rootsiness

rootsiness

(ˈruːtsɪnɪs)
n
the quality of being rootsy
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"..they've captured a tight rootsiness that speaks of dedicated immersion in American vernacular music.." Rob Adams, Herald Scotland | For more information and to listen to Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys, go to lindsayloumusic.com or find them on Facebook at facebook.com/lindsayloumusic or on Twitter @lindsayloubelly
They might have studiously avoided all the London-centric notions of hipster cool, preferring the rootsiness of the West Midlands, but the band have never been parochial in their perspective.
No longer the chemical-fuelled empty vessels of yore, this time around Oasis have gone for a down home rootsiness in a wholly drab bid to summon the ghosts of trad British rock.
Want Tumbleweed Connection rootsiness? Here comes "The Wasteland," a sweet blues-pop confection.
For all the artful rootsiness, however, House of Blues's business side is sleek and chic.
Raised and based in California, although there's a distinct touch of the Morrisettes about I Spy, pitched somewhere between Dido and Shania Twain, she mostly leans towards various shades of country, from the AOR of Smoke In Bed and the mountain music of A Song For The Broken to the Nashville funk that drives Day After Yes and the acoustic rootsiness of St Christopher.