Monday, November 21 2011
Australian Francis Plagne makes most straightforward release to date.
Thursday, November 17 2011
First effort from a deep, dark soul.
Wednesday, November 9 2011
The Icelandic singer-songwriter serves up a fine quintet of English-language songs; highlights include covers of Springsteen, Dylan, and Johnny Cash.
Monday, November 7 2011
Luke Roberts, from Brooklyn by way of Nashville, makes quiet, plaintive music that speaks to a tried and tested American folk tradition.
Thursday, November 3 2011
Buckley certainly deserves the royal treatment accorded here; this new edition of his debut 1966 album only provides more aural evidence of its greatness.
How many of these Wainwrights are there, anyway?
Wednesday, November 2 2011
While Wilson's inspiration may come from the past, he's hardly looking backwards on his debut.
Wednesday, October 26 2011
Incorporating blues, country, folk, and indie all into one well-made package, Amerika is a notable songwriter effort.
Monday, October 24 2011
Feeling like a classic from beginning to end, Audio, Video, Disco is a brilliant change-up from the brilliance of Cross, as well as a promising new direction for the band.
Thursday, October 20 2011
Given the success of his self-titled debut, it is tempting to expect too much from this release. But Enough Thunder is an encouraging sign that James Blake is open to furthering his artistic vision.