Bluegrass star Missy Raines and her band leave their comfort zone in the dust on a new album
by Amanda Hoefer
“New Frontier” serves as the first all-vocal album from the Nashville-based outfit, where Raines’s voice, at times plaintive and pleading, fierce and blustery, really shines.
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“It turns out that Raines is not only a superb bassist but also an excellent singer, with a matter-of-fact, low-key delivery that’s sometimes hushed, sometimes seductive, sometimes channeling a simmering unease.” -New York Music Daily