Thursday, April 15 2010
After four albums of Americana crossover, Solomon Burke reminds us he’s a soul singer by joining forces with the late producer Willie Mitchell.
Thursday, April 8 2010
It never entered his mind that he wouldn’t tour again, but after the accident, Will Hoge was eager just to walk again.
Tuesday, February 23 2010
James McMurtry's character-driven songs get a muscular workout on this live CD/DVD package which offers the first authorized footage of McMurtry in concert.
Tuesday, January 5 2010
An old-time American jug band complete with a genuine old-time American jug.
Tuesday, December 1 2009
You are left with a memory of thrills and spills, daring and speculation, worlds visited and obstacles overcome. Beat Circus have provided one of the highs of the year.
Wednesday, November 4 2009
A thoughtful, wistful, and likable album.
Thursday, June 25 2009
Honest Downhome Folk
Wednesday, June 17 2009
Proof that Americana is still winning her over.
Sunday, May 3 2009
This book asserts that however ineluctable sex and death may be, the life of the mind, or lack thereof, is where we find or lose our true selves.
Tuesday, April 14 2009
The Felice Brothers’ latest effort is a looser affair -- far more The Basement Tapes than Blood on the Tracks -- yet still mirrors their self-titled in both its strengths and flaws. Where’s the growth?