Sunday, February 27 2011
Abigail Washburn is a bluegrass artist with a global focus, and on City of Refuge, she collaborates with indie rock artists, including the Decemberists' producer Tucker Martine and guitarist Chris Funk.
Wednesday, December 15 2010
The gorgeous, eclectic debut from Chicago husband-and-wife duo the McMakens jumps from traditional folk to '90s-throwback chick-rock to alt-country to weird jazz-chamber fusion, channeling the Americana of Hem and Over the Rhine but establishing a sound all its own.
Tuesday, November 30 2010
A song cycle about Gauthier's search for the birth mother who abandoned her at an orphanage in New Orleans. It's less gloomy than you'd think and surprisingly universal.
Sunday, November 14 2010
Quirky workhorse indie-folk band land a cut above contemporaries like Horse Feathers and Bowerbirds in this engaging and unique label debut.
Wednesday, June 23 2010
Two young Kentucky natives collaborate with producer Yim Yames to protest mountaintop removal coal mining. Don't worry--it's much prettier than that sounds.