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Friday, November 21 2014

Angaleena Presley: American Middle Class

Angaleena Presley steps away from the Pistol Annies for a solo album that cements her status as country music's great moralist.


Wednesday, November 19 2014

Sam Hunt: Montevallo

Sam Hunt records his first full-length LP, makes an argument about genre, and is still problematic about women.


Wednesday, November 5 2014

Spencer Burton: Don’t Let the World See Your Love

Don’t Let the World See Your Love may have a bitter undertone, but it goes down fairly sweet.


Wednesday, October 29 2014

Jerry Lee Lewis: Rock & Roll Time

The Killer makes an album worthy of his reputation, aided by an all-star cast and co-producer (and fellow music legend) Jim Keltner.


The Pine Hill Haints: The Magik Sounds of the Pine Hill Haints

The Pine Hill Haints supply antique sounds, modern attitude, and a good time all around.


Tuesday, October 28 2014

Peter Rowan: Dharma Blues

Poe’s raven crowed “Nevermore” not “Nevermind”. If there is no God and no devil, then why there is death is the unanswerable koan here.


Monday, October 27 2014

Wade Bowen - “Wade Bowen” (album stream) (Premiere)

With his new self-titled album, Wade Bowen has made what he calls "the record to start the next phase of my career."


Friday, October 17 2014

Ry Cooder: Soundtracks

Rhino’s seven CD retrospective box set Soundtracks covers off the bulk of Ry Cooder’s ‘80s film work. Interesting and varied, this is a worthy re-issue.


Thursday, October 16 2014

The Weather Station: What Am I Going to Do With Everything I Know EP

Even though this EP is best suited to bedtime, as it feels like an extended lullaby, it does resonate and stick with the listener.


Tuesday, October 14 2014

Jason Aldean: Old Boots, New Dirt

Aldean's personal life, and Nashville's change of direction, isolate the listener and reinforce stereotypes.


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Irene Kelley: Pennsylvania Coal (Reviews) [12.Feb.14]
John Mayer: Paradise Valley (Reviews) [20.Aug.13]
Court Yard Hounds: Amelita (Reviews) [17.Jul.13]
The Highest Order: If It’s Real (Reviews) [28.Apr.13]
Kim Richey: Thorn in My Heart (Reviews) [15.Apr.13]
Willie Nelson: Heroes (Reviews) [16.May.12]
Scotty McCreery: Clear As Day (Reviews) [9.Jan.12]
Vince Gill: Guitar Slinger (Reviews) [30.Oct.11]
Wagons: Rumble, Shake and Tumble (Reviews) [20.Oct.11]
Bear Cub: Always Be Down EP (Capsule Reviews) [20.Oct.11]
Crooked Still: Friends of Fall EP (Capsule Reviews) [9.Oct.11]
Danny Schmidt: Man of Many Moons (Reviews) [28.Sep.11]
The Jayhawks: Mockingbird Time (Reviews) [21.Sep.11]
Nick Lowe: The Old Magic (Reviews) [15.Sep.11]
Big Harp: White Hat (Reviews) [12.Sep.11]
Jonny Corndawg: Down on the Bikini Line (Capsule Reviews) [30.Aug.11]
Levi Lowrey: I Confess I Was a Fool (Capsule Reviews) [25.Aug.11]
Blake Shelton: Red River Blue (Reviews) [22.Aug.11]
Jeff Bridges: Jeff Bridges (Reviews) [15.Aug.11]
Daniel Isaiah: High Twilight (Capsule Reviews) [3.Aug.11]
Dolly Parton: Better Day (Reviews) [20.Jul.11]
Caitlin Rose: Own Side Now (Reviews) [26.Jun.11]
Mariana Bell: Push (Capsule Reviews) [9.Jun.11]
Carrie Elkin: Call It My Garden (Reviews) [24.Mar.11]
Lynn Miles: Fall For Beauty (Reviews) [8.Mar.11]
Doug Paisley: Constant Companion (Reviews) [27.Feb.11]
Mt. Desolation: Mt. Desolation (Reviews) [1.Feb.11]
The Spares: Everything Is Easy (Capsule Reviews) [19.Jan.11]
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Futurebirds: Hampton’s Lullaby (Capsule Reviews) [13.Sep.10]
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