Appealing evocations on the Tennesseean's debut are alt-country types like Gary Louris or Tom Heyman. Download a free MP3 of "Doreen" courtesy of CNET Download Music.
From its aching alt-country melodies to its American-summer lyrics, "Caught in the Trees" can recall Jeff Tweedy. Download a free MP3 of "Gillian Was A Horse" courtesy of CNET Download Music.
For their picks this week, the Download Music crew gives the lowdown on new albums from electro-clash group Chromeo and indie/alt-country band Oakley Hall, plus a new 'House M.D.' soundtrack featuring songs by Elvis Costello, Lucinda Williams, Massive Attack, and more.
Electro-pop duo Crystal Castles, Houston rapper Devin the Dude, and alt-country songwriter Mark Pickerel are the featured artists this week on Crossfade TV.