Ross Jones

Ross Jones is a London-based Editor and Writer from the UK. He's also a broadcaster, DJ and events promoter - loves playing The Chick’s 'Landslide' on repeat.

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C2C Festival Cancelled

By Ross Jones, January 20, 2021

Plans for 2022 are already in the pipeline, with dates for next year's event confirmed as 11-13 March 2022.

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ALBUM REVIEWSturgill Simpson - Cuttin' Grass Vol.1

By Ross Jones, December 18, 2020

It should come as little surprise that Sturgill Simpson would stick to his word in one day providing us with a long-anticipated bluegrass album.

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INTRODUCINGNew Artist of The Week: Zelly

By Ross Jones, April 7, 2021

Zelly finds a sweet spot between drollness and sincerity that makes her an all the more enigmatic character.

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INTRODUCINGNew Artist of the Week: Eddy Smith & The 507

By Ross Jones, December 18, 2020

London-based Americana group deliver soulful and vibrant laments for these cold nights inside.

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Noah Schnacky shares new single

By Ross Jones, December 18, 2020

The rising Country star shares the new single following the success of his self-titled debut EP.

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Morgan Wallen Shares Live Performance of 'Sand In My Boots'

By Ross Jones, January 8, 2021

The track is the opener of his new album Dangerous.

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INTRODUCINGNew Artist of the Week: Sunny Bones

By Ross Jones, March 30, 2021

The UK Duo have shared their brand new single, 'Echoes of You', today.

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INTERVIEWIn Conversation: Thomas Rhett

By Ross Jones, April 28, 2021

Though in a place of contentment, it’s clear that Thomas Rhett isn’t taking another second of life for granted.

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INTRODUCINGNew Artist of the Week: Rob Leines

By Ross Jones, March 16, 2021

The cowboy of the journeyman's blues premieres his new album, Blood, Sweat & Beers, right here today on Holler.

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INTERVIEWOne Hot Minute: Tenille Townes

By Ross Jones, December 18, 2020

In the quiet space, it feels like a still moment of reflection for the Canadian artist.

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Mickey Guyton performs 'O Holy Night' on Today.

By Ross Jones, December 24, 2020

Her rendition is featured on Apple Music's Carols Covered.

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BREAKING2021 GRAMMY Awards Postponed To March

By Ross Jones, January 6, 2021

Rising concerns over Covid-19 reason for postponement.

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INTRODUCINGNew Artist of The Week: Pony Bradshaw

By Ross Jones, January 25, 2021

Bradshaw's new album, Calico Jim, is streaming exclusively this week here at Holler.

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Maren Morris Cancels 2021 RSVP Tour

By Ross Jones, December 21, 2020

The Country star also says preparations for her third record are underway.

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INTERVIEWOne Hot Minute: MacKenzie Porter

By Ross Jones, January 7, 2021

We caught up with MacKenzie Porter for a candid discussion about navigating the industry and the evolution of Big Loud.

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INTERVIEWMy Essentials: The Cadillac Three

By Ross Jones, December 18, 2020

Neil Mason shares his absolute necessities - including Tacos, family and Michael Jordan.

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INTERVIEWOne Hot Minute: Lee Brice

By Ross Jones, December 18, 2020

Lee Brice on recording, artistic longevity and the future of radio.

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INTRODUCINGVideo Premiere: Eddy Smith & The 507 - 'The Good Times'

By Ross Jones, March 17, 2021

Premiering today at Holler, the Americana 5-piece share a raw take on their soulful session cut 'The Good Times'.

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LONG READTen Year Town: Matt Stell

By Ross Jones, March 12, 2021

Stell discusses the beauty of Nashville’s creative ideals, how the industry is evolving on a day-to-day basis, and how becoming an artist in his own right has made him re-evaluate what songwriting means to him, both on a personal and artistic level.

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Eric Church to Release Three New Albums In April

By Ross Jones, January 21, 2021

Country Music's Entertainer of the Year is coming back with a triple bang.

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INTERVIEWCuts The Deepest: Tenille Arts

By Ross Jones, March 18, 2021

The singer's choices not only embody the songwriter she has become today, but someone who has grown up being inspired through song, and one day hopes to offer the same.

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Loretta Lynn announces new album 'Still Woman Enough'

By Ross Jones, January 4, 2021

The new album, her 50th studio record, will be released March 19 via Legacy.

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Logan Mize Announces New Album 'Still That Kid'

By Ross Jones, December 21, 2020

The 'Grew Apart' singer will release the record next month.

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INTERVIEWIn Conversation: Cassadee Pope

By Ross Jones, May 19, 2021

If ‘What the Stars See’ is any example, Cassadee Pope is surely set to find even more success, and the sort of creative fulfilment her heroes and friends Fairchild and Ell have established - each in their own unique way.

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K.T. Oslin, Country Singer-Songwriter, Dies Aged 78.

By Ross Jones, December 21, 2020

The '80s Ladies' singer was the first female songwriter in CMA Awards history to win Song of the Year.

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INTERVIEWCuts The Deepest: Carly Pearce

By Ross Jones, March 5, 2021

As she pays homage to those who inspired her, it’s hard to not envision those in the future putting Carly Pearce on the very same pedestal.

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INTERVIEWMy Essentials: Buck Meek

By Ross Jones, January 15, 2021

The Big Thief guitarist and Country songwriter shares his five essentials that offer him health, healing and thought for change.

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INTRODUCINGSingle Premiere: Emma & Jolie - 'How Do I Choose' ft. Josh Kerr

By Ross Jones, March 23, 2021

The UK Duo have teamed up with Grammy-Winning singer-songwriter Kerr for the poignant, longing ballad.

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LONG READCuts, The Deepest: Katie Pruitt

By Ross Jones, December 18, 2020

Katie Pruitt details the songs that have influenced and inspired her both in her life and in the creation of her debut album, Expectations.