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Monday, August 16 2010

Josh Ritter + Justin Townes Earle + Dawn Landes: 8 August 2010 - New York

Two young forces in Americana songwriting made for a pleasant Sunday night on Governor’s Island in New York Harbor.


Thursday, March 26 2015

Laura Marling: Short Movie

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 Weather Machine - “Wannabe Cowboys” (audio) (Premiere)

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

The Show Ponies - “Run for Your Life” (video) (Premiere)

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: That Kind of Girl

Amy Speace’s latest album is one that has the potential to take her over the top.


Friday, February 27 2015

The Last Bison - ‘Dorado’ (EP stream) (Premiere)

Following their sharp VA album in 2014, the Last Bison are releasing an EP of tracks culled from that time in the studio.


Steve Gunn and Black Twig Pickers: Seasonal Hire

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

Elana James: Black Beauty

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

John Denver: All of My Memories: The John Denver Collection

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: Third and Seneca EP

Sun Kil Moon closed 2014 with a quiet and unassuming reissue.


Peter Rowan: Dharma Blues (Reviews) [28.Oct.14]
Sam Amidon: Lily-O (Reviews) [23.Oct.14]
Ry Cooder: Soundtracks (Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
Vashti Bunyan: Heartleap (Reviews) [15.Oct.14]
Plug in Stereo: Plug in Stereo (Capsule Reviews) [13.Oct.14]
Field Report: Marigolden (Reviews) [10.Oct.14]
Shawn William Clarke: William (Capsule Reviews) [2.Oct.14]
Nickel Creek: A Dotted Line (Reviews) [1.Apr.14]
The Newport Folk Festival Paradox (Features) [22.Aug.13]
William Tyler: Impossible Truth (Reviews) [27.May.13]
Alessi’s Ark: The Still Life (Reviews) [8.May.13]
Iron and Wine: Ghost on Ghost (Reviews) [23.Apr.13]
Laura Stevenson: Wheel (Reviews) [23.Apr.13]
The Dear Hunter: Migrant (Reviews) [23.Apr.13]
Dana Falconberry: Leelanau (Reviews) [25.Nov.12]
Baroness: Yellow & Green (Reviews) [16.Jul.12]
The Weather Station: All of It Was Mine (Capsule Reviews) [26.Jan.12]
Ólöf Arnalds: Ólöf Sings EP (Reviews) [9.Nov.11]
Marc Carroll: In Silence (Reviews) [8.Nov.11]
Brown Bird: Salt for Salt (Reviews) [2.Nov.11]
The Migrant: Amerika (Capsule Reviews) [26.Oct.11]
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