Monday, August 16 2010
Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.
Thursday, March 26 2015
The eclectic guitar becomes a tool that complements Laura Marling's lyrics on this pivotal album, at times articulating visceral anger and, at others, obliterating psychic barriers and clearing space for something new.
Friday, March 13 2015
The newest tune by this Portland, Oregon band is a fine encapsulation of the genre-melding going on in the Pacific Northwest music scene.
Tuesday, March 10 2015
Watch the Show Ponies take their blend of old-timey folk and pop harmony to the hills of southern California with "Run for Your Life".
Tuesday, March 3 2015
Amy Speace’s latest album is one that has the potential to take her over the top.
Friday, February 27 2015
Following their sharp VA album in 2014, the Last Bison are releasing an EP of tracks culled from that time in the studio.
The rough carpentry of these songs lets the dust fly, lets the grain show, but the songs are all the purer, all the sweeter, for their scuffs.
Thursday, February 26 2015
The Hot Club of Cowtown fiddler Elana James makes it a point to let her folk flag shine high and mightily on Black Beauty.
Wednesday, February 11 2015
Denver’s image was wrapped in sincerity and disarming, if sometimes hokey, charm. On one hand these were his weaknesses – he was an easy target for the critics – but they were also his strengths, as he came across as genuine and honest.
Wednesday, January 14 2015
Sun Kil Moon closed 2014 with a quiet and unassuming reissue.