30)
Lindi Ortega, Liberty (Shadowbox, Mar 30)
Great Peacock, Gran Pavo Real (Ropeadope, Mar 30)
Benjamin Jaffe, Oh Wild Ocean of Love (Diamond Family, Mar 30)
Sam Morrow, Concrete & Mud (Forty Below, Mar 30)
Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, No Mercy in This Land (Anti, Mar 30)
Red Shahan, Culberson County (7013 Records, Mar 30)
Kacey Musgraves, Golden Hour (UMG, Mar 30)
Rod Picott, Out Past the Wires (Welding Rod, Mar 30)
Motel Mirrors, In the Meantime (Last Chance, Mar 30)
John Paul Keith, Heart Shaped Shadow (Last Chance, Mar 30)

APRIL 2018
Blackberry Smoke, Find a Light (3 Legged, Apr 6)
Will Stewart, County Seat (Cornelius Chapel, Apr 6)
Hop Along, Bark Your Head Off Dog (Saddle Creek, Apr 6)
Bennett Wilson Poole, Bennett Wilson Poole (Aurora, ,Apr 6)
Western Centuries, Songs From the Deluge (Free Dirt, Apr 6)
Sarah Shook & the Disarmers, Years (Bloodshot, Apr 6)
Various Artists, Johnny Cash: Forever Words (Legacy, Apr 6)
California Honeydrops, Call It Home (Honeydrops, Apr 6)
Greyhounds, Cheyenne Valley Drive (Bud's Recording Service, Apr 6)
Faustina Masigat, Faustina Masigat (Mama Bird, Apr 6)
Mipso, Edges Run (AntiFragile, Apr 6)
Left Arm Tan, El Camino (LAT, Apr 6)
Dead Horses, My Mother the Moon (Dead Horsies, Apr 6)
Goodnight Texas, Conductor (Cent Bank Check, Apr 6)
Josh T. Pearson, The Straight Hits! (Mute, Apr 13)
Laura Veirs, The Lookout (Raven Marching Band, Apr 13)
Matt Dorrien, In the Key of Grey (Mama Bird, Apr 13)
John Prine, Tree of Forgiveness (Oh Boy, Apr 13)
Simone Felice, The Projector (New York Pro, Apr 13)
Wood & Wire, North of Despair (Blue Corn, Apr 13)
Eels, The Deconstruction (E Works, Apr 16)
Old Crow Medicine Show, Volunteer (Columbia, Apr 20)
Lord Huron, Vide Noir (Republic, Apr 20)
Joshua Hedley, Mr Jukebox (Third Man, Apr 20)
Donovan Woods, Both Ways (Meant Well, Apr 20)
Charlie Crockett, Lonesome as a Shadow (Son of Davy, Apr 20)
Ashley Monroe, Sparrow (Warner, Apr 20)
Charlie Overbey, Broken Arrow (Lone Hawk, Apr 20)
Sera Cahoone, Flora String Sessions (Lady Muleskinner, Apr 20)
Mammals, Sunshiner (Humble Abode, Apr 20)
Young Valley, Young Valley  (Dial Back Sound, Apr 20)
John Craigie, Scarecrow  (Craigie, Apr 21)
Dr. Dog, Critical Equation (We Buy Gold, Apr 23)
Okkervil River, In the Rainbow Rain (ATO, Apr 27)
Matt Dorrien, In the Key of Grey (Mama Bird, Apr 27)
William Matheny, Moon Over Kenova (Misra, Apr 27)
Cicada Rhythm, Everywhere I Go (New West, Apr 27)
Willie Nelson, Last Man Standing (Sony, Apr 27)
Kasey Chambers & Fireside Disciples, Campfire (Essence, Apr 27)
Matthew Logan Vasquez, Texas Murder Ballads EP (Dine Alone, Apr 27)
Liz Brasher, Outcast EP  (Fat Possum, Apr 27)
Band of Heathens, Live Via Satellite  (BoH, Apr 27)
Gary P Nunn, Friends for Life Vol. 1  (Campfire, Apr 27)

