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Thursday, November 6 2014

Ani DiFranco: Allergic to Water

Allergic to Water, Ani DiFranco's 18th album, lacks the political engagement and sharply hewn wit that distinguished her earlier work.


Thursday, October 30 2014

Four of a Kind: A Breakdown of Sloan’s ‘Commonwealth’

Sloan's jaw-dropping double album Commonwealth strikes a perfect synergy between the band's identity and the collective identities of its members.


Wednesday, October 29 2014

Graveyard Tapes - ‘White Rooms’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Experimental folktronic-pop duo Euan McMeeken and Matthew Collings have their second Graveyard Tapes album, White Rooms, ready to rock this November.


One Chord to Another: A Retrospective on the Records of Sloan

We look through the varied and vivacious 20-year discography of Sloan album by album, charting this underrated group's significant achievements.


Thursday, October 23 2014

Subverting the Rules: An Interview with Cory Branan

Cory Branan's brand of rocking country doesn't fit very well into music industry slots, but the Nashville-based songwriter is carving an idiosyncratic niche for himself regardless.


Tuesday, October 21 2014

Oh Susanna: Namedropper

American-Canadian singer-songwriter Suzie Ungerleider ropes in other Canadian musicians to write songs for her to wildly varying results.


Thursday, October 2 2014

Shawn William Clarke: William

There’s a lullaby feel to this disc, as it is so relaxed that some of the songs are on the verge of disappearing completely.


Wednesday, October 1 2014

Lucinda Williams: Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone

Both familiar and challenging, Williams' new record invites her audience to dance slow and close to a set of adult songs for adult listeners.


Wednesday, June 25 2014

Lines West - “Lover” (audio) (Premiere)

The simple alt-country of Lines West's music goes a long ways in softening the Connecticut band's intense lyrical explorations, as its new single "Lover" attests.


Wednesday, May 21 2014

Megan Bonnell - “Off the World” (video) (Premiere)

Here's the new video by the singer/songwriter Megan Bonnell, the gorgeous, piano-driven ballad about the follies of love called "Off the World".


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