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John R. Miller is a true hyphenate artist: singer-songwriter-picker. Every song on his thrilling debut solo album, Depreciated, is lush with intricate wordplay and haunting imagery and backed by a band that is on fire. One of his biggest long-time fans is roots music favorite Tyler Childers, who says he's "a well-traveled wordsmith mapping out the world he's seen, three chords at a time." Miller somehow can transport us to a shadowy honkytonk and get existential all in the same line with his tightly written compositions. Miller's own guitar playing is on fine display here, along with vocals that evoke the white waters of the Potomac River rumbling below the high ridges of his native Shenandoah Valley.