Thanks to my L.A. connection, I was directed to a serious country talent, Sam Outlaw. It seems that he is now blogging, and may be read here. For a taste of his music, check the below. At his blog, he has the correct take on Nashville, and what passes for “country” these days.  But, particularly for his music, this is what we call authentic in the alt country world:


Sam Outlaw And The Desert Shack from matt wignall on Vimeo.

h/t Grace