Articles tagged acoustic

Ryan Adams: 21 October 2011 - Seattle

Ryan Adams' sold out show at Seattle's Benaroya Hall proved the world's most sensitive singer-songwriter has almost unlimited talent and a sense of humor too.

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Scott Matthews: What the Night Delivers ...

Singer-songwriter goes nocturnal, resurrecting the ghost of Jeff Buckley and layering up the violins, vocal effects and instrospection.

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Marissa Nadler: Marissa Nadler

On her new album, the mix between tradition and personality has shifted, and Nadler comes shining through on this wonderful, often deceptively uplifting record.

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The Summer Set: Everything’s Fine

The Summer Set seeks to find a new identity in the form of catchy pop rock.

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27 Jul 2011 // 8:57 PM

Efren: Rise on Up and Melt

Bemoaning guitar and rueful lyrics yield an underwhelming effort after the fast-paced country rock of 2010's Always Been a Bleeder EP.

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Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman: Union Town EP

Morello's political actions haven't stood in the way of his songwriting on this stellar EP full of folky yet often hard-rockin' anthems.

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Priscilla Ahn: When You Grow Up

Priscilla Ahn enters adult world with vibrant new effort.

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Channel In Channel Out: The Author and the Narrator

Channel In Channel Out creates too much static on his label debut.

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William Fitzsimmons: 13 Apr 2011 - Knoxville, TN

At one point during his set, Fitzsimmons poked fun at himself, laughing, "All my songs sound similar anyway."

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31 Mar 2011 // 8:58 PM

Mayday Parade: Valdosta EP

Pop-punk band Mayday Parade revisits the past while providing a peek at its upcoming full-length.

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Lynn Miles: Fall For Beauty

Miles is a solid, dependable songstress, and if you are even remotely interested in what rootsy Americana by way of Canada sounds like, Fall For Beauty is an album, with a few flaws, worth checking out.

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The Giving Tree Band - “Circles” (video)

Emulating the heart of the Midwest, Americana darlings the Giving Tree Band combine pastoral, old-time indie-folk with heartfelt narrative lyrics. The band takes their rustic

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27 Oct 2010 // 9:00 PM

Future Islands: Undressed

This acoustic EP highlights Future Islands' compositional chops, proving why they're one of the most exciting bands to come around in years.

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The Innocence Mission: My Room in the Trees

More mood music, less Pure Moods, please.

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27 May 2010 // 8:57 PM

Lúnasa: Lá Nua

Lá Nua is brisk with reels.

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Sones de México Ensemble: Fiesta Mexicana: Mexican Songs & Stories for Niños & Niñas

Put together in the hope that your child will pick up a few facts about Mexico and structured to ensure that it will get some exercise.

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Devine’s Jug Band: Terrible Operation Blues

An old-time American jug band complete with a genuine old-time American jug.

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Kings of Convenience: Declaration of Dependence

Quiet is no longer the new loud and the Kings may need to up their game if they're to leave work of lasting value.

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Kate Mann: Things Look Different When the Sun Goes Down

A swaying, strong-jawed album.

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Ilya E. Monosov: Seven Lucky Plays, or How to Fix Songs for a Broken Heart

If his latest CD with the cumbersome title of is any indication, Ilya E. Monosov probably says profound things in between bouts of sitting and thinking.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

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"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

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