PopMatters thinks Austin Lucas’ new LP, Between the Moon and the Midwest delivers just as country music should

imageedit_5_2052912391The modern archetype of the musical troubadour, Austin Lucas is a songwriter’s songwriter. With a voice that falls between God-given and refined by years of training, it bleeds tradition and adds gravitas to his words (which have straddled a blurred line between Americana and country during his last decade recording solo material). The son of a bluegrass musician, Lucas, who, in an interview with CMT Edge, once called country music “the purest and most beautiful form of American music”, turns his full attention to the classic genre on his latest, Between the Moon and the Midwest. READ MORE…

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