Tuesday, April 14 2015
Seeds of experimentation and collaboration planted long ago bear some of the best fruit of Calexico's long career.
Thursday, June 13 2013
On the opening night of the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival, several attendees reported seeing a meteor or fireball in the sky.
Monday, May 20 2013
More than 60 acts are now confirmed for the festival, which runs from May 30 through June 2 in Nelsonville, Ohio.
Wednesday, April 27 2011
Salon Des Amateurs is great fun and probably the most floral piece of belle époque kitsch you’ll hear all year: perfect background music for your Baudelaire reading group, but it might be a bit much for less adventurous ears.
Wednesday, July 21 2010
Deadmalls and Nightfalls is a musical map to the psyches of its performers. You will want to know the words by heart to sing under the haze of summer starlight.
Sunday, February 1 2009
When the band kicks into full-gear and those horns full of mariachi flourishes and adventure blast forth, it can make you imagine whole vistas unfolding in front of you.
Wednesday, January 7 2009
Marianne Dissard lives in Arizona but doesn't sound like it. She sounds French.
Wednesday, December 17 2008
It did seem -- perhaps because of the genre's traditional real-world concerns -- like a lot of the year's best Americana releases sensed the storm clouds gathering.
Monday, October 13 2008
By the end of the night we’ve heard a pretty good variety of material: Ghostly Mark Knopfler-esque shuffles, dubious salsa, and even the odd glacial noise-storm.
Monday, September 15 2008
In a business that is dominated by both the hyper-commodification of artistry and the lazy emphasis on marketing and artifice rather than imagination and creativity, Calexico’s “just play” approach is like the whisper of another era.