MAY 2018
Frank Turner, Be More Kind (Xtra Mile, May 4)
Leftover Salmon, Something Higher (Soundly, May 4)
Shakey Graves, Can't Wake Up (Dualtone, May 4)
Trampled by Turtles, Life is Good on the Open Road (Banjodad, May 4)
Eleanor Friedberger, Rebound (Frenchkiss, May 4)
Parker Millsap, Other Arrangements (Okhrahoma, May 4)
Lake Street Dive, Free Yourself Up (Nonesuch, May 4)
Horse Feathers, Appreciation (Kill Rock Stars, May 4)
Damien Jurado, The Horizon Just Laughed (Secretly Canadian, May 4)
Birds of Chicago, Love in Wartime (Signature Sounds, May 4)
Leon Bridges, Good Thing (Columbia, May 4)
Holly Golightly & the Brokeoffs, Clippety Clop  (Transdreamer, May 4)
Sam Lewis, Loversity (Tone Tree, May 4)
Hellbound Glory, Streets of Aberdeen (Black Country Rock, May 4)
Various Artists, Floater: Tribute to the Tributes to Gary Floater  (Eight 30, May 4)
Jeff Plankenhorn, Sleeping Dogs  (Plankenhorn, May 4)
Traveller, Western Movies  (Refuge Fndtn, May 4)
Ry Cooder, Prodigal Son (Perro Verde, May 11)
National Reserve, Motel La Grange (Ramseur, May 11)
Jess Williamson, Cosmic Wink (Mexican Summer, May 11)
Sarah Louise, Deeper Woods (Thrill Jockey, May 11)
Brent Cobb, Providence Canyon (Elektra, May 11)
Luke Winslow-King, Blue Mesa (Bloodshot, May 11)
Leon III, Leon III (Cornelius Chapel, May 11)
John Statz, Darkness on the San Juans  (Statz, May 11)
Bones of JR Jones, Ones to Keep Close  (Tone Tree, May 11)
Wussy, What Heaven is Like (Shake It, May 18)
John Calvin Abney, Coyote (May 18)
Ryley Walker, Deafman Glance (Dead Oceans, May 18)
Ray Lamontagne, Part of the Light (RCA, May 18)
Jason Boland & the Stragglers, Hard Times Are Relative (May 18)
Buck Meek, Buck Meek (Keeled Scales, May 18)
Gretchen Peters, Dancing With the Beast (May 18)
Kelly Willis, Back Being Blue (Premium, May 18)
Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, Sparkle Hard (Matador, May 18)
Ike Reilly, Crooked Love  (Rock Ridge, May 18)
Dead Tongues, Unsung Passage  (Psychic Hotline, May 18)
Johnny Irion, Driving Friend  (Irion, May 18)
John Wesley Harding, Greatest Other People's Hits  (Omnivore, May 18)
Hilary Williams, My Lucky Scars  (Broken Angel, May 25)

JUNE 2018
Natalie Prass, Future and the Past (ATO, Jun 1)
Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Downey to Lubbock (YepRoc, Jun 1)
Neko Case, Hell-on (Anti, Jun 1)
American Aquarium, Things Change (New West, Jun 1)
Phil Cook, People Are My Drug (Psychic Hotline, Jun 1)
Ruen Brothers, All My Shades of Blue (Ramseur, Jun 1)
Nicki Bluhm, To Rise You Gotta Fall (Compass, Jun 1)
Karen Jonas, Butter  (Jonas, Jun 1)
Father John Misty, God's Favorite Customer  (Sub Pop, Jun 1)
Tami Neilson, Sassafrass!  (Outisde, Jun 1)
Liz Vice, Save Me  (Vice, Jun 1)
Shannon Shaw, Shannon in Nashville (Easy Eye Sound, Jun 8)
Jesse Dayton, The Outsider (Blue Elan, Jun 8)
Erin Rae, Putting On Airs (Single Lock, Jun 8)
Romantica, Outlaws  (Jun 8)
River Whyless, Kindness a Rebel  (Roll Call, Jun 8)
Ana Egge, White Tiger  (StorySound, Jun 8)
M Ward, What a Wonderful Industry  (M Ward, Jun 8)
Nick Lowe, Tokyo Bay (Yep Roc, Jun 15)
Arthur Buck, Arthur Buck  (New West, Jun 15)
Mallett Brothers, Viva l'Acadie (Mallett, Jun 15)
Brent Cowles, How to Be Okay Alone  (Dine Alone, Jun 15)
Jeffrey Foucault, Blood Brothers  (Blueblade, Jun 22)
T Hardy Morris, Dude the Obscure  (Normaltown, Jun 22)
Record Company, All of This Life  (Concord, Jun 22)
Paul Cauthen, Have Mercy EP  (Lightning Rod, Jun 22)
Lera Lynn, Plays Well With Others  (Single Lock, Jun 22)
Dawes, Passwords  (HUB, Jun 22)
Adam Wright, Dust  (Carnival, Jun 22)
David Eugene Edwards & Alexander Hacke, Risha  (Glitterhouse, Jun 22)
Milk Carton Kids, All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn't Do (Anti, Jun 29)
Jim James, Uniform Distortion (ATO, Jun 29)
Sons of Bill, Oh God Ma'am  (Gray Fox, Jun 29)
Wild Feathers, Greetings From the Neon Frontier  (Reprise, Jun 29)
I See Hawks in LA, Live and Never Learn  (ISHiLA, Jun 29)
Cody Canada & the Departed, 3  (Underground Sound, Jun 29)
Charles Lloyd & the Marvels w/Lucinda Williams, Vanished Gardens  (Blue Note, Jun 29)
Tyler Childers, Live on Red Barn Radio I & II  (June 29)

