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Scott Recker

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Reviews

Monday, March 31 2014

The Belle Brigade: Just Because

Backboned with lush layers and driven by dreamy rhythms, the brother-sister-led band takes on a slightly darker indie edge.


Sunday, February 16 2014

Lydia Loveless: Somewhere Else

With a graceful and gradual shift, Loveless has been carving a path toward a distinct sound. On Somewhere Else, she hits the sweet spot between where she came from and where she’s going.


Tuesday, February 11 2014

Irene Kelley: Pennsylvania Coal

On her first album in more than a decade, the coal miner's granddaughter proves she's at her best when she pieces together her own story.


Wednesday, January 29 2014

The Farewell Drifters: Tomorrow Forever

While they are still extremely technical and carefully arranged, it’s nice to see the Farewell Drifters let go a little bit, pushing themselves in a few different directions.


Thursday, January 23 2014

Tennis: Small Sound

They haven’t totally lost their 1950s pop-rock gleam, but Tennis bulks up their sound.


Blogs

Wednesday, March 26 2014

The Black Keys - "Fever" (stream)

The Black Keys scale back on their roots and once again change gears with a new single.


Monday, March 10 2014

Sharon Van Etten Releases New Single "Taking Chances" + Tour Dates

Sharon Van Etten once again tweaks her signature sound just the right amount.


Tuesday, February 25 2014

Sturgill Simpson Releases New Single "Living the Dream" (stream)

Contemporary honky-tonk hero Sturgill Simpson follows 2013’s successful debut with a new single and a forthcoming album.


Wednesday, February 12 2014

Conor Oberst - "Hundreds of Ways" (stream)

Bright Eyes frontman releases a freewheeling, genre-jumping single from his forthcoming solo album.


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