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Mother Church Pew - Coyote Review

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Mother Church Pew - Coyote Review

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Rolling Stone Country: 10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: May 2018

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Rolling Stone Country: 10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: May 2018

Rolling Stone Country: 10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: May 2018 John Calvin Abney Sounds Like: Dreamy folk with a good balance of sadness and sunshine For Fans of: Elliott Smith, M. Ward, Wilco's slower acoustic tracks Why You Should Pay Attention: If you've seen John Moreland live, you've likely also seen John Calvin Abney, who spends part of his time onstage performing alongside the fellow Oklahoman singer-songwriter. But Abney's been making his own music for a decade too, with his subtle, introspective skills culminating on his newest LP, Coyote. Written after weathering some personal losses – of a friend (the...

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OK Gazette - John Calvin Abney interview

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Roamin’ holiday Abney said the lead into every album feels different from the last one. Each record was its own journey. “Album releases are funny because they’re obstacles to be overcome,” he said. “You complete all these tasks and it’s a good time to kind of measure yourself and what you’ve learned.” What Abney has learned this time around is that any challenge left neglected will eventually consume you. Life can be tough, but it is always rolling forward. “You have to fight your battles,” he said, “and even if you lose them, you have to keep moving. That’s something...

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Americana Highways: John Calvin Abney Interview

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Americana Highways: John Calvin Abney Interview

Interview: John Calvin Abney on John Moreland, Scrappy Coyote Pups, Family Advice & Oklahoma Landscapes   When Americana Highways flagged down John Calvin Abney, John Moreland’s guitarist with an upcoming album of his own, Coyote (Black Mesa Records) it was in the middle of a lot of travel and he and the band were handling some unintended bumps in the road. “I was in Indianapolis last night,” he said, “and I’m currently catching a ride down to Chattanooga on the way to Nashville. Last night I had to open the sold out show for Deer Tick, and come out and...

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Innocent Words: "Coyote"

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John Calvin Abney: Coyote (Black Mesa) Oklahoma has been fertile ground lately for Americana music. Folks like Parker Millsap, John Fullbright and John Moreland have been drawing a lot of attention to the state and John Calvin Abney will deserve just as much credit shortly thanks to his powerful new full length, ‘Coyote.’ A longtime sideman for many and the touring guitarist for Moreland, Abney has been chipping out time to work on his own material here and there, first with 2016’s ‘Far Cries and Close Calls’ and now with ‘Coyote.’ It is an album that shows major growth sonically...

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