JULY 2018
Nude Party, Nude Party  (New West, Jul 6)
Jimmy LaFave, Peace Town  (Music Road, Jul 13)
Cowboy Junkies, All That Reckoning  (Latent, Jul 13)
Rayland Baxter, Wide Awake  (ATO, Jul 13)
Jayhawks, Back Roads & Abandoned Motels  (Sony, Jul 13)
Rodney Crowell, Acoustic Classics  (RC, Jul 13)
Eliza Gilkyson, Secularia  (Red House, Jul 13)
Jason Isbell, Sirens of the Ditch Deluxe Edition  (New West, Jul 13)
Charlie Smyth, The Way I Feel  (Smyth, Jul 13)
Carolina Story, Lay Your Head Down  (Black River, Jul 13)
Lori McKenna, The Tree  (CN, Jul 20)
Nathan Salsburg, Third  (No Quarter, Jul 20)
Punch Brothers, All Ashore  (Nonesuch, Jul 20)
Daniel Bachman, Morning Star  (Three Lobed, Jul 27)
Israel Nash, Lifted  (Desert Folklore, Jul 27)
Peter Holsapple, Game Day  (Rittenhouse Square, Jul 27)
Cody Jinks, Lifers  (Rounder, Jul 27)
Kevin Gordon, Tilt & Shine (Jul 27)
Andrew Combs, 5 Covers & a Song EP  (New West, Jul 27)

AUGUST 2018
Amanda Shires, To the Sunset  (Silver Knife, Aug 3)
Lucero, Among the Ghosts  (Liberty & Lament, Aug 3)
Houndmouth, Golden Age  (Reprise, Aug 3)
Dawn Landes, Meet Me at the River  (Yep Roc, Aug 10)
Shooter Jennings, Shooter  (Elektra, Aug 10)
Liz Cooper & the Stampede, Window Flowers  (Sleepyhead, Aug 10)
Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis, Wild Wild Wild  (Bloodshot, Aug 10)
Jason Eady, I Travel On  (Old Guitar, Aug 10)
Cordovas, Santa Fe Channel  (ATO, Aug 10)
Great Lake Swimmer, The Waves the Wake  (Nettwerk, Aug 17)
Dillon Carmichael, Hell On An Angel  (Riser House, Aug 17)
Joe Ely, Lubbock Tapes: Full Circle  (Rack 'em, Aug 17)
White Denim, Performance  (City Slang, Aug 24)
Glenn Jones, The Giant Who Ate Himself  (Thrill Jockey, Aug 24)
Devil Makes Three, Chains Are Broken  (New West, Aug 24)
Ryan Culwell, Last American  (Culwell, Aug 24)
Glorietta, Glorietta  (Nine Mile, Aug 24)
Juanita Stein, Until the Lights Fade  (Nude, August 31)
Amos Lee, My New Moon  (Dualtone, Aug 31)
Aaron Lee Tasjan, Karma for Cheap  (New West, Aug 31)
Various Artists, King of the Road: Tribute to Roger Miller  (Aug 31)

... AND BEYOND
John Howie Jr, Not Tonight
Austin Lucas, Immortal Americans
Jon Spencer, Spencer Sings the Hits  (Red Records)
Ben Danaher, Still Feel Lucky  (Soundly, Sep 7)
Mike Farris, Silver & Stone  (Compass, Sep 7)
Clutch, Book of Bad Decisions  (Weathermaker, Sep 7)
Gold Star, Uppers & Downers  (Autumn Tone, Sep 7)
Swamp Dogg, Love Loss & Auto-Tune  (Joyful Noise, Sep 7)
Ray Bonneville, At King Electric  (Stonefly, Sep 7)
Low, Double Negative  (Sub Pop, Sep 14)
Tony Joe White, Bad Mouthin'  (YepRoc, Sep 28)
Town Mountain, New Freedom Blues  (Oct 5)
Jason Isbell & 400 Unit, Live From the Ryman  (Southeastern, Oct 19)
Rosanne Cash, She Remembers Everything  (Blue Note, Oct 26)

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