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Tuesday, October 28 2014

Horse Feathers: So It Is With Us

So It Is With Us finds Horse Feathers aging wisely, perhaps even enjoying life a little bit more.


Friday, October 17 2014

Hiss Golden Messenger: Lateness of Dancers

The latest from M.C. Taylor and Scott Hirsch's country-leaning band serves as an re-introduction and a rebirth for their signature sound.


Thursday, October 16 2014

Mount Eerie: New York - 24 September 2014

Phil Elverum brought minimalist arrangements of songs from upcoming Mount Eerie release Sauna to NYC's Le Poisson Rouge, along with plenty of mystery and endearing stage banter.


Wednesday, October 15 2014

Vashti Bunyan: Heartleap

Vashti Bunyan is given the final word on a sporadic yet influential career with the organic swan song Heartleap.


Monday, October 6 2014

Lewis & Clarke: Triumvirate

Triumvirate, Lewis & Clarke's first release in five years, is the kind of album that can transfix you, and if it's epic in its delivery, grand in its scope, it is still first and foremost intimate and inviting.


Thursday, October 2 2014

The Last Bison: VA

VA effectively charts a bold new course for the band that doesn't need to rely on folk rockers du jour.


Monday, September 29 2014

Horse Feathers - “Violently Wild” (video) (Premiere)

Horse Feathers' 2012 Cynic's New Year was an effort that would "leave the listener feeling utterly winded for all of its ragged glory." The same can be said for the new track "Violently Wild".


Friday, February 7 2014

Sun Kil Moon: Benji

The brilliantly-crafted sixth studio album from the celebrated indie folk troubadour might possibly be the most beautifully candid record he has recorded under the Sun Kil Moon guise or any nom de plume.


Tuesday, February 4 2014

Andrew Bird: I Want to See Pulaski at Night

Avant-garde even by Andrew Bird's standards, the meandering, mostly instrumental I Want to See Pulsaski at Night is gorgeous but empty.


Monday, February 3 2014

Jake Bugg: Shangri La

The takeaway here is that while Bugg's debut album felt genuine, Shangri La feels forced and awkward.


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